<p>Game of Thrones</p>

Game of Thrones

Credit: HBO

So who actually died in the 'Game of Thrones' season finale?

Lots of blood, but also some characters who might not stay dead

Last night's "Game of Thrones" finale was particularly bloody, even by this show's standards, but a lot of the "deaths" were presented in pretty ambiguous fashion, while others seemed designed to be overturned for the needs of the story.

Read Full Post
<p>Game of Thrones</p>

Game of Thrones

Credit: HBO

Season finale review: 'Game of Thrones' - 'Mother's Mercy': Walk of shame

Revenge is a dish served often, but not always with the intended results

A review of tonight's "Game of Thrones" season finale coming up just as soon as my Valyrian's a bit nostril...

Read Full Post
<p>Veep</p>

Veep

Credit: HBO

Season finale review: 'Veep - 'Election Night': Ma'am up!

Selina awaits her fate, Dan and Amy do TV, and Tom James has an idea

A review of the "Veep" season finale coming up just as soon as I have incompatible shoes for this carpet...

Read Full Post
<p>Silicon Valley</p>

Silicon Valley

Credit: HBO

Season finale review: 'Silicon Valley' - '2 Days of the Condor': Burn it all down!

As Pied Piper's future hangs in the balance, the guys try to keep the live feed going

A review of the "Silicon Valley" season 2 finale — and thoughts on this season as a whole — coming up just as soon as I become a meme in the Philippines...

Read Full Post
<p>Orange Is the New Black</p>

Orange Is the New Black

Credit: Netflix

Season premiere review: 'Orange Is the New Black' - 'Mother's Day/Bed Bugs and Beyond'

Alex and Piper reunite, Bennett visits Daya's world, and a prison celebration goes awry

"Orange Is the New Black" has returned for a third season. I offered some overall thoughts on the early episodes in yesterday's review, and now I'm going to be taking a specific look at the season's first two installments, coming up just as soon as my hypothetical suicide has a budget...

Read Full Post
Firewall & Iceberg Show, May 2015 Special: Canceled TV Trivia

Firewall & Iceberg Show, May 2015 Special: Canceled TV Trivia

Dan and Alan also discuss the 'iZombie' finale and the boom in TV revivals

Earlier this week, I was in LA for a day to moderate another panel with the "Veep" cast (spoiler: the season finale is fantastic), and Fienberg and I took advantage of one of those rare occasions when we're in the same place at the same time to record another infrequent installment of the Firewall & Iceberg Show.

Read Full Post
<p>Hannibal</p>

Hannibal

Credit: NBC

'Hannibal' presents its freakiest, most disturbing imagery yet

Will goes in pursuit of Hannibal with an unlikely companion, and faces the show's weirdest nightmare so far

A review of tonight's "Hannibal" coming up just as soon as I defy God, which is my idea of a good time...

Read Full Post
<p>Orange Is the New Black</p>

Orange Is the New Black

Credit: Netflix

Review: 'Orange Is the New Black' is even sharper and more generous in season 3

Alex is back, but she and Piper don't take over the show again

Early in the new season of Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black," a prisoner gets fed up with her counselor making assumptions about her.

"You don't know my story!" she bellows at him.

We know it, though, thanks to this remarkable and generous show.

Read Full Post
<p>The X-Files</p>

The X-Files

Credit: FOX

'The X-Files': See the first new photo of Mulder & Scully reunited

Yesterday, I expressed some concern about TV's current bout with sequel fever, even as I admitted that I would thrill to every single tweet about the "Twin Peaks" and "X-Files" reunions. Conveniently, the official "X-Files" Twitter account provided a perfect example of the latter this morning, in the first photo of David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson working together again as Mulder and Scully:

Read Full Post
<p>The Sopranos</p>

The Sopranos

Credit: HBO

'The Sopranos' Rewind: Season 1, Episode 2: '46 Long'

Livia goes for a drive, Big Pussy plays detective, and Christopher turns hijacker

Welcome to the second installment of our summer trip through "The Sopranos" season 1. When I revisited early seasons of "The Wire," as well as the whole run of "Deadwood," I did separate versions of each review for newcomers and veterans, but over time realized that the newcomers weren't commenting much, if at all, and that it therefore made sense to simply do one review. Any significant spoilers for episodes beyond the one being reviewed will be contained in a separate section at the end of the review; so long as you avoid that, and the comments, you should be fine.

Thoughts on the second episode, "46 Long," coming up just as soon as I finish unscrewing my belly button...

Read Full Post