Credit: HBO

Review: With a name like 'C**tgate,' this 'Veep' episode's gotta be good

Selina sends Amy on a witch hunt, while Jonah's campaign struggles

A review of tonight's Veep coming up just as soon as Enya sends me a pre-emptive cease-and-desist letter...

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<p>Silicon Valley</p>

Silicon Valley

Credit: HBO

Review: 'Silicon Valley' gets too predictable with 'Bachmanity Insanity'

Erlich and Big Head throw a party, while Richard and Dinesh pursue attractive women

A quick review of tonight's Silicon Valley coming up just as soon as I fill a Ziploc bag with stuffed newspaper and draw a smile on it...

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Credit: HBO

HBO confirms long-delayed 'Westworld' will actually air. We hope.

Ordinarily, a channel announcing the rough time of year when a show will debut wouldn't be worthy of much note. In the case of HBO and Westworld — which will debut at some point in the fall, along with new Sarah Jessica Parker comedy Divorce (created by Catastrophe's Sharon Horgan), Issa Rae comedy Insecure, and a TV version of web comedy High Maintenance — it's a different story.

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Credit: History

Remaking 'Roots' should have been an awful idea. But the new one's great.

Remaking the most important miniseries of all time should have been a bad idea, but it works

"This is how I heard about the boy, Kunta Kinte," Alex Haley (Laurence Fishburne) tells us in the opening moments of History's new miniseries Roots. "And this is how I'll tell you the story."

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<p>The Americans</p>

The Americans

Credit: FX

Review: 'The Americans' hosts an uncomfortable 'Dinner For Seven'

The job and her proximity to Pastor Tim creates problems for Elizabeth

A review of tonight's The Americans coming up just as soon as I drop off Silver Streak on VHS...

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<p>The Americans</p>

The Americans

Credit: FX

'The Americans' gets to end on its own terms with two-season final renewal

FX is keeping one of TV's best dramas around to conclusion

The Americans showrunners, Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg, have been saying for a while that their FX spy drama — one of the very best shows on television — has maybe one or two more seasons' worth of story left to tell. When I spoke with them earlier this year, in fact, they said they were starting to break the final arcs of the show, however long it took to let them play out.

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Credit: DC/AMC

Why the 'Preacher' comic creator is OK with Seth Rogen's changes for the TV show

There's a danger of being 'too faithful' to the source material, says Garth Ennis

It's been 21 years since Vertigo released the first issue of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's blasphemous horror/action/comedy mash-up comic Preacher, and 20 since a screenwriter first attempted the seemingly impossible task of adapting it for the screen. Over the last two decades, Ennis watched his baby pass through many hands, none of them quite knowing what to do with it, before the improbable team of Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and Breaking Bad vet Sam Catlin turned it into an actual show, which debuted on AMC on Sunday night.

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<p>The Flash</p>

The Flash

Credit: CW

Was that twist at the end of 'The Flash' season finale a good idea?

Barry has 'The Race of His Life' against Zoom, and then... something else happens

A review of The Flash season finale — but mainly thoughts on the final scene — coming up just as soon as I watch Transformers in 4D...

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<p>Kristian Nairn as Hodor in Game of Thrones</p>

Kristian Nairn as Hodor in Game of Thrones

Credit: HBO

Hodor speaks! 'Game of Thrones' co-star Kristian Nairn on Hodor, 'Hodor' & 'Hodor'


(This post has full spoilers for the most recent episode of Game of Thrones.)

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<p>Person of Interest</p>

Person of Interest

Credit: CBS

Review: It's a nice day for a 'Person of Interest' wedding

Greer tries to get Shaw to change sides, while Fusco investigates missing persons

A quick review of last night's Person of Interest coming up just as soon as I have a bit of liquid courage...

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