<p>Claire Danes in Homeland</p>

Claire Danes in Homeland

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Showtime renews 'Homeland' & 'The Affair'

Should we be excited or fearful about 'Homeland' continuing?

Showtime has renewed both of its current Sunday dramas, "Homeland" and "The Affair," for new seasons.

Both shows will be back in 2015, "Homeland" with another 12-episode season, and "The Affair" with 10.

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<p>Community</p>

Community

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'Community' adds Paget Brewster & Keith David to season 6 cast

With Donald Glover, Chevy Chase and Yvette Nicole Brown gone, Greendale needed new blood

With production on "Community" season 6 beginning next week, the comedy is adding two actors to the cast: Paget Brewster and Keith David.

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<p>Last Week Tonight with John Oliver</p>

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

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'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' takes a bow at end of season 1

Not just a 'Daily Show' imitator, but its own wonderful thing

When I interviewed John Oliver in the spring about the impending debut of his HBO show "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," he admitted that they still didn't entirely have the formula locked down yet, and were experimenting with different ideas for how to structure the show.

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<p>The Affair</p>

The Affair

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Review: 'The Affair' - 'Episode 5'

After last week's road trip, the show returns to Montauk — and is instantly much better

A review of tonight's "The Affair" coming up just as soon as I run with a bag of bagels...

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<p>The Walking Dead</p>

The Walking Dead

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Review: 'The Walking Dead' - 'Self Help'

Abraham reaches a breaking point, and Eugene has a secret

A review of tonight's "The Walking Dead" coming up just as soon as I rub some dirt on it and walk it off...

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<p>Eva Longoria on Brooklyn Nine-Nine</p>

Eva Longoria on Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' - 'Jake and Sophia'

Eva Longoria stops by, as Jake realizes he's sleeping with the enemy

A quick review of tonight's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" coming up just as soon as I use a sunglasses case as a wallet...

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<p>Chris Moore in &quot;The Chair&quot;</p>

Chris Moore in "The Chair"

Credit: Starz

'The Chair' producer Chris Moore on Shane, Anna and the finale

'Project Greenlight' vet talks about who won, why, and other parts of the Starz reality series

Starz's terrific reality series "The Chair" — in which two first-time filmmakers are picked to direct their own take on the same script — just concluded, with an hour looking at the premieres of both films and with the winner of the $250,000 prize being announced. I spoke with Chris Moore — the "Project Greenlight" alum who dreamed up the series and served as a backer and producer of both the show and the films — about the results of the contest, the transparency of the project, Zachary Quinto (whose production company helped fund both films) hating one movie so much that he took his name off it, and more, coming up just as soon as I identify all the TCA members shown on camera... 

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<p>Amanda Peet in &quot;Togetherness.&quot;</p>

Amanda Peet in "Togetherness."

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Trailer Park Theater: 'Orphan Black,' 'Girls' & 'Togethernes

A footage-less 'Orphan Tease' and longer looks at HBO comedies

Look, I'll be honest. There is no footage I will be able to show you today — or maybe ever — that will be the equal of "Too Many Cooks." We just have to accept that the viral video bar has been permanently raised to a perhaps impassable level. But we have to allow for the ability to watch other things, even if they can't give us anything as spiritually fulfilling as "Coat" and "Pie." So let's look at the latest teaser trailers for "Orphan Black," "Girls" and HBO's new comedy "Togetherness."

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<p>Too Many Cooks</p>

Too Many Cooks

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Adult Swim's 'Too Many Cooks' a sitcom theme song nightmare

A parody of 'TGIF' title sequences goes (and goes and goes) to some very dark places

Yesterday, a friend sent me a Youtube link along with a brief note saying, "I’m not sure why I’m forwarding this to you except it’s the oddest f---ing thing I’ve seen on TV in a while, and…f---…I don’t know why…try to get through it…"

With that kind of intro, how could I not immediately dive into "Too Many Cooks"?

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<p>The Newsroom</p>

The Newsroom

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Review: 'The Newsroom' returns for third and final season

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Aaron Sorkin keeps tinkering with his fictional TV news show, to mixed results

Early in the third and final season of "The Newsroom" (Sunday at 9 p.m., HBO), TV news producer Maggie (Alison Pill) finds herself explaining to a stranger how her job works... and explaining... and explaining... and explaining some more.

"You're giving a monologue," he tells her.

"Everyone does where I work," Maggie admits.

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