<p>Tyreese on The Walking Dead</p>

Tyreese on The Walking Dead

Credit: AMC

Review: 'The Walking Dead' - 'What Happened And What's Going On': Struggling man

Tyreese and Noah have a very bad day in Virginia

"The Walking Dead" is back for the second half of its fifths season, and I have a review of tonight's episode coming up just as soon as I make use of this model airplane...

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Credit: HBO

Review: 'Girls' - 'Cubbies': Honk if you're horny

Things get worse for Hannah in Iowa, Marnie gives Desi an ultimatum, and Shosh and Ray go shopping

A review of tonight's "Girls" coming up just as soon as we get back to my story about a robot horse...

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<p>Brooklyn Nine Nine</p>

Brooklyn Nine Nine

Credit: FOX

Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' - 'Windbreaker City': Shoot the hostage?

It's Andy Samberg vs. Nick Kroll in another action movie spoof

A quick review of tonight's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" coming up just as soon as I buy a multi-surface cleaner to impress you...

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Credit: Cinemax

Review: 'Banshee' - 'Tribal': Assault on precinct Cadi

Chayton's army attacks the police station in a thrilling hour

A review of last night's "Banshee" coming up just as soon as I explain all these white supremacist tattoos again...

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<p>Better Call Saul</p>

Better Call Saul

Credit: AMC

'Better Call Saul!' stars: 'Your Breaking Bad DVDs will not be erased'

No worries about the legacy, but lots of excitement about more Saul and Mike scenes

You’ve already read my optimistic review of “Better Call Saul!” And you’ve read my interview with creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould . Now it’s time to hear from the stars of the thing, and the only regular actors to carry over from “Breaking Bad,” in Bob Odenkirk and Jonathan Banks. At press tour, we spoke about their eagerness to revisit Saul Goodman (or, as he’s called here, Jimmy McGill) and Mike Ehrmantraut, how they did or didn’t attempt to look six years younger than they did on the previous show, and whether they feel any pressure to live up to the legacy of that show.

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Credit: NBC

Review: With 'Allegiance,' NBC plays the TV imitation game

Hope Davis and Scott Cohen do what they can to elevate 'Americans'-esque spy drama

For the past few weeks, my Twitter mentions have been filled with indignation over the existence of "Allegiance," the new NBC drama starring Hope Davis and Scott Cohen as Russian deep cover agents who are pressured to recruit one of their kids to the cause. Most of them go something like this:

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<p>Matthew Rhys in The Americans</p>

Matthew Rhys in The Americans

Credit: FX

Review: 'The Americans' - 'Baggage': The suitcase

Elizabeth helps Philip pack up a problem, Oleg and Stan reunite, and Nina adjust to prison life

A review of tonight's "The Americans" coming up just as soon as I enjoy a Milky Way...

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<p>Charlie Day</p>

Charlie Day

Credit: FX

How 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' made its unintended 'Birdman' homage

How did the crew create the illusion of a single take when the bar interior and exterior are in different places?

When I first saw tonight's "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," I instantly had questions for the episode's director, Matt Shakman, about how they pulled off the various technical challenges involved in "Charlie Work." He was kind enough to provide a detailed explanation, coming up just as soon as I bang the stool on the floor three more times...

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<p>Fresh Off the Boat</p>

Fresh Off the Boat

Credit: ABC

Series premiere talkback: 'Fresh Off the Boat'

What did everybody else think of the new ABC sitcom?

Yesterday, Fienberg published his review of ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat," which I also liked a lot for many of the same reasons Dan did. It does that thing good TV shows aspire to in making the specific universal and the universal specific, it has a sharp point of view, a good cast of both adults (Constance Wu a pleasant surprise as the mom, Randall Park an expected pleasure as the dad) and kids (a specialty at ABC comedy development these days), and a terrific '90s hip-hop soundtrack.

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From Mork to Saul: The highs and lows of TV spin-offs

From Mork to Saul: The highs and lows of TV spin-offs

Sometimes, you get 'The Simpsons.' Other times, 'Joey.'

Spin-offs are easy. Spin-offs are hard.

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