<p>Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt</p>

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Credit: Netflix

'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' season 1: Catchy songs, crazy guests, and more

Looking back on the Tina Fey Netflix sitcom's terrific first year

I finished "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" season 1 last night. My overall, very positive opinion hasn't changed much from my original review, but I have a few random thoughts on it (with spoilers, of course), coming up just as soon as you troll the respawn, Jeremy...

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<p>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</p>

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Credit: FOX

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' exclusive: Captain Holt solves the brain-teaser

How exactly do you figure it out using the see-saw only three times?

The latest episode of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" featured a subplot where Captain Holt gave his underlings the following brain-teaser:

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<p>The Americans</p>

The Americans

Credit: FX

Review: 'The Americans' - 'Walter Taffet': Never break the chain

Noah Emmerich steps behind the camera for another dynamite episode

A review of tonight's "The Americans" coming up just as soon as I'm not a part of this discourse...

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<p>The Americans</p>

The Americans

Credit: FX

'The Americans' co-star Noah Emmerich on directing his first episode

How did Fleetwood Mac wind up on the soundtrack again?

It’s not uncommon for actors on long-running shows to take a turn in the director’s chair. Some even turn that into their full-time job, like Laura Innes or Peter Horton. It’s rare that you see an actor be given quite so complicated an episode for his first directing job as “The Americans” handed Noah Emmerich tonight.

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Credit: FX

Review: 'Justified' - 'Dark as a Dungeon': Raylan's song

Ty Walker has a proposition for Boyd, while Raylan digs up the past

A review of tonight's "Justified" coming up just as soon as I interrupt a goat sacrifice...

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<p>Agents of SHIELD</p>

Agents of SHIELD

Credit: ABC

Review: 'Marvel's Agents of SHIELD' - 'Who You Really Are': Blue man group

Lady Sif returns, hot on the trail of a Kree who's on the trail of... Skye?

A quick review of tonight's "Agents of SHIELD" coming up just as soon as I'm left with truncheon duty...

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<p>One Big Happy</p>

One Big Happy

Credit: NBC

Firewall & Iceberg, Episode 271: 'Powers,' 'iZombie,' 'Better Call Saul' & more

Dan and Alan also review 'One Big Happy' and answer your mail


Happy Tuesday, boys and girls! We have some scheduling issues at the start of next week that makes the Firewall & Iceberg Podcast after this one questionable in date (though you'll likely still get one soon), so Dan and I wound up pairing this week's only notable premiere with two shows debuting a week from tonight, along with a couple of good listener questions and some discussion of last night's powerful "Better Call Saul." Enjoy.

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Credit: Sony

Review: PlayStation's 'Powers' fails to take flight

Brian Michael Bendis comic about cops in a superhero world may defy TV adaptation

Early in Brian Michael Bendis' career in comics, before Marvel gave him the chance to reinvent Spider-Man, Daredevil, the Avengers and the X-Men, he wrote a terrific autobiographical comic called "Fortune and Glory," about his struggles to get his early film noir-style comics adapted into movies. He runs through the usual inside showbiz stories of near-misses and ridiculous studio notes, but is also very open about how much he had to learn about the differences in writing for the page and the screen. (He's embarrassed to realize, for instance, that much of his dialogue is too dense to come out of the mouths of actors and sound natural.)

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<p>Better Call Saul Jonathan Banks</p>

Better Call Saul Jonathan Banks

Credit: AMC

Review: 'Better Call Saul' - 'Five-O': Drunk man's bluff

Jonathan Banks shines in a Mike Ehrmantraut spotlight episode

A review of tonight's "Better Call Saul" coming up just as soon as you put a cone around my neck...

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<p>Game of Thrones</p>

Game of Thrones

Credit: HBO

HBO to launch standalone HBO Now streaming service in time for 'Game of Thrones'

Cable-less set up will be exclusive to Apple products for at least three months

HBO's standalone streaming service has a name, a price, a premiere month and, for now, an exclusive home in Apple TV.

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