Alan Sepinwall

Lessons in launching


The highlight reel of Doug Herzog's time in the broadcast network business isn't long, but it has a familiar theme song: They Might Be Giants' "Boss of Me," which accompanied the opening credits of…

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Forgotten freshmen


The easiest way to get an Emmy nomination is to have already gotten an Emmy nomination, which is why some quarters of the TV Academy have been pushing for a return of the new series award, last seen…

Farewell to the 15th


The detective sits on the witness stand, squirming inside a cheap suit that probably hasn't fit right since Dukakis rode in that tank. He's half in the bag, struggling to stay upright long enough to…

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