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The Game of Thrones Graveyard

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April 9 2015 3:20 PMThe ComediansFX’s new show is the celebrities-fictionalize-their-own-lives genre at its clunkiest.
April 9 2015 1:48 PMA Song of Ice and Sometimes Different StuffIn its fifth season, Game of Thrones is at its best when it diverges from the books completely.
April 7 2015 10:38 AM“I Know Who You Are”Better Call Saul’s smart, surprising first season insisted that it’s never possible to escape your past.
April 2 2015 5:10 PMWolf HallA rich, riveting TV adaptation brings Hilary Mantel’s book to life.
April 1 2015 10:36 AMYoungerTV Land’s new series shows us just how fully the TV premise “millennials in Brooklyn” has jumped the shark.
March 16 2015 5:22 PMThe “How Does Adam McKay Work?” TranscriptRead what Adam Davidson asked a Hollywood director in Episode 1 of Season 2 of Slate’s Working podcast.
March 9 2015 5:10 PMPowersThis superhero police procedural is the PlayStation Network’s clunky take on prestige TV.
March 4 2015 9:39 AMAmerican CrimeThis new ABC drama is the most nuanced, intelligent take on race relations we’ve seen in years.
Feb. 27 2015 3:45 AMAll Box, No SexWE TV’s new show wants to have its smut and censor it, too.
Feb. 25 2015 9:21 AMThe Heart of PawneeWhat made Parks and Recreation such a uniquely good sitcom—even if the finale lost sight of it.
Feb. 18 2015 1:13 PMThe Odd CoupleCBS’s show puts a retrograde new spin on an old story about what it means to be a straight man.
Feb. 5 2015 5:47 PMThe Anti-SerialHBO’s documentary The Jinx is a true-crime story that doesn’t do any hand-holding.
Feb. 5 2015 7:00 AM“It Takes More Than Lunchables to Assimilate”Arthur Chu, Jennifer Lai, and Phil Yu discuss the Fresh Off the Boat premiere.
Feb. 3 2015 3:20 PMOutsider ArtThe sweet, subtly provocative Fresh Off the Boat is the latest reason to be grateful for TV’s diversity push.
Jan. 28 2015 11:53 AMSlate Plus Sneak Peek: The Walking Dead PodcastOur coverage of the first half of Season 5.
April 9 2015 2:43 PMLouie Season 5Don’t be fooled by tonight’s slapstick-y episode: This season is darker—and smarter—than ever.
April 8 2015 2:55 PMHow Black-ish Earned the Right to Call Itself Black-ishIn its first season, the sitcom has more than earned its provocative name.
April 3 2015 10:57 AMThe Sad Case of The SlapHow a show with so much potential became the least likable series on TV.
April 2 2015 2:40 PMThe Walking Dead PodcastListen to an early release of Slate’s recap of the Season 5 finale, “Conquer.”
March 24 2015 10:22 AMThe Late Late Show With James CordenIs it the most earnest late-night show on TV? 
March 13 2015 4:01 PMRacial Stereotypes Can Be FunnyThe critics of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt aren’t wrong. But they are missing the point.
March 5 2015 4:58 PMUnbreakable Kimmy SchmidtNetflix’s new Tina Fey comedy may be the new 30 Rock—with an even bigger heart.  
March 3 2015 10:37 AMHouse of ZzzzsThe Netflix thriller makes itself over as a plodding relationship drama.
Feb. 26 2015 10:08 AMLast Man on EarthFox’s new sitcom gives the apocalypse genre a surprising twist.
Feb. 19 2015 5:18 PMSnapchannel SurfingAmerica’s fastest-growing app has brought TV back to its roots.
Feb. 12 2015 9:53 AMThe SlapNBC makes the case for why prestige shouldn’t be limited to cable TV.
Feb. 5 2015 12:45 PMNBC’s Bad MemoryThe network repeatedly criticized Hillary Clinton for her false memory of “sniper fire.” Will it hold Brian Williams to the same standard?
Feb. 4 2015 11:00 PMThere Was a Dildo on Broad CityAbbi wore it.
Jan. 30 2015 10:23 AMHuckster as HeroBetter Call Saul is a comic book origin story disguised in a cheap suit and hairpiece.
Jan. 27 2015 4:48 PMSink or SwimIn Season 3 of The Americans, the clash between principles and parenting is more violent than ever.

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