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5 Shows After Dark: This Show is Why I'm Broken. God, I Love It.

By Genevieve Burgess | Miscellaneous | July 21, 2013 | Comments ()


I feel almost sad that so many of you caught onto my fake show this week, as I thought I really nailed something that could be an actual show AND I got some massive assists because an awful lot of terrible shows premiered last week. However, I will not begrudge anyone their accomplishments, so congratulations to koko temur, Monica, Pat, Bistro, DataAngel, and faintingviolet for correctly surmising that “Smith and Green” is not coming to TNT anytime soon. I have no idea what Barry Watson and Sean Patrick Thomas may be up to, but it’s not that.

“Dexter” on Showtime at 9:00pm ET.

“The Killing” on AMC at 9:00pm ET.

“Axe Cop” on Fox at 9:30pm ET. Series premiere. I think the only thing any of us really need to know about this is that the description of the plot includes the words “rescue mission involving flying, brain-eating dinosaurs.” I was briefly worried this was a marketing ploy for Axe products but thankfully, that does not appear to be the case.

“The Newsroom” on HBO at 10:00pm ET.

“The Venture Brothers” on Adult Swim at 12:00am ET. Fifth season finale. OH GOD WHY?!? Being a fan of this show is like the worst thing that’s ever happened to me. The seasons are super short, there’s over a year between them, and you can’t even get friends to watch the new episodes with you unless they’ve seen literally every other episode that’s come before because there are no such thing as stand-alone episodes. It’s like designed to lose you friends and make casual acquaintances think you’re crazy. And I’m betting this season finale will make me even more crazy. Cheers.

Genevieve Burgess looks forward to watching a little more of her sanity slip away tonight. She wasn’t using it overly much anyway.

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