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Link Tank: TV Blog Coalition Roundup for Aug. 8-10

Televisionary is proud to be a member of the TV Blog Coalition. At the end of each week, we'll feature a roundup of content from our sister sites for your delectation.

This week, I waxed poetic about the latest Peggy-and-Pete-centric installment of Mad Men, easily the one of the most complex, vibrant, and vivid series on television right now, bemoaned the fate of the DoctorDonna on the fourth season finale of BBC import Doctor Who, discussed behind-the-scenes drama on NBC's new fall drama My Own Worst Enemy and the departure of series lead Jonas Armstrong from BBC's Robin Hood, and looked at new projects from Nip/Tuck creator Ryan Murphy and The Shield creator Shawn Ryan, as well as the putative plot for the two-hour Battlestar Galactica event slated to air on Sci Fi in 2009.

All this, plus a look at Pushing Daisies' sophomore season and discussions on the season finale of Bravo's Flipping Out and the Olympic-centric latest challenge on Project Runway.

Elsewhere in the sophisticated TV-obsessed section of the blogosphere, members of the TV Blog Coalition were discussing the following items...
  • Buzz tested your knowledge of how much money TV stars make. (BuzzSugar)
  • This week, Sandie took a first look at Katie Holmes' guest appearance on Eli Stone (Daemon's TV)
  • As part of a week-long series on TV v. film with TiFaux, Marcia takes a look at some of the ways TV creates more varied characters than film. (Pop Vultures)
  • Rae steps into the RTVW Confessional and spills about liking good stunt casting, citing such examples as LiLo on Ugly Betty and Katie Holmes on Eli Stone. (RTVW Online)
  • Paris Hilton, Ludacris and Plastic Man all recently tossed their hats into the political ring. God help us all. (Scooter McGavin's 9th Green)
  • Vance giddily recaps the finale of So You Think You Can Dance Season 4. (Tapeworthy)
  • In an exciting first for TiFaux, Dan teamed up with Marcia from Pop Vultures to discuss the merits of TV versus film. In his first entry, Dan talked about how couch potatoes are given a bad reputation as anti-social shut-ins. Which, for the record, he only is when Project Runway is on. (TiFaux)
  • Jack Bauer would me proud as this week, the TV Addict did the impossible and infiltrated the set of 24. [The TV Addict]
  • Kate was saddened to realize that pretty much any great woman's life can be turned into a Lifetime Original Movie. (TV Filter)

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