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Link Tank: TV Blog Coalition Roundup for Aug. 29-31

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 took an early look at the first three episodes of the new season of Gossip Girl, discussed the latest brilliant episode of Mad Men, and offered up which new and returning series I'll be watching this fall.

Elsewhere in the sophisticated TV-obsessed section of the blogosphere, members of the TV Blog Coalition were discussing the following items...
  • Buzz chatted with 90210's Shenae Grimes about the responsibilities of being "The new Brenda." (BuzzSugar)
  • Marcia returned from the Edinburgh TV Festival with tales of Heroes and Doctor Who, straight from the showrunners' mouths. Also, new site design! (Pop Vultures)
  • Rae's spent the summer with her nose buried in a book and it's finally paying off for us with her review of the Burn Notice novel "The Fix." (RTVW Online)
  • A reason to check out the new season of Greek: chicks in socks. (Scooter McGavin's 9th Green)
  • Vance loves Gavin & Stacey and insists that you all watch it too so that you too can fall in love. (Tapeworthy)
  • Before the conventions started and we got all partisan, Sara got all "thinky" and discussed the optimistic nationalism of the Olympics. Never fear, we'll soon return to our guttural reactions on Project Runway. (TiFaux)
  • The TV Addict had the time of his life at Fox's Fantastic FRINGE series premiere party in New York City (The TV Addict)
  • Raoul got excited about the possibility of a (re)animated Buffy Summers. (TV Filter)

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