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Link Tank: TV Blog Coalition Roundup for Jan. 16-18

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 posted an advance review of the Season Three premiere of Skins and interviewed series co-creator Jamie Brittain, posted a spoiler-free review of the season premiere of Battlestar Galactica (and then later discussed the revelations at length), reviewed the first four episodes of Season Two of Showtime's Secret Diary of a Call Girl, reviewed the first three episodes of Flight of the Conchords and interviewed the series' Kristen Schaal (a.k.a. Mel), shared an exclusive statement from Virtuality co-writer Michael Taylor about the FOX pilot project, and reviewed the third season of BBC America's Gordon Ramsay's F Word.

I also reported from the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour where ABC Entertainment President Steve McPherson didn't give us any news on when they might be airing Pushing Daisies or Dirty Sexy Money, recounted Kevin Reilly's executive Q&A and news about Prison Break ending, recounted all the news coming out of NBC's announcements (including renewals for 30 Rock and The Office and casting for Chuck), shared news about CW's planned Gossip Girl spin-off, and recapped the discussion among the creators and stars of HBO's Big Love.

And I also discussed the latest episodes of 30 Rock and The Office and Damages, reviewed the Skins Volume 1 DVD, and reacted to the Golden Globes winners and losers,

Elsewhere in the sophisticated TV-obsessed section of the blogosphere, members of the TV Blog Coalition were discussing the following items...
  • From the Gossip Girl spinoff to Chuck's dad to the rise of Adrianna on 90210, Buzz scooped up some news at the TCA press tour. (BuzzSugar)
  • Sandie watched for the first time and fell in love with The Biggest Loser. (Daemon's TV)
  • Scooter sits down with John Lehr to talk 10 Items of Less and what it was like to host I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! And for those that hate reading, the interview is presented in pristine video format. (Scooter McGavin's 9th Green)
  • Despite some flaws and some overly Diablo Cody-speak, Vance really enjoyed Toni Collette's new show The United States of Tara and can attest that the episodes get better from there. (Tapeworthy)
  • Marisa had long since given up on The Real World, too, but the show's new setting of Brooklyn lured her back. This week she compares the MTV BK with the real thing. (TiFaux)
  • Heather got to sit on a darkened screening room and watch the first two episodes of the fifth season of Lost and mighty fine she says they were, too... (TV Spy)

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