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Link Tank: TV Blog Coalition Roundup for Feb. 13-15

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 reviewed the first few episodes of Joss Whedon's new FOX drama Dollhouse and talked to series lead Eliza Dushku.

I also offered an update on the Veronica Mars feature film, took an early look at the new opening credits for FOX's The Simpsons, reviewed PBS' Oliver Twist, recounted Timothy Spall's appearance last month at the TCA Winter Press Tour, and took a look behind the scenes at Chuck's next episode.

All this and discussions on the latest episodes of ABC's Lost, FX's Damages, Sci Fi's Battlestar Galactica, BBC America's Last Restaurant Standing, HBO's Big Love, and FOX's Fringe as well as news about Doctor Who in Dubai, Nichollette Sherdian leaving Desperate Housewives, Mark Valley getting cast in Human Target, PaleyFest09, and FX developing a pilot based on Brian Michael Bendis' Powers.

Elsewhere in the sophisticated TV-obsessed section of the blogosphere, members of the TV Blog Coalition were discussing the following items...
  • Buzz threw caution (and logic) to the wind and made her picks for this year's American Idol top 12. (BuzzSugar)
  • Scooter got so weak in the knees he could hardly speak after the premiere of Survivor: Tocantins. But he was able to string a few words together including predicting a winner. (Scooter McGavin's 9th Green)
  • The smile and blond hair have a lot to do with it, but Vance still defends The Mentalist (with Simon Baker) is way more fun to watch than a procedural has any right to be. (Tapeworthy)
  • This week, we offered up our take on the CHUCK and FRINGE Panels from last weekend's New York Comic Con (The TV Addict)
  • Yeesh! Not even a decent Weekend Update could save a pretty dismal Bradley Cooper-hosted Saturday Night Live. (TiFaux)
  • Kate and Raoul rounded up all of their remaining questions about Battlestar Galactica. (TV Filter)

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