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Link Tank: TV Blog Coalition Roundup for July 18-20

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 laughably bad BBC drama series Bonekickers, from the typically brilliant creators of Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes, and was shocked and horrified by just how truly awful it was.

What else? I reviewed the phenomenal Season One DVD boxset for AMC's Mad Men, dished about the premiere episode of the last Bravo-based season of Project Runway, and discussed my reactions to the Emmy nomination announcements.

Elsewhere in the sophisticated TV-obsessed section of the blogosphere, members of the TV Blog Coalition were discussing the following items...
  • With the Emmy nominations out, Buzz (not surprisingly) had a few rants and raves. (BuzzSugar)
  • GMMR's summer obsession, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, just went from the Top 10 dancers to the Top 8, but not without a little scandal and drama. Listen to what GMMR & Ducky have to say about it in the latest TV Talk Podcast: SYTYCD Edition. (Give Me My Remote)
  • Marcia celebrated the return of Project Runway with a thorough look at the first episode -- adult diapers, Oompa Loompas and all. (Pop Vultures)
  • Infatuation is the only word to describe Rae's feelings about Joss Whedon's Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog and is trying to decide whether she likes Act I or II better while eagerly awaiting the third. (RTVW)
  • All Scooter could think about after watching the season premiere of The Closer was, "Who doesn't do there business in the shower?" (Scooter McGavin's 9th Green)
  • With the Emmy nominations finally out, Vance got his butt in gear and put out his Best of TV for the 2007-2008 TV Season. (Tapeworthy)
  • Watch Design Star? Well, Dan wrote a little letter to his favorite contestant -- the bald, bearded Colorado native Matt Locke. (TiFaux)
  • It's TCA Madness on theTVaddict.com, featuring interviews with Wentworth Miller, Joss Whedon, Sarah Wayne Callies and more! [The TV Addict]

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