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TV Junkie: New Programming Getting Thin; What'd You Think of 'Dexter' Finale?

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David Spade and Patrick Warburton star in CBS' "Rules of Engagement" which will have a holiday episode tonight. Be sure to check out our set visit video from earlier this Fall.
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New programming is starting to become thin as we head into the holidays so you have to grab what you can. Highlights for us tonight include "Men of a Certain Age" which will have Patrick Gallagher (was Ken Tanaka in "Glee") who will begin a multi-episode arc starting off with this excellent episode. We're also confident that Colin Quinn will be very funny on Fallon later tonight - we wonder if they'll keep Jessica Alba on set while Quinn is there because you an be sure that will be amusing.
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What can be said about last night's season finale of "Dexter"? We won't be spoiling anything by saying that what happened was necessary and equilibrium has been re-established. New questions have arisen, however, about the people immediately around Dexter. Some people have trashed this season of the show but after the death of a major character like Rita at the end of last season, you would have to expect an entire season's worth of regaining some kind of equilibrium.
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Stuff we've been screening lately: Showtime's "Episodes" and "Californication"; IFC's "Portlandia" and "The Onion News Network." We'll have more in-depth reviews as these series begin to launch in January. There's an outstanding show or two between these 4 alone.