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The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: TV Critic Alan Sepinwall

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin show, Jeff is joined by TV critic Alan Sepinwall.

Jeff talks to Alan about his new book The Revolution Was Televised, and the 12 TV shows that are the premise of his book: The Sopranos, Oz, The Wire, Deadwood, The Shield, Lost, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 24, Battlestar Galactica, Friday Night Lights, Mad Men and Breaking Bad among a bunch other shows. They discuss their impact on people and the importance of a show's ending.

"Because the shows are now playing on the level of the best movies, and you are getting 13 to 22 hours of them a year, [...]

Alan Sepinwall Gets On Board the "Louie Is the Best Show on TV" Train

Alan Sepinwall joins Chuck Klosterman at the Church of Louie today, penning a column about how the second season of the show is "seriously brilliant." To wit: "The show has evolved from a comedy with surprisingly profound moments into a half-hour drama that sometimes pauses to make you double over with laughter. And I'm entirely on board with that. Because however you want to categorize it, Louie is now one of the best shows on television — quite possibly the best, period. Whatever C.K. wants to do, he does, and does it brilliantly."