AVClub: HBO’s Brand New Sunday Night is doomed to suffer from comparisons. Ballers must answer to the crimes of Entourage; The Brink moves into territory, subject matter, and settings previously occupied by Veep, but doesn’t speak the same, tart language. True Detective season two, meanwhile, has the looming shadow of a big brother cast upon. How looming? After reading the words “looming shadow,” you already have the heralding cry of Detectives Rust Cohle and Marty Hart galloping through your head.