06/22/2015 05:35 pm ET Updated Jun 22, 2015

HuffPost Live's 'Spoiler Alert' Dissects The Premieres Of HBO's 'True Detective,' 'Ballers' And 'The Brink'

Sunday night was a big one for HBO, with three buzzy premieres for audiences to gobble up. Top billing went to the highly-anticipated second season of "True Detective," which found Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch in the place of last season's leads Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. Also on tap was the TV debut of The Rock in "Ballers" and the foreign policy satire "The Brink."

Expectations were sky high for "True Detective" in particular, but the first episode fell far short of the magic that got viewers into a binge-watching tizzy last year. So what went wrong? In the latest installment of HuffPost Live's "Spoiler Alert," host Alyona Minkovski talks with a panel of TV obsessives to break down the quality of HBO's Sunday night premieres.

Watch the full HuffPost Live conversation in the video above.

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