On Better Call Saul, Bob Odenkirk plays Jimmy McGill, a fast-talking, struggling public defender who decides to remake himself as Saul Goodman, a lawyer specializing in representing unabashed criminals. Ben Leuner/Courtesy of AMC hide caption

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On Man Seeking Woman, Jay Baruchel plays Josh, who is getting used to dating again after a breakup. Michael Gibson/FXX hide caption

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In Episodes, Matt LeBlanc plays an exaggerated version of himself, a self-centered womanizer who uses celebrity and money to coast through life, much like Larry David does in Curb Your Enthusiasm. Des Willie/Courtesy of Showtime hide caption

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Allison Tolman plays Deputy Sheriff Molly Solverson in the FX TV series Fargo. It's a breakout role for the actress who had done only theater and commercials. Chris Large hide caption

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In Peter Pan Live, Christopher Walken plays Captain Hook. David Bianculli says Walken has credibility that should draw people to the live telecast on Thursday. Virginia Sherwood/NBC hide caption

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