Holt McCallany plays Patrick Leary, a retired boxer itching to make a comeback in the new FX drama Lights Out. Frank Ockenfels III /FX hide caption

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Matt LeBlanc (left) plays himself in the new Showtime comedy Episodes, which also stars Stephen Mangan and Tamsin Grieg as married screenwriters struggling to adapt their British comedy for an American audience. Colin Hutton/Showtime hide caption

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The 1962 holiday special Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol features music from Jule Styne and Bob Merrill. Classic Media hide caption

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A three-dimensional moon sways behind Conan during his new late night talk show on TBS. TBS hide caption

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A zombie epidemic has taken over the world in AMC's The Walking Dead. AMC hide caption

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Anthony Perkins and Charmian Carr starred in Stephen Sondheim's 1966 made-for-TV musical, Evening Primrose, about people living in a department store after-hours. ABC/Photofest hide caption

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Cumberbatch plays a modernized Holmes who carries a cell phone and gets his buzz from nicotine patches. Hartswood Films/BBC for MASTERPIECE hide caption

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This photo and caption reveal nothing about Don Draper's (Jon Hamm) state of mind at the end of Mad Men's fourth season. AMC hide caption

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Andy Griffith and Don Knotts laugh on the set of The Andy Griffith Show, one of the many classic programs celebrating a golden anniversary this year. AP Photo hide caption

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Dexter (Michael C. Hall) grapples -- both literally and emotionally -- with an overwhelming loss in the premiere episode of Dexter. Sonja Flemming/Showtime hide caption

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Arrested Development star Will Arnett plays a wealthy playboy in the Fox series Running Wilde. David Bianculli says he's not impressed by the pilot, but out of an excess of hope, he'll stick with the show for a few more episodes. Ed Araquel/Fox hide caption

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Step Right Up: The new HBO series Boardwalk Empire is set in 1920s Atlantic City, where corruption flows more freely than the Prohibition-banned booze. Craig Blankenhorn hide caption

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A New Orleans citizen waves the city's flag in a scene from Spike Lee's documentary If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise. Charley Varley / HBO hide caption

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Laura Linney plays a suburban mom who discovers she has cancer in The Big C. "She's the reason to watch," says critic David Bianculli. Jordin Althaus/Showtime hide caption

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Max Headroom (Matt Frewer) appeared in music videos, a feature film, a TV series and commercials for products like New Coke. Shout Factory hide caption

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