Rainn Wilson, who plays Dwight on The Office, is featured in the new PBS miniseries America in Primetime, which examines the archetypes on television today.

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Over the past few seasons, Walter White (Bryan Cranston) has changed from meek hero to forceful villain. TV critic David Bianculli says he isn't just breaking bad anymore...he's entirely broken.

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Ted Danson and Marg Helgenberger search for clues on the CBS drama CSI. Sonja Flemming/CBS hide caption

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Ashton Kutcher (center) replaces Charlie Sheen on the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men, which also stars Angus T. Jones (left), and Jon Cryer. Matt Hoyle/CBS/Warner Brothers hide caption

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Larry David returns for an eighth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm. New episodes will air starting Sunday at 10 p.m. on HBO. HBO hide caption

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Denis Leary returns for a seventh season of Rescue Me. The season premiere airs Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET on FX. FX hide caption

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The cast of True Blood lounges in the bayou of Louisiana, where the show is set. The vampire soap's fourth season begins June 26. HBO hide caption

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Melissa Leo plays Toni Bernette, a lawyer juggling red tape and problems at home, in Treme. Paul Schiraldi/Paul Schiraldi Photography hide caption

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Ernie Kovacs died after he lost control of his car on Santa Monica Boulevard on January 13, 1962. AP Photo hide caption

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The first Upstairs, Downstairs miniseries covered the years from 1903 to 1909. Four additional miniseries followed, covering World War I and the 1920s. The updated version of Upstairs Downstairs includes only one original cast member, Jean Marsh — who plays Rose Buck. Jane Hilton/BBC/Masterpiece hide caption

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Joel Kinnaman and Mireille Enos star in The Killing, a new AMC drama based on a Danish miniseries. Chris Large/AMC hide caption

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Kate Winslet plays the role that won Joan Crawford an Oscar in HBO's miniseries Mildred Pierce. Andrew Schwartz/HBO hide caption

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Steve Ells (from left), Bobby Flay, Lorena Garcia and Curtis Stone are the investors and judges on NBC's America's Next Great Restaurant. NBC hide caption

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