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Conan's Back: Is His Third Show The Charm?

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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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From AMC, A Braaainy Zombie Drama

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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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'Primrose': 44 Years Later, Still Sharp As Thumbtacks

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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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A Modern 'Sherlock' Is More Than Elementary

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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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This Headline Contains No 'Mad Men' Finale Spoilers

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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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If A TV Show Turns 50 And No One Notices...

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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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'Dexter' Is Back, With Just What We've Been Dying For

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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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This Fall, Shows You Know Are The Only Must-See TV

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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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'Boardwalk' Bet: A High-Stakes Saga From HBO

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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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Hurricane Katrina: As Seen On TV, Five Years Later

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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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Clunky Characters, Cancer Characterize 'Big C'

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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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'80s Nostalgia? M-M-Max Headroom Is Now On DVD

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Will Travers (James Badge Dale) is a brilliant intelligence analyst with a tragic past — who can quickly spot patterns emerging in seemingly random things. AMC hide caption

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'Rubicon': Smart Spies Who Connect The Dots

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Jon Hamm returns to the screen as Don Draper, the 1960s ad man at the center of Mad Men. AMC hide caption

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The Only Summer-TV Guide You'll Ever Need

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Over four months, ABC News followed doctors, nurse and patients at three hospitals in Boston. ABC hide caption

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Real Life Documentaries Trump Reality TV Every Day

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