Chicago Detective Jarek Wysocki (Jason Clarke) and Superintendent of Police Teresa Colvin (Jennifer Beals) take on crime and corruption in the new FOX drama The Chicago Code. Peter Sorel/FOX hide caption

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'Chicago Code': This Time The Good Cops Get A Shot

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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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'Lights Out': A Total Knockout Of A Boxing Drama

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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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For Anglophiles, Three New TV Shows To Enjoy

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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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Bianculli: 6 DVD Sets Worth Wrapping Up Right Now

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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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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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