Christina Milian, Laverne Cox and Annaleigh Ashford appear in the Fox remake of the classic cult musical, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, which premieres Oct. 20. Steve Wilkie/FOX hide caption

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Cult TV Fans Will Find 'Rocky Horror' And 'Black Mirror' Smart And Provocative

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On the CBS series BrainDead, Laurel Healy (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) returns home to Washington, D.C., to work for her brother, Sen. Luke Healy (Danny Pino), only to find herself embroiled in two huge problems: The government has stopped working due to budgetary disagreements, and mysterious bugs are eating the brains of a growing number of Congress members and Hill staffers. Macall Polay/CBS hide caption

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Aliens Attack And Congress Goes Extreme In CBS' Political Satire 'BrainDead'

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Malachi Kirby plays Kunta Kinte in the updated version of the miniseries Roots. Steve Dietl/The History Channel hide caption

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In Its Retelling, 'Roots' Is Powerful, Must-See Television

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The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon and house band The Roots sing with Adele during the show's Music Room segment. Douglas Gorenstein/NBC hide caption

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Racing Toward TV's Future, Late-Night Shows Shift To Anytime Social Media

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Julianna Margulies plays Alicia Florrick, and Makenzie Vega is her daughter, Grace, on the CBS series The Good Wife. Jeff Neumann/CBS hide caption

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7 Years Later, 'Good Wife' Ends As It Began: With Betrayal And Uncertainty

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FBI special agent Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) reunites with agent Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) in Fox's new X-Files series, which premieres Sunday night. Ed Araquel/Fox hide caption

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'X-Files' Reboot Brings Back Mulder, Scully And The Search For Truth

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Jonathan Banks (left) and Bob Odenkirk star in the AMC series Better Call Saul, which tops David Bianculli's 2015 10-Best list. Ben Leuner/Courtesy of AMC hide caption

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'Another Great Year For TV': David Bianculli On The Best (And Worst) Of 2015

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Paul Shaffer, George Clooney and Miley Cyrus are among the guests who join Bill Murray in A Very Murray Christmas, available Friday on Netflix. Ali Goldstein/Netflix hide caption

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Netflix Wishes You A 'Murray Christmas' In A Cheerful, Irony-Free Holiday Special

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'Better Call Saul' And 'The Great American Dream Machine' Shine As DVD Box Sets

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Rupert Evans plays Frank, a young man caught up in postwar drama and turmoil, in the Amazon Prime series, The Man in the High Castle. Liane Hentscher/Amazon Studios hide caption

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Amazon's 'High Castle' Offers A Chilling Alternate History Of Nazi Triumph

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From 'Carol Burnett' To 'Mad Men', Here Are Four DVD Box Sets Worth Buying

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Melissa Benoist stars as Supergirl in the new CBS series. Darren Michaels/CBS hide caption

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CBS' 'Supergirl' Struggles To Get Off The Ground

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'Fargo' Returns, With An Oddball Style Reminiscent Of 'Twin Peaks'

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Lady Gaga plays a mysterious character called the Countess on the new season of FX's American Horror Story, which begins on Wed. Suzanne Tenner/FX hide caption

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'American Horror Story' Returns, With Twists, Thrills And A Chilling Lady Gaga

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New Host Trevor Noah Puts His Own Spin On 'The Daily Show'

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