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Critics Preview the Fall Television Season

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Critics Preview the Fall Television Season

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What will you be watching this fall?

After a long summer of anticipation and reruns, the fall TV season has finally arrived. Critics offer a preview of what's ahead: several new dramas about wealth, sex and apathy; a documentary series from Ken Burns; a handful of new reality shows; and sitcoms about amnesia and local TV news.

Ginia Bellafante, TV critic, The New York Times

Melanie McFarland, TV critic, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer

David Guarascio, executive producer, Aliens In America

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