Alias, Jessica

Marvel's Jessica Jones brings the grit; Northpole: Open for Christmas arrives too soon.

It's (Mr.) Showtime!

Reunited W/ Bob & David, kicking ass with Into the Badlands and soaping it up with The Royals.

Flesh & Bone, Agent X

More reviews: Master of None, Getting On, Donny!

Ash vs. Evil Dead, The Returned

More reviews: The Librarians, Mike Tyson Mysteries, Apres Ski
Attention S-Mart shoppers: Ash (Bruce Campbell), and his Boomstick and chainsaw, are back! The original Evil Dead trilogy may have wrapped up 20 years ago, but gore-splattering technology has never stopped evolving ...

Supergirl, Hemlock Grove

More reviews: Follow the Rules, Wicked City, Kingdom
If you're still asking "Why isn't this on The CW?" remember that CBS is a co-owner (The "C" stands for CBS, the "W" for Warner Bros.—clever, huh?) and Supergirl could easily end up there anyway if she doesn't hit Limitless ratings numbers.

Truth Be Told, The Knick

More reviews: Satisfaction, They Found Hell, Amy Schumer: Live From the Apollo
Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Franklin & Bash and, of course, Saved by the Bell) has proven he can do funny, as has Tone Bell (the best part of last season's Bad Judge).

Fargo, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

More reviews: SuperMansion, Red Oaks, The Last Kingdom
The 2014 debut season of Fargo recaptured and redirected the dark humor of the 1996 Coen Brothers film; Season 2 refines and expands upon it.

Benders, American Horror Story: Hotel

More reviews: Dr. Ken, Casual, The Leftovers
Denis Leary has produced shows about firefighters (Rescue Me), EMTs (Sirens) and music (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll), so it was inevitable that he'd get around to another of his obsessions: hockey.

Fall TV Preview 2015

There's too many shows! Read this and save your eyeballs
40 new television series reviewed ...

Blindspot, Minority Report

More reviews: Scream Queens, The Muppets, Limitless
A naked woman (Jaimie Alexander) turns up in a duffel bag in Times Square, covered in mysterious tattoos and devoid of memory. One of the largest tats is the jumping-off point: "Kurt Weller FBI."

Longmire, The Bastard Executioner

More reviews: Z Nation, Continuum, The Mindy Project
Cable net A&E canceled modern-day Western Longmire after its third and strongest-yet season in 2014, because the viewership demo was too old.

You're the Worst, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

More reviews: The League, Drunk History, The Awesomes
Season Premiere: The most buzzed-about new comedy of 2014 began as a decadent raunch-com about a pair of narcissistic Los Angelenos (Chris Geere and Aya Cash) who fell in love in spite of themselves, and ended on the sweet/sour note of them (ack!) moving in together.

Geeks Who Drink, Fashion Police

More reviews: Reactor, Stewarts & Hamiltons, WAGS
The version of Geeks Who Drink you play at the local bar can be fun, but would you watch it? What if it were hosted by the guy who used to be Chuck (Zachary Levi) and featured a smattering of semi-celebrities? Yeah, it's still not a show—but Syfy disagrees.

Fear the Walking Dead, Documentary Now!

More reviews: Blunt Talk, From Dusk Till Dawn
It's not like Fear the Walking Dead will have any trouble snagging The Walking Dead's audience—all 16 million of them.

Summer Rewind

24 shows you should (re)sample on-demand before fall
Another Period (Comedy Central) After a meh first episode, Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome's Downton Abbey/Kardashians parody became bolder and funnier (and dirtier) every week. It's Wet Hot 1902 Summer.

The Daily Show, True Detective

More reviews: America's Next Weatherman, Kevin From Work
Jon Stewart is leaving television much richer with comedic fake-news reporting than when he took over The Daily Show from Craig Kilborn ('member him?) in 1999.

Wet Hot American Summer, Strike Back

More reviews: Bachelor in Paradise, Significant Mother, Playing House
You either loved 2001 cult flick Wet Hot American Summer or hated it—or liked the first half and meh-ed the second; opinions vary wildly.

Rick & Morty, I Am Cait

More reviews: Wayward Pines, The Bachelorette, Last Comic Standing
When it premiered in 2014, Rick & Morty seemed almost too smart for its own good: Boozehound sociopath scientist Rick (voiced by Justin Roiland) drags his slow-witted nephew Morty (also Roiland) along on increasingly dangerous interdimensional trips to alternate universes ...



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