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Quick takes on what's new for the fall TV season
Quick takes on what's new for the fall TV season

Fall comes. Not such a big deal as it was back before there were 27 TV seasons in a year and a thousand new shows starting every week, but there are still something like a million series premiering on 6 billion channels between now and the end of the year. I think that's right. As is usual in the hall of mirrors called Hollywood, themes emerge. There are three new series (on three networks) made from DC comics; there are two whose protagonists are women highly placed in Washington; there are a couple of things about zombies; two comics-of-color-fronted sitcoms about culture and class. Shots are taken at social media in comedy ("Selfie") and drama ("Stalker") alike....

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