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Get your first look at the new series headed your way next season

Shaun Harrison
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Alcatraz (Midseason, Mondays, 9/8c, Fox)

A cop (Sarah Jones) and a team of FBI agents track down a group of Alcatraz prisoners and guards who reappear in the present day after disappearing 30 years earlier. Lost's Jorge Garcia reunites with J.J. Abrams, who executive-produces.
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Allen Gregory (Sundays, 8:30/7:30c, Fox)

Created by and featuring the voice of Jonah Hill (Superbad), this animated comedy is the story of a precocious 7-year-old about to embark on his greatest challenge yet: attending elementary school with children his own age.
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Apartment 23 (Midseason on ABC)

A bright-eyed Midwestern girl (Dreama Walker) moves to New York, where she finds herself living with her worst nightmare (Krysten Ritter, pictured with James Van Der Beek, who cameos as an exaggerated version of himself).
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Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea (Midseason on NBC)

Based on Chelsea Handler's best-selling book, Laura Prepon (at right) stars as an outspoken, sexually aggressive young woman who works in a bar, where she drinks away its profits. Handler executive-produces and co-stars as Prepon's stodgy older sister.
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Awake (Midseason on NBC)

A police detective (Jason Isaacs) wakes up after a car accident to find his life split into two very different realities — one in which his wife survives the accident and one in which his son does. The project comes from Kyle Killen, creator of Fox's loved-but-short-lived Lone Star, and 24's Howard Gordon.
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Bent (Midseason on NBC)

A "type-A" divorcée (Amanda Peet) tries her best not to fall for her sexy contractor (Perfect Couples’ David Walton).
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BFF (Midseason on NBC)

A woman (Lennon Parham) and her boyfriend take in her neurotic best friend (Jessica St. Clair) after her divorce. The actresses also co-produce the show.
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Charlie's Angels (Thursdays, 8/7c, ABC)

Based on the 1970s TV show, these new Angels (Rachael Taylor, Minka Kelly and Annie Ilonzeh) live in Miami. Ramon Rodriguez co-stars as a young, hot Bosley while old-school smoothie Robert Wagner stands in for the late John Forsythe.
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The Finder (Midseason, Thursdays, 9/8c, Fox)

This Bones spin-off introduces us to a former military policeman (Geoff Stults, pictured with co-stars Michael Clarke Duncan and Saffron Burrows) who can find anything. Hart Hanson wrote the backdoor-pilot as an episode of Bones, based on The Locator books by Richard Greener.
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The Firm (Midseason, Sundays, 10/9c, NBC)

The series continues the story of attorney Mitchell McDeere 10 years after the events of the 1991 novel by John Grisham (pictured), where he and his family have left the Federal Witness Protection plan to find that the past dangers are still lurking.
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Free Agents (Wednesdays, 8:30/7:30c, NBC)

Colleagues at a talent agency — one whose fiancée passed away (Kathryn Hahn) and a recent divorcé (Hank Azaria) — fall in love. Buffy alum Anthony Head reprises his role from the U.K. series on which this show was based.
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A Gifted Man (Fridays, 8/7c, CBS)

An ultra-competitive surgeon (Patrick Wilson) sees – and takes advice from -- his ex-wife (Jennifer Ehle)… after her death. The show was conceived by Susannah Grant, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of Erin Brockovich.
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Good Christian Belles (Midseason on ABC)

Amanda (Leslie Bibb, center), mother of two and onetime "mean girl," returns to stay with her mom (Annie Potts, at left) in Dallas after a humbling divorce, hoping to get a second chance at winning over the classmates she once tortured (Kristin Chenoweth, Jennifer Aspen, Marisol Nichols and Miriam Shor, at right). Based on the book by Kim Gatlin.
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Grimm (Fridays, 9/8c, NBC)

Inspired by the classic Grimm's Fairy Tales, Grimm is a dark cop drama that stars David Guintoli (at left, with Russell Hornsby) as a homicide detective who discovers that fairy tales are coming true.
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Hart of Dixie (Mondays, 9/8c, The CW)

Rachel Bilson (center) stars as a fast-talking New York doctor who inherits a medical practice in a small Alabama town. From left to right, Jaime King, Scott Porter, Wilson Bethel and Cress Williams co-star as eccentric locals. From the Gossip Girl team of Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.
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How to Be a Gentleman (Thursdays, 8:30/7:30c, CBS)

Inspired by the book of the same name, the comedy follows an effete magazine editor (David Hornsby) who needs to toughen up his image or lose his job. He enlists a crude high school nemesis (Entourage's Kevin Dillon) for the job.
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I Hate My Teenage Daughter (Wednesdays, 9:30/8:30c, Fox)

Two dithering moms (Katie Finneran and Jaime Pressly) fret that their spoiled daughters are turning into the type of girls who picked on them in high school.
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Last Man Standing (Tuesdays, 8/7c, ABC)

Tim Allen (center) returns to television in this comedy about a dad fighting to assert his manhood in a world that is being increasingly dominated by women, including his wife (Nancy Travis). 30 Rock's Jack Burditt will executive-produce.
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Man Up (Tuesdays, 8:30/7:30c, ABC)

This unique look at what it takes to survive as a modern man is told through the eyes of three best friends (Chris Moynihan, Mather Zickel and Dan Fogler) and the women in their lives (among them, Teri Polo and Amanda Detmer). Moynihan (A Mighty Wind) will executive-produce.
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Missing (Midseason on ABC)

Becca Winstone (Ashley Judd) learns that her son, Michael, has disappeared while studying abroad, and it's a race against time as she travels to Europe to track him down. From Gina Matthews and Grant Scharbo (The Gates), the thriller will show just how far one mother will go to protect her family.
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Napoleon Dynamite (Midseason, Sundays, 8:30/7:30c, Fox)

Based on the hit cult classic film of the same name and featuring the voices of the original cast (including Jon Heder), the animated comedy follows the continuing adventures of the most awesomely awkward teenager and his quirky family and friends as they navigate life in rural Idaho.
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New Girl (Tuesdays, 9/8c, Fox)

An unlucky-in-love elementary school teacher (Zooey Deschanel) moves away from her boyfriend and in with three unruly guys (among them, Jake M. Johnson and Max Greenfield). Hot screenwriter Liz Meriwether (who penned the Natalie Portman-Ashton Kutcher rom-com No Strings Attached) wrote the pilot and will executive-produce.
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Once Upon a Time (Sundays, 8/7c, ABC)

When Anna (Jennifer Morrison) finds a young boy on her doorstep who claims to be her son, she is drawn into a town where the magic and mystery of fairy tales may be real and hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her troubled past. From Lost writers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, the series also stars Big Love's Ginnifer Goodwin (pictured) as Snow White and Lana Parrilla as the Evil Queen.
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Pan Am (Sundays, 10/9c, ABC)

The stewardesses (among them, Christina Ricci and Kelli Garner, at right) and pilots of the titular airline are the stars of this sexy soap set in the Jet Age of the 1960s. ER's Jack Orman wrote the pilot and will executive-produce with Tommy Schlamme (The West Wing), who is also directing the pilot.
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Person of Interest (Thursdays, 9/8c, CBS)

J.J. Abrams reunites with Lost actor Michael Emerson (pictured right), who plays a billionaire who recruits a presumed-dead CIA agent (Jim Caviezel, left) to catch violent criminals in New York City. Memento's Jonathan Nolan will also executive-produce.
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The Playboy Club (Mondays, 10/9c, NBC)

This period drama explores the lives of the first Playboy bunnies (among them, Amber Heard pictured left and Jenna Dewan-Tatum) and the men who adored them, including Eddie Cibrian, who plays a prominent Chicago attorney, and David Krumholtz, who manages the club. Brian Grazer (24, Parenthood and Friday Night Lights) is among the executive producers.
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Prime Suspect (Thursdays, 10/9c, NBC)

This adaptation of the British miniseries, which originally starred Helen Mirren, centers on a tough female detective (Maria Bello, center) who has to make her bones in a tough New York precinct dominated by men. Sarah Aubrey and Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights) will executive-produce.
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Revenge (Wednesdays, 10/9c, ABC)

This contemporary re-imagining of the classic vengeance tale The Count of Monte Cristo is told from a female perspective and centers on Emily (Emily VanCamp, left), a mysterious young woman who travels to the Hamptons to exact revenge on the people who destroyed her family. Swingtown's Mike Kelley wrote the script and will executive-produce.
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Ringer (Tuesdays, 9/8c, The CW)

Sarah Michelle Gellar (right) returns to the CW as a troubled recovering alcoholic on the run from some shady characters. When she hides out by assuming the identity of her wealthy twin sister, she discovers one problem: Her sibling has a bounty on her head as well. Fantastic Four's Ioan Gruffudd (left), Lost's Nestor Carbonell and Life Unexpected's Kristoffer Polaha also star.
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The River (Midseason on ABC)

When a famed adventurer and TV personality (Bruce Greenwood) goes missing in the Amazon, his family (among them, Joe Anderson, pictured right, and Leslie Hope, center) sets out to find him. The project comes from the team behind Paranormal Activity.
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The Secret Circle (Thursdays, 9/8c, The CW)

Based on the three-book series from The Vampire Diaries author L.J. Smith, the drama focuses on a young girl (Life Unexpected's Britt Robertson, right) who loses her mother, moves to a new town and discovers that she is a witch and the key to a battle between good and evil. Among her coven members are: Thomas Dekker (left) and Smallville alum Jessica Parker Kennedy. Diaries' Kevin Williamson will executive-produce.
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Scandal (Midseason on ABC)

Kerry Washington (pictured right) plays Olivia, a professional "fixer," or crisis management consultant. The drama is based on the career of Judy Smith, who has guided such notorious public figures as Monica Lewinsky and Michael Vick in their hours of need. Lost's Henry Ian Cusick plays Olivia's right-hand man. From Grey's Anatomy producers Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers.
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Smash (Mondays, 10/9c, NBC)

A group of people — including Debra Messing who plays a put-upon lyricist and American Idol alum Katharine McPhee (pictured right) as a spirited ingénue — come together to put on a Broadway show about Marilyn Monroe. The series is based on an idea by executive producer Steven Spielberg. Grammy and Tony winners Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray) will write original songs for the show.
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Suburgatory (Wednesdays, 8:30/7:30c, ABC)

A rebellious New York City girl (Jane Levy, left) is forced to move to a cookie-cutter community with her dad George (Jeremy Sisto, right) only to discover that life in the suburbs is more frightening than any horror movie she’s ever seen. Emily Kapnek (Hung) wrote the pilot and will produce.
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Terra Nova (Mondays, 8/7c, Fox)

Jason O'Mara (left) stars as the patriarch of a family who escapes the overpopulation of a dystopian Earth and travels through a crack in the space-time continuum, which leads to a military-led camp on pre-historic Earth. Stephen Lang and Shelley Conn also star in the drama, from Jurassic Park's Steven Spielberg.
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2 Broke Girls (Mondays, 8:30/7:30c, CBS)

Two girls (Beth Behrs, right, and Kat Dennings, left) from very different backgrounds work as waitresses, hoping to one day start their own business. The project was co-written by Sex and the City's Michael Patrick King and Whitney Cummings, whose other new comedy, Whitney, will air on NBC.
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The 2-2 (Midseason on CBS)

Six NYPD rookies, including a former Marine MP (Leelee Sobieski, pictured), a former reporter (Adam Goldberg) and a disgraced basketball star (Harold House Moore), patrol the gritty streets of upper Manhattan. From executive producers Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal (Little Fockers).
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Unforgettable (Tuesdays, 10/9c, CBS)

Inspired by J. Robert Lennon's short story "The Rememberer," a female NYPD detective (Poppy Montgomery, at left) has the special ability to remember everything — and although it's a handy gift while on the job, it tends to be a curse in her personal life.
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Up All Night (Wednesdays, 8/7c, NBC)

An irreverent look at parenthood from the perspectives of an acerbic working mother (Christina Applegate), her stay-at-home husband (Will Arnett) and her outspoken mom and dad. Maya Rudolph will also star in the comedy from Parks and Recreation writer Emily Spivey and Saturday Night Live's Lorne Michaels.
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Whitney (Thursdays, 9:30/8:30c, NBC)

A young couple (creator Whitney Cummings and Chris D'Elia) weathers the ups and downs of modern-day committed relationships. My Boys' creator Betsy Thomas will also executive-produce.
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Work It (Midseason on ABC)

Two unemployed car salesmen (Amaury Nolasco at left, and Ben Koldyke, right) decide that in order to succeed, they must masquerade as women to get the competitive jobs as pharmaceutical reps. Lost alum Rebecca Mader will also star. Andrew Reich and Ted Cohen (Friends) wrote the project and will executive-produce.