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Fall TV Reviews

‘The Unicorn’: TV Review

Are viewers ready to see 'The Shield' and 'Justified' star Walton Goggins as an amiable widower in a CBS sitcom? 'The Unicorn' sure hopes so.

‘Perfect Harmony’ and ‘Sunnyside’: TV Reviews

Bradley Whitford and Kal Penn are men in need of redemption in, respectively, 'Perfect Harmony' and 'Sunnyside,' two new, initially disappointing NBC Thursday night comedies.

‘Evil’: TV Review

From the creators of 'The Good Wife,' CBS' new spiritual and supernatural procedural 'Evil' is anchored by stars Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Aasif Mandvi and Michael Emerson.

‘Mixed-ish’: TV Review

THR review: Thanks to a strong cast, ABC's '80s-set 'Black-ish' spinoff 'Mixed-ish' suggests the unlikely franchise has more to say about racial identity.

‘Emergence’: TV Review

THR review: 'Emergence,' ABC's latest attempt to find a genre hit in the 'Lost' space, features a terrific Allison Tolman, plus the impressive Alexa Swinton as a little girl with secrets.

‘Bluff City Law’ and ‘All Rise’: TV Reviews

In a Monday battle of so-so broadcast legal dramas, NBC's 'Bluff City Law' boasts star Jimmy Smits, but CBS' 'All Rise' offers a better structured look at justice and injustice.

‘Prodigal Son’: TV Review

Michael Sheen, Bellamy Young and Tom Payne are a lot of fun, but the procedural elements are a bore in Fox's serial killer dramedy 'Prodigal Son.'

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Premiere: TV Review

The final season of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' kicks off with an episode that's predictably heavy on place-setting, but still features some big twists, good character moments and soaring dragons.

‘Legacies’: TV Review

The CW's 'Legacies,' a new spinoff of 'The Originals,' itself a spinoff of 'The Vampire Diaries,' offers an occasionally amusing version of Hogwarts for witches, vampires and werewolves.

‘The Rookie’: TV Review

ABC's new police procedural 'The Rookie' is basically a Nathan Fillion delivery system.

‘Charmed’: TV Review

The Charmed Ones are back with three new sisters and a strong feminist message; if only their new CW show 'Charmed' were more magical or exciting.

‘The Conners’: TV Review

Without Roseanne Barr, ABC's 'Roseanne' spinoff properly puts the spotlight on John Goodman, Sara Gilbert and Laurie Metcalf, who deserve endless credit for making 'The Conners' work.