Make sure you're tracking all of fall's coolest new shows; check out our Fall TV Preview now for suggestions!


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Will Alicia start her own political career? Will Diane join Florrick/Agos? So many questions!


The singer takes her Mexican Independence Day celebration a little too far. Could she face jail time?

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Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord faces an abundance of political challenges.

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We know you don't need five excuses to watch this delightful demon fest, but hey, they can't hurt.

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Which TV series will your friends (and the entire internet) be talking about this week? Stay informed—or at least be able to fake it—with SideReel's weekly guide to The Most Important Shows on TV.


Still not convinced you should be watching The Blacklist? Here are five reasons you can't miss it.


The Emmy winner chats with Celebified about the origin of his role on the show and his season 4 future.


Do you really need any reasons to watch this show? But just to be on the safe side, here are five reasons you should be watching Scandal.



Ray makes preparations in case he is arrested. Meanwhile, Mickey's heist doesn't go quite as planned.

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We've put together five super reasons (see what we did there?) to catch Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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Need to clear up some room on your DVR for all the new fall shows? Use our chart to decide which shows are worthy of staying on your tracker and which ones it's time to break up with!

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These MDs still give you all the feelings in the world, and at this point, they're like family!

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Chalky heads in a new direction; Margaret finds herself in a quandary.

Fall preview 2014

Check out all the newest network shows slated to hit your TV this fall!


See what Laurence Fishburne, Tracee Ellis Ross, and more had to say about this clever, loving new family comedy.


We've made a list of why you should start watching this beautifully written and acted show as it enters its final season.

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Masters & Johnson are gonna be on TV! 1960s TV, that is...


Somewhere along the way, Nashville became one of the great nighttime soaps of its era. Here's why you should tune in!

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Remember when the only sketch comedy on TV was SNL? Those days are long gone. Unlike their network counterparts, sketch comedy shows on cable are consistently surprising, shocking, and, most importantly, gut-bustingly funny. Skip the underwhelming SNL reruns and tune into these immediately.


The Naked Truth

Be honest, the explosion of nudity-themed reality shows intrigues (and titillates) you. It's OK. You're not alone. Everyone is fascinated by these. And don't worry, you won't even need to clear your browser history after watching them.


Apocalypse Eventually

Let's assume you survive the apocalypse; have you watched enough TV shows to succeed in a changed society? If you check out all of the series on this list, we think you should be in good shape, though we make no guarantees. Learn how to kill zombies, aliens, and, well, existential despair in five easy shows!


The Past Isn't Dead

It lives forever on TV. Period dramas are in high demand! Maybe it's the pretty dresses. Maybe it's the desire to live in simpler times. Maybe it's the high production values. But ultimately, who cares what the reasons are? If there's an era you want to explore, there's a series about it.