Television Fall Preview 2011 Highlights
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"A Gifted Man"  

CBS   

Fridays at 8:00/7c

Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle

A one hour drama about a brilliant charismatic surgeon who's life changes forever when his deceased ex-wife begins to tech him the meaning of life from the "hereafter".  A mystery of the mind he can't explain as she ask him to help her resolve unfinished business in her office and help her staff. Open your eyes and listen to your heart is the recommendation of his sister who believes her spirit is with him.

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"The Playboy Club"

NBC

Mondays at 10/9c

Eddie Cibrian, Laura Benati

A one hour drama that brings you back to the time when the Playboy club opened in the 1966 and kept active until the late 1988.  Hugh Hefner is the executive producer of this provocative new drama which has been described as sexy with a lot of mystery, intrigue among the exclusive members and the highly trained Playboy Club staff.

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"Prime Suspect"

NBC

Thursdays at 10/9c

Maruia Bello, Aidan Quin

NBC's new detective one hour drama, based on the UK hit where homicide detective Jane Timoney, a badass New York City cop, tries to prove herself in a male-dominated precinct. Actual police officers serve as consultants to the series to ensure the drama is as authentic as real life while mystery unfolds in each episode full of action and energy.

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"Charlie's Angels"

ABC

Thursdays at 8/7c

Minka Kelly, Rachael Taylor and Annie Ilonzeh

Hello, Angels! This frothy, one hour drama set in Miami is the latest incarnation of the crime-fighting trio.  The series will premiere September 22, on the same day the original show debuted 35 years ago.

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"America's Horror Story"

FOX

Wednesdays at 10/9c

Dylan McDermott, Connie Britton, Jessica Lange and Denis O'Hare co-star

FOX's Psycho-sexual horror mystery one hour series where a couple moves to Los Angeles to make a fresh start only to find that their new home is not exactly warm and cozy. Instead, there's a creepy creature in the basement and at least one character who may or may not be dead.

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"Revenge"

ABC

Wednesdays at 10/9c

Emily Van Camp, Joshua Bowman, Madeleine Stowe

A one hour drama where a mysterious woman heads to the Hamptons to exact revenge on the people who destroyed her family. It's a contemporary re-telling of The Count of Monte Cristo, but Emily Thorne (played by Emily Van Camp) makes for a much prettier little liar than Edmond Dantes.

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"Unforgettable"

CBS

Tuesdays at 10/9c

Poppy Montgomery

The latest one hour dramas to join the litany of gifted crime solvers. Carrie Wells is a New York City detective who has the rare ability to remember everything. Except for one event: She's desperately trying to solve the murder of her sister, whose body she found as a child, but cannot recall what happened that day.

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"Terra Nova"

FOX

Mondays at8/7c

Jason O'Mara

After five years of develiopment this one hour drama comes to life.  The Steven Spielberg-produced dino drama — about the Shannon family who travels back to prehistoric Earth to save the human race — This series full of special effects will hit our TV sets with dinosaurs of every friendly and not-so-friendly variety.

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"2 Broke Girls"

CBS

Mondays 8:30/7:30c (premieres Sept. 19 at 9:30/8:30c

Kat Dennings, Bethy Behrs

As the title suggests, the sitcom is about two broke girls: Max (Kat Dennings), a smart-mouthed Brooklyn waitress who also works as a nanny, and her new coworker Caroline (Beth Behrs), an heiress who must now make her own living after her Bernie Madoff-like pops is locked up in jail. They don't get off on the best foot, but they end up moving in together and plan to start their own business.

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"Allen Gregory"

FOX

Sundays at 8:30/7:30c

Created and voiced by Jonah Hill, this animated comedy introduces us to precocious 7-year-old Allen Gregory DeLonpre (Hill), who after being homeschooled all his life by his father, Richard (French Stewart), embarks on his biggest challenge yet: attending public school. Naturally, he doesn't have the easiest time fitting in. Nat Faxon and Joy Osmanski will voice Jeremy, Richard's partner, and Julie, Allen's adopted Cambodian sister, respectively. Leslie Mann, Renee Taylor and Will Forte will guest-star.

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"Pan Am"

ABC

Sundays at 10/9c

Christina Ricci, Kelli Garner, Margot Robbie and Karine Vanasse

Come fly with them! Set in the '60s, the drama centers on the loves and lives of stewardesses of the now defunct Pan Am airline. Although lauded as symbols of sleek, Jet Age glamour, their personal lives are full of turbulence.

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"Up All Night"

NBC

Wednesdays at 8/7c

Christina Applegate and Will Arnett 

Featuring one of the more high-profile new casts, the Emily Spivey (Parks and Recreation) comedy stars Christina Applegate and Will Arnett as Reagan and Chris, new parents juggling work (Maya Rudolph is Applegate's boss and BFF), romance and, oh yeah, that baby, who has put a little damper on their social life. That doesn't stop Reagan and Chris from partying it, uh, up all night, only to be hungover when their daughter needs a new diaper the next morning.

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"New Girl"

FOX

Tuesday at 9/8c

Zooey Deschanel, Max Greenfield, Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr. and Hannah Simone 

Jess, an awkward gal, moves in with three bachelors after getting dumped by her boyfriend. The guys only take in her blubbering, Dirty Dancing-watching mess because her BFF is a model (Hannah Simone). But they soon come to appreciate Jess' quirkiness  and try to snap her out of her funk to help her re-enter the dating scene.


For the full Fall preview and TV Schedule check  TV Guide's website