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Fall 2014 TV Bible: Reviews, Interviews, and Analysis of TV's Best Shows

By Indiewire | Indiewire August 11, 2014 at 3:43PM

A day-by-day breakdown of fall's best, worst, and most topical TV shows.
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Fall TV Preview

Thanks to the television revolution, new shows now spring up throughout the calendar year -- but no matter how many premieres occur during the other seasons, the fall is still when most programming kicks into full swing. The Indiewire TV team is here to help you wade through the sea of fall TV, balance your time between alluring new shows and returning veterans, and give a little insight into what you should be watching.

News:

'The Walking Dead' Renewed for Season 6 by AMC Ahead of Season 5 Premiere

Amazon Orders 'Transparent' Season 2 Thanks to High Binge-Viewing Numbers

'Twin Peaks': It's Officially Coming Back, Thanks to Showtime

Amazon Orders Steven Soderbergh's 'Red Oaks' & 'Hand of God' To Series

'You're the Worst' Season 2 Moves to FXX: Will It Die There?

Why Yahoo Took a Risk on 'Community' Season 6


Watch: Kyle Chandler Has us Worried As Netflix's 'Bloodline' Gets Title & Ominous Teaser

Reviews: 

Review: 'Kingdom' is More than Nick Jonas & MMA - It's Your New Favorite Drama

Review: 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Unleashes Jessica Lange, Sideshow Diva

Review: 'Survivor's Remorse' is 'Entourage' with Sports, But It's No LeBron James

'Gracepoint' Review, 'Gone Girl'-Style: Two Perspectives on the 'Broadchurch' Remake

Review: 'Homeland' Season 4 Reboots the Series, But Keeps Killing Carrie

Review: 'Key & Peele' Season 4 Leans Way Too Hard on 'True Detective'


'Gotham' Review: Batman Be Damned, This Cop Drama Still Works


'Red Band Society' Review: What Ails the Ambitious Fox Dramedy?

Review: 'Z Nation' Isn't the 'Walking Dead' Parody We Need, But It's the One We Deserve Right Now

'Boardwalk Empire' Review: What Makes It Great, And What Keeps It From Breaking Out?

'Last Week with John Oliver' Changes the Game With a Dog Supreme Court and Real Tears

Review: 'The Knick' Season 1 -- Great TV or a Waste of Steven Soderbergh? It's a Coin Flip

Review: The Biggest Mystery of 'The Affair' Solved - It Just Keeps Getting Better

Review: 'Marry Me' Offers the Perfect Acting Pair, If Not Premise, in a Promising Premiere

Review: 'The Walking Dead' Season 5 Maintains The High Bar of Season 4

Interviews:

'Community' Creator Dan Harmon Is Not Ashamed, and Yahoo Doesn't Mind

Shooting 'Transparent': From Rehearsal to Lenses to Intimate Family Drama

'Transparent' Creator Jill Soloway on Her Life Lead to Jeffrey Tambor in a Dress

'Friday Night Lights' and 'Parenthood' Creator Jason Katims on When It’s Time to Say Goodbye

Garry Trudeau on Bill Murray's Friendship, Jon Cryer's Dancing and 'Alpha House' Season 2

'Manhattan' Creator Sam Shaw Understands Why You Didn't Watch Season One

'The Eric Andre Show' Getting Weird With Chris Rock, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Rogen and More in Season 3 (Exclusive)

'The Affair' Creator Sarah Treem on Constructing the 'Rashomon' of Relationship Dramas

Features:

'Peaky Blinders,' 'Boardwalk Empire' and Life After Wartime

What 'Twin Peaks' Got Right, and How It Kept Us Hooked

'Bob’s Burgers' Friend Fiction: 11 Episodes We Demand For Season 5

Before 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' There Was Tod Browning's 'Freaks'

How Authentic is ‘Transparent?’ A Transgender Activist on Jeffrey Tambor and Other Portrayals

'Saturday Night Live' Turns 40: 6 Things You Can Expect From The Premiere

Why to Stick With 'Agents of SHIELD' (Or Give It Another Chance)

Best to Worst: Every Steven Spielberg TV Project Ranked

5 Reasons Not to Give Up on 'New Girl' Before Season 4

How 'Scandal' and 'Hannibal Are Winning The Social Media Game

How 'Web Therapy' and 'The Comeback' Prove Lisa Kudrow Is the Most Interesting Former 'Friend'

14 TV Shows That Would Actually Make Great Movies (and Why)

7 Lines from 'Mad Men' Season 7 to Get You Ready for the End

Nobody Quits 'The Wire': How TV's Greatest Drama Became a Family

How To Be a 'Bob's Burgers' Character For Halloween 

The 5 Actors 'Twin Peaks' Will Be Missing When It Returns in 2016

Why Superheroes and Horror Shows are Taking Over TV

3 Things To Remember When You're Trying To Break Into TV

Previews:

Sunday

Showtime Has an 'Affair,' While Football Fights 'The Walking Dead'

Monday

It's Dark in 'Gotham' But There’s Fun to Be Had in 'Sleepy Hollow'

Tuesday

ABC Gambles on 'Forever,' While 'The Flash' Looks Ready to Sprint

Wednesday

It's Family Night as Steven Spielberg Tries to Dethrone 'Modern Family'

Thursday

Football Aims to Overcome 'Scandal' Without Falling From 'Gracepoint'

Friday/Saturday

Between 'Outlander,' 'The Knick,' 'Please Like Me' and 'Cristala,' Don't Give Up on the Weekend

What are you most excited about this fall? Tell us in the comments or on Twitter using the hashtag #IWatchFallTV!

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