We Like to Watch: Best new drama shows

In this edition of “We Like to Watch,” Matthew Gilbert and Sarah Rodman preview the best new drama shows on televison.

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Grading the fall TV shows

Making the grade: which new shows are good, bad, or unwatchable? Here’s your rundown of all of the new network series, night by night.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/09/01/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/UKWPlotBDay60156-1546--90x90.jpg Trendspotting: This season’s new shows have something in common

No matter how many new shows debut each season, there are always overlapping themes and elements. After watching the pilots for the fall and midseason, we’ve identified a few common threads.

(Clockwise from bottom) Steve Harvey, Katie Couric, Ricki Lake, and Jeff Probst.

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This year, daytime talk shows trot out TV veterans in fresh roles

This year’s new crop of daytime talk shows feature stars like Katie Couric, Ricki Lake, Steve Harvey and Jeff Probst, all looking to shake up a stale medium.

Shows returning to TV this fall

A list of returning series for the fall TV season.