NBC, Wednesdays at 10 p.m., premieres Oct. 10
An old-school procedural that follows the work and personal lives of firefighters and emergency workers at a Windy City fire station. It's from Law and Order producer Dick Wolf — need we say more? Eamonn Walker (ER, Oz) plays the battalion chief.
NBC, Tuesdays at 9 p.m., premieres Sept. 11
Matthew Perry takes another whack at post-Friends TV glory, playing a recently widowed sports radio host attending group grief therapy sessions. Sounds heavy for a sitcom, but Perry plays off nicely against a gaggle of quirky therapy patients. It's worth keeping an eye on.
NBC, Mondays at 10 p.m., premieres Sept. 17
The lights go out for good in this ambitious new sci-fi drama set on an overblown, futuristic Earth 15 years after a global blackout. The show follows a young girl trying to reunite her family and discover the reason for the mysterious power loss. The pilot feels listless but it's an intriguing idea, and there are proven Hollywood heavyweights — Lost creator J.J. Abrams and Iron Man director Jon Favreau — at work here so it could brighten.
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