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4 things to know about Fox's new baseball drama 'Pitch'

Does the drama about the first woman in MLB win right out of the gate?

Fox PR promised to make the second and third episodes of Pitch available to critics in advance of tonight's premiere, but something fell through and they're not coming until next week. Since I prefer having more material to judge before writing a review when possible, I'm going to hold off on a more elaborate piece on the show, and instead tell you four things about the pilot of a show about the first woman (Kylie Bunbury) to play Major League Baseball:

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<p>Rami Malek in Mr. Robot</p>

Rami Malek in Mr. Robot

Credit: USA

Review: 'Mr. Robot' hits some anti-climaxes at the end of season 2

'Python, Part 2' provides answers, but not as much satisfaction

A review of the Mr. Robot season 2 finale coming up just as soon as I go find my manual...

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<p>You&#39;re the Worst</p>

You're the Worst

Credit: FXX

Review: On 'You're the Worst,' is it all right for Jimmy to cry for his father?

In 'Men Get Strong,' Lindsay also embraces her maternal side

A quick review of tonight's You're the Worst coming up just as soon as I perfect the bum metaphor...

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<p>This Is Us</p>

This Is Us

Credit: NBC

You say it's your birthday? Let's talk about the 'This Is Us' premiere

Breaking down what happened on the new NBC relationship drama

NBC's This Is Us is one of the more interesting new broadcast network shows debuting this fall, but for reasons that those of you who just watched it will understand, I didn't want to write much about it in advance. Instead, let's go straight to the pilot spoilers, coming up just as soon as your dog helps me keep my diet...

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<p>Lee Pace in Halt and Catch Fire</p>

Lee Pace in Halt and Catch Fire

Credit: AMC

Review: On 'Halt and Catch Fire,' communication breakdowns plague Joe and others

'And She Was' another outstanding episode in a season full of them

A review of tonight's Halt and Catch Fire coming up just as soon as we finally beat Mario Bros...

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<p>Donald Glover in Atlanta</p>

Donald Glover in Atlanta

Credit: FX

Review: On 'Atlanta,' Darius teaches Earn to trade in 'The Streisand Effect'

Meanwhile, Alfred makes the mistake of trying to engage one of his trolls

A review of tonight's Atlanta (which FX renewed, along with Better Things, earlier today) coming up just as soon as I know who Steve McQueen is...

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<p>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</p>

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Credit: FOX

Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' returns with Jake and Holt in exile

Andy Samberg and Andre Braugher carry the season premiere from 'Coral Palms'

Brooklyn Nine-Nine is back, and I have a review of the season 4 premiere coming up just as soon as I can identify the female lead in Failure to Launch...

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Review: Special needs-focused 'Speechless' another winning ABC family comedy

Minnie Driver plays a fierce mama bear in the Alphabet's latest winner

If you've been watching ABC's family comedies over the last few years, Speechless will feel simultaneously familiar and unusual, both in ways that are reassuring. Since the debuts of Modern Family and The Middle, ABC has had an uncanny knack for developing single-camera comedies about families, each of them feeling like part of the some coherent brand, but having their own distinct voice and perspective. Not all of them have entirely clicked (The Real O'Neals is still figuring itself out, though it has moments), but there are safer bets in the TV business right now.

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<p>Kiefer Sutherland in Designated Survivor</p>

Kiefer Sutherland in Designated Survivor

Credit: ABC

Review: Kiefer Sutherland battles terrorists (again) in 'Designated Survivor'

'24' alum becomes accidental president in a show that's busier than it needs to be

While 24 promised to tell one story in real time each season, the spy thriller's dirty not-so-secret was that each year contained at least two, and sometimes more, different story arcs that were told consecutively and held together with spit, baling wire, and the sheer force of Kiefer Sutherland's performance as Jack Bauer.

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<p>The Good Place</p>

The Good Place

Credit: NBC

Review: Kristen Bell gets a tour of 'The Good Place' in two-part series premiere

Ted Danson's a comedy treasure, and opening with back-to-back episodes helped a lot

I offered some early thoughts on NBC's The Good Place in last week's review. A spoiler-filled review of the series' first two episodes coming up just as soon as my favorite book is Kendall Jennfer's Instagram feed...

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