TV picks, Fall Preview edition: Your guide to Mondays
This lights-out drama is more adventure than dystopian darkness.
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Premieres Sept. 17, 10 p.m., NBC
Polar opposite best friend business partners Joe (David Krumholtz), who is straight, and Louis (Michael Urie), who is gay, bicker about work and life, but can’t imagine even a day spent without the other. Their relationship becomes even more complicated when Joe proposes to his girlfriend (Sophia Bush). It’s your standard odd-couple sitcom, this one relying quasi-edgy jokes.
Premieres Sept. 24, 8:30 p.m., CBS
“The Mob Doctor”
Jordana Spiro (“My Boys”) plays Grace Devlin, a promising Chicago doctor who moonlights for the mob — just in case that wasn’t clear from the title. She splits her time between saving lives at a prestigious hospital and stitching up goons in dirty back rooms, thanks to her brother’s debt to the mafia. Grace is painted a little too hard-nosed, but a heightened portrait of Chicago’s underbelly is always fun to watch.
Premieres tonight, 9 p.m., Fox
“Catfish: The TV Show”
Based on the documentary “Catfish,” this TV spinoff follows couples who have fallen in love online and chronicles their first in-person meetings. The encounters — involving some parties who may not have been entirely truthful in their online correspondence — promise to be awkward, if not somewhat exploitative.
Premieres Nov. 12, 10 p.m., MTV