Network TV's fall season formally starts this week, when most networks are unveiling their new shows, and Nielsen starts counting ratings for the season. Which shows will succeed and which will fail?
The contenders include everything from "Gotham" to "Gracepoint," "The McCarthys," "Bad Judge," and "How to Get Away With Murder." There is also "Black-ish," "Selfie," "Stalker," and "Madam Secretary." Just to name a few.
Matthew Gilbert has been the TV critic at the Boston Globe since 1998. He has also written about TV for Slate, appeared on NPR, and been managing editor at the Boston Review.