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10 Essential TV Shows for 2016

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There was more television than ever in 2015, and the industry shows no signs of slowing down its output in the year to come. As we reach the midpoint of the 2015-2016 season, there are more new series, from more outlets, on the horizon than ever — and with so much white noise, it takes a lot to stand out as an essential. Still, here are ten can’t-miss television events in the year to come, with a heavy focus on the first half of the year.
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Which 2015 Book Should You Read While Your Favorite TV Show Is on Hiatus?

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The holidays are upon us, and unless you really love spending time with your family, you’re probably in need of a distraction. Especially since that greatest of contemporary cultural distractions — television — will be a wasteland of reruns and ’80s Christmas movies until January, why not pick up a new book that touches on the same themes as your favorite on-hiatus show?
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