November 18, 2011 1:00 PM

New fall shows: Which survivors will make it to season’s end?

If you’re a producer on a new network TV show, and you’re still churning out episodes come Thanksgiving, this is indeed a time to give thanks. You’re not on the phone with your agent looking for a new gig, and those studio paychecks will buy a lot of Christmas cheer. But if you’re a viewer, it’s a more tenuous time.

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