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TV or not TV: There are some big questions in network fall lineups

Those of you tired of network reruns are about to get a reprieve. Starting this week, the five major networks will roll out the first of 22 new programs to go along with returning series. The 22 fall series launches is the smallest since Fox became a network.

It's the annual gamble the networks make. Each year, the odds of success keep getting longer because of all the viewing options from cable to Hulu. That means by the time the last new show launches on Nov. 5 when CBS adds the comedy "Angel from Hell" the odds are high that cancellation slips will have been handed out to other new shows.

There were 24 new series that launched for the 2014-2015...