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TV preview: 'Nashville' looks like a winner
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Callie Khouri, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of "Thelma & Louise" and creator/producer of Nashville, doesn't like it when TV critics refer to her new show as a soap. She really needs to get over herself, because "Nashville" shows every sign of being an entertaining, addictive nighttime soap with a great cast and good writing. Soap is not a dirty word.

Watch • 9 p.m. Wednesday, Channel 4

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Gossip Girl

The 10-episode final season begins

Watch • 8 p.m. Monday, Channel 30

Frontline

Profiles of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

Watch • 8 p.m. Tuesday, Channel 7

Arrow

This new series based on the comic-book character Green Arrow shows promise.

Watch • 7 p.m. Wednesday, Channel 30

Chicago Fire

A predictable but good drama about firemen.

Watch • 9 p.m. Wednesday, Channel 5

Vice presidential debate

Joe Biden vs. Paul Ryan

Watch • 7 p.m. Thursday, Channels 2, 4, 5, 7, 13, CNBC, CNN, CSPAN, FNC, FBN, MSNBC This Weekend

College football

Utah State at BYU

Watch • 8:15 tonight, ESPN

MLS

Real Salt Lake at Los Angeles Galaxy

Watch • 7 p.m. Saturday, NBCSN

The Simpsons

In "Treehouse of Horror XXIII," Marge makes an unholy pact and Bart travels back in time.

Watch • 7 p.m. Sunday, Channel 13

The Good Wife

Will returns to the courtroom; Alicia accidentally helps Peter's campaign.

Watch • 8 p.m. Sunday, Channel 2

Revenge

Emily tries to weave her way back into the Graysons' lives.

Watch • 8 p.m. Sunday, Channel 4

Masterpiece Classic

World War II looms as the second season of "Upstairs, Downstairs" begins.

Watch • 8 p.m. Sunday, Channel 2

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