Fridays at 9 on ABC
Kyle MacLachlan hasn't had much TV luck since Twin Peaks, so I'm hoping this midseason crime series finds its footing fast. MacLachlan plays an eccentric hotshot lawyer who runs the National Justice Project, revisiting the cases of falsely accused criminals.
THE SHIELD Tuesdays at 10 on FX
A new internal affairs detective (Forest Whitaker) aims to take down roguish Vic Mackey in this cop drama's ever brutal fifth season.
GIRL TROUBLE January 17 at 10 on channel 13
An urban female counterpart to Country Boys, this doc follows three troubled teen girls more or less raising themselves, with some help from 22-year-old youth advocate Lateefah Simon, who urges them on as they muddle through the juvenile justice system.
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