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This comic quartet, making their returns to TV, discusses getting older, technology and how comedy has changed

Starring a quartet of seasoned comedy veterans in David Alan Grier, Martin Mull, Vicki Lawrence and Leslie Jordan, the new Fox comedy "The Cool Kids" raised a few eyebrows as it entered this fall's lineup. Once the proud incubator of edgier fare such as "The Simpsons," the so-called new Fox of 2018 is betting on a retirement home sitcom led by actors who earned acclaim in boundary-pushing comedies from decades past.

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Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV and streaming picks for Sept. 23-29

DON'T MISS: "Murphy Brown" – More than 30 new and returning shows will launch their seasons this week and there isn't room to list them all here. But we'll certainly take time to welcome back an old friend. After 20 years off the air, this iconic sitcom returns to prime time as Candice Bergen and most of the original cast reprise their roles. The reboot has a bored Murphy coming out of retirement to launch a roundtable cable TV news program. (9:30 p.m. Thursday, CBS).

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‘The Resident’ takes a different look at the medical world

Matt Czuchry is talking as loudly as he can to be heard over the din of music and people talking at a party being thrown by Fox to promote the 2018-2019 fall TV season. He's part of that lineup through his medical drama, "The Resident," that has been given a second season order.

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‘Magnum P.I.’ latest reboot for CBS

LOS ANGELES – The game plan for CBS of embracing the idea that everything old is new again continues with the launch of an updated version of "Magnum P.I." If you are keeping score the one-hour detective drama set in Hawaii joins new versions of "MacGyver," "Hawaii 5-0" and "S.W.A.T." already on the network lineup. (It's not a revamped version but "Murphy Brown" also returns to the network after a two decade hiatus.)

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Two old friends meet for a cup of tea and discover they share a problem.