21 January 2013 5:31 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Downton Abbey," "Shameless," "Girls," Californication," "Enlightened" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week. "The Following": Series Premiere Monday, January 21 at 9pm on Fox Kevin Bacon's first small screen gig since his days on soaps "Search for Tomorrow" and "The Guiding Light" at the start of his career finds him taking up one of the most common jobs on primetime TV and chasing down serial killers. Well, mostly one killer by way of, as the title says, his following, which sets the show apart from the more typical procedural. Bacon plays an FBI agent dueling with a charismatic psychopath (James Purefoy) who's built up a network of protégés to do his murdering for him. The series, which has attracted attention. »

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