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NBC, Fox unleash crime fighters over the airwaves with 'Blindspot,' 'Minority Report'

NBC, Fox unleash crime fighters over the airwaves with 'Blindspot,' 'Minority Report'

The 2015 fall season begins in earnest this week, with shows that the Big Four networks hope become this year's breakouts.

NBC and Fox offer their best shots on Monday, with "Blindspot" and "Minority Report," respectively, two big swing dramas that lean heavily on successful film and television tropes but with enough creative flourish to make themselves felt.

No small task, given television's current state of overcrowding. So, perhaps, "Blindspot" creator Martin Gero and director Mark Pellington can be forgiven for their over-the-top opener: Amid the relentless neon of Times Square, a duffel bag is discovered, tagged with directions to call the...

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