30 Most Anticipated TV Shows of 2018

From new prestige dramas and must-binge sci-fi shows to the return of 'Atlanta,' 'Westworld' and more – what we can't wait to tune in to

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'Barry' (HBO, Mar. 25)

You know, it's your typical hitman-goes-through-existential-slump-and-decides-he-wants-to-become-an-actor story – that old chestnut. Silicon Valley executive producer Alec Berg teams up with Bill Hader for this wry black comedy about a professional assassin who gets bit by the performing-arts bug while on a job in Los Angeles; he wants to quit the life, his Chechen-mobster clients and his handler (Office Space's Stephen Root) aren't ready to let him walk away just yet. Showbiz jokes, identity crises and gunfire ensue. Hader does double-duty as a director in a storyline that manages to hit many of his sweet spots: the awkward-yet-charming romantic lead of Trainwreck, the pathos-driven character drama of The Skeleton Twins, the comic chops of his SNL etc. work. DF

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