By Nolan Feeney
September 11, 2014

TELEVISION

Still Good

Fresh off her Emmy win for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Julianna Margulies returns Sept. 21 for the sixth season of CBS’s twist-filled The Good Wife.

MUSIC

Not So Lonely

Propelled by the ballad “Stay With Me,” Sam Smith’s soulful In the Lonely Hour was one of 2014’s most notable debuts. The Brit begins a North American tour on Sept. 15.

BOOKS

Dream World

Chloe Benjamin’s promising debut novel, The Anatomy of Dreams (out Sept. 16), follows former boarding-school lovers as they conduct mysterious sleep research for their onetime headmaster.

MOVIES

Hard Knocks

Featuring the last screen performance by the late James Gandolfini, The Drop (now in theaters) stars Tom Hardy (below) as a Brooklyn bartender who gets caught in the crosshairs of gang life.

‘THE OLD SPICE GUY IS WHO I AM ALL THE TIME.’

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THE WEEK

THE NEW GIRL ROOMIES RETURN

Write to Nolan Feeney at nolan.feeney@time.com.

This appears in the September 22, 2014 issue of TIME.

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