We know: We didn't think we had room in our lives for any more TV shows, either. But a new year means new TV, and after getting an early look at these five new series premiering soon, we're ready to clear some space off our DVRs to make room for them. Give these promising newcomers a shot; they're worth deleting all those old "Honey Boo Boos" for.
1. "True Detective" (HBO, premieres Jan. 12)
It's only January, but this quietly riveting crime drama already looks like a contender for 2014's best new show. Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson bring serious star power to this tense tale of two cops (one a family man, one a loner) investigating a ritualistic murder across two decades. Observing how the men change over time as they pursue justice, it's more a morality tale than a strict procedural, and it won't get stale, either: The series will refresh each season, "American Horror Story"-style, with new characters and a new crime.
2. "Rake" (Fox, premieres Jan. 23)
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