Posts tagged "Fall Premieres"

Fall TV Pilot Review: Ironside

Fall TV Pilot Review: Ironside
IRONSIDE Airs: Wednesdays at 9:00/8:00c on NBC Premise: Brash detective Robert Ironside (Blair Underwood) solves tough crimes and outsmarts criminals, all while confined to a wheelchair! Behind the Scenes: This is a remake of the Raymond Burr-starring series that aired from 1967-1975.  Subject of some controversy given the fact that producers cast Underwood in the role... Read more »

Fall TV Pilot Review: Sleepy Hollow

Fall TV Pilot Review: Sleepy Hollow
SLEEPY HOLLOW Airs: Mondays at 9/8c on Fox Premise: Revolutionary War soldier Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) wakes up from frozen slumber over 200 years later to team up with a young police officer (Nicole Beharie) and track the second coming of the Headless Horseman, who may just be one of the four horsemen of the... Read more »

Fall Pilot-Palooza: Elementary, Mindy Project, Ben & Kate, Vegas, Mob Doctor, Neighbors

ELEMENTARY (Thurs. at 10/9c on CBS)  A smart and handsomely shot re-working of Sherlock Holmes.  Yes, it's a procedural and I usually hate those, but Sherlock is like the ultimate procedural character. Johnny Lee Miller does a terrific job.  The New York setting is nice change of pace, and Lucy Liu proves to be a surprisingly effective Watson.  It's no BBC Sherlock, but, hey, few things are.  Grade: B+
This week was a crazy one for TV fans.  Returning shows are back.  New shows are starting.  And viewers are just trying to deal with the madness and schedule their DVRs accordingly.  Hammervision is here to help.  The bottom line: The Mindy Project and Elementary are worth watching.  You can pass on all the rest.  Check back on Monday... Read more »
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Fall TV Reviews: "Partners" on CBS

Fall TV Reviews: "Partners" on CBS
Partners, airing (for now) Mondays, 7:30c on CBS Starring: Michael Urie of Ugly Betty, David Krumholtz of pretty much everything you’ve watched over the past 15 years, Brandon Routh of Superman, and Sophia Bush, formerly of Chad Michael Murray The Deal: I think this is a sitcom? I mean, I can’t be sure because I... Read more »

Weekly Fall TV Premiere Roundup - 8/6 - 8/12

This fall TV season, John and I are going to do something we’ve always dreamed of doing since we were young, innocent non-bloggers.  We’re going to watch the pilot episode of every single one of the new TV shows.  And then — THEN! — we’re going to write about it so you all know which... Read more »