Fall TV Handbook: Tuesdays at 8
2010 Fall TV Handbook
The shows: The Biggest Loser, Glee, NCIS, No Ordinary Family, One Tree Hill
What I'm doing: DVRing Glee and actually watching it. DVRing One Tree Hill because I have the crazy idea that I might someday watch the previous 5000 seasons. I'll try No Ordinary Family online.
Biggest Loser, The, NBC, Tuesdays at 8, 9/21
Stars and how you know them: Jillian Michaels, Alison Sweeney (Days of Our Lives)
What it is: A reality show weight loss competition
The buzz: It is what it is. You like it or you don't.
You might like this if you like: Reality shows on which people overcome obstacles, I guess?
Glee, FOX, Tuesdays at 8, 9/21
Stars and how you know them: Matthew Morrison (Broadway), Lea Michele (Broadway), Jane Lynch (Party Down, Julie and Julia), a bunch of new stars you know from this show
What it is: Musical dramedy about a high school glee club
The buzz: The show got off to a great start, and then had a difficult second half of its first season. So we'll see if and how they manage to recover in the second season.
You might like this if you like: High school shows, musicals
NCIS, CBS, Tuesdays at 8, 9/21
Stars and how you know them: Mark Harmon (Chicago Hope, St. Elsewhere), Michael Weatherly (Dark Angel), Pauley Perrette, David McCallum (The Replacements)
What it is: A procedural about the Naval Criminal Investigative Service
The buzz: I think this one just kind of keeps going. It certainly has lots of fans.
You might like this if you like: Procedurals
*No Ordinary Family, ABC, Tuesdays at 8, 9/28
Stars and how you know them: Julie Benz (Buffy, Angel, Dexter), Michael Chiklis (The Shield)
What it is: A regular family is in an accident and gets superpowers.
The buzz: People aren't wildly enthusiastic, but it's sounding good.
You might like this if you like: The Incredibles, Heroes
One Tree Hill, CW, Tuesdays at 8, 9/14
Posted by Kat at September 4, 2010 07:25 PM
Stars and how you know them: James Lafferty, Bethany Joy Galeotti (Guiding Light), Sophia Bush (Nip/Tuck), Austin Nichols (John from Cincinnati)
What it is: A bunch of high schoolers - who must be in college by now, no? - in North Carolina have lots of drama.
The buzz: This show has its fans, and everyone else says "That's still on?"
You might like this if you like: Teen dramas, Dawson's Creek, The O.C.