Fall TV Handbook: Tuesdays at 9
2010 Fall TV Handbook
The shows: Dancing with the Stars, Life Unexpected, NCIS: Los Angeles, Raising Hope, Running Wilde
What I'm doing: DVRing Life Unexpected. DVRing Running Wilde for an episode or two to see if it's worth it.
Dancing with the Stars, ABC, Mondays at 8, Tuesdays at 9, 9/20
Stars and how you know them: Bristol Palin, The Situation (Jersey Shore), Jennifer Grey (Dirty Dancing)
What it is: "Celebrities" in a ballroom dancing competition.
The buzz: Bristol Palin. The Situation. Enough said.
You might like this if you like: Dancing? Celebrity trainwrecks?
Life Unexpected, CW, Tuesdays at 9, 9/14
Stars and how you know them: Brittany Robertson (Swingtown), Shiri Appleby (Roswell), Kristoffer Polaha (North Shore, Valentine), Kerr Smith (Dawson's Creek)
What it is: A teenager who grew up in foster care finds her birth parents.
The buzz: Last year, this ended up being better than people expected, and I'm hearing good things about the new season.
You might like this if you like: Quirky family dramas, Gilmore Girls
NCIS: Los Angeles, CBS, Tuesdays at 9, 9/21
Stars and how you know them: Chris O'Donnell (Fried Green Tomatoes, Circle of Friends), LL Cool J (In the House)
What it is: Another NCIS show.
The buzz: I haven't really heard many good things about this one.
You might like this if you like: Procedurals, NCIS
*Raising Hope, FOX, Tuesdays at 9, 9/21
Stars and how you know them: Lucas Neff, Martha Plimpton (movies, guest-starring everywhere), Cloris Leachman (Mary Tyler Moore), Garret Dillahunt (Deadwood)
What it is: A twentysomething slacker and his dysfunctional family try to raise a baby.
The buzz: This is sounding pretty awful.
You might like this if you like: Family sitcoms, I guess?
*Running Wilde, FOX, Tuesdays at 9:30, 9/21
Posted by Kat at September 5, 2010 10:48 AM
Stars and how you know them: Will Arnett (Arrested Development), Keri Russell (Felicity)
What it is: A rich bad boy tries to reform when he falls for his childhood friend turned environmental activist.
The buzz: Critics want to like this because of the stars, but it's not sounding that great.
You might like this if you like: Mismatched relationship sitcoms