Fall TV Handbook: Tuesdays at 10
2010 Fall TV Handbook
The shows: Detroit 1-8-7, The Good Wife, Parenthood, Sons of Anarchy
What I'm doing: DVRing The Good Wife and Parenthood - hey, it's Sports Night alumni hour! I'll try an episode of Detroit 1-8-7 if they put it online.
*Detroit 1-8-7, ABC, Tuesdays at 10, 9/21
Stars and how you know them: D.J. Cotrona (Windfall), Erin Cummings (Spartacus), Aisha Hinds (True Blood), Michael Imperioli (Life on Mars)
What it is: A gritty cop show set in Detroit
The buzz: The original pilot was in a mockumentary style, and has been redone, so . . . we'll see.
You might like this if you like: Cop shows, Southland
Good Wife, The, CBS, Tuesdays at 10, 9/28
Stars and how you know them: Julianna Margulies (ER), Matt Czuchry (Gilmore Girls), Josh Charles (Sports Night), Archie Panjabi, Christine Baranski (Cybill), Chris Noth (Sex and the City)
What it is: After her politician husband is embroiled in scandal and imprisoned, a woman tries to put her life back together and goes to work at an old flame's law firm. Drama and love triangles ensue!
The buzz: This was one of the best new shows last season, and it's way better than it sounds from my little blurb there. Watch it!
You might like this if you like: Legal dramas, relationship dramas
Parenthood, NBC, Tuesdays at 10, 9/14
Stars and how you know them: Lauren Graham (Gilmore Girls), Peter Krause (Sports Night, Six Feet Under), Dax Shepard (When in Rome), Monica Potter (Boston Legal)
What it is: A close-knit extended family has various issues and dramas.
The buzz: I haven't heard much about the new season, but everyone, including me, loved the first season.
You might like this if you like: Brothers and Sisters, Gilmore Girls
Sons of Anarchy, FX, Tuesdays at 10, 9/7
Posted by Kat at September 5, 2010 11:25 AM
Stars and how you know them: Charlie Hunnam (Undeclared), Mark Boone Jr., Tommy Flanagan, Maggie Siff (Mad Men), Ron Perlman (everything ever), Kim Coates, Katey Sagal (Futurama)
What it is: A guy tries to balance family life and his motorcycle gang.
The buzz: Everyone seems to love this. (I've never seen it.)
You might like this if you like: Dramas? Motorcycles? I'm honestly not sure.