Fall TV Handbook: Wednesdays at 8
2010 Fall TV Handbook
The shows: America's Next Top Model, Better With You, Lie to Me, The Middle, Survivor: Nicaragua, Undercovers
What I'm doing: DVRing Undercovers. DVRing Lie to Me if I can catch up, since it doesn't come back until November. Maybe trying an episode or two of Better With You.
America's Next Top Model, CW, Wednesdays at 8, 9/8
Stars and how you know them: Tyra Banks
What it is: Girls compete to become models.
The buzz: This has become one of those reality standards that keep going and going.
You might like this if you like: Reality competitions, melodrama
*Better With You, ABC, Wednesdays at 8:30, 9/22
Stars and how you know them: Josh Cooke (Committed), Jennifer Finnigan (Committed, Close to Home), Joanna Garcia (Reba), Jake Lacy, Debra Jo Rupp (That 70s Show)
What it is: A sitcom about sisters at different stages in their relationships.
The buzz: Decidedly lukewarm.
You might like this if you like: Relationship sitcoms
Lie to Me, FOX, Wednesdays at 8, 11/10
Stars and how you know them: Tim Roth (lots of movies), Kelli Williams (The Practice), Brendan Hines (The Middleman), Monica Raymund
What it is: A group of experts helps solve crimes by being able to tell when people are lying through various psychology methods.
The buzz: Everyone seems to really like this.
You might like this if you like: Offbeat procedurals, House
Middle, The, ABC, Wednesday at 8, 9/22
Stars and how you know them: Patricia Heaton (Everybody Loves Raymond), Neil Flynn (Scrubs)
What it is: A sitcom about a family in Indiana.
The buzz: My response to seeing this on the ABC schedule was "That show is still on?" So really, no one talks about it much.
You might like this if you like: Family sitcoms, Malcolm in the Middle
Survivor: Nicaragua, CBS, Wednesdays at 8, 9/15
Stars and how you know them: Jeff Probst
What it is: It's Survivor. You know what it is.
The buzz: I think this season is supposed to be old vs. young or something.
You might like this if you like: I'm sure you already know whether you're interested in this.
*Undercovers, NBC, Wednesdays at 8, 9/22
Posted by Kat at September 5, 2010 01:50 PM
Stars and how you know them: Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Doctor Who), Boris Kodjoe (Soul Food)
What it is: Retired married spies-turned-caterers get back into the game.
The buzz: People who have seen the pilot virtually all say it's one of the best shows of the new season.
You might like this if you like: Spy stuff, Mr. and Mrs. Smith