Fall TV Handbook: Wednesdays at 9
2010 Fall TV Handbook
The shows: Cougar Town, Criminal Minds, Hell's Kitchen, Hellcats, Law & Order: SVU, Modern Family
What I'm doing: DVRing Hellcats and Modern Family
Cougar Town, ABC, Wednesdays at 9:30, 9/22
Stars and how you know them: Courteney Cox (Friends), Josh Hopkins (Pepper Dennis, Brothers & Sisters, Private Practice)
What it is: Sitcom about a recently-divorced woman
The buzz: The buzz seems to be "Better than it sounds! Really!"
You might like this if you like: Friends, maybe? That would be the obvious.
Criminal Minds, CBS, Wednesdays at 9, 9/22
Stars and how you know them: Shemar Moore (The Young and the Restless), Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson (Dharma & Greg)
What it is: Profilers catch criminals.
The buzz: Last season was supposed to be not very good, and I think they fired some popular actresses. I don't know.
You might like this if you like: Procedurals
Hell's Kitchen, FOX, Wednesdays at 9, 9/22
Stars and how you know them: Gordon Ramsey
What it is: Chefs go through a variety of challenges
The buzz: No one really talks about this much. I'm sure it has its fans.
You might like this if you like: Cooking, reality competitions, Top Chef
*Hellcats, CW, Wednesdays at 9, 9/8
Stars and how you know them: Alyson Michalka (Phil of the Future), Ashley Tisdale (High School Musical), Matt Barr (Harper's Island), Aaron Douglas (Battlestar Galactica)
What it is: A pre-law student becomes a cheerleader to get a scholarship.
The buzz: It's a silly CW show. You'll probably either love it or hate it.
You might like this if you like: College shows, dance movies
Law & Order: SVU, NBC, Wednesdays at 9, 9/22
Stars and how you know them: Christopher Meloni (Oz), Mariska Hargitay (Prince Street)
What it is: NYPD detectives investigate sexual crimes.
The buzz: Lots of people love this. You probably know about it already.
You might like this if you like: Procedurals, Law and Order shows
Modern Family, ABC, Wednesdays at 9, 9/22
Posted by Kat at September 5, 2010 02:40 PM
Stars and how you know them: Ed O'Neill (Married with Children), Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen (Boston Legal), Ty Burrell (Back to You), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (The Class), Eric Stonestreet
What it is: A sitcom about a big complicated non-traditional extended family
The buzz: This just won a bunch of Emmys, and everyone in the universe loves it, it seems.
You might like this if you like: Satirical humor, family shows