Fall TV Handbook: Wednesdays at 10
2010 Fall TV Handbook
The shows: The Defenders, Law & Order: Los Angeles, Psych, Terriers, The Whole Truth
What I'm doing: DVRing Psych. Trying . . . gosh, trying all the others, I guess. Let's hope I don't like them all.
*Defenders, The, CBS, Wednesdays at 10, 9/22
Stars and how you know them: Jerry O'Connell (Sliders), Jim Belushi (According to Jim)
What it is: Defense attorneys in Las Vegas
The buzz: O'Connell and Belushi are supposed to be good, but the show itself is sounding meh.
You might like this if you like: Las Vegas, lawyer shows
*Law & Order: Los Angeles, NBC, Wednesdays at 10, 9/29
Stars and how you know them: Skeet Ulrich (Jericho), Corey Stoll, Wanda De Jesus, Alfred Molina, Teri Polo (West Wing)
What it is: Law and Order. In Los Angeles.
The buzz: It's, you know, Law and Order. In Los Angeles.
You might like this if you like: Law and Order.
Psych, USA, Wednesdays at 10, 11/10
Stars and how you know them: James Roday (Miss Match), Dule Hill (West Wing)
What it is: A fake psychic and his friend run a detective agency and help the police.
The buzz: This is consistently funny, and also has real heart.
You might like this if you like: Other USA shows, funny procedurals.
*Terriers, FX, Wednesdays at 10, 9/8
Stars and how you know them: Donal Logue (Grounded for Life), Michael Raymond-James (True Blood)
What it is: An ex-cop and his friends start an unlicensed private investigation business.
The buzz: Critics are loving this.
You might like this if you like: Other FX shows? Justified, maybe?
*Whole Truth, The, ABC, Wednesdays at 10, 9/22
Posted by Kat at September 5, 2010 03:13 PM
Stars and how you know them: Maura Tierney (ER), Rob Morrow (Northern Exposure, Numb3rs)
What it is: A legal show giving equal attention to the prosecution and defense.
The buzz: Tierney is a recent addition, replacing the original lead, so there aren't many real opinions yet. But buzz is generally positive.
You might like this if you like: Legal shows