Fall TV Handbook: Thursdays at 10
2010 Fall TV Handbook
The shows: The Apprentice, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The League, The Mentalist, Private Practice
What I'm doing: DVRing The Mentalist and Private Practice.
Apprentice, The, NBC, Thursdays at 10, 9/16
Stars and how you know them: Donald Trump
What it is: Contestants compete to be Trump's apprentice.
The buzz: There really isn't much.
You might like this if you like: Reality competitions
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, FX, Thursdays at 10, 9/16
Stars and how you know them: Charlie Day, Kaitlin Olson, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney
What it is: Friends running a bar
The buzz: Critics seem to be pretty enthusiastic about this.
You might like this if you like: My brother and all the guys I work with love this, so I'm going to say you'll like this if you're a guy between 20 and 40.
League, The, FX, Thursdays at 10:30, 9/16
Stars and how you know them: Don't think there are any big names here.
What it is: A comedy about a fantasy football league
The buzz: Critics seem to like this a lot more than general audiences do.
You might like this if you like: Fantasy football? My brother likes it, for the record.
Mentalist, The, CBS, Thursdays at 10, 9/23
Stars and how you know them: Simon Baker (The Guardian), Robin Tunney (Prison Break)
What it is: A fake psychic works with the police to solve murders.
The buzz: I haven't really heard much about the new season, now that I think about it. But I love this show.
You might like this if you like: Procedurals, Bones, Castle
Private Practice, ABC, Thursdays at 10, 9/23
Posted by Kat at September 5, 2010 04:52 PM
Stars and how you know them: Kate Walsh (Grey's Anatomy), Taye Diggs (Day Break), Tim Daly (Wings), Amy Brenneman (Judging Amy), Audra McDonald (Broadway), Paul Adelstein (Prison Break), KaDee Strickland
What it is: A Grey's Anatomy spinoff about a group of doctors in California.
The buzz: This show was a disaster last season, and has never been great. There's really no reason to watch if you're not already attached to the characters.
You might like this if you like: Grey's Anatomy