Daily Archives: September 19, 2011

The New Fall Season: A Yawn and A Few Laughs

Today’s the official start to the new fall season on network television, and while a few shows have already premiered (mostly on The CW), slightly more than two dozen new shows start filling up the prime time slots starting tonight. After months of development and millions in promotion, it’s surprising how mediocre most of the […]

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The New Fall Season: Mondays

Broadcast networks roll out their new (and returning) shows tonight as the fall TV season officially begins. Here’s the first in a nightly look at what they’ll have to offer. NEW SHOWS “2 Broke Girls” (CBS, 8:30 p.m., starts tonight) has a sassy wit about it and an all-woman attitude that is still rare to […]

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Monday TV: New ‘Man,’ Sheen Roast, More ‘Dancing’

Amid the new shows on tonight (see the Fall TV Preview: Monday) one of the biggest events will be the return of “Two and a Half Men” (CBS, 9 p.m.), with one man down. Charlie Sheen is gone, of course, due to his own misconduct. And replacing him in the cast of TV’s most popular […]

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‘Modern Family,’ ‘Mad Men’ Repeat as Emmy Winners

“Modern Family” swept the Emmys Sunday night in a way that few other comedies ever have; while the drama category splintered between a number of shows, with “Mad Men” taking its fourth straight best drama nod while “Friday Night Lights” snared two key awards. “Modern Family” won the first four awards of the night – […]

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