Daily Archives: September 26, 2013

The New Fall TV Season: Thursdays

We’re previewing the new fall TV season each day this week, with Thursday tied with Tuesdays as having the most new broadcast shows — seven. It’s no secret that Thursday is one of the most important days of the week for networks because of the wealth of weekend movie advertising, so the comedies are marked […]

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Also on Thursday: New Seasons in London

What kind of special things do shows do to make their season premieres special? Double the running time and go to England. “Parks and Recreation” (NBC, 8 p.m.) does both on its sixth season return, with Leslie going to London to accept an award. Also, Tom fights the person targeting his business (not Diddy, it […]

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Trouble Reaching Quorum on ‘X Factor’

It only started its third season last week and already “The X Factor” is winding up its auditions. Why not? It doesn’t have revolving chairs or even an identifiable method of working through audition cities. Instead, it jumps all around geographically, sometimes singer to singer, changing locales as judges change clothes — and Simon occasionally […]

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