Pick of the Week
Lucius Malfoy from Harry Potter is in a new NBC series debuting this week. I thought it was the best sounding new show of all the shows that debuted last Fall, but we had to wait until this week for it to debut. A detective is in a car crash with his wife and son. His wife survives in one reality, but when he goes asleep, he wakes up to another reality where only his son survived. He doesn’t know which one is a dream or if they are both dreams and he’s making it all up.
Starring: Jason Isaacs, Laura Allen, Steve Harris, Cherry Jones, Dylan Minnette, Wilmer Valderrama, Michaela McManus, BD Wong
Premieres: Thursday, March 1
NBC has had a rough few years. They made the bonehead decision a couple years ago to get rid of dramas at 10pm in order to put Jay Leno back on the air. After that fiasco, they tried to bounce back last season without much success due to not doing anything too exciting for new shows. With a new chairman, Bob Greenblatt, he seems to be making an effort with keeping shows people love, like Chuck and Parenthood, while picking up more comedies. NBC announced its fall schedule along with making it official which shows they canceled. Earlier this season, NBC canceled low performing shows, such as The Cape and Chase. During their upfront meeting with advertisers last week, they officially announced canceling a few more.
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Greek ends on Monday night and 10 Things I Hate About You takes over in its spot. V starts again this Tuesday. Not sure if it’ll come back next season so it depends on how many people come back to watching it this week. Bones and Fringe comes back from hiatus. On Friday, Stargate Universe comes back in Caprica‘s spot.
Pick of the Week
In Plain Sight
Starring: Mary McCormack, Frederick Weller, Cristian de la Fuente, Paul Ben-Victor, Lesley Ann Warren, Nichole Hiltz, Todd Williams, Holly Maples
Premieres: Wednesday, March 31
Synopsis: Mary needs to recover from being shot at the end of last season.
My Take: I love the two main characters. I am still not a fan of Mary’s sister and mother, but they were toned down a bit during the second season so hopefully it’ll continue in that direction with them.
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