Did anyone watch Nashville? The cheerleader is playing a full-blown tramp, which is the best angle the show has going. It's basically a soap opera dressed up as a drama and is completely predictable. I had to slap myself because I liked it.
I'm intrigued now. I might just have to watch this on Hulu when I get a chance.
I watched Chicago Fire instead. It felt a little like Third Watch, though there was too much going on at once. It felt like the episode didn't really settle in until the 2nd half hour.
Revolution looks to be holding steady in the ratings. Strong DVR numbers. You would think in this day and age, networks would care about that just a little bit... I really dig that show. Last Resort is really good too. It sucks that the complex story might be too much for the general American audience to handle.
And dare might I say I actually like Guys With Kids? Yeah yeah, I know. Guys with kids... durrrr. Been awhile since I saw a sitcom with a laugh track, but there is something about the cast that clicks. Too bad it has a terrible lead in with Animal Practice. Also doesn't help that NBC is thinking of putting Whitney in that timeslot when Animal Practice gets canned. *Shudders*
Outsourced was tolerable, kind of like Kelly Kapoor's new show. It was heavily handicapped by the utter blandness of the main character, the lameness of the whole practical joke angle, and how mind numbingly annoying the fat guy was. The ridiculously beautiful Aussie chick could only cancel out two of those.
There was an article in the paper in the last few days about how networks do like DVR numbers now, since they add to the total viewers and viewers = ratings = cash. I hope if I told my DVR to record Animal Practice, it would refuse.
Sorry Doc...looks like Revolution is gonna make it to season 2 at the least. I like the show. It has improved as it goes. I wish they would lose the LOST-like noisemusic stings into the commercial breaks but as far as keeping the story and surprises coming it's been pretty solid. Still hovering overall at a B/B- but for major network that'll do.
S2 of Suburgatory is back tonight. First ep back was really good. One of the best shows from last year.
I almost gave Suburgatory a pass after the very first episode (of season one) was 95% cliche 'plastic suburbanite' jokes, but the writers actually developed the characters and expanded the humor. I am still backed up to last season on my very backed up DVR, but I would probably give it an A- or B+ overall. The mother of the obnoxious girl probably deserves some kind of awards nomination, but then there is a surprising number of quality comedies lately.