What to Expect from this Blog in the Coming WeeksThe best time of year for TV fans is almost here. The traditional launch of a new TV season usually begins in Autumn. This mean the old Networks are going to be launching a whole new slate of programs, most of which will be cancelled before the mid-season break. Fortunately, there are plenty of cable favorites that are returning as well including Homeland, The Walking Dead, Boardwalk Empire, and Dexter for those who still care (I'm looking at you brother Jimmy). Sorry, Mad Men won't be back until next Spring. I won't be writing up on all these shows. After all, according to Entertainment Weekly's cover of their Fall Preview issue, there will be 104 shows this fall. 104!! Too many for one man. But based off what I've read from some critics and my own personal taste, there are definitely a fair number of new shows that I will be writing about in the coming weeks. After the jump, a truncated calendar of key premiere dates.
Go On (NBC)--9/11
The Mindy Project (FOX)--9/25
Animal Practice (NBC)--9/26
The Neighbors (ABC)--9/26
Last Resort (ABC)--9/27
666 Park Avenue (ABC)--9/30
Boardwalk Empire (HBO)--9/16
Parks and Recreation (NBC)--9/20
How I Met Your Mother (CBS)--9/24
New Girl (FOX)--9/25
Person of Interest (CBS)--9/27
The Good Wife (CBS)--9/30
Bob's Burgers (FOX)--9/30
Beauty and the Beast(CW)--10/11
30 Rock (NBC)--10/4
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX)--10/11
The Walking Dead (AMC)--10/14
Happy Endings (ABC)--10/23
Okay. I counted 29 shows on that list. I consider that a fair number. Now, I won't be writing up on all these shows on a weekly basis. And I may not write about them on their respective premiere dates. But I will, at the very least, share some thoughts and opinions on the majority of them. I would like to say all but I make no guarantees.
The one surprise I found from the complete fall schedule: The number of returning comedies being held back until October. All of the new comedies will begin in September. I was surprised the new shows weren't spread out more.