Fall TV: New TV Shows
'Better With You' (ABC)Premieres Sept. 22
Two sisters (Jennifer Finnigan, Joanna Garcia) have very different relationships with their significant others.
'Blue Bloods' (CBS)Premieres Sept. 24
The police force through the unique perspective of a multi-generational family of dedicated NYPD officers.
We'll definitely be tuning in. While the brutality makes us squeamish, we're interested to see if it can maintain a balance between a character-driven show and a typical procedural.
'Body of Proof' (ABC)Premieres Fall 2010
A top neurosurgeon becomes a forensic medical examiner after an accident hampers her surgical skills and she kills a patient.
'Chase' (NBC)Premieres Sept. 20
A team of U.S. marshals hunts down America's most dangerous fugitives.
'The Defenders' (CBS)Premieres Sept. 22
Criminal defense lawyers, navigate the often blurry line between right and wrong with an impressive repertoire of witty insults and slapstick moments.
If Jerry O'Connell and Jim Belushi don't exactly scream "serious courtroom drama" to you, don't worry. Set in Vegas, this has exactly as much comedy as you'd expect from these two.
'Detroit 1-8-7' (ABC)Premieres Sept. 21
Detroit has the highest murder rate in the country, so it makes sense as the setting for a show about homicide detectives.
'The Event' (NBC)Premieres Sept. 20
A guy's (Jason Ritter) fiancee disappears and the new president (Blair Underwood) learns of a secret CIA program. Yes, they are connected.
'Hawaii Five-0' (CBS)Premieres Sept. 20
An elite task force whose mission is to eliminate crime on the beaches of the Aloha State.
'Hellcats' (The CW)Premieres Sept. 8
A pre-law student loses her scholarship and has to rely on her dormant gymnastics ability to earn a spot on the cheerleading squad to stay in school.
'Lone Star' (FOX)Premieres Sept. 20
A con man lives a triple life in Texas while running two long games and secretly wanting to make both his fake lives real.
'Mike & Molly' (CBS)Premieres Sept. 20
A fourth-grade teacher and a Chicago cop meet and fall in love at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting.
The love story is sweet, hopeful, and refreshing but is America too sensitive for a show that's chock-full of fat jokes? We sure hope not.
'My Generation' (ABC)Premieres Sept. 23
A documentary crew followed high school students as they prepared for graduation in 2000. Ten years later, the filmmakers revisit the former classmates.
'Nikita' (The CW)Premieres Sept. 9
A highly trained spy and assassin seeks retribution against the government agency that created her.
'No Ordinary Family' (ABC)Premieres Sept. 28
A family's plane crashes into phosphorescent water and gives everyone random superpowers.
'Outlaw' (NBC)Premieres Sept. 24
a Supreme Court justice leaves the bench to go back to practicing law and trying to change the system from below rather than above.
'Outsourced' (NBC)Premieres Sept. 23
The call center for an American novelty company based in the Midwest is relocated to India.
'Raising Hope' (FOX)Premieres Sept. 21
A completely unprepared young man is left with a baby girl and decides to raise her despite his equally screwed up support system of a family.
'Running Wilde' (FOX)Premieres Sept. 21
A spoiled rich boy tries to buy the love of his childhood sweetheart, an idealistic do-gooder.
'$#*! My Dad Says' (CBS)Premieres Sept. 23
Based on the popular Twitter account, an adult son moves in with his forthright father who is not afraid to express his politically incorrect opinions.
Part of what's funny about the source material is the lack of context. When a joke is clearly set-up and we're waiting on the punch line, it sometimes lacks ... well, punch.
'Undercovers' (NBC)Premieres Sept. 22
A retired husband-and-wife spy team who now run a catering business are suddenly thrust back into their former CIA agent lives.
'The Whole Truth' (ABC)Premieres Sept. 22
A legal drama that chronicles how a case is built from the perspectives of both the defense and the prosecution.
'Love Bites' (NBC)Premieres Spring 2011
A romantic anthology series with only three series regulars but scads of guest stars like Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jason Lewis and Charlyne Yi.