THE MAIN COURSE
… FX has announced three midseason premiere dates: Justified, one of the most underrated shows on television (seriously, watch it), returns January 17 at 10pm. Animated comedy Archer, one of the most underrated shows on television (seriously, watch it) comes back January 19 at 10pm. Finally, new animated comedy Unsupervised, touted as being from some writers from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, will debut after Archer. [FX, via… Continue reading News Briefs: FX Announces Midseason Return Dates for Justified and Archer
If you’re itching to see what happens with Annie Walker following the summer run of “Covert Affairs,” you won’t have to wait all that long. The same goes for Michael Westen and “Burn Notice.”
USA will bring both series back in early November to complete their current seasons. Their fall runs will join the previously announced sixth season of “Psych,” which premieres Oct. 12.
The cable… Continue reading 'Burn Notice,' 'Covert Affairs' get fall return dates on USA
The countdown has begun! To find out when your favorite shows return this fall (or when new confections like 2 Broke Girls or Pan Am begin), keep this chart handy. The new season (at least according to Nielsen) officially begins on Sept. 19, but several shows are firing up earlier.
This doesn’t include midseason starts, people.
How I Met Your Mother (9/19)
2 Broke Girls (9/19)
Two and a Half Men (9/19)
Mike… Continue reading Fall 2011-12 TV schedule with premiere dates
HBO today confirmed the fall debut dates of “Boardwalk Empire,” “Hung,” “How to Make It in America,” “Bored to Death” and “Enlightened”:
BOARDWALK EMPIRE kicks off its 12-episode second season SUNDAY, SEPT. 25 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT). Set in the 1920s in the early days of Prohibition, this Emmy(R)-nominated, Golden Globe-winning drama series stars Steve Buscemi as “Nucky” Thompson, the undisputed leader of Atlantic City. The show was created by Terence… Continue reading HBO Sets Fall Premiere Dates for New and Returning Series
CBS isn’t exactly known for taking risks, instead relying on a steady diet of procedurals, laugh-track comedies, and reality competition programs where the prize isn’t another contestant. That strategy has paid off as CBS annually gets to wear a sash that reads “America’s Most-Watched Network.”
Risk-aversion is retained in the network’s announcement of next season’s premiere dates, which doesn’t feature anything too interesting to talk about and forces me to write… Continue reading CBS Sets Premiere Dates for 2011 Season