Fall Preview

'Revenge' Season 3: 5 Spoilers You Need To Know

9/27/2013 5:30pm EDT
The season two finale of ABC's vengeance-based sudser "Revenge" worked double-time to note only break our hearts, but to turn over the earth that the convoluted, complicated Initiative arc had scorched.  Declan died after being trapped in a building Conrad rigged to explode, resulting in Jack to plot his murder.  Emily (Emily VanCamp) revealed her true identity to Jack.  Finally, everyone's favorite sidekick Nolan (Gabriel Mann) was arrested as a suspect in Padma's death.  The third season of "Revenge" premieres on Sept. 29 at 9/8c on ABC, so here are five spoilers you need to know...


'Parenthood' Season 5: 5 Spoilers You Need To Know

9/25/2013 3:15pm EDT
“Parenthood,” the tear-jerking drama about a Berkley, California family, is one of the bests shows on television.  It's also the one of the most underrated.  Thanks to a spectacular fourth season that featured Joel and Julia’s adoption of a troubled child; Kristina’s wrenching bout with breast cancer; Sarah’s (Lauren Graham) love triangle; and Amber’s first love, the show is finally getting a fraction of the notoriety it deserves.  To celebrate its move to Thursday nights, here are five spoilers you need to know…

Trouble in Paradise.  Joel (Sam Jaeger) and Julia (Erika Christensen)’s m...

Fall TV Preview: NBC's 'The Michael J. Fox Show'

9/25/2013 1:00pm EDT
The Michael J. Fox Show
To watch or not to watch?  To suffer through a lackluster new show and risk missing a spectacular one?  It's the fall television roulette that can drive lesser TV fanatic insane.  Luckily, I am here to offer preview of the not-for-review pilots I managed snag this summer.  Consider me your DVR Whisperer, advising you on which shows should get your season pass and which you should just skip.  Here are my first impressions on NBC’s “The Michael J. Fox Show,” premiering Sept. 26 on NBC at 10/9c.

The Premise: Beloved and respected news anchor Mike Henry (Michael J. Fox) retired after his Parki...

Fall TV Preview: NBC's 'The Blacklist'

9/23/2013 12:15pm EDT
The Blacklist
Every fall, dozens of new television shows waft on to the air hoping to survive the season.  I am here to offer preview of the not-for-review pilots I had to pleasure of previewing.  Consider me your DVR Whisperer, guiding you on which shows should get your season pass.  NBC's "The Blacklist" premieres tonight at 10/9c.  Here are my first impressions.  

The Premise: James Spader stars as uber-terrorist mastermind Raymond “Red” Reddington.  After decades of working as a “facilitator” for international terrorists, the FBI's most wanted peacefully surrenders with the sole purpose of sharing h...

Top 5 Things You Need to Know Going Into Season 9 Of 'How I Met Your Mother'

9/22/2013 3:00pm EDT
How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother is returning this Monday for its ninth and final season.  I'm pretty sure it's for real this time.  You may remember that season eight was reportedly going to be the final season, but since ratings were at all time highs, CBS went into negotiations with show creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas to do another season.  All of the actors' contracts were up at the end of season 8, and it appeared that Jason Segel, who said he wanted to focus on his movie career, was the biggest roadblock.  As soon as Segel signed on, everything else fell into place.  Whether you've missed...

'Castle' Season 6: 5 Spoilers You Need To Know

9/20/2013 1:30pm EDT
Last season of ABC's "Castle" was a cliffhanger worthy of a series about an eccentric crime novelist and the fiercely beautiful detective muse he shadows.  Beckett (Stana Katic) secretly pursued a fancy job in Washington D.C. and an unaware Castle proposed in the closing just before credits rolled.  On Sept. 23, "Castle" will begin its sixth season on ABC at 10pm EST, so here are five spoilers you need to know...

Beckett is moving on up.  All signs are pointing to Beckett accepting the job in our nation's capital.  The evidence: reports that the 12th will get a new ambitious...

5 Things The Mindy Project Needs To Change For A Successful Season 2

9/17/2013 12:30pm EDT
The Mindy Project
The Mindy Project had a great first season! And as it enters it's second season tonight, we're all looking forward to what the series has to bring. That being said, the first season wasn't perfect - and there's more than a couple things that could be changed to move the series forward to a great, memorable and triumphant second season. Here's just a few of my ideas on how season two could trump season one.

1. Stop Trying to Force Unlikeable, Unfunny Side Characters On Us

Is anybody a fan of Jeremy Reed, the English doctor with the womanizing problem? How about Betsy, the secretary with sa...

'New Girl' Season 3 - 5 Spoilers You Need To Know

9/16/2013 3:07pm EDT
New Girl
"New Girl," the adorkable, quirky gem of a comedy that gave us The Douchebag Jar, will be returning in a matter of days. When we last saw our favorite loftmates, Nick and Jess (Jake Johnson and Zooey Deschanel, respectively) had literally driven into their happy ending as a full-fledged couple while Schmit (Max Greenfield)  bolted from the decision between the one that got away, Cece and his old flame, Elizabeth.  Before season 3 kicks off on Sept. 17 at 9pm ESt on Fox, here are five spoilers you need to know...

Schmit Decision.  Our favorite douchebag Schmidt will have to make the the...

Fall TV Preview: 6 Can't-Miss New Shows

9/16/2013 10:05am EDT
Sleepy Hollow
Clear out the DVR and stock up on your favorite snacks, the 2013-2014 television season has officially begun!   In addition to our favorite shows returning with new episodes, there’s also a fresh crop of new shows boasting impressive casts and intriguing plots. You can't possibly watch them all, though you might sprain a retina trying, so this Small Screen Girl is offering her choices for the Can't-Miss New Shows Of The Season (that aren't impressively-hyped “Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D”).  

Sleepy Hollow, FOX 

Remakes are dangerous gambles.  Just ask "Wonder Woman" whose re-boo...

'Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Stars Chloe Bennet & Brett Dalton Chat About Upcoming Season

9/14/2013 12:19pm EDT
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Whether or not you’re an Avengers fan, it’s hard not to be excited for one of the most anticipated pilots of the fall season – Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., coming to ABC Sept. 24. At Comic Con this summer, we sat down with Chloe Bennet and Brett Dalton as they discussed their characters and how they feel about their “induction” into the Marvel universe.

“Every character has a history. That’s what Marvel is so great at, having a back story for their heroes, but they have just as much of a back story for these humans”, says Bennet, who plays Skye, newcomer computer hacker (or, in Bennet’...

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