If ABC is Charlie Brown, the Thursday-night 8 p.m. time slot is the proverbial football they keep unsuccessfully trying to kick. So what is it about this one hour in prime time that takes great shows (and some mediocre ones) and sucks them into a ratings vortex of impending doom?
Now that "Last Resort" is a few weeks into its maiden voyage, it's time to check on the progress of the submarine drama. The good news: This week's episode is focused, suspenseful and enjoyable. If it's not quite as gripping as the pilot.
It's that time of year again: Time to break out the TV Guide and get ready for a weekly battle with your DVR. Here are the stats for the new network shows of the season calculated based on their previews and/or pilot episodes.
There are four shows that merit special recognition and they're all quite different from each other. No matter what your tastes are, I'm hoping you'll spot at least one or two promising candidates here.