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Fall TV Premiers: What I’m Watching

493999989It’s fall! And along with chilly air and the Pumpkin Spice Latte, we are given the gift of fall TV premiers. I’m so excited!

Here is what I’m looking forward to:

  • Legends (on DVD, didn’t get to see it this summer)
  • Stalker
  • The Flash

Here’s what I’ve already seen and am excited about:

  • Madam Secretary
  • Scorpion
  • Forever
  • The Mysteries of Laura
  • Selfie

Here’s what I’m most thrilled to see return:

  • The Blacklist (Best new show of last fall!)
  • Doctor Who
  • Hell on Wheels
  • Person of Interest
  • Modern Family
  • Bones
  • Castle
  • Homeland
  • White Collar (sniff sniff, last season)
  • Grimm
  • The Mentalist (sniff sniff, last season)
  • Elementary
  • Downton Abbey
  • Justified
  • Continuum
  • Sherlock

And I’ve seen and am on the fence about Gotham and How to Get Away with Murder, despite having initial high hopes. And I want to be really excited about Gracepoint, but I wasn’t over the moon about the BBC version, even though I am over the moon about David Tennant, my beloved 10th Doctor.

 

What about you? What’s on your watch list?


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What to Watch on TV Right Now

tvI seem to have had a lot of these discussions lately with friends, so I thought I’d throw my thoughts out to you as well. Here are a few lists of shows that I’ve enjoyed in the past, present, and even hope to in the future. These are in no particular order, but my favorites are marked with an asterisk.

Premiering/premiered this summer:

  • The Goodwin Games
  • Motive
  • Under the Dome
  • The Bridge
  • Graceland
  • Crossing Lines
  • Ray Donovan (Haven’t seen yet, but excited to.)

Here’s a guide to a bunch of summer premiers if you’re looking for new content.

Ongoing:

  • Doctor Who*
  • Bones*
  • Castle*
  • The Mindy Project*
  • New Girl (Though I must say, I’m moving to the fence with this one.)
  • Warehouse 13
  • Scandal*
  • Covert Affairs
  • White Collar*
  • Grimm*
  • Nikita
  • Revenge
  • Revolution
  • Downton Abbey
  • Parenthood
  • Once Upon A Time (Also moving to the fence here.)
  • Modern Family*
  • Psych*
  • Prisoners of War
  • Community
  • Longmire (Haven’t seen yet, but excited to.)
  • Continuum (Haven’t seen yet, but excited to.)
  • How To Live With Your Parents For The Rest of Your Life
  • Justified*
  • The Walking Dead
  • Sherlock*
  • The Newsroom
  • The Good Wife
  • Homeland*
  • Person of Interest
  • Falling Skies
  • Hawaii Five-O*
  • Leverage
  • Elementary

Rewatch:

  • Lost*
  • Alias*
  • Veronica Mars* (Excited for the movie!)
  • Fringe
  • Lie to Me
  • The West Wing*
  • Arrested Development*
  • Chuck*
  • 30 Rock
  • 24*
  • Prison Break*
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Firefly*
  • Freaks and Geeks
  • Life
  • Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip*
  • Eli Stone*
  • Pushing Daisies
  • FlashForward
  • Alphas

Besides anything in the reality category, which I don’t watch, what did I miss?

PS—Most of these I don’t watch at any one time, but rotate them in intervals through services like Netflix, Hulu and Aereo. The last one just came to ATL, and is spreading big time throughout the coming year across the country. I’m looking forward to giving it a go!