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Fall Tv 2012

  1. zombie shows
    CBS Puts Partners Out of Its MiseryIts death was not unexpected.
  2. tv review
    TV Review: Malibu CountryThis new ABC sitcom is much in the same vein as McEntire’s last sitcom, Reba.
  3. fall tv 2012
    CBS Orders Full Seasons of Elementary and VegasThe pickups keep on comin’.
  4. asylum
    Ratings: Viewers Went Mad for American Horror Story: Asylum It beat Nashville and every episode of the original American Horror Story.
  5. cancellations
    NBC Dumps Animal Practice for WhitneyCute and cuddly creatures weren’t enough.
  6. tv review
    Seitz: Stop Whining, Emily Owens M.D.!Is high school really the best metaphor for understanding the world?
  7. fall tv 2012
    Nashville Ratings: All Hat and No Cattle?It wasn’t that bad, but it wasn’t that good.
  8. tv review
    Seitz on Arrow: Archery and Acrobatics, CW-StyleArrow is sincere and energetic but visually undistinguished.
  9. cancellations
    Farewell, Made in JerseyCBS hands out the season’s first cancellation.
  10. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz on Chicago Fire: Comfort-Food Urban Drama, Heavy on the BeefcakeChicago Fire takes itself seriously, but not too seriously, and because it has a good heart, it’s easy to like.
  11. fall tv 2012
    Fox Is Sticking With The Mindy Project and Ben and KateThey’ll both be on for the rest of the season.
  12. blergh
    To Nobody’s Surprise, Ratings for 30 Rock Are Still TerribleMore Homonyms for the rest of us.
  13. peacock rising
    NBC Orders More Episodes of Three Fall FreshmenRevolution, Go On, and The New Normal are all sticking around.
  14. fall tv 2012
    After One Week, Which TV Shows Look Good and Which Seem Doomed?NBC is actually doing okay, but Fox has some headaches.
  15. Premiere Week Ratings — Sunday: An Okay Start for RevengeBut how ‘bout those Simpsons!
  16. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz on Made in Jersey: Cynically Designed for Maximum LikabilityDid this new CBS show have to seem so calculated, so pandering, so drama-free?
  17. premiere week ratings 2012
    Premiere Week Ratings: No Ish Sherlock, Elementary’s a HitABC’s Last Resort didn’t sink, but it didn’t do that well, either.
  18. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz on 666 Park Avenue: A Dark Heart, But a Network SoulThis new ABC horror series plays something like Fantasy Island’s sinister cousin.
  19. fall tv 2012
    The Premise-O-Meter: Ranking the New TV DramasYou’ve got your high concept, your low concept, and then your no concept.
  20. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz on Elementary: The Game Is AflatThis is a slight but watchable show, yet more brain candy from CBS’s vending machine.
  21. premiere week ratings 2012
    Premiere Week Ratings: Modern Family MassiveAnimal Practice and Guys With Kids are already in trouble.
  22. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz on Last Resort: A Sub Thriller Executed With Military PrecisionLike a professional sailor, this show never makes a big deal of its excellence.
  23. Watch Sherlock Holmes Try to Debunk Fall TVSpoiler alert: it’s Monk!
  24. analysis
    Premiere Week Ratings: A Good Night for CBSPeople love their NCIS.
  25. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz on The Neighbors: What Can I Say? It Made Me LaughBut I can’t explain why, exactly.
  26. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz on Ben and Kate: Infected With a Case of the CutesFox should have called this show New Guy! (Get it?)
  27. Thirty-Three Facts You Learn About Mindy Kaling by Hanging Around HerOur writer spent hours with her for a magazine feature. Here are the random facts she unearthed.
  28. homages
    The New Normal’s Homage to Honey Boo BooFor a Halloween episode. 
  29. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz on Vegas: A CBS Crime Procedural Tries for Mad Men GlitzIts no-fuss directness is appealing. We may come back in future weeks to get our Dennis Quaid fix.
  30. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz: The Mindy Project Is a Thoughtful Riff on Rom-Com ClichésThe long-awaited show from the former Office writer-star premieres tonight.
  31. chat room
    Nat Faxon Is Fine With His Sturdy Build, Thanks“I do think sturdy and outgoing is better than twiggy and bald.”
  32. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz on CBS’s Partners: Call It Okay, But Don’t Call It ProgressWhen an LGBT-friendly show like this can debut and be greeted with a collective shrug, we suppose that’s kind of a positive thing?
  33. fall tv 2012
    Vulture Diagnoses TV’s Most Notable Anti-heroesWe had a UCLA-affiliated psychiatrist diagnose, and prescribe treatments for, TV’s most compellingly mental characters.
  34. tv ratings
    Ratings: Revolution Starts Well for NBCBut the prognosis is not so good for The Mob Doctor.
  35. tmi
    Behold, Your First Look at Schmidt’s Schlong Cast From New GirlYou may not have asked for it, but here it is.
  36. fall tv 2012
    Are TV Time Slots Now Completely Irrelevant?The rules of TV scheduling, circa 2012.
  37. pawnee pride
    Parks and Recreation Scooplet: Guess Who Is Getting a Twitter Account?Hint: She’s the best TV recapper on the Internet.
  38. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz: The Mob Doctor Is The Mob Doctor’s Most Interesting ElementThis new medical-crime drama premieres tonight on Fox.
  39. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz on Revolution: Bright Pedigree, Dim ProspectsCreated by Lost’s J.J. Abrams, this new NBC show about a world without electricity needs to turn on its bright lights if it hopes to survive.
  40. fall tv 2012
    Fall TV: Four Burning Questions About SundaysIs Bob’s Burgers going to break out this season or what?
  41. fall tv 2012
    Fall TV: Three Burning Questions About FridaysWhy doesn’t Shark Tank get any love?
  42. glee
    Ratings: A Great Start for Glee on ThursdaysIt did better than The X Factor.
  43. fall tv 2012
    A Comprehensive Guide to Fall TV’s Familiar (and Very Familiar) Faces“Where do I know him from?” Everywhere.
  44. fall tv 2012
    Can NBC Comedies Survive? and Five Other Burning Questions About Thursday NightsWhat’s at stake for Glee this season?
  45. fall tv 2012
    Fall TV: Five Burning Questions About WednesdaysDoes American Horror Story even need to try to be good?
  46. matt zoller seitz
    Seitz: Guys With Kids Is Charming Pro-Bro PropagandaThis new NBC sitcom isn’t terribly interested in the kids, which is a good thing.
  47. fall tv 2012
    X Factor Tries to Push Britney Over the Edge Sooner Than ExpectedShe’s presented with a guy from her past.
  48. peacock rock
    Ratings: Good Start for Matthew Perry’s Go OnThe news isn’t so good for The New Normal.
  49. fall tv 2012
    Fall TV: Four Burning Questions About TuesdaysIs Ryan Murphy invincible these days?
  50. tv ratings
    Ratings: The Voice Still Has Some FansJust not as many as last winter.
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