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Premieres & My Picks September 16 – 22

This week will be quite a bit busier as several new and returning programs are premiering; also we finally bid farewell to a popular series. Monday 9/16 8:00 PM – Bones (Fox), Dancing with the Stars (ABC) 9:00 PM – Sleepy Hollow (Fox) Tuesday 9/17 8:00 PM – Dads (Fox) 8:30 PM – Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox) 9:00 PM – The New Girl (Fox) 9:30 PM – The Mindy Project (Fox) Wednesday 9/18 8:00 PM – Survivor: Blood vs. Water (CBS)… Read More »

Watch this (week of Oct. 28)

This week, it’s all about the World Series, which airs at 5 p.m. on Fox today and, if necessary, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. And on “Monday Night Football,” the 49ers face the Cardinals in Arizona. If you aren’t a sports fan, though, there are a few other highlights. SUNDAY My interest in reality TV has been waning over the past couple of seasons, and with the glut of great TV on Sunday nights, I’ve totally missed mentioning the return of… Read More »

What’s new for fall 2011?

By Heather Chavez Forget spring. For TV fans, fall is the season of love. After a summer fling with all those USA shows (“Covert Affairs,” “Burn Notice,” “White Collar” and “Suits” among them), it’s now easier to forget the frustration of relationships from last fall that didn’t go anywhere (“The Event”) and look back on lost loves with a little less pain (“Friday Night Lights”). It’s time to again open yourself to finding TV love…. or at least a show… Read More »