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Fall TV Show Schedule: The Event, Dancing With The Stars, House start today

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Football has consumed the weekends and now networks are giving us something else to watch Monday through Friday.

Over this past summer NBC has given us glimpses of The Event. Publicizing the show as a Lost meets 24, it is clear that NBC is looking to fill the void left by the two vastly popular shows that are no longer airing.  Calling it a ‘high-octane conspiracy thriller,’ the network is looking to captivate its audience with a lot of fast action and a quick-moving plot that leaves viewers thinking and wanting more.  As for what the show is really about, all we are given is a brief description of an average Joe investigating the disappearance of his girlfriend and along the way uncovering the biggest cover-up in U.S. history while meeting new interesting characters.  As for what the show is really about, viewers will just have to wait and see the series premier tonight at 9 on NBC.

Lost fan’s have another connection to a different show creating a lot of buzz. The remake of the 1970’s hit show Hawaii Five-0 features Daniel Dae Kim as Chin Ho Kelly (Jin from Lost).  Also starring Alex O’Laughlin as Steve McGarrett, Scott Caan as Danno Williams and Grace Park as Kono Kalakaua, this task force is put together to clean up the crime of Hawaii. In what looks to be a fun in the sun Cop show Hawaii Five-0 airs tonight at 10 on CBS.

Fox network is also trying to break into Monday primetime with their new show Lone Star about a Texas con-man with two identities, trying to go straight.  Lone Star airs at 8 p.m.

Along with the many other new shows airing this fall, TV fans can be excited for the return of their favorite shows this week.  Here’s an overview of this week’s returning series’ and new series’ debuts.

Monday

Chuck, 8 p.m. NBC (fourth season debut) — Chuck begins the search for his mom

Dancing With the Stars, 8 p.m. ABC (11th season debut)

How I Met Your Mother, 8 p.m. CBS (sixth season debut) — Marshall and Lily begin trying to have a baby

House, 8 p.m. Fox (seventh season debut) — Cuddy and House attempt dating.

Two and a Half Men, 9 p.m. CBS (eighth season debut) — Charlie attempts to cut back on alcohol.

Castle, 10:01 p.m. ABC (third season debut) — Castle is accused of murder but he claims his innocence.

Tuesday

The Biggest Loser, 8 p.m. NBC (10th season debut)

Glee, 8 p.m. Fox (second season debut) — America’s favorite underdog show-choir returns.

NCIS, 8 p.m. CBS (eighth season debut) — With Paloma Reynosa still on the loose, Gibbs must protect those closest to him.

NCIS: Los Angeles, 9 p.m. CBS (second season debut) — A special agent falls off the grid.

Raising Hope, 9 p.m. Fox (new series)— In this new comedy, Jimmy Chance ends up with a baby he didn’t expect.

Running Wilde, 9:30 p.m. Fox (new series) —A spoiled rich playboy tries to win back his childhood sweetheart, played by Keri Russell in this new comedy.

Detroit 1-8-7, 10 p.m. ABC (new series) — This drama shows life on the Detroit homicide squad.

Wednesday

Criminal Minds, 9 p.m. CBS (sixth season debut)

Law & Order: SVU, 9 p.m. NBC (12th season debut) — That’s right, SVU is still showing.

Modern Family, 9 p.m. ABC (second season debut) — Phil says goodbye to the old station wagon.

Cougar Town, 9:31 p.m. ABC (second season debut) — Jennifer Aniston guest stars.

Undercovers, 8 p.m. NBC (new series) —this new show follows two spies in love.

Better With You, 8:30 p.m. ABC (new series) — Three couples in different stages of life make this new show.

Thursday

The Big Bang Theory, 8 p.m. CBS (fourth season debut)

Bones, 8 p.m. Fox (sixth season debut) — An unidentified child reunites the team.

Community, 8 p.m. NBC (second season debut) —Betty White guests as an anthropology professor.

30 Rock, 8:30 p.m. NBC (fifth season debut) — Matt Damon returns as a guest.

CSI, 9 p.m. CBS (11th season debut) — Justin Bieber guest stars in this debut!

Fringe, 9 p.m. Fox (third season debut) — Olivia tries to find her way home.

Grey’s Anatomy, 9 p.m. ABC (seventh season debut) — Derek resigns as chief

The Office, 9 p.m. NBC (seventh season debut) — Pam tries to pull a prank on Jim.

The Mentalist 10 p.m. CBS (third season debut)

FRIDAY

Medium, 8 p.m. CBS (seventh season debut)

Smallville, 8 p.m. the CW (10th season debut) — John Schneider returns as Jonathan Kent in the show’s final season.

CSI: NY, 9 p.m. CBS (seventh season debut) — Sela Ward joins.

Supernatural, 9 p.m. the CW (sixth season debut) — Dean takes a break from hunting but is drawn back in by Sam.

1 Comment

  1. Martine

    September 20, 2010 at 2:35 pm

    I’m watching Two and a half men, Castle, The Big Bang Theory, Grey’s Anatomy (!!), Private Practice. Wish I could watch The Mentalist, Detroit 187, Undercovers, but I can only record 2 shows at a time and baseball gets priority until the end of the month.

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