10 things we learned during the first two weeks of the new TV season: 'Playboy Club', 'New Girl', 'X Factor' and more
Lessons to ponder from this year's crop of new and returning fall shows
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3. Not even Buffy can rescue the CW from its 'netlet' status
Always a bridesmaid, the CW valiantly attempted to breath some new (old?) life into its lineup this year with two freshman series built around two buzz-worthy TV stars, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Rachel Bilson. But while both "Ringer" and "Hart of Dixie" have done solid numbers since their respective debuts (for the CW , anyway), neither has proven to be the breakthrough hit the netlet needs to play with the big boys.