<p>Tracy Morgan as Governor Dunston on &quot;30 Rock.&quot;</p>

Tracy Morgan as Governor Dunston on "30 Rock."

Credit: NBC

Review: '30 Rock' - 'Governor Dunston'

'30 Rock' revisits the Tina Fey/Sarah Palin experience in a funny new way

A review of last night's "30 Rock" coming up just as soon as I make myself an Old Spanish...

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<p>Jay Ryan and Kristin Kreuk in &quot;Beauty and the Beast.&quot;&nbsp;But which one's which?</p>

Jay Ryan and Kristin Kreuk in "Beauty and the Beast." But which one's which?

Credit: CW

Series premiere review: 'Beauty and the Beast' - 'Pilot'

What did everybody think of the new CW drama?

If "Beauty and the Beast" isn't the worst new show of the fall (and it probably is, and Fienberg definitely thinks it is), it's certainly the silliest. It's the kind of show that justifies every horrible stereotype and joke about Hollywood executives. Of course the CW would do a version of "Beauty and the Beast" (specifically, remaking the '80s Ron Perlman/Linda Hamilton CBS series) in which the "beast" is an incredible hunk who just happens to have a scar on his face. The CW's target demo doesn't want to watch ugly people. Duh.

The producers have tried to spin it as Jay Ryan being beastly in less superficial ways: He has a temper! He's damaged from his time in the military and this weird experiment! Lana Lang just can't resist him, even though he's bad for her! But it's all just goofy, Ryan is wooden, Kristin Kreuk is hilariously miscast as a tough New York cop, and after about five minutes of laughing at the absurdity of it all, I found "Beauty and the Beast" committing the worst TV sin of all: it was boring.

For those of you who watched tonight, what did you think? One and done, or time to set the DVR season pass?

<p>Robert Patrick in &quot;Last Resort.&quot;</p>

Robert Patrick in "Last Resort."

Credit: ABC

Review: 'Last Resort' - 'Eight Bells'

Things get messy for Marcus and the crew

A review of tonight's "Last Resort" coming up just as soon as I bring the invader to dinner...

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<p>&quot;The Walking Dead&quot;&nbsp;is back in action on Sunday night.</p>

"The Walking Dead" is back in action on Sunday night.

Credit: AMC

Review: 'The Walking Dead' starts strong in season 3

HitFix
B+
Readers
B-
But can the zombie drama break its pattern of mid-season struggles?
Through two seasons, AMC's "The Walking Dead" has been a show that's great at beginnings, quite good at endings, and really problematic when you get to the middle. With many returning shows, it would be reassuring to hear that the start of the new season (it debuts Sunday night at 9) is strong; with "The Walking Dead," it doesn't tell you anything you don't already know.
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<p>Connie Britton in &quot;Nashville.&quot;</p>

Connie Britton in "Nashville."

Credit: ABC

'Nashville' - 'Pilot'

What did everybody think of the new ABC drama?

I posted my review of ABC's "Nashville" on Monday now it's your turn. What did everybody else think of it? If you're a country music fan, did you find the original songs good (and/or plausible as hits)? Did you think the odds were too stacked in Mrs. Coach's favor? Are you looking forward to Cy Tolliver vs. Bunny Colvin, or does the political angle feel like a distraction from the main story? And will you watch again? 

Have at it.

<p>Jesse Spencer in &quot;Chicago Fire.&quot;</p>

Jesse Spencer in "Chicago Fire."

Credit: NBC

'Chicago Fire' - 'Pilot'

What did everybody think of the new NBC drama?

I posted my review of NBC's "Chicago Firethis afternoon. Now it's your turn. For those of you who watched, what did you think? Was the beefcake and cheesecake on display interesting enough? Did you find the characters compelling? Were the fires cool? How do you feel about Jesse Spencer playing American after eight years as Dr. Chase? And will you watch again? 

Have at it.

<p>The &quot;Arrow&quot;&nbsp;producers know what the CW audience wants to see from leading man Stephen Amell.</p>

The "Arrow" producers know what the CW audience wants to see from leading man Stephen Amell.

Credit: CW

'Arrow' - 'Pilot'

What did everybody think of the new CW drama?

I posted my review of the CW's "Arrowyesterday. Now it's your turn. Whether or not you're a fan of the Green Arrow comics, what did you think of the show? Did Stephen Amell seem suitably superheroic for you? Does anyone want to try his workout regimen? Was the character too Batman-esque, or is that the best way to approach the character in live-action? And will you watch again?

Have at it.

<p>Taylor Kinney's torso is on display in &quot;Chicago Fire.&quot;</p>

Taylor Kinney's torso is on display in "Chicago Fire."

Credit: NBC

Review: NBC's 'Chicago Fire' fails to ignite

HitFix
C
Readers
B-
Lots of pretty firefighters and paramedics, but not many compelling characters
Practically since the dawn of television, there's been a Holy Trinity of acceptable professions: cops, doctors, and lawyers. (For a while, there were also cowboys, but most of them were essentially cops with bigger hats.) If your main characters have one of those three jobs, you will not lack for storylines, nor, most of the time, for interested viewers.
 
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<p>On &quot;The Mindy Project,&quot;&nbsp;Amar'e Stoudemire hangs with Mindy Kaling.</p>

On "The Mindy Project," Amar'e Stoudemire hangs with Mindy Kaling.

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The Morning Round-Up: 'New Girl' & 'The Mindy Project' reviews

It's a night for thirtysomethings to hang with twentysomethings

It's morning round-up time, with quick reviews of last night's episodes of "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project," coming up just as soon as I spend $49.95 on a subscription to an inaccurate, real-time actuarial service...

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<p>Craig T. Nelson and Sam Jaeger in &quot;Parenthood.&quot;</p>

Craig T. Nelson and Sam Jaeger in "Parenthood."

Credit: NBC

Review: 'Parenthood' - 'There's Something I Need To Tell You'

Adam and Kristina begin letting the rest of the family in on their secret

A review of tonight's "Parenthood" coming up just as soon as I retire with a .147 batting average...

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