<p>Erika Christensen on &quot;Parenthood.&quot;</p>

Erika Christensen on "Parenthood."

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'Parenthood' - 'Hey, If You're Not Using That Baby...': Brothers in business

Some more silly moments, but fine acting to elevate them

A review of last night's "Parenthood" coming up just as soon as I can name all 21 California missions...

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Jim Caviezel and Michael Emerson in "Person of Interest."
Jim Caviezel and Michael Emerson in "Person of Interest."
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Review: CBS' 'Person of Interest' struggles thanks to sleepy Jim Caviezel

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Vigilante drama would benefit from a livelier lead performance

With many of this season's new shows that seem to squander a lot of talent and/or an interesting premise, it's hard to know where to start in figuring out how to fix them. With CBS' new vigilante drama "Person of Interest" (which debuts tomorrow night at 9), the solution is simple:

Someone needs to buy star Jim Caviezel an alarm clock, or find some other way to wake him up.

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<p>Gemma (Katey Sagal)&nbsp;has a tough chat with Clay (Ron Perlman)&nbsp;on &quot;Sons of Anarchy.&quot;</p>

Gemma (Katey Sagal) has a tough chat with Clay (Ron Perlman) on "Sons of Anarchy."

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'Sons of Anarchy' - 'Dorylus': Liars, guns and mommy

Jax and Clay try to push through the cartel deal, while Kozik shoots some hoops

A review of tonight's "Sons of Anarchy" coming up just as soon as I want iPads or organic vegetables...

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<p>Poppy Montgomery in &quot;Unforgettable.&quot;</p>

Poppy Montgomery in "Unforgettable."

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'Unforgettable' - 'Pilot': Peripheral-Vision Woman?

What did everybody think of the new CBS drama?

I posted my review of CBS' "Unforgettablethis morning. Now it's your turn. For those of you who watched the pilot, what did you think of Poppy's accent, how the show displayed her memory, etc., etc.? Where would you rank this on the scale of the current field of CBS crime procedurals? And would you rather have Poppy playing Marilu Henner herself, or else have Henner playing the title role?

Have at it.

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<p>Young Jimmy shows off his piano-playing skills in the &quot;Raising Hope&quot;&nbsp;season premiere.</p>

Young Jimmy shows off his piano-playing skills in the "Raising Hope" season premiere.

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'Raising Hope' -'Prodigy': Hard to handle

Season 2 begins with more sweet silliness

Premiere week has got me swamped, but I had time to watch the "Raising Hopepremiere at lunch today and wanted to at least get up a post about it to acknowledge the strong start Greg Garcia and company got off to for the second season. "Prodigy" was just the right mixture of silly and sweet - and, with the 9/11 joke, impressively hovering on tasteless without quite landing there - Garret Dillahunt continues to make me laugh with almost everything he says and does ("I made that boy with my wang!"), baby Hope remains adorable, and the three adult leads continue to work very well together. 

I imagine I'll check back in at a later point in the season, but an excellent beginning. With any luck, "New Girl" will be a hit and, in turn, be a more compatible lead-in for "Raising Hope" than "Glee" turned out to be last spring.

What did everybody else think?

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<p>Jess (Zooey Deschanel, right)&nbsp;gets dressed up with help from Cece (Hannah Simone)&nbsp;on &quot;New Girl.&quot;</p>

Jess (Zooey Deschanel, right) gets dressed up with help from Cece (Hannah Simone) on "New Girl."

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'New Girl' - 'Pilot': Nobody puts Zooey in a corner!

What did everybody think of the new FOX sitcom?

I posted my review of FOX's "New Girlthis morning. While some of you had already watched the pilot online, I'm sure others didn't see it until tonight, so now it's your turn. It seemed clear to me that reactions to the show will fall squarely in the area of "love Zooey, love her show" and vice versa, but I'm curious if that was actually the case. Did anyone go into "New Girl" predisposed to liking/hating her and come out feeling the opposite? Was the Douchebag Jar enough to redeem Schmidt? Will you be annoyed when Damon Wayans Jr. is gone next week? 

Have at it.

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<p>Poppy Montgomery studies a crime scene in &quot;Unforgettable.&quot;</p>

Poppy Montgomery studies a crime scene in "Unforgettable."

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Review: CBS' 'Unforgettable' a dull police procedural

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Poppy Montgomery can remember everything, but you likely won't

In "Unforgettable" (10 p.m., CBS), Poppy Montgomery plays Carrie Wells, a woman with an extremely rare condition that allows her to recall ever moment of her life in perfect, vivid detail. The condition, which a handful of Americans have in real life, was the subject of a "60 Minutes" feature last year, in which it was discovered that one of the people who has it is former "Taxi" star Marilu Henner. In a bit of corporate synergy, CBS' entertainment division decided to turn the feature into a weekly drama series - with Henner on board as a consultant - and gave Henner's super power to Carrie, a former Syracuse cop who winds up helping out the NYPD.

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<p>The new &quot;Two and a Half Men&quot;&nbsp;cast, with Ashton Kutcher joining Angus T. Jones and Jon Cryer.</p>

The new "Two and a Half Men" cast, with Ashton Kutcher joining Angus T. Jones and Jon Cryer.

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'Two and a Half Men' - Good riddance, Charlie Harper

Did Ashton Kutcher's intro take too many shots at Charlie Sheen?

CBS kept the "Two and a Half Men" season premiere - the first episode of the series with Ashton Kutcher, and perhaps more importantly, the first without Charlie Sheen - under careful wraps, to heighten anticipation and increase tune-in. (And based on some early morning tweets from CBS execs, it worked.) Fienberg offered his review of the premiere last night, and I have a few thoughts about how this whole affair continues to unfold coming up just as soon as I buy a Zune...

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<p>Zooey Deschanel and her &quot;New Girl&quot;&nbsp;roommates (from left, Max Greenfield, Jake Johnson and Lamorne Morris).</p>

Zooey Deschanel and her "New Girl" roommates (from left, Max Greenfield, Jake Johnson and Lamorne Morris).

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Review: FOX's 'New Girl' showcases Zooey Deschanel

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Indie film/music star is adorable, but if you don't like her, you won't like her show

Midway through the premiere episode of the new FOX sitcom "New Girl," the show's heroine Jess (Zooey Deschanel) tries to counsel new roommate Nick (Jake Johnson) about a bad break-up. She tells Nick that living with regret isn't good for anyone, and Nick - who, like his other two roommates, has struggled to adjust to Jess's many quirks since she moved in - retorts, "Or I could pretend to be more like you, Jess, and live on a sparkly rainbow and drive a unicorn around and just sing all the time."

With "New Girl," which debuts tonight at 9, there is no middle ground. You either want to live on a sparkly rainbow and drive a unicorn with Zooey Deschanel, or you find her insufferably twee and cringe every time she starts singing her own theme song or dropping "Lord of the Rings" references.

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<p>Maureen (Amber Heard)&nbsp;gets out of uniform with Nick Dalton (Eddie Cibrian)&nbsp;in &quot;The Playboy Club.&quot;</p>

Maureen (Amber Heard) gets out of uniform with Nick Dalton (Eddie Cibrian) in "The Playboy Club."

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'The Playboy Club' - 'Pilot': My kind of town

What did everybody think of the new NBC drama?

I posted my review of "The Playboy Clubearlier today. Now it's your turn. What did everybody think of it? If you're a "Mad Men" fan, do you think comparisons are fair or unfair? Did you like the musical numbers? The dramatic stylings of Mr. Eddie Cibrian? Are there any "Firefly" fans among you who are just going to set a season pass for the promise of more Sean Maher? And do you miss David Krumholtz's long hair from the "Numb3rs" days? Is the eye candy enough to ignore the rest? Have at it.

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