This is shaping up to be an odd TV season. Things are good. (Many new attempts at genre shows.) Things are bad. (Writers’ strike.)
– After a strong start Bionic Woman is on life support.
– However, Chuck (okay…not technically sci-fi, but still geeky) is picking up steam; even while Heroes struggles.
– And why is Heroes struggling? Well, producer Tim Kring is admitting to making some mistakes with how this season’s story is unfolding. (I’m still enjoying it, but there are some valid points.)
– Lost fans have some happy and not-so-happy news as the season will start, but the writers’ strike will mean that it will abruptly stop.
I’ve given up on watching Bionic Woman. And it actually surprises me that I don’t feel guilty about giving up on a show with a strong woman character.
How far we have come!
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The commitment-phobic Big Three networks are apparently giving the TV version of a promise ring to several new genre shows. According to E!’s Watch With Kristin, Chuck, Bionic Woman and Journeyman have gotten orders for a few more scripts.
Okay, not the ringing endorsement of the rest of a full season, but better than dropping them altogether. And it gives them a little time to either find some audience or hang it up.
Bionic Woman is the season’s highest-rated new series (so far,) handily beating ABC’s Private Practice last night.
So, who watched? What did you think?
This season’s most anticipated new genre series starts tonight! Will it rule? Will it suck? Will viewers thirst for more Katee Sackhoff? Tune into NBC tonight and see for yourself.