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New U.S. TV Shows List for 2011-2012 Season, What Will You Be Watching?

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posted on May, 27 2011 @ 03:36 AM
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I'm not sure that this list is complete, links should have official information and previews. If you're unable to see the previews, they should all be available on youtube as well. Sorry I'm not including information in the thread, that would take up a lot of space in here. (Text) = Genre, Notable Actors, Producers or other notable information. I'll add new cable TV shows later.

The CW



Ringer - (Sarah Michelle Gellar/Drama). Info
Hart of Dixie - (Drama) Info
H8R - (Reality Show). Info
The Secret Circle - (Makers of Vampire Diaries/Drama). Info
Re-Modeled - (Reality Show). Info
The Frame - (Reality Show). Info

ABC



Apartment 23 - (Comedy). Info
Charlie's Angels - (For reals). Info
Good Christian Belles - (Drama) Info
Last Man Standing - (Tim Allen/Comedy) Info
Man Up - (Comedy) Info
Missing - (Ashley Judd/Drama) Info
Once Upon a Time - (Producers of LOST/Fairy Tales/Drama) Info
Pan Am - (Drama) Info
Revenge - (Drama) Info
The River - (Drama) Info
Scandal - (Drama) Info
Suburgatory - (Comedy) Info
Work It - (Comedy) Info
101 Ways to Leave a Game Show - (Game Show) Info
The Chew - (Talk Show) Info
Expedition Impossible - (Reality/Contest Show) Info
Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition - Info

FOX



Alcatraz - (Drama/JJ Abrams/Sam Neill/Jorge Garcia). Info
Allen Gregory - (Jonah Hill/Animation). Info
The Finder - (Makers of BONES/Drama/Michael Clarke Duncan). Info
I Hate My Teenage Daughter - (Comedy/Jaime Pressley). Info
In The Flow with Affion Crockett - (Sketch Comedy). Info
New Girl - (Zooey Deschanel/Comedy). Info
Napolean Dynamite (Animated/Jon Heder). Info
Terra Nova - (Stephen Spielberg/Sci-Fi/Drama). Info
X-Factor - (Simon Cowell/Singing). Info

NBC



Free Agents - (Comedy). Info
Grimm - (Fairy Tale/Drama). Info
The Playboy Club - (Drama). Info
Prime Suspect - (Detective/Drama/British Remake). Info
Up All Night - (Comedy/Will Arnett/Christina Applegate). Info
Whitney - (Comedy/Whitney Cummings). Info
Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea - (Comedy). Info
Awake - (Drama/Sci-Fi). Info
Bent - (Comedy/Amanda Peet/Jeffrey Tambor). Info
BFF - (Comedy). Info
Betty White's Off Their Rockers - (Pranks/Comedy). Info
Brian Williams Newsmagazine - (News) Info
Fashion Star - (Elle Macpherson/Reality Contest) Info
The Firm - (Drama/John Grisham) Info
It's Worth What? - (Game Show/Cedric the Entertainer) Info
Love in the Wild - (Dating Reality). Info
The Marriage Ref - (Comedy Reality). Info
Smash - (Comedy/Broadway Musicals). Info
Who's Still Standing - (Game Show). Info

CBS



Unforgettable - (Drama/Detective). Info
Person of Interest - (Crime/Drama/Jim Caviezel/Michael Emerson/JJ Abrams). Info
A Gifted Man - (Drama). Info
2 Broke Girls - (Comedy) Info
How to Be a Gentleman - (Comedy). Info
The 2-2 - (Crime/Drama). Info




posted on May, 27 2011 @ 03:51 AM
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As I always get a kick out of ABC's Spring/Winter Wipeout, I will be looking forward to 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show.

Also, even though not mentioned, I have to see what Two and a Half Men will be like with Kutcher



posted on May, 27 2011 @ 04:18 AM
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Terra Nova looked the most promising to me out of the lot, so I might tune into it for an episode or two. But the plot line seemed a bit twisted to me. The world they described in the teaser almost seemed like it was made by all of the most pessimistic climate change scientist's worst nightmares. I know the future isn't bright, but come on.

Despite my interest in the show, after what happened to Jericho I won't be investing too much time into it since it seems like any show that has actual intellectual potential and isn't a comedy has a shelf life shorter than a box of Cheez-its in my home (they usually don't make it out of the grocery bag intact to give a clue).

Given this trend I likely won't even get cable after I move and just keep my TV for gaming and as an external monitor for my laptops (useful for mapping which I do a lot of). I've watched TV since I was young and 2012 may see months where I don't tune in to anything but news and weather.

Now if they bring back Walker Texas Ranger....me and my local cable company may have to chat.



posted on May, 27 2011 @ 08:38 AM
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I have not watched normal programming in years, to the point I don't know one from the other. I tried watching a week ago and turned off the tv in disgust, one stupid reality show after another and what was left was worse. No, I suppose I will see none of these and I don't think I will miss anything either. I only post my view in hopes others will just turn off the tv. In fact, I just realized, my main big tv has no antenna for gods sake, I wonder when it was turned on last. LOL



posted on May, 27 2011 @ 09:01 AM
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I'm not starting watching anything new, because every time I like a show, it gets canceled.



posted on May, 27 2011 @ 12:07 PM
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I'm planing on The Secret Circle just because I think it looks cool.
Once Upon a Time kinda looks alright i might watch it for a few shows.
I might watch New Girl just because I like Zooey Deschanel.



posted on May, 27 2011 @ 01:18 PM
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Hey, I already did this, this week!


www.abovetopsecret.com...

But, I like that yours has links...






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posted on May, 27 2011 @ 03:07 PM
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Sorry Gaz! I missed it. Do you want to merge the replies here to your thread?



posted on May, 27 2011 @ 03:58 PM
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Nah, it's really no big deal...(and that's a lot harder than it sounds).


Now, one of us just needs to add the cable networks' new shows...



posted on May, 28 2011 @ 03:16 AM
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I'll definitely be checking out Terra Nova, Awake, Alcatraz, and Grimm for sure. As for cable TV, I don't think that all the networks have released their schedules yet. Syfy has been heavily promoting this summer's "Alphas" which sounds like a long overdue replacement for "Heroes", but hopefully it won't fall apart also. Adult Swim are the ones to finally recognize the genius of Brad Neely (best known for the Washington, Washington music) and give him his own show (China, IL) so I am excited about that too.



posted on Jun, 5 2011 @ 03:01 PM
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"Falling Skies 1st"
"True Blood 4th"
"Supernatural 7th"
"Game of Thrones"
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posted on Jun, 5 2011 @ 04:45 PM
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Terra Nova, Fallen Skies, Alcatraz, and Person of Interest are the ones that ehemmm interest me. Alcatraz sounds' like pure greatness, fighting the ghosts of Alcatraz in human form. I smell greatness but then again I am a JJ whore so what can I say. Only two weeks away from Fallen Skies so stoked. Game of thrones freaking rocks! It's boobies, sword fighting and lot's of blood what's not to love???
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posted on Jun, 7 2011 @ 04:05 PM
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Game of thrones freaking rocks! It's boobies, sword fighting and lot's of blood what's not to love???


More than just boobies!


In fact, even more than True Blood....pretty raunchy show, hehe... I mean full frontal female and male nudity, that was surprising. More hardcore than a Skinimax movie...




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