Posted on August 21, 2006 | |
In the US: Wednesdays, Fox, 9/8c. Starts August 30th.
In the UK: Airing on Living TV, starting in 2007.
Remember when CSI first came along? Wasn't it revolutionary? Didn't it change cop shows completely? I think Justice is going to do the same for lawyer shows. And surprise, surprise, it's a Jerry Bruckheimer production.
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Posted on August 18, 2006 | |
In the US: Fox, Monday 9/8c. Starts on Monday.
In the UK: Acquired by Five. Will air in 2007.
I moaned at them and wow, here's the screener. Of course, the show's airing on Monday in a double-bill with the premiere of Prison Break, but here it is nonetheless.
Vanished is interesting because it embodies that other network trend: the coincidentally identical premise. Remember when Robin Hood and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves both came out at the same time? And last year, when Threshold, Surface and Invasion all slammed into our screens (and out the other side eventually)?
We've got a similar thing going on here with NBC's Kidnapped, since we've got two kidnapping shows at the same time. Vanished has a bit of a march on Kidnapped, but will the better show win? And which is the better show?
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Posted on August 17, 2006 | |
In the US: NBC, midseason.
In the UK: Acquired by ITV3, with a later pick-up by ITV1
When I first heard about Raines, I wasn't impressed. A detective that can talk to dead people? Just how derivative can you get? Like we need another Medium or Ghost Whisperer.
Turns out that while Raines (Jeff Goldblum) can talk to dead people, it's not because he's psychic. It's cos he's just a little bit nuts and has a very vivid imagination.
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