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Reviews of new US TV programmes from 2009


November 18, 2009

Third-episode verdict: V

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A Carusometer rating of 3

In the US: Tuesdays, 8/7c, ABC
In the UK: SyFy, 2010

Time for one of these third-episode verdict things on V, ABC's remake of the 1980s mini-series/series.

I've not really much further to report since the first episode, other than the fact I'm getting déjà vu - although not for the reason you might think.

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November 13, 2009

The pick of the new US shows (November)

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Another update to the list of new US shows worth watching, now we're a month further on, have a few more results in and with a couple of new arrivals.

Watch
Community (NBC): Review (Carusometer rating: 1) [Picked up for a season]
Cougar Town
(ABC/Living – 2010): Review (Carusometer rating: 2) [Picked up for a season]
The Good Wife (CBS/More4-Channel 4 – 2010): Review (Carusometer rating: 2) [Picked up for a season]
The Middle (ABC): Review (Carusometer rating: 2) [Picked up for a season]
Modern Family (ABC/Sky 1 – October 15): Review (Carusometer rating: 2) [Picked up for a season]
Stargate Universe
(SciFi/Sky 1 – already airing): Review (Carusometer rating: 2) [Low ratings]
Trauma (NBC): Review (Carusometer rating: 2) [Cancelled]

Undecided
V (ABC/SyFy): Review [Ratings dropped significantly for second episode]

Don't watch
Accidentally on Purpose (CBS/E4 – 2010): Review [New episodes ordered]
Bored to Death (HBO): Review (Carusometer rating: 3) [Picked up for a season]
Brothers
(Fox): Review
[Probably dead, but not officially cancelled]
Eastwick (ABC/SciFi – 2009/2010): Review [Cancelled]
FlashForward (ABC/Five – already airing): Review (Carusometer rating: 3) [Picked up for a season]
The Forgotten (ABC): Review [Endangered, but new episodes ordered]
Hank (ABC): Review [Cancelled]
Mercy
(NBC): Review [Picked up for a season]
The Vampire Diaries (The CW/ITV2 – 2010): Review [Picked up for a season]
White Collar
(USA): Review (Carusometer rating: 3) [Endangered]

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November 11, 2009

Season finale: Mad Men (season three)

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Mad Men

In the US: Sunday 8th November, AMC
In the UK: BBC4 still haven't bought it…

That's it. It's over again for another year. Damn those AMC people. But 1963 and season three of Mad Men have ended, and we're going out on a high.

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