THIS WEEK IN TV * November Sweeps start this Thursday. Remember that the easiest way to tell when a show is in trouble is when they find a way to preempt it during sweeps. * On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, all the CBS shows are reruns. The CW is doing the same on Tuesday. * Monday on Fox, House is preempted by a Monday edition of So You Think You Can Dance. This is happening because the normal Wednesday edition is preempted by Game 1 of the World Series. * On both Tuesday and Wednesday on ABC, It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown airs. That Wednesday airing is in place of Hank. * Games 1 - 4 of the World Series are on Fox this week. They are on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday night. That preempts So You Think You Can Dance, Glee, Fringe, Bones, Cops, America's Most Wanted, and the 4 animated comedies on Sunday. * NBC airs the holiday special Monsters Vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins From Outer Space in place of Mercy. * On Saturday night, NBC airs Washington State @ Notre Dame in San Antonio's Alamodome. The 23rd best team hosts the 102nd best team according to Zeruel's rankings. * NBC has Football Night in America on Sunday, but because of the World Series there is no Sunday night football game. Instead, NBC airs National Treasure (The W at Amazon).
The subject matter. They are going to turn the holocaust V into an anti-Obama V. Also, I was Baltimore Comic-Con and a talked to a guy who saw it. He said the first episode goes way too fast for even from the mini-series and it will make no sense in a full series. Added to the extended time ABC seems to be giving the show to re-write everything, I have little hope for this show. I have very fond memories of the V mini-series and this maybe the worst reboot of all time. No matter how many genre actors and actress they shove in that thing.
The main plot with Cleveland coming to grips with his age feels like it's been done so many times. There were some funny moments, like Junior's conversation with Larry the Leopard ("Why would Danny Glover be in our house?")