Sunday, August 21, 2011

GeekTonic Guide to TV-New Fall 2011 TV CBS

The Fall 2011 TV Season is nearly upon us.  To get things started GeekTonic will run through all of the new TV series coming this Fall.  First up is the new shows on CBS which preobably is the smallest list of new shows, but CBS can afford to introduce a smaller lineup of new series given their returning lineup.

Other Network Premieres Covered:

2 Broke Girls – Monday, 9/19 on CBS 9:30pm

This sitcom comes from the executive producer of 'Sex in the City.’  Two girls who form an unlikely bond over having no money and no shame.
Synopsis from  Max, a hard working waitress, soon find her helping out Caroline, a new waitress who was once wealthy, but has been left with nothing after her father's crimes. Max invites Caroline to be her roommate, but their new friendship is put in jeopardy when Max's boyfriend hits on Caroline.

Another promo trailer for 2 Broke Girls here


A Gifted Man – Friday, 9/23 on CBS 8pm

A well-known surgeon (Patrick Wilson) begins seeing his dead ex-wife he starts questioning the meaning of life and his place in the world.
Synopsis from A gifted surgeon's, played by Patrick Wilson, life suddenly changes when his ex-wife (Jennifer Ehle) dies and goes onto teach him about life from the beyond the grave.

Here’s another promo trailer for A Gifted Man

How to be a Gentleman – 9/29 on CBS 8:30pm

Based on the bestselling book series of the same name.  Bert's a man's man, Andrew's a gentleman.  Cast includes David Hornsby who also happens to be executive producer and lead actor.  Also starring Kevin Dillon, Dave Foley, Mary Lynn Rajskub (of 24 fame), Rhys Darby, and Nancy Lenehan.
Synopsis from Alan (David Hornsby)must learn to live his life with the help of his old high school friend, Bert.

Here’s a behind the scenes look at How to be a Gentleman

Person of Interest Thursday, 9/22 on CBS 9pm

CBS thinks this series is a sure-fire win.  And they are putting it in a tough timeslot on Thursdays versus Grey’s Anatomy and Bones.  Here’s why:  The Producer is J.J. Abrams. It stars James Caviezel and Michael Emerson and the storyline pits a mysterious billionaire teaming up with a former CIA agent in order to prevent major crimes.
Synopsis from An ex-CIA hitman partners with a scientist to prevent crimes before they occur in this drama/action project from J.J. Abrams.

Another trailer for Person of Interest is here

Unforgettable Tuesday, 9/20 on CBS 10pm

Carrie Wells remembers every day, every hour, every second of her entire life... except for the day her sister was murdered.
Synopsis from Poppy Montgomery stars as an NYPD detective who has a medical condition that gives her the ability to remember everything

For one additional promo trailer for Unforgettable click here

That’s it for the new CBS series.  We’ll run through all of the major networks new series and finish with lists of all new TV series and finally a list of all TV premieres including new series AND returning series.  Stay tuned to GeekTonic for more!