Tuesday, October 14, 2008

If you need me, I'll be in TV LAND

Holy Procrastination Batman...

I got out of the writing routine during my sister's visit and am having a major hard time getting back in the saddle. Here I am, at my office (others call it the Library) and I'm blogging instead of progressing my word count.
Bad me.
Very bad me for circling a bunch of shows in the T.V. Guide that I want to catch this week. I feel so unproductive sitting in front of the idiot tube, but honestly, I've needed the escape!!
Caught that new Christian Slater pilot last night "My Own Worst Enemy" and I like it. I REALLY REALLY like it. Very cool premise, excellent acting (of course) and I'm afraid I just might be hooked.

Tuesday night is turning out to have quite the lineup: House, Eli Stone, Fringe and Mentalist. Thank goodness for time-shifting because three of them are on at the same time. And according to the 'regular Tuesday scheduling', so is My Own Worst Enemy, but I caught it on a local Canadian feed last night at midnight, right after the Mentalist. My sister -- who is back home now -- was pissed that I got to watch it a night early (neener neener neener!!)

And speaking of sister-dear, she had me watching The Unit, -- also a good program, but I'm not sure if I'll stick with that one. We'll see. It's a Sunday night thing and I don't know if I'm prepared to be stuck in front of the tv THREE nights running. ACK! I can feel my mind turning to mush and the mountain of TBR's growing to dizzying heights.
If everyone can please just stop writing/releasing books for a year or two so I can catch up, that be great. Thanks.
;)

And now YOU, fellow bloggers. What new shows or old shows coming back are you tuning in to?

Oh - one last message to Canadians: GO VOTE!!!!!!!!

12 comments:

Amy Ruttan said...

I just watch Grey's Anatomy or The Office.

I have Sex in the City movie and I still haven't watched it and Indiana came out today. *sigh*

Jane said...

I like Fringe and The Mentalist. Have you seen Eleventh Hour? It's a remake of a British show. I saw the premiere last week and I'm hooked. Rufus Sewell is the lead and he does a pretty decent American accent.

Thomma Lyn said...

I've gotten back into Dexter, but honestly I'm not crazy about the Rita getting pregnant thing. Given Dexter's careful, methodical nature, an accidental pregnancy just doesn't seem to fit. But anyway, it's still interesting! :)

Wylie Kinson said...

Amy - I used to watch Grey's but for some reason it couldn't keep me. I quit just after Denny died.

Jane - YES!! I did see Eleventh Hour and enjoyed it very much. I totally forgot to mention it.
I heart Rufus and his kick-ass partner. The show left a lot of strings dangling... like who the heck is this guy and why does he have FBI protection?!... so I'll definitely be tuning in for more.

Wylie Kinson said...

TL - I've got my fingers in my ears "la la la-ing" because I haven't seen Dexter yet. I stopped my subscription to the movie network that carries it and will wait until season 3 comes out on DVD for my fix.
It's killing me, but it seemed ridiculous to pay $15.00 a month to watch one show.

Thomma Lyn said...

OOPSIE! Sorry, Wylie! At least it isn't too bad of a spoiler since it's revealed at the end of the first show. As to what follows, my lips are hereby sealed! :-D

Terra aka The Dark Lily said...

I think we all need some winding down time every once in awhile hehehe

Nicholas said...

I didn't bother with Eleventh Hour because I saw the original on BBC America with Patrick Stewart and Ashley Jensen, and I was less than impressed. But I'm devoted to the lovely Ashley so I watch Ugly Betty. I'm watching the final season of ER more or less out of habit (why are they introducing all these new characters? Do they plan a spin off? Son of ER maybe?). I watched the first episode of Life On Mars because we were totally hooked on the BBC original last year and wanted to see how the US version is. I'll bet all my worldly goods that they don't end it the same way though! We also watch Gavin & Stacey every week and Skins on BBC Am. The latter will never in a million years make it to US network TV! Also Kitchen Nightmares (though it seems to be turning into Dr Phil with food) and the Bravo shows. I love The Amazing race bu my wife leaves the room when it's on. We also watch The Office (not as god as the original but it will do) and we are longing for the return of 30 Rock. I have a huge crush on Tina Fey, so I am very impatient.

Christine d'Abo said...

I've given up on Heroes, but I've been watching True Blood. I'm really enjoying that one. Of course Dexter has started too, but I'm behind on that.

I've been doing a lot of procrastinating, but I'm determined to get back into the writing swing of things. NaNoWriMo is coming up and I'm going to be ready!

Rene said...

I watch House, Fringe, Sanctuary, Eleventh Hour, True Blood, Californication and, of course, Jeopardy. Waiting for Brotherhood to return. I watch Desperate Housewives mainly because my dh likes it. I'm always hoping a bank safe will fall out of the sky and hit Teri Hatcher's character.

Bonnie Staring said...

I simply watch too much, including good, bad and downright nasty reality TV shows that shouldn't be on television. This winter I'd like to spend more time reading, so I may end up waiting and getting the shows I enjoy when they come out on DVD. Only I don't think I Wanna Work for Diddy or Legally Blonde: The Search for Elle Wood will be released anytime soon. lol

Shelley Munro said...

Just popping by to say hi. I loved The Unit. I missed the last few episodes when I went on holiday to the US. Hopefully they'll repeat it so I can catch up!