RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 139,108
Posts: 5,400,207
Members: 24,744
Currently online: 477
Newest member: Ohwowmelody

TrekToday headlines

Trek Merchandise Sale
By: T'Bonz on Aug 28

Star Trek #39 Villain Revealed
By: T'Bonz on Aug 28

Trek Big Bang Figures
By: T'Bonz on Aug 28

Star Trek Seekers Cover Art
By: T'Bonz on Aug 27

Fan Film Axanar Kickstarter Success
By: T'Bonz on Aug 27

Two New Starship Collection Ships
By: T'Bonz on Aug 26

Trek Actor Wins Emmy
By: T'Bonz on Aug 26

Trek Retro Watches
By: T'Bonz on Aug 26

New DS9 eBook To Debut
By: T'Bonz on Aug 25

Trek Ice Cube Maker and Shot Glasses
By: T'Bonz on Aug 25


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > TV & Media

TV & Media Non-Trek television, movies, books, music, etc.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old September 22 2013, 05:58 AM   #16
JirinPanthosa
Commodore
 
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

I'm watching the Brooklyn Nine-Nine premiere.

Seems ok. Seems like the sort of show we won't know if it's good for a season or two. Parks & Rec first season sucked and now it's the best comedy on TV.
JirinPanthosa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 24 2013, 03:15 AM   #17
JirinPanthosa
Commodore
 
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

My first impression of The Blacklist:

Buh. You cast James Spader, give him Hannibal Lecter treatment, and his crime is he sold classified information? You promised me a murdering psychopath!

This show seems well produced as a procedural but if you want to convince me this guy is terrifying give him something to be afraid of in his past. And now the female protagonist is acting neurotic like the woman from Homeland.
JirinPanthosa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 24 2013, 11:35 AM   #18
Xip
Lieutenant Commander
 
Xip's Avatar
 
Location: The Netherlands
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

I like this topic, I hope to get some more good shows from here!

I actually did a blog post on this subject last week. My list isn't really that long for this fall, and there's only two new shows on it, but I'm open to suggestions.

new shows:
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Almost human

returning:
How I met your mother (Season opening now downloading)
Big Bang Theory
Arrow
Community
__________________
(Don't worry, it's only good old Xip )
Nothing is as far away as one minute ago.
Proud to present: Star Trek Falcon series, check it out!
Xip is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 24 2013, 05:35 PM   #19
Jax
Admiral
 
Jax's Avatar
 
Location: England - "The Home of Football"
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

Just about to watch "Blacklist" though great to hear it scored just under 12 million and a whopping 3.8 in the 18-49 demo
__________________
World Cup Thread 2014
Jax is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 24 2013, 06:17 PM   #20
Enterprise is Great
Rear Admiral
 
Enterprise is Great's Avatar
 
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

Man, Spader really knows how to chew the scenery. He chews it so much he may get obese doing this show.
__________________
JJverse Star Trek...ROCKED on May 17, 2013 and beyond!
Enterprise is Great is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 24 2013, 06:53 PM   #21
Gryffindorian
Vice Admiral
 
Gryffindorian's Avatar
 
Location: Middle-earth
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

Can't wait for the series premiere of Agents of SHIELD tonight.

RE: Sleepy Hollow, I thought last night's episode was more interesting than the pilot. Abby is starting to see more of the supernatural stuff. I liked how Clancy Brown's character mentored her and is now communicating with her from beyond!
__________________
"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve."
--Bilbo Baggins, LOTR: Fellowship of the Ring
Gryffindorian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 24 2013, 09:22 PM   #22
bigdaddy
Vice Admiral
 
Location: Space Massachusetts
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

Enterprise is Great wrote: View Post
Man, Spader really knows how to chew the scenery. He chews it so much he may get obese doing this show.

Have you seen Boston Legal? He wasn't obese then?
__________________
The powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.
bigdaddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 24 2013, 10:46 PM   #23
Mr Light
Admiral
 
Location: Pennsylvania
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

Black List was interesting enough to watch ep2.

Dying to see SHIELD tonight!!!
__________________

Mr Light is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 24 2013, 11:11 PM   #24
JirinPanthosa
Commodore
 
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

I don't think I'll be following Blacklist.

If they're going to copy the Hannibal/Clarys relationship they need a guy with a violent past. This guy is on the most wanted list but (According to what the audience knows so far) has never committed a violent crime.

And then there was that scene jammed the pen into the guy's neck. Seriously? This show glosses over brutality in the name of stopping terrorist attacks worse than 24. They roughed up those two guys off screen and didn't even draw attention to it.

And police vehicles with no bullet proof glass, right.
JirinPanthosa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 24 2013, 11:26 PM   #25
iut044
Fleet Captain
 
Location: UK
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

New Shows that I'll be trying out:
hostages
blacklist
sleepy hollow
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
the originals
The Tomorrow People
betrayal
__________________
live long and prosper
this is a military ship not a pleasure craft
iut044 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 25 2013, 01:23 AM   #26
Mr Light
Admiral
 
Location: Pennsylvania
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

I will give this to the Black List:

__________________

Mr Light is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 25 2013, 02:05 AM   #27
JirinPanthosa
Commodore
 
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

I liked Agents of the Shield.

Preposterousness is okay when the dialog is this fun and lively. And it's refreshing to see some heroes who don't hold that obnoxious Jack Bauer ends justify the means attitude.
JirinPanthosa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 25 2013, 02:03 PM   #28
Kirby
Rear Admiral
 
Kirby's Avatar
 
Location: Alt: 5280
View Kirby's Twitter Profile
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

I liked what I saw of SHIELD. My son's homework drama kind of ruined the evening, so I was pretty tired when I finally got around to watching it and I think I nodded off a couple of times.
__________________
Henderson!!!!
Kirby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 25 2013, 09:08 PM   #29
Starbreaker
Fleet Admiral
 
Starbreaker's Avatar
 
Location: Chattanooga, TN
View Starbreaker's Twitter Profile
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

The Blacklist - A
Trophy Wife - A
Hostages - B
The Goldbergs - B+
Lucky 7 - B-
Agents of SHIELD - B-
Mom - C
Sleepy Hollow - C
Starbreaker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 26 2013, 12:53 AM   #30
Spot's Meow
Vice Admiral
 
Spot's Meow's Avatar
 
Location: California
Re: New TV Season - Fall 2013

I watched the second episode of Sleepy Hollow and I'm not sure whether to continue with it. To be honest, I found a lot of the supernatural stuff kind of cliche and cheesy. The part that interests me is seeing how a guy from the 18th century deals with the historical changes that have occurred over 250 years to the present. When he jokes about the price of the levy on baked goods, its things like that that really intrigue me.

But, I'm a history nerd, so what can you expect. Sadly it looks like that won't be a major focus of the show for much longer, so I feel ambivalent about continuing with it. The characters haven't grabbed me enough to keep me intrigued.
__________________
Time present and time past
are both perhaps present in time future.
And time future contained in time past.
—T.S. Eliot
Spot's Meow is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 01:26 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.