NBC Announces 2008-2009 Schedule

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  1. EMHMark613

    EMHMark613 Commodore Commodore

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    I agree. The show was good until the early 2000s
     
  2. Calhoun24

    Calhoun24 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I'm just glad the new Knight Rider has gotten the greenlight for a season...on Wednesday night, nevertheless...
     
  3. nx1701g

    nx1701g Admiral Admiral

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    ^ Plus Saturday nights.
     
  4. Aragorn

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    "Frank, it happen'd one Day about Noon going towards my Boat, I was exceedingly surpriz'd... (puts sunglasses on) ...with the Print of a Man's naked Foot on the Shore."

    YYYEEEAAAHHHH!!!!!!!

    Oh, wait, not Caruso. :)
     
  5. Mr. Adventure

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    I figured a lot of these to be something else from the titles. Stumbled on this, and some are promising...


    Debuting on May 29:

    Fear Itself. The show, a horror anthology series from the makers of Masters of Horror, will feature such stars as John Billingsley and Shiri Appleby and showcase the talents of directors including Brad Anderson, Mary Harron, Ernest Dickerson, Ronny Yu, John Carpenter and Stuart Gordon.

    My Own Worst Enemy, airing Mondays at 10 p.m. Christian Slater makes his television series debut as Henry Spivey, an efficiency expert and married father of two who learns that he has an alter ego named Edward Albright, an operative who speaks numerous languages and can kill with his teeth. The network is touting it as "Jekyll and Hyde meets Jason Bourne." Heroes veteran David Semel directed the pilot and will stay on as executive producer.

    Knight Rider, airing Wednesdays at 8 p.m. NBC scored a hit with a two-hour backdoor pilot movie that aired in February, and the series picks up where the movie left off. K.I.T.T., the supercar with a mind of its own, returns, as do stars Justin Bruening, Deanna Russo, Sydney Tamiia Poitier and Bruce Davison.

    Shows debuting in winter 2009:

    Merlin, airing Sundays at 8 p.m. A fantasy series set in Camelot but inspired by 21st-century storytelling, Merlin stars Colin Morgan (Doctor Who) as the title character and Bradley James as Arthur, and it explores the characters' lives before they became legends. Co-stars include Anthony Head (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Richard Wilson and Angel Coulby.

    Kings, airing Sundays at 10. A modern-day spin on the King David tale, the show stars Christopher Egan as David and Ian McShane as the king. Michael Green (Heroes) penned the pilot and will executive-produce. I Am Legend helmer Francis Lawrence directed the pilot and will executive-produce the series as well.

    Series debuting in summer 2009:

    The Listener, airing Thursdays at 10 p.m. Toby Logan (Craig Olejinik of Thirteen Ghosts) is a 24-year-old paramedic and telepath who's always ignored his ability to hear people's thoughts ... until now. Having changed his mind, he uses his unique gift to help others.

    Miniseries debuting in 2009:

    The Last Templar. In this four-hour miniseries, four horsemen dressed as knights crash the New York Metropolitan Museum during the opening of an exhibition of Vatican treasures and swipe an arcane medieval decoder, thereby sending an archaeologist (Mira Sorvino) and an FBI agent (Scott Foley) on a wild chase for the secrets of the Knights Templar. Co-stars include Victor Garber and Omar Sharif.
     
  6. Aragorn

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    Scott Foley? Did The Unit get axed???
     
  7. JoeZhang

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    I can tell without seeing it, that I'll hate this - "inspired by" generally means "talk and act like they live in the 21st century". The recent godawful Robin Hood was like that.
     
  8. Jax

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    No and I can't see CBS doing so, the show fits out very well with NCIS with fewer viewers (10million+) but a bigger demo than NCIS.
     
  9. ElimParra

    ElimParra Screaming Firehawk Premium Member

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    If it's same as the Australian version - two restaurants compete to see which is the better one. It's shite here. Linky
     
  10. Caprica_Six

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    Funny I could say the same about Southern American accents. It's not a dumb comedy it's actually quite a clever take on modern family dynamics filmed in a similar style to the office. Let's hope the American's don't botch it up too much.
     
  11. firehawk12

    firehawk12 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    You know what's funny? I always maintained that Australian = British + Southern American. :lol:
     
  12. Caprica_Six

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    There is a certain logic to that. I've heard the saying that the Australian accent is what happens when you leave a cockney in the sun too long :lol: Saying that I still needed subtitles on when I watched Firefly the first few times, I could barely understand what they said.
     
  13. sportzkid

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    You may have your answer in that it is a mini series, so might film it on his break from The Unit.
     
  14. BigFoot

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    Same here. :D Well, actually I also watch My Name Is Earl but I wouldn't really miss it if it was cancelled.
     
  15. firehawk12

    firehawk12 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Hopefully you're right. CBS needs to bring it back!

    I think I watched Forrest Gump after watching some Australian show and it clicked or something. :lol:
    I wonder what Canadians would sound like to you then? Northern Americans with a touch of Southern American? :D
     
  16. Vanyel

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  17. DanCPA

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    No CI...
    But they do have Chuck and Law and Order

    The office spinoff? Yeesh!
     
  18. HIj'Qa

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    Such eye candy you have, CBS -
    the guys of Heroes
    the Baldwin on 30 Rock
    Anthony Stewart Head
    Andrew MacCarthy
    Christian Slater! :drool:
     
  19. Caprica_Six

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    To be honest I actually can't tell the difference between Canadian accents and middle of the road American accents. Saying that I know that some people from overseas can't tell the difference between Australian and new Zealand accents.
     
  20. nx1701g

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    Has anyone heard if USA will be continuing CI?