Thursday, May 19, 2011

Wishing for Some Good New Shows

While other U.S. TV networks are spewing forth dreary remakes, TNT might actually have stumbled onto some worthwhile crime-drama projects for the near future. In addition to Eric McCormack’s forthcoming series, Perception (in which he plays a crime-solving neuroscientist named--wait for it--Geoffrey Pierce), those hopefuls include a program inspired by Laura Lippman’s series character, Tess Monaghan, a movie-of-the-week series that will “feature contemporary crime dramas adapted from bestselling authors of the genre,” and Enigma, “a modern-day mystery ... in the style of Sherlock Holmes.” I live in hope ...

1 comment:

John said...

Looks like I may finally give in and shell out the extra money for cable. Close to 20 years living without it. The Tuesday Night Movie of the Week sounds promising. Shades of the old NBC 1970s series. Look what classics that led to.