Fall 2010 Shows Preview
This fall brings with it the usual excitement of new TV shows and the episode following the cliffhanger that ended the previous season. As usual, the excitement of your old TV show’s drama is brought back during the month of September, as shows air their season premiers.
Glee is a series based around a misfit group of teenagers with a shared love for vocals. In this teen drama, each character goes through the burden and stress of being a teenager in this day and age. Although the show has the conventional setting of high school with the cheerleaders, jocks, nerds, and everything in between, the show addresses real teenage issues and the stress of modern times. The cast of characters include: the jock who is unsure of who he really is, a boy who wants his father to understand who he is, a young mother unsure of what to do, and a young girl with two fathers who wants to do the best she can. The new season brings new drama on Tuesday, September 21.
The new TV show Hellcats premiered, on Wednesday at 9 PM. Hellcats is a show about American cheerleading with lots of high school girl drama. Alyson Michalka, Marti, is a pre–law college student at Lancer College in Memphis, Tennessee. When Marti loses her scholarship, she finds that her only option is joining the cheerleading team.
Fringe airs its third season on Thursday, September 23. The show addresses rapidly spreading and unexplained phenomena based on science and parallel universes. FBI agent Olivia Dunham (Anna Trov) and Peter Bishop (Joshua Jackson) are forced to combat these phenomena. In their attempts to stop the strange forces of these occurrences, they ask for the assistance of Bishop's perturbed father, the institutionalized scientist Dr. Walter Bishop (John Noble).
Based on the popular British TV show, The Office follows the daily life and of a group of peculiar office employees at the Dunder Mifflin’s Scranton branch paper company. Steve Carell plays the regional manager, Michael, who is fairly egotistical and believes that he is the nicest, most hilarious, best boss ever. This attitude causes the opinions of his employees to be the exact opposite of what he expects. With various amounts of nerdy drama, everyone who loves the office is anxious for its arrival on Thursday, September 23 at 9 PM, marking Steve Carell’s last season of The Office.
Outsourced, a new series from NBC aired Thursday, September 23 at 9:30 PM. The show is yet another workplace comedy concerning the catalog–based company, Mid America Novelties, which sells American novelty goods, including whoopee cushions and various prank goods. After completing the manager training program, Todd Dempsy (Ben Rappaport) discovers that the call center he is going to manage has been outsourced to India. In order to maintain his job he moves to India to be the manager. Before his trip he had never ventured outside the country and is unprepared for a new people and culture. In disbelief Todd discovers that his new staff needs a crash course in American culture and life. The new comedy brings a slice of romance as well as an eccentric cast.
Many exciting new seasons air this fall, full of new drama, mysteries, and various other forms of excitement.