Thursday, September 3, 2009

Upcoming TV series

It's September, and that means a new slate of television shows to watch.

And it all begins next week.

September 10
Vampire Diaries
CW, Thursdays
Based on L.J. Smith’s novel series of the same name, this new entry from the CW follows the life of Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) who is the object of desire of two vampire siblings (played by Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder).

September 23
Eastwick
ABC, Wednesdays
Three very different women find themselves drawn together by a mysterious man who unleashes unique powers in each of them. Inspired by the popular movie, "The Witches of Eastwick" and on the novel of the same title by John Updike.

September 24
Flash Forward
ABC, Thursdays
When a mysterious event causes the entire world to black out, humanity is given a glimpse into its near future, and every man, woman and child is forced to come to grips with whether their destinies can be avoided or fulfilled. Adapting award-winning author Robert J. Sawyer's revolutionary novel, executive producers David S. Goyer (visionary co-writer of "Batman Begins" and "The Dark Knight") and Brannon Braga ("24," "Star Trek: Enterprise") invite you to embark on a journey to answer the question, "if you knew what your future held, what would you do?"

October 2
Stargate Universe
SyFy, Fridays
Stargate Universe follows a band of soldiers, scientists and civilians, who must fend for themselves as they are forced through a Stargate when their hidden base comes under attack. The desperate survivors emerge aboard an ancient ship, which is locked on an unknown course and unable to return to Earth. Faced with meeting the most basic needs of food, water and air, the group must unlock the secrets of the ship's Stargate to survive.

November 3
V
ABC, Tuesdays
The long anticipated remake of the 1980s mini-series "V." Aliens finally make contact, appearing in large ships over many of earth's largest cities (never a good sign). Fortunately, invasion is not imminent, and the aliens appear to be friendly. Unfortunately, things are not always what they appear to be.



TV shows returning include:

September 12
Robin Hood
BBC America

September 21
Heroes
NBC

September 25
Smallville
CW

The Ghost Whisperer
CBS

Medium
CBS

October 9
Sanctuary
SyFy

Week of November 7
Legend of the Seeker
Various/syndicated

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