Ultimate Fall Black TV Preview

Ultimate Fall Black TV Preview
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 14, 2010

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Dancing With The Stars, ABC, 8/7c.
Airs: Sept. 20

Shout Outs: Brandy, Kyle Massey, Rick Fox.
Info: Our favorite stars compete against each other at professional dancing.

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Mike and Molly, CBS, 9:30/8:30c.
Airs: Sept 20

Shout Outs: Reno Wilson, Nyambi Nyambi.
Info: Romantic comedy about an overweight couple.

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Football Wives, VH1, 9:30/8:30c.
Airs: Oct 11.
In line with “Basketball” series, following the better halfs of the players of America’s favorite sport.

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Chase, NBC, 10/9c.
Airs: Sept 20
Shout Outs: Rose Rollins.
Info: Real-life high-priority fugitive apprehension team that tracks notorious criminals in South Texas.

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Chuck, NBC, 8/7c.
Airs: Sept 20
Shout Outs:
Mark Christopher Lawrence.
Info: Comedic series about young twenty-something spies.

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The Closer, TNT, 9/8c
Airs: Nov 29
Shout Outs: Robert Gossett, Corey Reynolds. Info: Follows a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases.

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Men of A Certain Age, TNT, 10/9c.
Airs: Nov 29.
Shout Outs:
Andre Braugher, Lil JJ, Brian J. White, Lisa Gay Hamilton.
Info: Three middle aged best friends experience the highs and lows in life.

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Castle, ABC, 10/9c.
Airs: Sept 20
Shout Outs:
Tamala Jones, Ruben Santiago-Hudson.
Info: Copycat murders occur that are similar to the ones author Richard Castle writes about in his books.

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90210, CW, 8/7c.
Airs: Sept 13
Shout Outs:
Tristan Wilds.
Info: Based on the 1990s FOX hit, “Beverly Hills, 90210.”

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The Event, NBC, 9/8c.
Airs: Sept 20
Shout Outs:
Blair Underwood.
Info: Conspiracy thriller investigates the mysterious disappearance that begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history.

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House, Fox, 8/7c.
Airs: Sept 20
Shout Outs:
Omar Epps.
Info: Mystery, where the villain is a medical malady and the hero is an irreverent, controversial doctor who trusts no one.

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The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Bravo, 9/8c.
Airs: Oct 4.
Shout Outs:
Entire cast.
Info: Cameras follow the lives of affluent mothers and wives in Atlanta.

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Parenthood, NBC, 10/9c.
Airs: Sept 14.
Shout Outs:
Joy Bryant.
Info: Comedy-drama that addresses the modern challenges of raising kids in this post-technological world.

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The Biggest Loser, NBC, 8/7c.
Airs: Sept 21.
Compelling new weight-loss reality drama in which two celebrity fitness trainers help overweight contestants transform their lives.

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Glee, FOX, 9/8c.
Airs: Sept 21.
Shout Outs:
Amber Riley
Info: A genre-defying musical comedy that follows a group of glee club high school students, originally created for film.

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NCIS, CBS, 8/7c.
Airs: Sept 21.
Shout Outs:
Rocky Carroll.
Info: Brings us the inner workings of the government agency that investigates all crimes involving Navy and Marine Corps personnel.

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No Ordinary Family, ABC, 8/7c.
Airs: Sept 28.
Shout Outs: Romany Malco.
Info: An every day American family, who after a terrible plane crash begins to develop superpowers.

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Detriot 187, ABC, 10/9c.
Airs: Sept 21.
Shout Outs:
James McDaniel, Aisha Hinds, John Michael Hill.
Info: A fictional documentary film making crew goes inside Detroit’s homicide division for a crime project.

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NCIS: Los Angeles, CBS, 9/8c
Airs: Sept 21.
Shout Outs:
LL Cool J, Adam Jamal Craig.
Info: Office of Special Projects, a division of NCIS go deep undercover to capture criminals threatening national security.

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In Treatment, HBO, 9/8c.
Airs: Oct 26.
Shout Outs:
Russell Hornsby, Sherri Saum, Blair Underwood.
Info: A psychotherapist becomes a raging ball of issues during his own therapy sessions.

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Psych, USA, 10/9c.
Airs: Nov 10.
Shout Outs:
Dule Hill.
Info: After conning the police into believing that he’s a psychic, Shawn opens a detective agency with best friend.

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Criminal Minds, CBS, 9/8c.
Airs: Sept 22.
Shout Outs:
Shemar Moore.
Info: The FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit analyzing criminal minds to anticipate their next moves.

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House of Payne, TBS, 8/7c.
Airs: Sept 15
Shout Outs:
Lance Gross, Allen Payne, Cassi Davis, LaVan Davis.
Info: Tyler Perry’s comedy series about a the day to day struggles of a multi-generational, working class family.

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Lie to Me, FOX, 8/7c.
Airs: Nov 10.
Shout Outs:
Mekhi Phifer.
Info: Drama that tells the tale of a deception expert who helps uncover the truth for the FBI, local police, law firms, corporations, and individuals.

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Hellcats, CW, 10/9c.
Airs: Sept 8.
Shout Outs:
Robbie Jones, Heather Hemmens.
Info: College drama about sacrifice and competitive sports.

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Clean House, STYLE, 10/9c.
Airs: Sept 8.
Shout Outs:
Niecy Nash.
Info: Each week, one cluttered clan puts itself at the mercy of host Niecy Nash’s crew interior designers and organizers.

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Changing Lanes, BET, 8/7c. Airs: Sept 1. Info: Docu-reality series expected to launch in 2010, will spotlight drivers in NASCAR’s “Drive for Diversity” program.

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America’s Next Top Model, CW, 8/7c. Airs: Sept 8.
Shout Outs:
Tyra Banks
Info: Contestants compete on a set of challenges to be America’s next model.

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The Whole Truth, ABC, 10/9c.
Airs: Sept 22.
Shout Outs:
Eamonn Walker, Christine Adams.
Info: An intense legal drama that will follow both the prosecution and the defense teams.

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Law & Order: Los Angeles, NBC, 10/9c.
Airs: Sept 29.
Shout Outs:
Regina Hall, Terrance Howard
Info: A guide through the glitz, glamor, and guilt of L.A. robbery Homicide division.

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Law & Order: SVU, NBC, 9/8c.
Airs: Sept 22.
Shout Outs:
Ice-T, Tamara Tunie, Michelle Hurd.
Info: Emotionally charged drama that follows NY police detectives through some of NYC toughest sex related crimes.

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Undercovers, NBC, 8/7c.
Airs: Sept 22.
Shout Outs:
Boris Kodjoe, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mekia Cox.
Info: Spy drama about a husband and wife who come out of retirement to join the CIA as agents.

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CSI: NY, CBS, 9/8c.
Airs: Sept 23.
Shout Outs:
Hill Harper.
Info: Crime scene investigation drama series.

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Private Practice, ABC, 10/9c.
Airs: Sept 23.
Shout Outs:
Taye Diggs, Audra McDonald.
Info: Spin-off of the highly popular ABC series, Grey’s Anatomy.

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Community, NBC, 8/7c. Airs: Sept 23.
Shout Outs: Yvette Nicole Brown, Donald Glover.
Info: A group of misfits attending the Greendale Community College.

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Grey’s Anatomy, ABC, 9/8c.
Airs: Sept 23.
Shout Outs:
Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr.
Info: Hospital drama several third year residents struggles to maintain relationships while staying sharp at work.

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The Vampire Diaries, CW, 8/7c.
Airs: Sept 9.
Shout Outs:
Katerina Graham.
Info: Vampire brothers – one good, one evil – at war for the main characters soul.

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My Generation, ABC, 8/7c.
Airs: Sept 23.
Shout Outs:
Mehcad Brooks.
Info: Friends flash back and forth from present-day life to ten years ago when they were seniors in high school.

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30 Rock, NBC, 8:30/7:30c.
Airs: Sept 23.
Shout Outs: Tracy Morgan, Jack MacBrayer, Keith Powell.
Info: Dealing with life in a studio at NBC’s 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

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Fringe, FOX, 9/8c.
Airs: Sept 23.
Shout Outs: Lance Reddick, Jasika Nicole.
Info: the FBI is faced with a rapidly spreading unexplained threatening phenomenon.

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The Office, NBC, 9/8c.
Airs: Sept 23.
Shout Outs:
Leslie David Baker. Info: Follows the daily interactions of a group of idiosyncratic office employees at paper company.

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Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss, TLC, 9/8c.
Airs: Oct 1.
Plus size brides pick out their dream dresses.

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Human Target, FOX, 8/7c.
Airs: Oct 1.
Shout Outs:
Chi McBride.
Info: A mysterious security-for-hire protecting his clients by becoming a human target.

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Body of Proof, ABC, 9/8c.
Airs: Sept 9.
Shout Outs:
Windell D. Middlebrooks, Sonja Sohn.
Info: A former neurosurgeon-turned-medical examiner becomes an unorthodox crime-solver in this drama.

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School Pride, NBC, 8/7c.
Airs: Oct 15.
Shout Outs:
Kim Whitley
Info: Cast of spirit team members who work together to turn around some of America’s trashiest public schools.

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Outlaw, NBC, 10/9c.
Airs: Sept 24.
Shout Outs:
David Ramsey.
Info: A private practice use their team’s inside knowledge of the legal system to help “the little guy.”


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