On a night that's hardly starved for appealing programming, two of the season's most enjoyable and intriguing pilots make their bow.
First, the underdog: ABC's Last Resort (8/7c), an electrifying military-gone-amok thriller that bridges the macho hardware of Tom Clancy with the suspense of paranoid Cold War classics from the '60s like Fail Safe and Seven Days in May. (Look them up if you've never seen them.) This series is like nothing else on network TV, which is why one's first impulse is to pray for its survival. It's also airing in what has become one of ABC's more treacherous time periods, and beyond the fact that there are very attractive people in the cast (starting with Felicity alum Scott Speedman) and the story is heavily serialized, it has nearly nothing in common tonally with the night's sudsy anchor, Grey's Anatomy.
Person of Interest is filling out its guest-star roster for the fall.
Justified's Emmy winner Margo Martindale will have a guest role on the show's upcoming sophomore season, as will Lost alum Ken Leung, CBS announced Tuesday.
Jeff Goldblum is a hot commodity right now: The Jurassic Park and Independence Day star, who currently plays one of Rachel's dads on Glee, will guest-star on NBC's Sarah Silverman comedy pilot, now titled Susan 313.
The project stars Silverman as a thirtysomething woman adjusting to...
Battlestar Galactica alum Jamie Bamber has scored the lead role in the TNT medical drama Chelsea General.
The pilot, from David E. Kelley, chronicles the professional and personal lives of five surgeons. Bamber will play Dr. Tyler, a vascular neurosurgeon who has a fling with his colleague (Jennifer Finnigan). The project is based is on Dr. Sanjay Gupta's upcoming book, Monday Mornings.
Cheers to The Good Wife because, to put it in Facebook parlance, "it's complicated."
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