With new summer programming like what's on display tonight, it's enough to make you miss reruns. (Well, hello, CBS! We can always count on you to do things the traditional way — at least until Big Brother returns next month.)
You could do worse than re-watching Leonard's date with Penny on The Big Bang Theory, or Person of Interest's Reese protecting Astro from last season's The X Factor or Cho's first meeting with Samaire Armstrong on The Mentalist. You could do far worse.
You could, for example, watch your brain cells atrophy by tuning into Fox's hardly-fit-for-cable combo of goofy new meat-market dating shows. (The Dating Game's Jim Lange, I miss you.) In Take Me Out (8/7c), which might as well be called Date Or No Date, it's the guy on display, trying to charm a "flirty 30" bevy of bimbos before they turn out the light on their podium, signaling their disinterest. read more
Tornoto's Hope-Zion Hospital is haunted, but not by a vengeful spirit.
On NBC's new medical drama Saving Hope, which premieres Thursday at 9/8c, Chief of Surgery Charlie Harris (Michael Shanks) falls into a coma and finds himself in an out-of-body experience, roaming the hallways as a ghost. Fellow surgeon and fiancee Alex Reid (Smallville's Erica Durance) is torn between her emotional attachment and her objectivity as a doctor who is still very much needed by the other patients coming into the hospital daily.
NBC has picked up the Canadian medical drama Saving Hope in what will be Erica Durance's first series role since Smallville.
Saving Hope, from Rookie Blue producers Ilana Frank and David Wellington, follows surgeon Alex Reid (Durance) whose personal and professional life is turned upside down when he...read more