[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about Tuesday's episode of Covert Affairs. Read at your own risk.]
Question: Let's play armchair programmer. While I am enjoying Major Crimes, it does feel a bit like we're just waiting for Brenda Leigh to show. Do you think they could have benefited from holding Major Crimes until the traditional December run of The Closer to let us get a little distance? Or is it purely a creative question? Major Crimes looks just like The Closer. Could the show benefit from some slight visual tweaks? Perhaps a slightly different opening sequence? — Steven
What summer vacation? It's not like TV took much of a break during what used to be the off-season. But with Labor Day behind us, and a handful of major fall premieres just a week away, here's a quick look at today's playlist.
In daytime (check local schedules), Kelly Ripa officially unveils her new permanent co-host on Live! With Kelly. Who could it possibly be? (Kidding; the news leaked a while back. But just in case you managed to stay out of the loop, why spoil it now?)
CODE NAME Season 3.
INTEL Hot on the Louboutin heels of her first kill at the end of last season, jet-setting CIA agent Annie Walker's world is blown apart by a federal-level shocker that makes other so-called "game changers" look like local government PR stunts. Yes, someone dies. In a horrible way.
"We owe it to the audience to remind them from time to time that there is real jeopardy here," says executive producer Matt Corman of the July 10 jaw-dropping season opener. "Working as a CIA operative has real stakes." It also has perks: So far, production has taken the cast to Morocco, Puerto Rico and Barcelona, and "we have Moscow and the Dominican Republic planned," says Corman's fellow exec producer Chris Ord. "We're hoping to do Dubai. It's a spy show; people expect to go abroad, and that we are able to is really exciting."
THE MISSION Top secret! As...
[SPOILER ALERT: The following story contains major spoilers from the Season 3 premiere of Covert Affairs. Read at your own risk.]
Covert Affairs promised a big death during its Season 3 premiere and it delivered in the opening minutes when a car exploded outside of a diner. But who was in the car?