A deluxe if derivative wallow in crime awaits viewers of TNT's Mob City (Wednesday, 9/8c) a six-hour primer in film noir attitude from The Walking Dead's Frank Darabont that's as sleek as the brilliantine in "fixer" Milo Ventimiglia's impeccably styled hair. Saturated in neon hues and evocative shadows, this limited-run series (airing in two-hour blocks over three Wednesdays) is gorgeous to behold even when it lays on the noir trappings awfully thick.
TV Land's new comedy Kirstie arrives with an impressive sitcom pedigree, starting with its star, Cheers alum Kirstie Alley. She plays Broadway diva Madison Banks, who's reunited with the adult son (Eric Petersen) she gave up for adoption 26 years earlier.
George Wendt, Kirstie Alley and Rhea Perlman
Can you imagine if Cheers' cranky Carla (Rhea Perlman) had hooked up with sluggish barfly Norm (George Wendt)? "Nothing ever happened between us, which is why Cheers was such a crappy show," jokes Perlman. "