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5 Shows After Dark: More Pretty People Pretending to be Teenagers. Mysterious Teenagers.

By Genevieve Burgess | Miscellaneous | October 22, 2013 | Comments ()


Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD on ABC at 8:00pm ET.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine on Fox at 8:30pm ET. Sometimes I list shows that people love to pop up and mention in the comments just to see if I can catch someone who’s not actually reading the list and just dropping in to mention the show they ASSUME I missed. This is one of those times.

Ravenswood on ABC Family at 9:00pm ET. Series premiere. This is a new spin off from Pretty Little Liars, according to the internet. And here’s the thing: I realize we all like to make a lot of noise about original shows and recycling and argle bargle, but spin-offs seem to have been a thing basically since television started. The Jeffersons was a spin off of All in the Family, Frasier was a spin-off of Cheers, and all those other ones that weren’t as wildly successful that I’m too lazy to look up. Besides, a lot of original concept shows blow. So, you know, I’d rather focus on what’s good television then how, exactly, it came to be.

The Mindy Project on Fox at 9:30pm ET.

Sons of Anarchy on FX at 10:00pm ET.

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