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5 Shows After Dark: Is This Pandering More to Your Liking?

By Genevieve Burgess | Miscellaneous | January 15, 2013 | Comments ()


"Face Off" on SyFy at 9:00pm ET. 90 minute fourth season premiere.

"Happy Endings" at 9:00pm ET.

"The New Normal" on NBC at 9:30pm ET. I want to live inside this show. Not because I particularly like any of the characters, but because it seems like NO ONE IS EVER ALLOWED TO BE UNHAPPY for longer than 22 minutes at a time. Seriously. Everyone on this show is totally fulfilled by their career choices, everyone looking to meet someone interesting does, all conflicts between characters are sewn up by the end of the episode, and everyone has enough money to do all the things they want to do. It's like a fairytale. But then again, so is "Glee" if you only watch the parts with Rachel Berry and Kurt Hummel so maybe that's just what Ryan Murphy likes to do when he's not impregnating crazy women with alien spawn and obsessing over lactation.

"Justified" on FX at 10:00pm ET.

"Redrum" on Investigation Discovery at 10:00pm ET. Series premiere. This is a new series that works backwards from the murder to the discovery of what happened which sounds like every other series about murder out there, true life or fictional. But there's a lot of shows about murder cases out there (like, really, when I sat down to think about it I creeped myself out a bit) so I guess they have to distinguish themselves any way they can.

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Comments Are Welcome, Bigots and Trolls Are Not

  • Luke Anthony Matthews

    The New Normal has really grown on me. I can even get over Nene Leakes being in it...

  • dizzylucy

    Tuesday is the best day. Why? Justified!

  • theotherone

    Ben and Kate @ 8:30
    DTTBIA 23 @ 9:30

  • logan

    There is squat and lots of it on till "Justified" comes on.

  • I'm Lenny

    So I did a quick mental inventory of all my books, video games, movies and Netflix queue reveals...friggin' EVERYTHING I consume is centered on other peoples' deaths. Any tips for overcoming this? Besides bronyism, that's too far.

  • e jerry powell

    And really, Investigation Discovery is doing whatever they can to find new ways of exploring the same some-dozen cases.

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