Fall TV 2011

Check out reviews of new and returning shows, as well as interviews with the stars.

  • IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA: L-R: Kaitlin Olson and Charlie Day in the season premiere of IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA airing Thursday, September 15 at 10pm e/p. . CR: Patrick McElhenney / FX

  • Trae Patton

    UP ALL NIGHT -- Pilot -- Pictured: (l-r) Will Arnett as Chris, Christina Applegate as Reagan -- Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC

  • Mike Ansell

    FREE AGENTS -- Pilot -- Pictured: (l-r) Hank Azaria as Alex, Kathryn Hahn as Helen -- Photo by: Mike Ansell/NBC

  • Photograph: Florian Schneider


    Ioan Gruffudd as Andrew Martin, from left, Sarah Michelle Gellar as Siobhan Martin/Bridget Kelly, Kris Polaha as Henry, Tara Summers as Gemma, Nestor Carbonell as Victor Machado and Mike Colter as Malcolm Ward on Ringer on The CW.Photograph: Art Streiber CW ?011 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

  • Photograph: Autumn Dewilde/Fox; Photo illustration: Jamie DiVecchio Ramsay

  • Photograph: Paul Elledge; Hair & Make Up: Maria Barrera; Assistant: Brad Johnson; Bumper pool table provided by www.amoonjump4u.com

    Actress Leah Renee

Review: I Hate My Teenage Daughter

A comedy about the contentious relationship between mothers and daughters falls on its face.

Review: Allen Gregory

Jonah Hill joins Fox's Saturday night animation block as a pretentious 7-year-old.

Review: Chuck, Season 5

The spy comedy returns for a farewell season.

Kelsey Grammer stars in Boss

The actor plays the mayor in the Chicago-set, Chicago-shot TV drama on Starz.

Review: Last Man Standing

Tim Allen returns to television but this sitcom doesn't show his good side.

Review: Homeland

Showtime's thriller is the best new show of the fall.

Review: Dexter, Season 6

The serial killer drama makes a feeble attempt to get some faith in its new season.

Review: Suburgatory

This comedic take on the monotony of suburbia has a great sense of humor.

Review: Happy Endings, Season 2

The Chicago-set comedy continues its quirky comedy style in a new season.

Review: Hart of Dixie

A big city doctor uproots to Alabama in a new show that's high on charm, but light on everything else.

Review: Pan Am

ABC's new period drama does retro right.

Review: Fringe, Season 4

Fringe returns for a fourth season and all the rules have changed.

Interview: Community Cast

We sit down with the cast and producers of the cult NBC comedy to discuss their third season.

Review: Charlie's Angels

This reboot still feels stuck in the past.

Review: Whitney

The comic's attempt to bring her stand-up act to the small screen doesn't quite pan out.

Review: Parks and Recreation, Season Four

After a stellar third season, the Pawnee gang returns to mix things up.

Review: New Girl

Zooey Deschanel embraces the dork within in Fox's tenacious comedy, New Girl.

Review: Unforgettable

CBS's new crime drama fails to distinguish itself from the others out there.

Review: The Playboy Club

Playboy, Chicago and the sixties add up to be little more than a bore.

Review: The Secret Circle

The CW offers up a fun supernatural drama about a group of high school witches.

Interview: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

We chat with the cast about what to look forward to in season seven.

Review: Up All Night

Will Arnett and Christina Applegate star as new parents who still love to party.

Review: H8R

Mario Lopez gives his celebrity friends a chance to defend themselves from the people he wants to watch his show.

Review: Ringer

Sarah Michelle Gellar returns to television in Ringer, but Buffy it's not.

Review: Sons of Anarchy Season 4

The new season of Sons of Anarchy returns in top form.

Interview: Amber Heard

Yes, she’s an out, atheist, gun-owning Texan. She’ll also take issue with that statement.

On set of The Playboy Club

NBC’s new Chicago-set series re-creates Hef’s swinging ’60s on a South Side sound stage.

Fall TV 2011 Check-Up

Which new shows have you stuck with and which have been kicked to the curb?

Review: Grimm

The supernatural procedural suffers from a poorly cast lead and a lack of wit.

Review: Once Upon a Time

ABC's new fairy tale drama series is flawed but fun.

Review: Man Up!

This sitcom about middle-aged guys searching for their inner macho men is a major snooze fest.

Review: American Horror Story

The new series from the creators of Glee fails to thrill, engage or be remotely cohesive.

Interview: Damian Lewis

The English actor calls Showtime’s Homeland “contentious.” Classic British understatement?

Review: How to Be a Gentleman

Despite a wickedly funny ensemble, this comedy fails to bring any laughs.

Review: Luther, Season 2

Idris Elba returns as the brooding detective in another gritty and engaging series.

Review: Terra Nova

Can impressive effects and sweeping action make up for boring characters?

Interview: Christina Ricci

The star of Pan Am tries to temper her authority problem and instead be “nice, kind, good.”

Review: A Gifted Man

Despite some amazing talent, this drama fails to go beyond its sentimental premise.

Interview: Fringe

We discuss the new season of the sci-fi series with the cast and producers.

Interview: Michael Kenneth Williams

We chat with the actor about his appearance on Community and the return of Boardwalk Empire.

Review: Person of Interest

Producer J.J. Abrams and writer Jonathan Nolan deliver a weary and convoluted drama.

Review: Prime Suspect

This adaptation of a British crime drama struggles to update to a new era.

Review: Revenge

ABC offers up a sudsy, Hamptons-set take on The Count of Monte Cristo.

Review: Raising Hope, Season Two

The Chance family returns for a second season with a song in its heart.

Review: 2 Broke Girls

CBS's new girl buddy comedy, feels a little stale but star Kat Dennings makes everything fresh.

Review: Castle, Season Four

After a shocking season finale, Castle returns with a bit of new life.

Review: Archer, Season Three

The animated spy comedy returns for a third season with a hilarious three-part epic.

Review: Free Agents

Free Agents has all the makings of a hilarious comedy, so why aren't there more laughs?

Review: Parenthood, Season 3

The Bravermans return from their summer break with a fresh set of growing pains.

Interview: Zooey Deschanel

In New Girl, she's single, can’t sing and breaks down a lot. Not much like the star herself.

Interview: Sons of Anarchy

We sat down with the creator and cast to discuss the show's new season.

Interview: Leah Renee

NBC’s new Bunny has a secret.