My Tuesday night preview starts off with one of the five quirky new “relationship” comedies that debuted this year, Manhattan Love Story. I wish I had published my preview last week — of the five newbies, MLS was the one that looked the least focused, the least entertaining. And with the biggest pitch being that you get to hear what’s going on in their heads (like Herman’s Head, which I enjoyed), I figured it was a high contender for early cancellation. I didn’t realize HOW high — it was cancelled already, the first casualty of the new season.
I’m also predicting mid-season cancellation for About a Boy. This one debuted last year, and went nowhere, but somehow got renewed. For the seven people who watch it, I’m sorry for your pending loss.
There are five returning shows and one new show that I have zero interest in, but suspect they’ll probably go all season — Utopia, Supernatural, The Mindy Project, Sons of Anarchy, New Girl, and Chicago Fire. » Read the rest