When most folks think of Robert E. Howard, those that know who he is, they think of Conan the Barbarian, Kull the Conqueror, and maybe Red Sonja. They think of pulp tales of barbarians, monsters, and lost empires. They rarely think of his oddest and one of his least known creations – Solomon Kane. I’ll take a look at Howard’s most mysterious hero, after the jump.
This week, the ‘Hit List’ is read on Smash, everyone is dating on Psych, Justin Timberlake rocks Saturday Night Live, it’s Thanksgiving on Community, and then there’s the season finale of White Collar.
What will you be watching?
The Following debuted last night to many open-jawed, eyes covered, creeped out viewers. To recap, Kevin Bacon plays Ryan Hardy, an elite ex-FBI agent taken out of retirement after a diabolical serial killer, Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) escapes from prison. By the end of the episode, Carroll is caught and hauled back to prison but not before he kills his only surviving victim from nine years ago, reveals his cult of killer followers, and aids in the kidnapping of his own son.
But was it good? Find out after the jump!
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Happy New Year! If your resolution was to watch more TV, then I am here to help. This season there is something for everyone who is looking to fill the void in their TV schedules. Kevin Bacon stars as an FBI profiler tracking down a serial killer. Felicity (Keri Russell) returns as an undercover KGB spy in 1980′s America. Or maybe Anthony Edwards long awaited return to the small screen will spark your interest? I’ve singled out 10 of the most anticipated mid season shows debuting in 2013 complete with trailers and premiere dates. What will you be watching?
WHEN: Monday January 7th @ 10pm on NBC
WHO: Meagan Good (Californication), Victor Garber (Alias), Wes Brown (Private Practice), Tate Donovan (Damages)
WHAT: When Vivian Bowers, a famous socialite, is found dead from what appears to be an overdose, her best friend, Detective Joanna Locasto (Good), is re-embraced by the wealthy Bowers family and in time she begins to uncover the truth of what really happened with her friend’s death.
THE CARRIE DIARIES
WHEN: Monday January 14th @ 8pm on CW
WHO: AnnaSophia Robb (Soul Surfer), Matt Letscher (Eli Stone), Austin Butler (Switched at Birth), Katie Findlay (The Killing)
WHAT: It is a prequel to the HBO television series Sex and the City and based on the book of the same name by Candace Bushnell. The show focuses on Carrie Bradshaw (Robb) during her senior year of high school during the early 1980s and part of her life in New York working as a writer. Read the rest of this entry
Watch With Amanda: Alcatraz and more axed, Grey’s Anatomy news, and Britney’s new $15 million TV gig
Well guys… it’s official. Alcatraz has been cancelled (poor Hugo). After an amazing start for the series, the ratings plunged and it’s not really surprising that Fox has decided to not bring it back. In an announcement yesterday Fox has also cancelled Bones‘ spinoff The Finder, Breaking In, and I Hate My Teenage Daughter. On the bright side, Keifer Sutherland’s Touch has been renewed and the network has also picked up a bunch new shows for the fall and a few sound promising. Click through to read more about them. Read the rest of this entry