September 2008 Archives

Fall TV Lineup: Thursday

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Thursday is actually packed with the "juggernaut" TV shows (Ugly Betty, Grey's Anatomy, The Office, 30 Rock, Survivor, CSI, ER) none of which are specifically nerdtastic, though I will give The Office and 30 Rock some credit thanks to Dwight and Tina Fey's occasional fabulous high school flashbacks and Betty of Ugly Betty, is, well, she's special.

However, on the CW's prime time schedule, there are a couple shows (with those fantastically beautiful people playing characters roughly ten years younger than their actual age) worth mentioning on this blog.

Fall TV Lineup: Tuesday and Wednesday

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Tuesday and Wednesday aren't particularly packed days for TV, but there is one particularly fascinating new contender on Tuesday from J.J. Abrams...

Fall TV Lineup: Sunday and Monday

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I watch a lot of TV. I mean, a lot, but because of everyone's favorite writers strike last spring, I was deprived of anywhere from 10-15 new episodes of many shows. Now that TV is coming back, I'm gearing up and mapping out my TV-watching week.

Even more significantly, thanks to the huge uptick in the public consciousness of all things nerdy or geeky, there are a ton of new and old TV shows that are bringing nerd pop culture to the forefront and taking over prime time. Some good, some bad.

This week we'll be looking at the fall lineup of nerd-inspired shows for each day.

First up, Sunday and Monday...

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Nerdtastic: [nûrd-tās'-tĭk] (adj): Something generally not cool, but to a nerd, it's fantastic. See also: any other mash-up word pertaining to "nerd" or "geek".

Get used to this word. It's what this blog is all about. You're here to listen to me rant, rave, and ramble about various nerdtastic things, and if you don't like the sound of that, well, keep reading anyway!

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