TV series bring heat to winter’s coming

September 27th, 2012

Summer television series have had their premieres and their finales, and even though you are dying to see what will happen next, Hollywood isn’t going to leave you to stew for too long. They have something else to take your mind off of the “Leverage” thieves and “Drop Dead Diva’s” legal antics. They have so graciously provided us with the fall season of television, including fan favorites like “How I Met Your Mother,” “Glee,” “New Girl,” “Castle” and many more.

The fourth season of “Glee” has already begun its reign on evening TV. Its season premier was on Sept. 13, and its “Britney Spears” episode is already making people stare. This season will be different, because most of the main characters have graduated, so “Glee” has decided to continue to follow their stories into college as well as keep tabs on the newcomers back at McKinley High. Upcoming in future episodes is the question of Jake Puckerman, the illustrious younger half-brother of Noah “Puck” Puckerman and his status as “heartbreaker,” as well as the question of Rachel’s loyalty to Finn while he is in the military. Stay tuned to find out. “Glee” airs on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on Fox.

Back by popular demand is “New Girl,” in its second season. This fun, half-hour comedy, starring Zooey Deschanel premiered on Tuesday Sept. 25 at 9 p.m. on Fox, and it looks like the cast and crew have a lot in store. According to Huffington Post, some plot ideas include “Jess filling in for Cece at a car show; the guys fighting over the definition of male friendship; Schmidt entering a ‘50 Shades of Grey’ relationship with his boss (Carla Gugino),” among other things. If you want to find out what actually happens to comedy’s newest group of friends, tune in – you’ll find yourself laughing and appreciating the “adorable” style of “New Girl.”

“How I Met Your Mother” is about to begin its seventh and final season this fall, premiering at 8 p.m. Monday on CBS. This season, the fans will finally find out who the “mother” is that provides this show with its namesake.

“HIMYM” is not the only show going into its final season this fall; “30 Rock” and “The Office” are also in their final seasons. “30 Rock” premieres on NBC, and “The Office” continues its final season on Thursdays at 9 p.m. on NBC. These classics will be missed, but there’s still time to get in on the fun. All you have to do is tune in.

Not only are the shows we love back in action, but many new shows are making their silver screen debuts. Newbies to our picture boxes include, “Revolution,” “The Mindy Project,” “Vegas” and more.

“Revolution” is a dramatic television series based in post-apocalyptic America. Their mission: to discover what happened to the world’s electricity.  It debuted on Sept. 17 and airs on Mondays. As it is a new show, its reviews are fairly limited. Other newcomers, like the Fox comedy “The Mindy Project,” starring Mindy Kaling and a ragtag cast of comedic geniuses, premiered at 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 25. Soon after, you can flip the channel to CBS and watch the premiere of “Vegas,” a show about the creation of Sin City in all of its mobster, lawmen and femme fatal glory.

For a complete calendar of the fall television season, visit