CHICAGO – Standing up at the Lyric Opera house in Chicago is unusual before a show. But in this case, it was the night after a tragedy, and the operetta “The Merry Widow” – set in Paris, France, in 1905 – was about to unfold. The orchestra struck up La Marseillaise, a reminder that we’ll always have Paris.
DVD Reviews: 2010 Rookie TV Seasons Including ‘The Good Wife,’ ‘NCIS: Los Angeles,’ More
CHICAGO – We have written several times about the strength of the 2009-2010 television season with an incredible number of rookie hits and many of those great programs are now coming out on DVD.
In the next few weeks, we’ll individually cover some of our absolute favorites, but now let’s take a look at “FlashForward,” “The Good Wife,” “The Middle,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “Parenthood,” and “The Vampire Diaries.”
It’s remarkable that there were six new shows this interesting in the entire 2009-2010 season much less that they are far from the only shows as we’ve already covered “Cougar Town,” and will soon cover “Modern Family,” “Community,” and “Glee.” And that’s not to say that these programs are any “lesser.” Some are among the best on TV. Click next at the bottom of the page to go through them one at a time or click on the links below to directly see what we think of the shows and learn the details about your favorites.