SMITH (10PM CBS, Debuts Sept. 19) Audiences were quick to reject NBC’s HEIST and ABC’s THIEVES, so why does creator John Wells (ER) think that his hour long drama featuring charismatic bank robbers will be a success? How about an all star cast featuring Ray Liotta (Goodfellas), Simon Baker (THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA), Shohreh Aghdashloo (24), and Virginia Madsen (SIDEWAYS). With a great timeslot (following THE UNIT), a like-able cast, and really cool bank robberies, SMITH may turn into Well’s biggest hit since ER — assuming audiences don’t [yet again] reject the bank robbing premise.
Also Premiering tonight (but not on theTVaddict’s Must Watch List!)
NCIS (CBS, 8PM)
THE UNIT (CBS, 9PM)
LAW & ORDER: Criminal Intent (NBC, 9PM)
LAW & ORDER: SVU (NBC, 10PM)