There are certain nights, like tonight for instance, where there are just too many great shows on television. HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, PRISON BREAK, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, HEROES, and STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP to name a few.
On nights like tonight, I like to judge how well a show is doing (creatively) by thinking of the order in which I’m going to watch the shows. For example, tonight I’ll be watching in this order:
8PM HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (The funniest sitcom on TV)
9PM HEROES (Reminiscent of LOST’s first season – engrossing)
10PM STUDIO 60 ON THE SUNSET STRIP (I love Aaron Sorkin)
PRISON BREAK and THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE will be PVR’d for later in the week.
Thursdays are also complicated with UGLY BETTY, THE OC, THE OFFICE, GREY’S ANATOMY, SHARK, SMALLVILLE and not to mention the upcoming arrivals of SCRUBS and 30 ROCK.
My order for last Thursday was:
8:30PM THE OFFICE
9PM GREY’S ANATOMY
10PM THE OC (PVR’d from earlier)
With UGLY BETTY, SMALLVILLE, and SHARK being watched over the weekend.
Oddly enough though, each week I find my viewing order changes based on what I’m most excited for. For instance, when 30 ROCK and SCRUBS moves to Thursday, the shows may bump GREY’S ANATOMY to later.