Today’s TV Addict Top 5: Our Favorite Fall Fresh Faces

Every year, a slew of shows fight for our attention… and sometimes, it’s easy to overlook the individuals who stand out among the sea of faces washing across our television screens. Let’s take a minute to get a little better acquainted with some of the people we think will be making a big impression in the coming weeks!

Who he is: Andrew Rannells of NBC’s THE NEW NORMAL.
What put him on our radar: A star-making turn in the Broadway smash Book of Mormon.
Why he’s a big deal: Let’s put it this way… creator Ryan Murphy hand-picked Rannells for NORMAL. Our guess? he was blinded by that smile that just lights up the room. The love child of Jon Hamm and Seth MacFarlane, Rannells has that rare mix of humor and heart that audiences will love. [Read more…]

Reversal of Fortunes?! NBC Gives Full Season Awards to REVOLUTION, THE NEW NORMAL and GO ON

After spending the better part of the last half decade or so as the entertainment media’s primary punching bag, it would appear that the Peacock Network finally has something to strut about.

After two weeks of boffo ratings and buzz, REVOLUTION, THE NEW NORMAL and GO ON are officially the first new shows of the 2012 freshman class to earn full season orders. What’s more, with an assist from the one-two punch that is Sunday NFL Football and a little reality TV juggernaut that is THE VOICE, last week saw NBC beat out all broadcast rivals in the increasingly valuable 18-49 demographic for the first time since 2003. [Read more…]

2012 Fall TV Preview: THE NEW NORMAL

You’ve seen the commercials. You’ve heard the hype. Now there’s only one thing you want to know: Which of the new fall shows are worth watching and which should be avoided at all costs? In this continuing series, we give you the scoop on some of the most highly-anticipated shows of the season, with today’s subject being NBC’s THE NEW NORMAL.

The Boilerplate: Since these pilot presentations may go through numerous rewrites and casting changes prior to premiere, this by no means should be considered an official review. Rather a preview of what one can expect come Fall. [Read more…]