A couple Friday shows and we threw in a Saturday too for...
Show: Las Vegas
Premiere Date: September 28th
Time: 9:00PM EST (moving to 10:00 when FNL starts)
TwoCents Staff Returning Drama Rank: 20 of 25
TwoCents Staff Writer: TBD
Starring: Tom Selleck, Vanessa Marcil, James Lesure, Josh Duhamel, Molly Sims
Description: Television icon Tom Selleck joins the cast this year as A.J. Cooper the mysterious rancher who takes the reigns as the new owner of the Montecito Resort & Casino. Danny McCoy, an ex-U.S. Marine and Las Vegas native, (Josh Duhamel, “All My Children,” “Win a Date with Tad Hamilton,” “Turistas,” and the upcoming “Transformers: The Movie”) heads the surveillance team and deals with card-counting cheaters, costly streaks of random luck and rival casinos stealing their big-money players.
Show: Friday Night Lights
Premiere Date: October 5th
Time: 9:00PM EST
TwoCents Staff Returning Drama Rank: 11 of 25
TwoCents Staff Writer: Tiffiny
Starring: Kyle Chandler, Zach Gilford, Scott Porter, Gaius Charles, Taylor Kitsch, Jesse Plemons, Aimee Teegarden, Minka Kelly, Adrianne Palicki, Connie Britton, Daniella Alonso
Premiere Description: SEASONS OF CHANGE-Season Premiere-- With summer coming to an end, the defending state champion Dillon Panther’s look to continue its success despite a lot of changes taking place. Eric Taylor (Kyle Chandler) begins his career as head coach at TMU and immediately discovers the hardship of being separated from his family as Tami Taylor (Connie Britton) heads into labor with their second child. Meanwhile, Tyra Collette (Adrianne Palicki) is revisited from someone in her past that will alter her life forever. Best friends Matt Saracen (Zach Gilford) and Landry Clarke (Jesse Plemons) battle with new lifestyles that neither of them seem ready for.
Tiffiny's TwoCents: Last time: Coach Taylor and the Dillon Panthers won the state championship, but he's leaving for the TMU job in Austin. Mrs. Taylor is pregnant, but still wants to stay in Dillon with Julie. Jason Street is the new QB coach and Matt Saracen is HIS project with Coach leaving. Hopes: That Coach Taylor has a change of heart and stays in Dillon. It would also be nice to see Riggins settled down with a nice girl...and no, I don't mean Lyla Garrity. Tyra and Landry would be a cute odd-couple pairing - the double dates with Julie and Matt could be wonderfully awkward and sweet. I'd also like to see more of the Smash Williams' Emotional Growth, he really made some strides in the last few episodes of Season 1 in his relationships with his teammates and with his bi-polar girlfriend, Waverly.
TV by KP: The premiere episode picks up right where we left this show last season - with GREAT performances, writing, and stories. WOW, this show doesn't get the respect it deserves. I don't know how it wasn't nominated for Emmys this past year, but if the premiere is any indication of this upcoming season, that could change next year!
Show: Saturday Night Live
Premiere Date: Saturday September 29th
Time: 11:30PM EST
TwoCents Staff Rank: N/A
TwoCents Staff Writer: PG Ignacio
Starring: Fred Armisen, Will Forte, Bill Hader, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Andy Samberg, Jason Sudeikis, Kenan Thompson, Kristen Wiig
Description: Athlete LeBron James hosts with musical guest Kanye West. Seth Rogan shows up in the 2nd episode.
PG's TwoCents: Where We Left Off: SNL had a very entertaining season that included a list of star-studded hosts such as Scarlett Johansson, Peyton Manning, Justin Timberlake, and Rainn Wilson. *What We're Looking Forward To: The 33rd Season of SNL is set to kick-off with the NBA's new marketing "king" of professional basketball, Lebron James, and show-stopping musical guest Kanye West.