With the 2013 television season already started, America’s hump day is the home to Rebel Wilson’s new comedy on ABC, “Super Fun Night” while Blair Underwood returns to the law in the reboot of NBC’s “Ironside”. Worry not, some of you favorites like “Modern Family” and “Criminal Minds” and “Law & Order: SVU” haven’t changed. ABC takes the lead with two new shows filling its 2 hour blocks of comedy. CBS and Fox are the only nets not making any changes to its Wednesday night lineup.
If you’re a baseball fan then you just might like the new ABC sitcom “Back in the Game”. It’s full of baseball puns and revolves around single mom and softball coach Terry Gannon Jr. played by Maggie Lawson. Terry and her son Danny are forced to move in with her opinionated dad, Terry Sr. pay by James Caan. Both father and daughter had promising athletic careers until life got in the way of the dreams. Terry Jr. becomes the coach of her son’s newly formed youth baseball team when the local team rejects the athletically-challenged players. “Back in the Game” airs Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. on ABC, WSB-TV in Atlanta channels 3/803 on Comcast and 2/1002 on AT&T U-verse.
Rebel Wilson is keeping the laugh coming on ABC with her new series “Super Fun Night”. Wilson plays Kimmie Boubier, a shy single woman living in the city with her two best friends who up until now have been socially challenged. As Kimmie begins to coax herself and her besties out of their comfort zones, the women begin to enjoy all the good things life has to offer including dating. When Kimmie isn’t making eyes at coworker Richard played by Kevin Bishop, she’s competing for his attention with her office bully Kendall played by Kate Jenkinson. “Super Fun Night” airs Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. on ABC, WSB-TV in Atlanta channels 3/803 on Comcast and 2/1002 on AT&T U-verse.
The CW reboots the sci-fi classic “The Tomorrow People” starring Robbie Amell, the cousin of “Arrow” star Steve Amell and Peyton List. The series is the fourth incarnation of British children’s show that aired from 1973-1979 and then rebooted and ran for three season on Nickelodeon in 1992. “The Tomorrow People” who consider themselves to be homosuperior can teleport practically anywhere they want and speak to each other using telepathy, however or all their abilities they are not capable of killing humans. A group with the backing of the government has been tasked with hunting them and those who have potential to become like them down. “The Tomorrow People” airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on The CW, WUPA-TV in Atlanta channels 10/810 on Comcast and 69/1069 on AT&T U-verse.
You may best remember him from his days on NBC as ace attorney Jonathan Rollins on “L.A. Law” or as Roger De Souza opposite Heather Locklear on the short lived drama “LAX” or as President Elias Martinez on the ill-fated sci-fi drama “The Event.” This season Blair Underwood returns to the peacock network in the remake of the 1960’s police drama “Ironside” made famous Raymond Burr. Underwood plays Ironside; the no nonsense, tough as nails New York cop who happens to be in a wheelchair. He heads up a unit that takes on the city’s difficult cases. “Ironside” airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on NBC, WXIA-TV in Atlanta channels 6/806 on Comcast and 11/101 on AT&T U-verse.
Also airing on Wednesdays “Arrow” on The CW, “Top Chef: New Orleans” on Bravo, “American Horror Store: Coven,” also “Revolution” on NBC, “CSI” on CBS and “Survivor: Blood vs. Water” on CBS.