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First new fall series out of the box: Fox's Red Band Society and NBC's The Mysteries of Laura

Wednesday is jumping the gun on the new fall season, which doesn’t “officially” start until Monday, Sept. 22nd.

Fox offers the teen-driven medical drama Red Band Society, which is reviewed here. And NBC hopes to pave the way for The Mysteries of Laura, a cop drama starring Debra Messing, with a sneak preview following the Season 9 finale of America’s Got Talent. Our review of that one is here.
Ed Bark

A small ratings bump for Cowboys' impressive win at Tennessee

Game 2 of the Dallas Cowboys’ 2014 season, a running game-enriched 26-10 win against the Tennessee Titans, performed a bit better among D-FW viewers than last year’s second contest.

A complete ratings report is on the Dallas-Fort Worth TV page, where local audiences for Sunday Night Football, the Miss America pageant and Ken Burns’ The Roosevelts also are detailed.
Ed Bark

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History is classic Ken Burns -- and then some

Ken Burns’ 14-hour The Roosevelts: An Intimate History is well worth every hour spent with it. It premieres on Sunday, Sept. 14th and runs on consecutive nights through Sept. 20th. Our review is here.
Ed Bark

Thursday Night Football scores in D-FW

D-FW ratings were strong, although not quite spectacular, for CBS’ kickoff of Thursday Night Football. We have a complete breakdown of the numbers for a one-sided, but controversial game that also was simulcast on the NFL Network. It’s all on the Dallas-Fort Worth TV page.

Plus, our “Fall Promo Palooza” series wraps up with a tease for Fox’s new Gotham and an old “We’ve Got the Touch” campaign from CBS.
Ed Bark

Syfy's Z Nation lets loose with another zombie apocalypse

Fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead, which returns on Oct. 12, might find a suitable appetizer in Syfy’s Z Nation. Our review is here.

Plus, a pair of new “Fall Promo Palooza” spots bring you the dawn of ABC’s Monday Night Football and the desperation of NBC’s “We’re Proud” campaign for the 1980-81 TV season.
Ed Bark