» BuddyTV 2008 Fall TV Guide

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» Fall 2008 New Show Anticipation Rankings All times are Eastern

Overall Ranking
Network
Chang Rank*
Dahl Rank*
Kubicek Rank*
Scarpa Rank*
Williams Rank*
Premiere Date
Time
Genre
Description
1
FOX
7
2
6
1
2
Sept. 9
Tue 9pm
Sci-Fi
An FBI agent, a mad genius and his son team up to take on the paranormal.
2
CW
2
4
10
2
1
Sept. 2
Tue 8pm
Drama
A reboot of the beloved teen drama.
3
NBC
6
6
4
5
3
Oct. 13
Mon 10pm
Action
A family man and trained killer inhabit the same body.
4
NBC
4
1
9
17
7
Oct. 17
Fri
8pm
Drama
Classic adaptation of a man stranded on an island for 27 years.
5
CW
1
10
15
8
5
Sept. 9
Tue 9pm
Dramedy
A Yale graduate becomes the nanny to the twin daughters as a cosmetics magnate.
6
ABC
10
5
3
15
6
Oct. 9
Thu 10pm
Drama
A modern day detective gets into a car accident and wakes up in the '70's.
7
CBS
15
7
1
6
13
Oct. 3
Fri
9pm
Dramedy
A woman seeks out ex-boyfriends after a psychic tells her one is her true soul mate.
8
FOX
16
3
8
4
15
Sept. 11
Thu 8pm
Reality
Based on a Japanese game show, players attempt to fit through an oncoming wall.
9
CW
3
18
12
10
4
Oct. 22
Wed 9pm
Reality
Fashion journalists compete for a job at Elle Magazine.
10
NBC
5
8
16
3
17
Oct. 9
Thu 8:30pm
Comedy
A woman moves back in with her divorced mother after a divorce of her own.
11
CBS
11
11
7
11
9
Sept. 23
Tue 9pm
Drama
A formerly famous fake psychic uses his observational skills to help solve crimes.
12
NBC
12
17
5
12
14
Sept. 24
Wed 8pm
Action
A talking car helps a modern day knight solve crimes.
13
CW
9
19
2
19
12
Oct. 5
Sun 8pm
Dramedy
A family of gods living among humans must bring soulmates together.
14
CBS
14
12
17
16
8
Oct. 9
Thu 10pm
Drama
A genius biophysicist investigates misuses of science around the world.
15
CW
18
20
11
9
11
Oct. 5
Sun 9pm
Drama
A 28-year-old struggles to run his family's short-term loan business.
16
FOX
17
9
13
20
16
Sept. 10
Wed 9:30pm
Comedy
An upstairs-downstairs comedy set in a swanky Manhattan hotel.
17
CBS
13
16
22
7
19
Sept. 22
Mon 9:30pm
Comedy
A man is forced to spend a week with his soon-to-be in-laws. .
18
NBC
8
13
14
22
20
Aug. 25
Mon 9pm
Reality
13 normal people try their hand at the most difficult job America has to offer.
19
ABC
20
14
19
14
10
Sept. 23
Tues 8pm
Reality
A game show travels city to city, a new family competes every week.
20
CBS
19
15
21
13
18
Sept. 24
Wed 8:30pm
Comedy
A newly divorced father juggles his professional and private life.
21
CW
21
21
18
18
22
Mid-
Season
Sun 7:30pm
Comedy
A family comedy centering on a gruff blue-collar man.
22
CW
22
22
20
21
21
Oct. 5
Sun 7pm
Reality
A reality series that follows a variety of people with very dangerous jobs.
*Individual ranks given by members of the BuddyTV editorial team

» Fall 2008 Prime-Time Viewing Guide View local TV Listings

 
ABC
NBC
CBS
FOX
The CW
Tuesday
8pm Opportunity Knocks new!
9pm
Dancing with the Stars Results
10pm
Eli Stone
8pm NCIS 9pm The Mentalist new! 10pm Without a Trace
8pm House 9pm Fringe new!
8pm 90210 new! 9pm Privileged new!
Wednesday
8pm Knight Rider new! 9pm Deal or No Deal 10pm Lipstick Jungle
8pm The New Adventures of Old Christine
8:30pm
Gary Unmarried new! 9pm Criminal Minds 10pm CSI: NY
8pm Bones 9pm 'Til Death 9:30pm Do Not Disturb new!
8pm America's Next Top Model 9pm Stylista new!
Thursday
8pm Ugly Betty 9pm Grey's Anatomy 10pm Life on Mars new!
8pm My Name is Earl 8:30pm Kath & Kim new! 9pm The Office 9:30pm 30 Rock 10pm ER
8pm Survivor: Gabon 9pm CSI 10pm Eleventh Hour new!
8pm Hole in the Wall new! 9pm Kitchen Nightmares
Friday
8pm Wife Swap 9pm Supernanny 10pm 20/20
8pm Crusoe new! 9pm America's Toughest Jobs new!
10pm
Life
8pm Ghost Whisperer 9pm The Ex List new! 10pm Numb3rs
8pm Everybody Hates Chris 9pm The Game 10pm America's Next Top Model (Encore)
Sunday
8pm Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
9pm
Desperate Housewives 10pm Brothers & Sisters
7pm Sunday Night Football
6:30pm In Harm's Way new! 7:30pm Surviving Suburbia new!
8pm
Valentine new! 9pm Easy Money new!