Articles for Shark Season 1

Fall 2006 New Shows Rank: #8Gist of the Show: A former high-profile defense lawyer is forced to join the District Attorneys office. Cast Member Looking To Reclaim Former Glory: James Woods, a great actor who has remained on the fringes of celebrity throughout his entire career.Similar in Theme to: "Major League 3: Back to the Minors"Time Slot Competition:ER, Six Degrees.Likelihood of Second Season:60%Final Word:The premise of Shark is a good one, hopefully setting up scenarios in which fun is poked at the hysteria of celebrity trials. James Woods is a great actor, and when given quality material, he routinely knocks it out of the park. Spike Lee directed the pilot of Shark, and Shark also has a strong supporting cast. Will the James Woods character in Shark continue to be a House-esque anti-hero and keep the show edgy, or will Shark become typical. -Oscar Dahl Read more »
CBS has ordered a full season for the James Wood‘s led legal thriller Shark after the fall-freshman proved the ability to hold-on to its Fourteen-plus-million viewers. Over its first five airings, Shark has managed to land at number 2 in the highly competitive Thursday 10:00pm est time slot. While clearly no serious competition for current mainstay Grey‘s Anatomy, (somewhere around a bazillion viewers at last check), CBS hopes Shark‘s impressive numbers provide a must-have slice of the coveted payday demographic. Read more »
Finally.After a month of holidays, egg nog, and more Snoopy and Ralphie Parker than one knows what to do with, we‘re finally back to normal. January is upon us, 2007 has begun its tyrannical, 300-plus day reign, and our favorite TV shows will no longer bludgeon us with repeats. Tomorrow, January 3rd, brings the return of a couple of our favorites, as well as two brand new shows.After that, the flood begins, and over the next month virtually every original program will air new episodes. A full list of the returning dates for most every show on television is after the jump. Read more »

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