With the fall TV season off to a rough start, it’s beginning to look like this might be a good time to catch up on older shows. Although I started watching “Hellcats” (2010-11, The CW) on its original airing, I bailed before it completed its 22-episode run, probably because TV was better overall back then and there were only so many hours in my TV-watching week. Until recently, “Hellcats” would’ve been filed under “TV shows lost to history,” but with the CW Seed making it available for streaming, it gets reclassified as a “one-season wonder.”
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As the new shows roll out, I’ll be doing “first impressions” reviews of some of the debut episodes. First up is “Hellcats,” which airs at 8 p.m. Central Wednesdays on The CW.
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Here’s a look at the noteworthy premieres of the fall season. I’m skipping over the bland sitcoms (even if they’re based on a clever Twitter feed or star Joanna Garcia) and the procedural remakes (“Hawaii Five-O”) and spinoffs (like the one for “Criminal Minds”). But I encourage you to check out Zap2It’s guide for a more comprehensive look at the fall lineup, as well as the primetime grid.
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