The Paley Center is screening new fall pilots this weekend, so I braved New York’s latest heat wave yesterday to sit in an air conditioned theater and watch television. I was there for all of it, from Ioan Gruffudd’s suave man scarves in Forever to the comic book fun of The Flash, but I was especially there for Gracepoint. When David Tennant’s name appeared onscreen, we heard an audible swoon from a group a few rows ahead of us, and we knew we were amongst friends.
Welcome to 2014! Sherlock is back (and Greg Lestrade is lookin’ FINE). Community is back. Victor Garber is back. David Tennant is coming to American television. Parks and Rec hits its 100th. I’m finally going to watch Scandal and The West Wing (#resolutions). It’s all very exciting. But before we jump into the new year, let’s look back at the best of the last. (more…)