Shows I'm Already Watching: I'm still watching The Office (NBC), even though I grudgingly accept that it will never again reach the consistent comedic heights of its first three seasons. Last year's "Michael Scott Paper Company" storyline was a funny – and sometimes fascinating – diversion, but after a few weeks everything was disappointingly back to normal. Even Ryan – the former intern turned coked-out corporate executive charged with defrauding shareholders – returned to his position as…intern. The highlight of the upcoming sixth season is a pregnancy storyline. Why am I still watching The Office?
New Show to TiVo: Yup…I'm on board with FlashFoward (ABC) and I don't care who knows. I'm already amused by how every write-up of the show includes quotes from writers and producers who are doing everything they can to distance their hour-long serial drama from Lost. Two paragraphs later, there are quotes from Dominic Monaghan and Sonya Walger – Charlie and Penny from Lost, respectively, who are starring in FlashFoward. Hey, I'm a sucker for "our entire planet hangs in the balance" nonsense. As long as it doesn't move at the glacial pace of The 4400, I'll stick around all season.
New Show with No Chance: I don't wanna sound like the old crank that I actually am, but back in MY day, vampires were neither young nor sexy. They were kindly old Muppets who wore monocles and taught preschoolers how to count. They were part of a