Fall TV Preview 2013: FOX’s Sleepy Hollow [VIDEO and PHOTOS]
Where did the summer go? That’s what I’m asking because somehow, someway, Fall TV is officially here. FOX kicks things off tonight with the season nine premiere of Bones and the series premiere of a new show called Sleepy Hollow.
Sleepy Hollow Synopsis:Â From co-creators/executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (the Star Trek and Transformers franchises, Fringe) comes the adventure thriller SLEEPY HOLLOW. In this modern-day retelling of Washington Irving’s classic, ICHABOD CRANE (Tom Mison, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen) is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to find that the world is on the brink of destruction and that he is humanity’s last hope, forcing him to team up with a contemporary police officer (Nicole Beharie, Shame, American Violet) to unravel a mystery that dates back to the founding fathers.
Fringe is gone. And I’m glad FOX is not staying away from genre TV. But is Sleepy Hollow a show that’s worthy of watching? I’ve seen the pilot and, so far, Â I like what I see. But where does it rank?
TV Goodness Fall Preview Ratings System
Watch Later on DVR
Undecided — Need to Watch Some More
Not Watching at All
You can’t beat the team of Kurtzman and Orci. I love those guys so that means I’m automatically on board. However, while the show is on a good night (Mondays), I’m filing it under Watch Later on DVR. Why? Because I will be tuning in to two-hour episodes ofÂ The Voice at 8/7c. And then at 10/9c are a trio of shows I’ll be watching first: ABC’s Castle, CBS’ Hostages and NBC’s The Blacklist.
But don’t worry, I will be tuning into Sleepy Hollow. I already like the leads. And while I’m not totally hooked just yet, I’m very much intrigued by the mystery that’s put forth. And at the end of the day, I’m a sucker for a show like this one. Â There were a couple of shocks, a moment that actually scared me and characters that I can’t wait to find out more about.
Once you guys watch it, let us know what you think. Sleepy Hollow starts tonight on FOX at 9/8c.
VIDEO: FOX Fall Preview of Sleepy Hollow
Photo Credit for all Images: Kent Smith/FOX
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