For Sunday, September 30th 2012 LA TV Insider Examiner recommends:
Once Upon A Time (ABC, 8 p.m.) – “Broken” – In the second season premiere, reality and myth begin to merge as the fairytale characters awaken from Evil Queen Regina’s (Lana Parrilla) broken curse and remember who they were. But to their dismay, they aren’t transported back to fairytale land. To make matters worse, Rumplestiltskin– aka Mr. Gold (Robert Carlyle)– in an effort to gain the upper hand in his power struggle with Regina, has introduced magic into the town. In fairytales magic has its place, but in our world it can have unfathomable consequences. Meanwhile, back in the fairytale land, Prince Phillip (Julian Morris) awakens his sleeping beauty, Aurora (Sarah Bolger) but discovers that he and his traveling companion, Mulan (Jamie Chung) will soon have to face a deadly foe. You can read our full advance review here.
Revenge (ABC, 9 p.m.) – “Destiny” – In the wake of last summer’s events in the Hamptons and with the ante even higher, what will Emily’s (Emily Thorne) next move be? Will she be able to manage her heart and keep her emotions from getting in the way of her resolve to avenge her father? This is the second season premiere.
Dexter (SHO, 9 p.m.) – “Are You…?” – In the seventh season premier, reeling from Debra (Jennifer Carpenter) witnessing Dexter (Michael C. Hall) kill Travis Marshall, brother and sister attempt to reconcile while struggling to cover up their involvement with the murder. Meanwhile, Detective Mike Anderson (Billy Brown) has an unfortunate run-in, Quinn (Desmond Harrington) and Batista (David Zayas) begin to make amends, and LaGuerta (Lauren Velez) finds evidence that causes her to re-think the closed Bay Harbor Butcher Case, which could mean trouble for Dexter– and Debra… You can read our full advance review here.
666 Park Avenue (ABC, 10 p.m.) – “Pilot” – Jane Van Veen (Rachael Taylor) and Henry Martin (Dave Annable), an idealistic young couple from the Midwest, arrive in New York City, the glamorous center of industry and media, they are offered the opportunity to manage the historic Drake by its wealthy owners, Gavin (Terry O’Quinn) and Olivia Duran (Vanessa Williams)– and the seduction begins. Jane, a small town girl with big ambitions, always knew she wanted to be an architect. Henry, a member of the Mayor’s staff, is grounded, intelligent and tenacious. They are lured by the intoxicating lifestyle of New York’s wealthy elite. But they soon wonder what they’ve gotten themselves into when they unwittingly bump into the dark embrace of the building’s mysterious supernatural forces, which endanger the lives of their residents. You can read our full advance review here.
Homeland (SHO, 10 p.m.) – “The Smile” – In the second season premiere, months after the dramatic events that prompted Carrie (Claire Danes) to undergo Electroconvulsive Therapy, the former CIA case officer has found a modicum of peace in her family’s suburban embrace. But the strides she’s made towards mental health are threatened when an asset from her former life comes in from the cold. Meanwhile, freshman Congressman Nick Brody (Damian Lewis) discovers that Abu Nazir (Navid Negahban) may not be content with his nonviolent approach to affecting change in American foreign policy. And Dana (Morgan Saylor) lets a vital secret slip. You can read our full advance review here.
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