There was a time when the phrase "mid-season replacement" would strike fear into the hearts of TV viewers, with the beginning of every new year serving as a time for the networks to dump leftover series into the laps of unsuspecting viewers, thereby filling the void left by the fall's quickly canceled shows and crossing their fingers that maybe one or two of them might actually prove successful. Nowadays, however, the television landscape has reached a point where time doesn't have the same kind of meaning anymore.
Bullz-Eye's Will Harris is in attendance at the Television Critics Association winter press tour in Los Angeles, getting the scoop on what you can expect to see on the small screen over the course of the next few months, and if you take a look at the series being offered up by both cable and broadcast networks in early 2009, you see that the quality is a hell of a lot better than it used to be at this time of year. Not that it's ALL great, you understand....
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