Fall Preview
By Laura Nachman
Bucks County Courier Times
September 14, 2004

Here are some random riffs about the upcoming season. 

Philly Connection - "The Real World Philadelphia" on MTV, "Pat Croce:  Moving In" debuts in syndication, "Cold Case" and "American Dreams" are set in Philadelphia, Philadelphia's Eve stars in "Eve" on UPN, Broomall's Adrian Pasdar returns to "Judging Amy" on CBS, Havertown's Tom Verica returns to "American Dreams" on NBC.  Temple University theater school graduates Jason George and Kathryn Morris star in "Eve" and "Cold Case."

Seeing Double - "The Next Great Champ" on Fox/"The Contender" on NBC, "Trading Spouses" on Fox/"Wife Swap" on ABC.  "The Benefactor" on ABC/"The Billionaire" on Fox.

The Hills Are Alive  - "King of the Hill" on Fox, "Kevin Hill" on UPN, "One Tree Hill" on WB and Dule Hill on "The West Wing" on NBC.

"I Love the 90's" - "The Adventures of Lois and Clark's" Dean Cain stars in "Clubhouse" on CBS and Teri Hatcher stars in "Desperate Housewives" on ABC.  "Party of Five's" Matthew Fox stars in "Lost" on ABC and Scott Wolf joins "Everwood" on WB.  Where have you gone Owen Salinger?

Geography Lesson - "Everwood," "North Shore," "Las Vegas," "CSI:  Miami," "CSI:  New York," "NYPD Blue," "Hawaii," "The Mountain," "Smallville," "The O.C.," "Survivor: Vanuatu - Islands of Fire," "Joan of Arcadia," "The Complex: Malibu," "Dr. Vegas," "Boston Legal," "The Complex:  Malibu," "LAX."

Veterans - "60 Minutes" enters season 37,  "Monday Night Football" enters season 35, "Saturday Night Live" enters season 30, "20/20" enters season 27, "America's Most Wanted" enters season 17, "The Simpsons" enters season 16, "Cops" enters season 16,  "America's Funniest Home Videos" enters season 15, "Law and Order" enters season 14, "NYPD Blue" enters season 12, "ER" enters season 11, "JAG" enters season 10, "7th Heaven" enters season 9, "Everyone Loves Raymond" enters season 9.

Looking Forward To:  "Desperate Housewives," ""Clubhouse," Wife Swap," Joey."

Worst Title - "Complete Savages," "Life As We Know It, " "Rodney"

Swoon Worthy - Taye Diggs on "Kevin Hill," Nick Lachey on "Charmed," Stephen Collins on "7th Heaven," Chad Michael Murray on "One Tree Hill," Oliver Hudson on "The Mountain," Ty Pennington on "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and Josh Duhamel on "Las Vegas."