The networks are starting to reveal their upcoming programming here and here. And it’s great that some of our old, relatively new, and upcoming favorites are based on books. A quick glance at what we can look forward to (when we’re not reading, of course):
Returning: True Blood on HBO, Season 2
based on the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris
Sundays at 9 p.m., starting June 14
Returning: Dexter on Showtime, Season 4
based on the novels by Jeff Lindsay
New: Flash Forward on ABC
based on the novel by Robert J. Sawyer
For two minutes and 17 seconds seven billion people blacked out and saw what their futures would be 20 years from now.
Thursdays at 9 p.m. this fall
Returning: Bones on Fox
based on the series by Kathy Reichs
Wednesdays at 8 p.m this fall
New: Vampire Diaries on CW
based on the novels by L.J. Smith
The mid-90s version of Twilight. Nuff said.
New: Past Life on Fox
based on THE REINCARNATIONIST by M.J. Rose
A psychologist and a former cop solve crimes both in the past and present.
Coming January 2010
New: Eastwick on ABC
based on John Updike’s THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK
Wednesdays starting in January
New: Accidentally on Purpose on CBS
based on the memoir by Mary F. Pols
Jenna Elfman stars in this new comedy about a 39-year-old woman who has a fling with a younger man and ends up pregnant, then must deal with a very unconventional family.
Coming in 2010