First episode (of new season) impressions: ‘Glee’

Here are my first impressions of the Season 2 premiere of "Glee" (7 p.m. Central Tuesdays, Fox).

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The inevitable ‘Glee’ backlash: Is it here already?

A friend of mine recently said he hates "Glee" (the first-season finale will air at 7:59 p.m. Central Tuesday on Fox). He shared his opinion after the episode that featured two KISS songs, and he's a big KISS fan, and I think it might have been the first episode he watched, but still, he makes a valid point: Why perform songs if they are going to be inferior to the original version?

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The cult of Brittany

My favorite character on "Glee" (8 p.m. Central Tuesdays on Fox) is Brittany. Normally, liking an extreme background character on a show puts you in a class of your own, but when you mention you like Brittany, you're likely to hear "I know, right? She's stealing the show."

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‘Glee’ is the first successful scripted music show, but maybe we shouldn’t be surprised

Why is "Glee" (8 p.m. Central Wednesdays on Fox) the first widely popular scripted music show? I'm almost certain the answer is "random chance," but that would make for a rather short blog post, so I'm going to theorize a bit further.

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‘Glee’ gets subtler, but big songs still drive the show

There was no second-episode jinx for "Glee" (8 p.m. Central Wednesdays on Fox) when it returned to the schedule this week. It's too early to declare it the best new show of the fall, but it's definitely a frontrunner.

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State of Television Address, Part 3: ‘Glee’ provides a ray of hope for the fall

This is the post where I'm supposed list the new fall shows I'm looking forward to, but after watching clips of the five networks' 28 newcomers over at Zap2It (scroll down the list to find the pages for each network), I can't say that anything really jumped out at me.

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