Itâ€™s the lucky ones among us who get the luxury of a â€œdo over,â€ a chance to take the road less traveled. Poet Robert Frost isnâ€™t the first person to actively wonder what lies on the other side of the life weâ€™ve made. A pair of admired TV programs work that street of possibilities, although maybe not for long.
Letâ€™s touch on the newer and more endangered series first. NBC announced Awake as a mid-season replacement for 2012. This is a cop show with a twist that marks it as a fresh entry in a tired, overplayed genre. Propelled by advance hosannas at the Criticsâ€™ Choice Television Awards, the series premiered on March 1 to more than six million viewers, but despite the healthy start, low ratings may put Awake to sleep before it gets a shot at Season 2. […]