‘Legend of the Seeker’ Pilot Review

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If you’re looking for a nice bit of escapist fantasy to pass the time, Legend of the Seeker may be just what the doctor ordered. Filmed in good ol’ New Zealand, the series is based on the novels of Terry Goodkind (although fans of those epic books may not recognize the television version!) The action gets underway with a pair of mysterious girls, fleeing for their very lives from a gang of well-armed brutes. Both tragedy & magic ensue, and we certainly weren’t surprised when their task ultimately led to the obligitory unprepared lad whose fate had been sealed long before he was born.

Fringe Gets a Full Season

Fringe
Apparently this JJ Abrams fellow knows how to make a TV show that appeals to folks. Whether it’s Alias and Lost on ABC and now Fringe on FOX – Abrams is continually putting out television series that just draw in the numbers and that he has become a force to be reckoned with. FOX agrees (after seeing the ratings) – and has given the new series a full season of 22 episodes. The show has some enormous numbers and seems to be settling in at around 10 million viewers…