ABC announced the network’s new fall line-up to the advertising and media communities this week at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall in New York City. Amongst the new additions to the slate are Muppets and Feds and… um… Oil! Oh, my!
As the mystery progresses more is revealed about the night of the murder months from now, but in the present day classes go on. Students move up and down in standing in Keating’s class. The question is what are these characters willing to do to be on top?
The pilot of this show was exceedingly strong, but the question is can the second episode maintain the same quality? The balance of the storytelling was a bit different in that the case of the week was very strong, but the flash forwards sort of fizzled in the pan.
A pilot is a tricky beast. How to balance exposition with story, character development and the hook that will keep audiences coming back? Very few pilots get the mix just right, but this one comes extremely close.