ABC’s “Modern Family,” “The Neighbors” Among Wednesday’s Premieres

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1  Updated at 9:27 am, September 26th, 2012 By: EastIdahoNews.com
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ABC/BOB D’AMICO(NEW YORK) — The fall season continues Wednesday night with the premieres of several shows, including three ABC comedies.  Here’s a closer look. 

ABC

  • The Middle, 8 p.m. — A one-hour episode kicks off season four.  Among the highlights: Mike accidentally reveals that Axl is his favorite child.
  • Modern Family, 9 p.m. — The Emmy-winning comedy opens its fourth season with Gloria revealing her pregnancy.
  • The Neighbors, 9:31 p.m. — In this new comedy, a family moves into a neighborhood inhabited by aliens.  Jami Gertz plays the matriarch of the family.

CBS

  • Criminal Minds, 9 p.m. — A Texas prisoner escapes on the eighth-season premiere of the drama.
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, 10 p.m. — The CSI team searches for the kidnapped granddaughter of D.B. Russell to begin season 13.

NBC

  • Animal Practice, 8 p.m. — You may remember that NBC caught flak for airing a preview of this animal vet comedy during its coverage of the Olympics closing ceremony last month.  Wednesday marks the show’s official premiere.
  • Guys With Kids, 8:30 p.m. — The pilot was broadcast a few weeks ago.  In case you missed it, the show revolves around three 30-something-year-old guys and their unique take on fatherhood.
  • Law & Order: SVU, 9 p.m. — Season 14 launches with Cragen being investigated for a prostitute’s murder.

All times are Eastern.

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  • Atticus Jones

    The fall TV premiere season is my favorite time of the year. I’ve already seen several great shows this week, and can’t wait to see The Neighbors and Modern Family! There were a lot of good premieres on last night, but my girlfriend wanted to catch the X Factor, so I’m that I turned on my Hopper’s PrimeTime Anytime feature. Once enabled, my DVR automatically records three hours of primetime coverage on the big four networks. A coworker at DISH told me about this feature, and now I don’t have to set timers for my show. I didn’t realize Law and Order: SVU premiered last night; I’m going to check that out as well.