Baseball playoffs are in full effect and altering TV schedules, so if you’re digging Fox’s lineup then too bad — it’s going to be mostly on ice for the next couple of weeks. We’ve still got a few major fall premieres trickling in, but the most significant addition are the first Blu-ray titles with Ultraviolet (Horrible Bosses, Green Lantern). Look below for the highlights this week, followed after the break by our weekly listing of what to look out for in TV, Blu-ray and videogames.
Forza Motorsport 4
It’s no big secret that around these parts, our love of things that plug in and log on only narrowly beats out the need to go fast, and since we can’t drive every car in real life, we’ll leave that up to Forza. The fourth iteration of Turn 10′s driving game arrives this week and has racked up a list of glowing reviews. New this time around are Kinect-enhanced car walkarounds and driving, enhanced community features and a revamped career mode. The only knock seems to be that some things are a little too familiar from its predecessors, but we can’t wait to get behind the wheel and find out ourselves.
($59.99 on Amazon, October 11th)
The Adventures of Shawn & Gus’ Psychic Detective Agency continue on this week, and while that title may make one USA’s best show’s appear somewhat childish, we assure you — it’s even more childish than you think. Of course, one of the appeals of Psych is its retro flair (so far we’ve seen Ralph Macchio as a guest star and an entire episode spoofing Twin Peaks) so if you’re in the target age range and haven’t quite grown up, this is one to watch.
(October 12th, USA, 10PM)
The Walking Dead
One of last season’s most-talked about shows, this tale of survival in a zombie infested wasteland came in with a bang and went out with a whimper. We’ll be watching to see if it cab retain the crunchy action flavor of the first few episodes and avoid the boring melodrama that came in later on. If you’re willing to risk a few spoilers (surprise, the RV breaks down at the worst possible time) then check out the season two trailer after the break.
(October 16th, AMC, 10PM)
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