It hasn’t exactly been a banner season for TV drama. The only breakout hit has been NCIS: Los Angeles, a rather formulaic spin-off of a rather formulaic show.
At least ABC saved the best for last: V, a remake of the 1983 made-for-TV sci-fi classic.
A fleet of alien spaceships suddenly appears, hovering over Earth’s largest cities (and, for some inexplicable reason, the Egyptian pyramids). Our “Visitors” (or V’s for short) look just like us, only better. Apparently, they come from a planet of catalog models.