LB: And ABC’s Coolest New Series for 2013-14 Is…

…Not this refugee from a toilet bowl, that’s for sure:

Nor this, which I really hope is a parody (in which case I won’t feel so guilty about watching, and make no mistake about it, I will watch):

Nor this, because although I love the premise never in television history has a series with even a similar concept lasted to a non-bitter, not ultra-disappointing end:

But, yep, this one:

Not, however, for the reasons you think. Rather because of this man:

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J. August Richards AKA ANGEL’s Gunn and maybe, just maybe, MASHIELD’s Luke Cage

About LB

Larry Brody has been profiled in such national magazines and websites as Esquire, Entertainment Weekly, Starlog, People, Electronic Media, IndieSlate, TechTV, io9, and of course TV Guide. A legendary figure in the television writing and production world, with a career going back to the late ’60s, Brody has written and produced literally thousands of hours of network and syndicated television. Brody has also been active in the TV animation world, writing, creating, consulting, and/or supervising the cult favorite STAR TREK animated TV series, the SILVER SURFER, SPAWN, SUPERMAN, SPIDERMAN, and SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED animated series, and was showrunner of the French animated series, DIABOLIK, as well as part of the team that developed and wrote the live-action/cgi animation sci-fi series Ace Lightning for the BBC. Shows written or produced by Brody have won several awards including - yes, it's true - Emmys.