The Four Rules of Summer TV

When our favorite series flee the airwaves around Memorial Day, the summer TV “season” begins. These shows are supposed to prevent the next three months from becoming a wasteland of reruns, reality TV marathons and fake award shows.

Last night I came upon NBC’s Persons Unknown, a show that caught my attention because the lead guy looked annoyingly familiar. When I visited IMDB I was mortified to learn that my brain cells had retained the memory of an obscure Beverly Hills 90210 character, Kelly’s pill-popping artist boyfriend Colin. It was then that I realized that there are certain rules when it comes to summer TV.

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