It was the Baltimore connection that first made me notice the Fox series "Rosewood" amid the clutter of a disappointing new fall season of network shows.
In the first look that viewers get of Dr. Beaumont Rosewood Jr., the Miami pathologist played by Morris Chestnut is wearing a workout shirt that says "Johns Hopkins School of Medicine."
That was good enough for me to take a second look at the series that Fox is pairing on Wednesday nights with "Empire," the music-industry drama starring Terrence Howard. But I quickly came to understand it's the pairing — not the shirt — that matters.
"Rosewood" is being showcased by...