John Cho

ABC TAKES A LEAP OF FAITH IN 'FLASHFORWARD'<

Just when you thought network TV had given up making new expensive, serial dramas, along comes ABC's "FlashForward" tonight at 8. And it is as compelling a new series as you going to see this fall.

It's smart, richly textured, complex and filled with suspense and intellectual challenge - in short, it has all the things network television is supposed to have abandoned in favor of cheap reality shows.

And you know what? I wouldn't be surprised if it is gone by March. "FlashForward" feels too much like the crop of a dozen richly textured, complex serial dramas with titles like "Vanished," "Kidnapped" and "The Nine" that debuted in...

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