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TV Series of Fall! by Talia, Teen Blogger

It's official. Summer is over. No more lazy beach days and sun tanning. But that's okay, because when we say 'Adios' to summer, we get to say 'Bonjour' to fall! And, if you ask me, fall is even better than summer. Sure, it means early mornings and back to school, but it also means crisp air, leaves changing colour, hot chocolate, fuzzy sweaters, cute boots, and a whole new season of all your favourite TV shows.

And here's a great bit of info for you - did you know that you can get whole seasons of TV shows out of the library on DVD? It's great for watching missed episodes, getting caught up, or just re-watching your favourite shows. It's what I've been doing all summer!

Here are some of the shows that I'm looking forward to watching:

Big Bang Theory - DVDThe Big Bang Theory

Cliche I know! Seriously though, what's not to love about this show? It has something for everyone. This is probably my favourite show of all time. It's so funny, and since it's only half an hour long, it doesn't take too much time out of your day. It's sure to make you laugh and put you in a good mood. This show will start running its 6th season on Thursday nights starting September 27th. It does have some adult content, so it may not be of interest to younger teens. However, if you are 14+, I bet you will love it!



HeartlandHeartland - TV Show - DVD
This is one show that you can watch with your whole family. Unlike some TV shows, I'd give this one a 'G' rating. The setting of this show is a horse ranch, but it has lots of other aspects to it so you don't have to be a horse lover to love it. I've been watching Heartland ever since it started running in 2007 and I have to admit I haven't missed a single episode. This TV show is based on the Heartland books (I read all of those too. I actually read the books before the TV show came out - you know how big of a horse fan I am!), but the story line strays a lot from them. All that means though, is that you can read the books and still not know what's going to happen in the TV series.

Vampire Diaries- DVD

Vampire Diaries
Okay. I have a vampire addiction. Doesn't everyone? Seriously though, the vampires in these shows are not the Twilight type vampires. These are your  ‘run of the mill’, ‘burn in the sun’ type of vampires. And, there are more creatures too: witches, werewolves, hybrids, doppelgangers (I didn't know what it meant either. It's sort of like a double of a person; kind of like a weird sort of twin). This show has so many twists and turns and changes to the story that every episode leaves you wanting the next one. Sometimes the story is somewhat confused, but it all sorts itself out in the end. Again, this show does have some scary parts. I would only recommend it for 14+.

Over the Rainbow
One new show that I started watching this year was CBCs Over the Rainbow. I'd heard a lot of hype about it and was excited to see what it was going to be like. It's a reality TV show that's a competition to find the best Dorothy of them all. The winner gets to play Dorothy in a Toronto production of The Wizard of Oz. There's tons of amazing talent on this show (and lots of adorable dogs auditioning for Toto). I was a little disappointed in the quality of the show, and I'm not a huge fan of the announcer, however that doesn't make the girls' singing and acting abilities any less amazing! I'm also a big fan of the Wizard of Oz. Did you know there is more than one Wizard of Oz book? I've read them all! I was never a huge fan of the movie though -- the flying monkeys always scared me. I love singing, dancing, and acting so this show makes me want to jump up and perform right along with them!

Happy watching!


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