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"Big Love" Returns Tonight

"Big Love" Returns Tonight

While we're all still mulling Sunday's season finale of "The Sopranos," there's another buzzworthy HBO show set to make its return tonight: the Bill Paxton polygamy drama "Big Love."

I've just started getting caught up on the first season of this show, which centers on Paxton as a Utah businessman who seems shockingly normal for a guy who has three wives living in three separate houses. Already, I love the way the show mixes its unconventional setup with the very commonplace problems of raising children, succeeding at work and living a standard suburban life. The show seemed to gain momentum throughout its first year, and I'm excited to see what the producers have in store for us this season.

The return of the show also marks HBO's first attempt to put original programming on Monday nights since the final season of "Six Feet Under" in 2005. That show floundered in the weekday spot and ended up being moved back to Sundays, where it finished out its run. Though I selfishly wish "Big Love" were airing on Sundays with the rest of HBO's awesome shows, I hope it gets some attention on Monday nights. To watch a dreamy and somewhat surreal promo for the new season,

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ikitty13 ikitty13 10 years
The first episode of the 2nd season was even better than i expected.
sweetrae80 sweetrae80 10 years
LaLaLaurie - BP's dry acting works in Big Love, you'll see. It's worth watching :)!
spygirl658 spygirl658 10 years
I'm so glad "Big Love" is back! I'm SO MAD that BL been kicked out of its old Sunday timeslot to make room for that new show "John in Cincinnati" - especially since the first episode was terrible. I'm willing to give it a few more episodes since it's from the "Deadwood" people, but that's it, HBO.
partysugar partysugar 10 years
I totally missed it! Hopefully my dad tivoed it for me.
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 10 years
I love the promo for the new season. Never watched the show, though. Maybe I'll rent season one and start from there. I'm not a Bill paxton fan though. I think he's kind of a dry actor. Is he better in this show?
specialksgurl specialksgurl 10 years
Great episode :)
CestLaVie CestLaVie 10 years
No thanks....
JLew1982 JLew1982 10 years
Love this show! I wish I didn't have to wait for the DVD...
candy-apple candy-apple 10 years
haha! oh come on... the cowboy hat? the guitar? the creepy/smouldering gaze? i'd hit that any day! besides, if he's right you get to be favorite wife in heaven or something, right?
LoneWolf LoneWolf 10 years
Yes! Very weird! {{shudder}} :-)
candy-apple candy-apple 10 years
roman scares me! in a sexy kind of way... does that make me very weird?
RCLdesigngirl RCLdesigngirl 10 years
This is such a great show! We just caught up with last season in time for tonight's premiere!!!
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