VIDEO: New CBS' "Swingtown" Trailer
A review in today's New York Post calls CBS' 1970s-based drama "Swingtown" about wife-swapping couples living in the suburbs of Chicago possibly "the sleaziest hour of television ever produced." Coming from such a hideous publication, I'd find that comment a compliment.
Although I would feel much more comfortable if this highly entertaining series was airing on ABC or NBC, I still hope CBS will give "Swingtown" the necessary marketing support and help it build its audience despite all protest that I'm sure will follow once conservative watchdogs take a look at the pilot.
But since CBS is essentially a network that doesn't really know how to cater to younger audiences (look at the embarrassingly long time they're taking to renew "How I Met Your Mother"), I wouldn't hold my breath.
I will however enjoy "Swingtown" while it lasts. With a new season of FOX's "So You Think You Can Dance" and the return of AMC's award-winning "Mad Men," this may be a fun hot TV summer after all.