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Old 06-27-06, 02:30 AM
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Kyle XY - series thread

Its an ABC Family show and I was extremely skeptical, but desided to give it a shot, and I am now officially addicted to yet another television show... Anyone else give it a try?
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Very similar to John Doe. In fact the opening was almost exactly the same (Guy wakes up naked, lying curled in the fetal position in the middle of the woods, with no memory of who he is or how he got there). That being said I enjoyed the pilot. Hopefully they do a better job with this premise than John Doe did.
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Very John Doe, but found it interesting enough to watch again next week.
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Very John Doe, but found it interesting enough to watch again next week.
I never got into 'John Doe' is it repeated anywhere? I love these kinda of mystery shows!
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It looks like you just missed the Friday night run of John Doe on SciFi. It's on the schedule for 07/16 and 07/23 Midnight EST though.
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Never saw John Doe, but loved this! I was skeptical too about it being on ABC Family, but I thought it was very well done. Hopefully it won't just devolve into some kind of 90210 meets X-files....
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The Kyle pilot will re-air on ABC Friday night.... check your listing if you missed it.
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The Kyle pilot will re-air on ABC Friday night.... check your listing if you missed it.
Awesome, I didn't tape it the first time around because of my low expectations, but now I'll just DVDr the season...
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Originally Posted by critterdvd
I never got into 'John Doe' is it repeated anywhere? I love these kinda of mystery shows!
Trust me you're better off not having seen it. Its one of those shows where you get the impression that the producers came up with the original pitch, and I'll grant you its an interesting premise, but they didn't have any idea of where to go with it beyond the first handful of eps. After that it just became an unbridled mess.

You may want to check out a show called Nowhere Man . Similar premise to John Doe, but a far superior show in every aspect.

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ABC Family's original scripted drama KYLE XY heated-up ratings on ABC Family with its premiere Monday, June 26, (8:00 PM 9:00 PM), delivering a 2.1 HH rating and over 2.6 million total viewers, the highest for any original series telecast in the history of the channel. The series ranked No. 2 in the time period among basic cable in HH (2.1 rating), total viewers (2, 643), Adults 18-34 (0.9) and Adults 18-49 (1.1).

"Nothing is more rewarding than having a show you really believe in come out of the gate strong," said Paul Lee, president, ABC Family." It's such a great show and our marketing campaign seems to have really resonated with the audience. We're being parodied on YouTube, we're being recommended on iTunes, and we're being watched on cable. We're absolutely thrilled."

The series outperformed year-ago time period deliveries by 50% in HH (2.1 vs. 1.4), 52% in total viewers (2,643 vs. 1,735), 50% with Adults 18-34 (0.9 vs. 0.6) and 83% with Adults 18-49 (1.1 vs. 0.6).

Produced by Touchstone Television, the new ABC Family original series about a mysterious boy with no past and no belly button, KYLE XY airs Mondays (8:00 - 9:00 PM ET/PT). In addition, beginning June 30th the first four episodes will be repurposed on ABC, Fridays (9:00 - 10:00 PM ET/PT). KYLE XY is currently available for download on iTunes and beginning early July on the ABC Family broadband player.
http://www.thefutoncritic.com/pr.asp...627abcfamily01
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it was defintely decent, gotta love Tivo to find all sorts of stuff you would never imagine, ABC family, having a decent show? Whodathunkit
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Reminder, the pilot is on in half an hour on ABC, then again tomorrow night on ABC Family.
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And for about the first 3 minutes, the ABC version was in HD. Then (just about the time I was going to post this!) it popped back into SD.

If it's supposed to be in HD during it's ABC run, that's certainly where I'll be watching it.

Assuming that three minutes wasn't some strange fluke that is.
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HD feed came back up here.
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Aside from that extremely corny ending, I liked it.

I like the voiceovers, makes it a bit more interesting.

Not sure what's going on with the guy following him.

Hopefully it's given a chance to play out.
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I just saw it tonight on ABC. Not bad. I'll continue to tune in next week.
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I really liked this show. If it is as good as this episode I will keep watching. Good cast, nice lookin lead and love the narration plus Krycheck from tht X-files.
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Damn I missed all the airings of the pilot. Oh well I don't need any more shows.
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If Kyle shows his powers by killing and devouring the kid brother, I'll keep watching
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Originally Posted by innocentfreak
Damn I missed all the airings of the pilot. Oh well I don't need any more shows.
You can download it for free on iTunes.
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Originally Posted by alfredog1976
You can download it for free on iTunes.
Showing 1.99 for me now. Maybe I will seek other ways of tracking it down.
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the opening scene was exactly like john doe

i liked this pilot a lot, will defiantely keep watching
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I thought the same thing - John Doe for the teeny bopper set (in a good way ). I really liked it - very engaging and I even liked the family members. The peripheral characters can get a bit annoying in some shows, but not with this one, at least, not yet.

When I first saw John Doe it reminded me of the Pretender...again, in a good way...so here's hoping this show lasts.
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Originally Posted by Chew
It looks like you just missed the Friday night run of John Doe on SciFi. It's on the schedule for 07/16 and 07/23 Midnight EST though.
I just happened to notice that the "Sleuth" channel currently plays John Doe on Thursdays (some weeks with two episodes) for those interested. That channel is available on some cable systems and DirecTV.

Thu, July 6 9:00 PM JOHN DOE DOE OR DIE
Thu, July 6 10:00 PM JOHN DOE SAVE AS... JOHN DOE
Thu, July 6 12:00 AM JOHN DOE DOE OR DIE
Thu, July 6 1:00 AM JOHN DOE SAVE AS... JOHN DOE
Thu, July 13 9:00 PM JOHN DOE SHOCK TO THE SYSTEM
Thu, July 13 10:00 PM JOHN DOE REMOTE CONTROL
Thu, July 13 12:00 AM JOHN DOE SHOCK TO THE SYSTEM
Thu, July 13 1:00 AM JOHN DOE REMOTE CONTROL
Thu, July 20 9:00 PM JOHN DOE THE RISING
Thu, July 20 12:00 AM JOHN DOE THE RISING
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Wait...was the new ep on Monday? If so, I guess I'll have to wait for the HD feed Friday on ABC.

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