If you’re looking for a sure bet in this fall’s crop of new TV shows, Carol’s Second Act would be a hard one to ignore. After all, Patricia Heaton’s got a pretty phenomenal track record: Both Everybody Loves Raymond and The Middle lasted nine seasons. The new show, which finds Heaton’s middle-aged character retiring from her teaching job and starting a new career as a doctor. Heaton told us it was a character she could really relate to, because after The Middle ended, she found herself wondering what would happen next. (Click on the media bar below to hear Patricia Heaton)
Carol’s Second Act premieres Thursday, September 26 on CBS.