Five new fall TV shows for people with brains [Pictures]
With the networks hyping our brains out for their new fall shows, the best of PBS sometimes gets overlooked amid mindless commercial clutter. Here are five productions that will debut on PBS this fall that will make you feel good about TV -- and yourself for watching. I'll have five picks from cable and five from the networks in coming days. Stay tuned. -- David Zurawik
• Also see: b's fall TV preview
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'Call The Midwife'
Give this series five minutes of your time, and you will be hooked by the words of the late Jennifer Worth sounded in voiceover. Setting: East End of London in the 1950s in the world of midwifery. It runs Sunday nights on PBS starting Sept. 30.