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Scott D. Pierce
Scott D. Pierce writes about television for the Salt Lake Tribune. Vice president of the Television Critics Associationn, he's covered TV in Utah since 1990.

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Thursday on Utah TV: New sitcom "Sullivan and Son" isn't bad

Sullivan & Son (8 and 8:30 p.m., TBS) is a pleasant if not exactly original - or overly hilarious - new sitcom.

Standup comedian Steve Byrne stars as a New York corporate attorney who returns home to Pittsburgh to discover his father (Dan Lauria) and mother (Jodi Long) are selling the family bar. Overcome by a wave of nostalgia, he takes the place over and his reunited with his colorful family and colorful friends.

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Byrne is an extremely likable guy who makes "Sullivan & Son" worth watching. And there are some laughs here.

Elsewhere on TV ...

Duets (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A winner is declared in the season finale.

Project Runway (7, 8:30 and 11 p.m., Lifetime): A new season begins.

Big Brother (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Houseguests compete to be head of household.

Wipeout (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Contestants face obstacles that include Monkey Business, School Daze and Gold Rush Petrified Forest.

Saving Hope (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Alex's patient falls into a coma and meets Charlie in the spirit world.

Men at Work (8 and 8:30 p.m., TBS): Milo's invention seriously malfunctions; Lisa comes back into Milo's life.

Rookie Blue (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Officers turn to a psychic for help with a case.

Burn Notice (10 p.m., USA): Michael takes on a gangster with help from an unlikely ally.

Anger Management (10:30 p.m., FX): Charlie falls for Jen's hot new business partner

Basketball (10:30 p.m., NBA TV): Team USA vs. Team Great Britain in an exhibition game.

Wilfred (11 p.m., FX): Ryan and Wilfred go through a traumatic event.

Suits (11 p.m., USA): Harvey is assigned as second chair on an important lawsuit.

Louie (11:30 p.m., FX): Louie searches for love.



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