I liked The Michael J. Fox Show (Thursday, 8 and 8:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5) a lot after seeing the pilot episode. I like it even more after watching two more episodes.
As far as I'm concerned, that's a very good sign.
Fox returns to TV playing himself, pretty much. He stars as a former New York TV news anchorman who retired when he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. But his old boss, Harris (Wendell Pierce), wants him to come back to work. And his family is all in favor of that because they're getting a little tired of having Mike hovering over them all the time.<