I really like Kirstie Alley. I wanted to like her new sitcom, Kirstie (Wednesday, 11 and 11:30 p.m., TV Land).
But it's terrible. A throwback to '70s sitcoms in the worst possible way. With an emphasis on "worst."
Alley stars as Madison Banks, an egotistical Broadway star who, 26 years ago, put her baby up for adoption so that she wouldn't miss out on a role. That baby is now 26-year-old Arlo (Eric Petersen), who has located Madison and is anxious to meet her.
Madison, however, is mostly worried that if people know she has a 26-year-old son they'll realize she's not 39. As if there was any chance of anyone believing she's 39.<