television comedies

'The Kids Are Alright' looks sharp, while 'The Rookie' walks familiar beat

ABC built its Tuesday lineup around "Roseanne," then had to call an audible -- and transform that into "The Conners" -- to salvage those plans. How well that procedure works will become clear this week, as the show makes its debut along with two new series, "The Kids Are Alright" and "The Rookie."