'Traffic Light': Proceed, but with some caution


"Traffic Light" is a new FOX sitcom from David Hemingson, a producer on "How I Met Your Mother"and "The Deep End," and Adir Miller, creator of "Ramzor," an Israeli series upon which "Traffic Light" is based. It centers around three male friends in Chicago and their various significant others, each relationship fitting nicely into the traffic light metaphor.The three high school/college buddies are Mike (David Denman), Adam (Nelson Franklin) and Ethan (Kris Marshall), who are accompanied by Mike's wife Lisa (Lisa Lapira), Adam's girlfriend Callie (Aya Cash) and Ethan's girlfriend of the week, plus his bulldog Carl.As far as the current landscape of intersecting-couples-sitcoms goes, "Traffic Light" is, at first glance, preferable to ABC's "Better With You" and NBC's "Perfect Couples." But that isn't exactly a ringing endorsement. The problem with all those shows is that they seem to be trying to cash in on the success of "Modern Family," but without actually having the...



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