THE SKED FALL TRAILER REVIEW:  ABC’s “666 Park Avenue”
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THE SKED FALL TRAILER REVIEW: ABC’s “666 Park Avenue”

Posted May 17, 2012 by Mitch Salem

    666 PARK AVENUE:  Sunday 10PM on ABC   WHAT IT’S SAYING:  The Devil’s Advocate, Rosemary’s Baby and The Shining in a stunning NY apartment, and fielding an all-star team of ABC veterans (Terry O’Quinn, Vanessa Williams, Dave Annable, Rachael Taylor).  

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THE SKED REVIEW: SNL With Jeremy Renner

Posted November 18, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  For the most part, the cast, writers and even the crew of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE seemed to have taken off for their holiday break a week early, leaving the worst episode of the season (so far) behind.  The only saving graces:  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and, of all things, the second consecutive funny […]

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THE SKED: WHAT TO WATCH THIS FALL ON TUESDAYS (1st Draft)

Posted May 24, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> The networks have proclaimed their Fall schedules, the new series have been (partially) unveiled, so… what now?  What will actually be worth watching when network TV comes back to life in a few months?  SHOWBUZZDAILY is here to help you out.  The good news is that since virtually all TV series are available these […]

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COUNTING TO 10: The Globes – Movies

Posted January 16, 2012 by Mitch Salem

> Even though the Oscar race has had clear favorites in THE DESCENDANTS, THE ARTIST and THE HELP since last fall, the first 2 haven’t sparked any huge enthusiasm among the general public, where after almost 2 months, Descendants has yet to gross $50M, and Artist, which Harvey Weinstein hasn’t dared put into general release, […]

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THE SKED Premiere Review: “Rosemary’s Baby” (Part 1)

Posted May 12, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  No one could seriously imagine that the TV remake of ROSEMARY’S BABY would come close to Roman Polanski’s 1968 masterpiece, so let’s get the obvious over with in a single paragraph.  (The amazing thing, really, is that it’s lasted this long without an inferior reboot being made, although there was an awful 1976 made-for-TV […]

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THE SKED REVIEW: SNL With Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Posted September 23, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  For an election season SNL, tonight’s episode was oddly lightweight–possibly because the show had exhausted its political material for the week in Thursday’s Update special.  Aside from Weekend Update, the only trace of presidential politics tonight came in two fairly blah, one-note pre-taped fake commercials, one about the thickheadedness of voters who haven’t yet made up […]

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THE SKED REVIEW: SNL with Justin Timberlake

Posted March 10, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  If The Avengers were an episode of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, it might be something like the first hour of tonight’s show, a veritable all-star brigade of special guests and beloved characters presented for the celebratory return of Host Supreme Justin Timberlake (and the spottier last half-hour had its moments, too). SNL and Timberlake have […]

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THE SKED NETFLIX REVIEW: “House of Cards” (Full Season)

Posted March 13, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  It took me just under 6 weeks to get through the 13 hours of HOUSE OF CARDS, the first original Netflix series.  That’s a little less than half the time a regular weekly run would have taken, although nowhere near the weekend binge-viewing that some were planning when all the episodes of Season 1 […]

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