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SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Wayward Pines”

Posted May 21, 2015 by Mitch Salem

WAYWARD PINES:  Thursday 9PM on FOX Previously… on WAYWARD PINES:  Secret Service agent Ethan Burke (Matt Dillon), on a mission to find colleague (and former mistress) Kate Hewson, who’s been missing for several weeks, awakens after a car crash to find himself in Wayward Pines, Idaho, a small town that’s heavy on the creepy.  Menacing […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Weird Loners”

Posted April 8, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  WEIRD LONERS:  Tuesday 9:30PM on FOX Previously… on WEIRD LONERS:  Out-of-work womanizer Stosh (Zachary Knighton) has just moved in with his odd cousin Eric (Nate Torrence) in Eric’s house, which is next door to the one where bitter singleton Caryn (Becki Newton) has just taken in commitment-phobe artist Zara (Meera Rohit Kumbhani). Episode 2:  […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Younger”

Posted March 31, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  YOUNGER:  Tuesday 10PM on TV Land Although it’s a half-hour rather than an hour, TV Land’s new YOUNGER feels somewhat similar to VH1’s recent Hindsight.  Both are series versions of high concepts that might have been feature films starring, say, Sandra Bullock, a decade or so ago, and both revolve around women on the cusp […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “IZombie”

Posted March 25, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  IZOMBIE:  Tuesday 9PM on CW Previously… on IZOMBIE:  Liv Moore (Rose McIver) was a go-getting Seattle hospital resident when she suffered an untimely death at a party on a boat, her arm slashed by a mysterious figure.  That hasn’t gotten her down, though:  an unusually sentient zombie, she’s taken a job at a morgue, […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “One Big Happy”

Posted March 24, 2015 by Mitch Salem

ONE BIG HAPPY:  Tuesday 9:30PM on NBC Previously… on ONE BIG HAPPY:  Luke (Nick Zano) and lesbian best buddy Lizzy (Elisha Cuthbert) have followed through on their vow to try and have a baby together if neither is with anyone else by age 30.  But the timing is off:  Lizzy finds out she’s pregnant just […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “The Royals”

Posted March 23, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  THE ROYALS:  Sunday 10PM on E! Previously… on THE ROYALS:  The (fictional) British monarchy is a mess.  The Prince of Wales has died in mysterious circumstances, and the next in line to the crown is now his brother Prince Liam (William Moseley), who’s falling for Ophelia (Merritt Patterson), the raised-in-America commoner daughter of the […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “American Crime”

Posted March 13, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  AMERICAN CRIME:  Thursday 10PM on ABC Previously… on AMERICAN CRIME:  In Modesto, California, former serviceman Matt Skokie was murdered in his home, and his wife Gwen was viciously injured in the attack.  The lives of a number of people are deeply affected by the crime, including Matt’s miserably divorced parents Russ (Timothy Hutton) and […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “The Odd Couple”

Posted February 26, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  THE ODD COUPLE:  Thursday 8:30PM on CBS Previously… on THE ODD COUPLE:  You know the drill.  Oscar Madison (Matthew Perry) is an emotionally superficial slob sportswriter, his old friend Felix Unger (Thomas Lennon) is a neurotic neat freak photographer, Oscar’s a longtime divorcee, Felix’s marriage is just breaking up, Oscar invites him to move […]

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