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THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “The Assets”

Posted January 10, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  THE ASSETS:  Thursday 10PM on ABC Previously… on THE ASSETS:  In 1980s Washington, the hunt is on for a CIA agent who’s actually a mole for the KGB.  But there’s no mystery for viewers, who know that the double agent is Aldrich Ames (Paul Rhys).  The agent who doesn’t know, and has been tasked […]

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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “The Following”

Posted January 29, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  THE FOLLOWING:  Monday 9PM on FOX A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have had their own turnover) give plenty of notes, helpful […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “A to Z”

Posted October 10, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  A TO Z:  Thursday 9:30PM on NBC Previously… on A TO Z:  Dating website marketer Andrew (Ben Feldman) and lawyer Zelda (Cristin Milioti) have had their meet-cute, they’ve discovered that the office windows in their adjacent buildings overlook one another, so they can signal each other during their work-days, and now they’ve embarked on […]

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THE SKED’S PILOT + 2 REVIEW: “Magic City”

Posted April 3, 2012 by Mitch Salem

> A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and production of episodes for the regular season:  a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have had their own turnover in the off-season) give plenty of notes, both helpful and otherwise, and […]

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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “The LA Complex”

Posted May 2, 2012 by Mitch Salem

> A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have had their own turnover) give plenty of notes, helpful and otherwise, and critics begin to […]

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THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “The White Queen”

Posted August 18, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  THE WHITE QUEEN:  Saturday 9PM on Starz Previously… on THE WHITE QUEEN:  Lady Elizabeth Woodville (Rebecca Ferguson) was a widow with two children who captured the lust, and then the heart, of England’s King Edward IV (Max Irons) in 1465.  This was during the War of the Roses, a battle of British nobility for […]

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THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Betrayal”

Posted October 6, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  BETRAYAL:  Sunday 10PM on ABC Previously… on BETRAYAL:  Sara Hanley (Hannah Ware), a Chicago photographer married to ambitious prosecutor Drew (Chris Johnson), has just launched a torrid affair with Jack McAllister (Stuart Townsend), himself the husband of Elaine (Wendy Moniz).  Meanwhile, Drew’s landed the biggest case of his career, a murder that may have […]

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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Unforgettable”

Posted September 28, 2011 by Mitch Salem

> A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and production of episodes for the regular season:  a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have had their own turnover in the off-season) give plenty of notes, both helpful and otherwise, and […]

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