10 Days In the Valley
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Ten Days In the Valley”

Posted October 2, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY:  Sunday 10PM on ABC – Potential DVR Alert TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY is very ABC, in a good way.  Created by Tassie Cameron, who co-created the network’s longtime summer hit Rookie Blue, it’s a purportedly closed-end mystery soap, about a successful TV-producer mother whose 8-year old daughter goes […]

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Wisdom Of the Crowd
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere TV Review: “Wisdom Of the Crowd”

Posted October 1, 2017 by Mitch Salem

Game WISDOM OF THE CROWD:  Sunday 8PM on CBS – Change the Channel CBS’s WISDOM OF THE CROWD is for the people who thought the problem with FOX’s canceled APB was that it didn’t star Jeremy Piven.  Once again we have a high-tech billionaire who decides to privatize crimefighting after someone close to him is […]

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Ghosted
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Ghosted”

Posted October 1, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  GHOSTED:  Sunday 8:30PM on FOX – In the Queue FOX’s new sitcom GHOSTED has two big assets in stars Adam Scott and Craig Robinson, a pair of experienced comedy players who combine star presence with chops as members of the unselfish Parks & Recreation and The Office ensembles.  The premise of Tom Gormican’s series […]

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Will & Grace
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season/Series Premiere Review: “Will & Grace”

Posted September 29, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  WILL & GRACE:  Thursday 9PM on NBC Nothing and everything has changed since WILL & GRACE began its run on NBC in 1998, and departed in 2006.  Every effort has been made to duplicate the original series:  not only are Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally back, along with series creators […]

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Seal Team
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “SEAL Team”

Posted September 28, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  SEAL TEAM:  Wednesday 9PM on CBS – In the Queue CBS’s entry in the fall’s military drama sweepstakes, SEAL TEAM, has several advantages over NBC’s The Brave. It’s been put together by a team of veteran craftsman:  series creator Benjamin Cavell has been a senior writer/producer with Graham Yost on Justified and Sneaky Pete, co-showrunner Edward […]

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Law & Order True Crime Menendez Murders
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders”

Posted September 27, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME:  THE MENENDEZ MURDERS – Tuesday 10PM on NBC – Change the Channel Dick Wolf is one of the most successful producers in the history of television, but the one thing he’s never been is cool.  His Law & Order and Chicago franchises have kept NBC on the map for […]

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The Brave
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Brave”

Posted September 26, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  THE BRAVE:  Monday 10PM on NBC – Change the Channel In the Age of Trump, and with younger audiences migrating to alternative delivery platforms, the broadcast networks are making a play–some might call it their last stand–for red-state viewers, who may not be premium customers as far as advertisers are concerned, but who show […]

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Me Myself & I
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Me, Myself & I”

Posted September 25, 2017 by Mitch Salem

  ME, MYSELF & I:  Monday 9:30PM on CBS – In the Queue CBS’s ME, MYSELF & I is a gimmick sitcom, which CBS seems to regard as necessary for single camera comedies (see Life In Pieces, or don’t).  The high-concept here is more or less This Is Us with one-liners  As in the NBC […]

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