Posts Tagged ‘2014-15 TV season’
 

 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: “Secrets and Lies”

  SECRETS AND LIES:  Midseason TBD on ABC THE FACTS:  Another ABC murder soap, this one starring Ryan Phillippe as a man who finds the body of a neighbor’s child in the woods, KaDee Strickland as his wife, and Juli...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Fall Pilot Report: ABC’S “Manhattan Love Story”

  MANHATTAN LOVE STORY:  Tuesday 8:30PM on ABC starting September 30 – Change the Channel PLAYERS:  Series creator Jeff Lowell, who’s been a writer/producer on sitcoms going back to Cybill two decades ago, bu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “How To Get Away With Murder”

  HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER:  Thursday 10PM on ABC Previously… on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER:  At Middleton College, the brilliant, daunting law professor and criminal defense attorney Annalise Keating (Viola Da...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Benched”

  BENCHED:  Tuesday 10:30PM on USA – If Nothing Else Is On… BENCHED, USA Network’s latest attempt to broaden its repertoire beyond its core of light-hearted procedurals, doesn’t have much of a pilo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “12 Monkeys”

  12 MONKEYS:  Friday 9PM on Syfy Previously… on 12 MONKEYS:  28 years from now, post-apocalyptic Earth has been devastated by a plague that’s killed 7 billion people.  On the plus side, scientists have begu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “iZombie”

IZOMBIE:  Tuesday 9PM on CW – Potential DVR Alert Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright’s clever IZOMBIE (based on a DC comic) brings back from the dead something very close to the premise of ABC’s lamented Pu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: “Saturday Night Live” with Reese Witherspoon

  It would have been nice if Reese Witherspoon had shown triumphant comic chops on tonight’s SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, in the face of her terrible new movie comedy Hot Pursuit, but although she was a poised and enthusiast...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: CW’s “The Flash”

  (NOTE:  as of Thursday afternoon, CW had only released a 30-second teaser for its new JANE THE VIRGIN, and nothing at all for midseason shows iZOMBIE and THE MESSENGERS.  We’ll post reviews of the rest of the net...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Good Wife”

  Season 6 of THE GOOD WIFE has a tough act to follow:  its own dazzling Season 5, which brought the show back from previous signs of subdued middle age and established it once again as one of the best shows on any form o...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Bad Judge”

  BAD JUDGE:  Thursday 9PM on NBC Previously… on BAD JUDGE:  Rebecca Wright (Kate Walsh) is a hard-drinkin’, free-lovin’ gal–who also happens to be a tough Los Angeles judge.  Medical expert witn...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 2 Review: “State of Affairs”

  STATE OF AFFAIRS:  Monday 10PM on NBC Previously… on STATE OF AFFAIRS:  Charleston–call her Charlie–Tucker (Katherine Heigl) is the CIA analyst whose task it is to put together the President’s D...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “White Collar”

  WHITE COLLAR didn’t do anything very remarkable with its final season.  Only 6 episodes were ordered, and the season was almost entirely serialized, although it did find time for one tangential hour that allowed ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Sleepy Hollow”

  Tonight’s Season 2 finale of SLEEPY HOLLOW conspicuously concluded in a way that could also serve as a series finale, a distinct possibility because this underwhelming season has left the series with ratings down 4...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Weird Loners”

  WEIRD LONERS:  Tuesday 9:30PM on FOX – If Nothing Else is On… WEIRD LONERS belongs to the sitcom subspecies of quirky singles comedy, which has given us New Girl (the pilot for Weird Loners was directed by J...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

NIELSENWAR: The CW Fall Schedule

  CW had a successful season in 2014-15. launching the smash hit THE FLASH and the critical darling JANE THE VIRGIN.  There wasn’t reason to change much, and the network didn’t.  Here’s a look (new show...
by Mitch Salem