Posts Tagged ‘AMC’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “NOS4A2”

  NOS4A2:  Sunday 10PM on AMC It wouldn’t matter so much that the scares per hour rate of AMC’s new horror series NOS4A2 is so low, if the material in its place were more compelling.  The series is AMC’...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Killing Eve”

  It may not be fair, but it’s awfully hard not to compare the second seasons of KILLING EVE directly with HBO’s Barry, since both were comedies-with-drama/dramas-with-comedy about hired killers that aired on ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Killing Eve”

  KILLING EVE:  Sunday 8PM on AMC/BBCAmerica AMC very much wants KILLING EVE to be its next big thing.  The critical and awards-season darling spent its first season on the network’s subsidiary BBCAmerica service, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Midseason Finale Review: “The Walking Dead”

  The first half of The Walking Dead‘s 9th season included so many major changes that its ratings continuing their general downward trend rather than collapsing entirely may count as a sort of moral victory, even tho...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Better Call Saul”

  BETTER CALL SAUL:  Monday 10PM on AMC – Potential DVR Alert Spin-offs used to be an regular part of the TV landscape, even for the most celebrated shows–Norman Lear created a virtual tree of comedies origina...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “The Walking Dead”

  There were so many ads for summer blockbuster movies during tonight’s Season 4 finale of AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD, it was almost like watching the Super Bowl.  One by one, the latest installments of Planet of ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Midseason Premiere Review: “The Walking Dead”

  THE WALKING DEAD:  Sunday 9PM on AMC The back half of THE WALKING DEAD‘s fourth season began by bringing the series back to square one:  isolated figures wandering without a clear goal through an anonymous landsc...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Fall Finale Review: “The Walking Dead”

  For all its gigantic, game-changing success, THE WALKING DEAD seems fated always to be a dramatically uneven series.  Under new showrunner Scott M. Gimple (who, contrary to previous practice, will keep his job in the al...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: “The Killing” Will Not Die!

  Michael Myers and Freddie Kreuger have nothing on THE KILLING, a series that seems to be perpetually death-defying.  After the 2-season search for the killer of Rosie Larsen, with a conclusion that seemed to satisfy no ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: Galloping “Dead” Sets New Records

  Chewing up showrunners and spitting them out definitely hasn’t hurt THE WALKING DEAD any.  Its Season 4 premiere broke all its own records, with an unbelievable total viewership of 16.1M people and an 8.2 rating i...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Low Winter Sun”

  LOW WINTER SUN just kept going around in circles.  The most characteristic hour of its season may have been its penultimate one, which aired as the first half of a 2-hour season (very possibly series) finale.  (Hour 1 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Hell On Wheels”

  Under new showrunner John Wirth, the third season of HELL ON WHEELS was on the whole uneven, and tonight’s season finale unfortunately wasn’t a very promising way for the bubble show to end its year. Wirth...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Series Finale Review: “Breaking Bad”

  As the respect and stature given to TV drama has increased, so has the pressure to deliver a perfect ending.  Series finales are not only expected to satisfyingly end the major storylines and round out the lives of the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Low Winter Sun”

  LOW WINTER SUN:  Sunday 10PM on AMC Previously… on LOW WINTER SUN:  Detroit Detective Frank Agnew (Mark Strong), along with fellow Detective Joe Geddes (Lennie James), have murdered Geddes’s partner, a thir...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

Top Cable and Broadcast Programs of the Week

“Say the name of the highest rated program of the week.  Say it.” “Breaking Bad.” “You’re Goddamn right.” AMC’s extraordinary drama Breaking Bad tops the list of broadcast and ca...
by Mitch Metcalf