Posts Tagged ‘californication’
 

 

THE SKED: It’s Not HBO; It’s Showtime

> Showtime is having a very good season.  Subscriptions are up, HOMELAND has, for the first time, put the network in HBO’s orbit of prestige, and the reburbished Sunday night line-up of SHAMELESS, HOUSE OF LIES and C...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Californication”

  CALIFORNICATION:  Sunday 10:30PM on Showtime Even in the relatively free-and-easy world of paycable, there’s something about CALIFORNICATION that seems to get under people’s skin.  Perhaps it’s the ca...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SCRIPTED CABLE SCORECARD – 4/1/12

> There’s almost an embarrassment of riches on Sunday night cable, enough good shows to overload a DVR.  Since many of these series are among the most talked-about (and honored) on all of television, we’re goin...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere + 1 Review: “White Famous”

  WHITE FAMOUS:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime – Change the Channel Showtime’s shaky new comedy WHITE FAMOUS is spectacularly ill-timed for the week after the downfall of Harvey Weinstein.  The premiere half-hour ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Californication”

> CALIFORNICATION lost a step this season, which is what often happens when a series of limited scope reaches Year 5.  Unlike other Showtime series like Weeds and Dexter, Californication has never had the appetite for seas...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE: “Californication”

> CALIFORNICATION has been a fairly reliable performer for Showtime, although not a breakout hit (last season, airing at 9PM, it was doing around a 0.2 in 18-49s, about the same as The Big C and a little below the network’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Showtime Premiere Dates

  It’s Showtime’s turn at TCA, so along with announcing some series pick-ups (Happyish with Philips Seymour Hoffman, and the probably self-explanatory The Affair), some premiere dates were unveiled. On Sunday, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “House of Lies” Off (Truthfully) To Good Start

> Showtime had a very solid premiere Sunday for its winter series.  The night was highlighted by a fine debut for HOUSE OF LIES, the Don Cheadle management consultant comedy, which had over 1.03 million viewers in its init...
by Mitch Salem