Posts Tagged ‘cops’
 

 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 2 REVIEW: “Major Crimes”

  MAJOR CRIMES:  Monday 9PM on TNT   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 w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Law & Order: SVU”

  LAW & ORDER:  SVU:  Wednesday 9PM on NBC WHERE WE WERE:  A turf war between escort services run by Delia (Brooke Smith) and Ganzel (Peter Jacobson) turned murderous, leading to the death of a prostitute and the fo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’S FALL 2011/12 SATURDAY SCHEDULE

> Welcome to ShowbuzzDaily’s coverage of the upcoming TV schedules for the 2011/12 TV season!  Above you see our guide to what to expect on Saturday nights this Fall:  the numbers are our projected Adults 18-49 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Dexter”

  DEXTER:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime WHERE WE WERE:  In a frozen instant of time, as Detective Debra Morgan (Jennifer Carpenter) watched her adopted brother Dexter (Michael C. Hall), a blood spatter expert on her own forens...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’S FALL 2011/12 SATURDAY TV SCHEDULE

> Welcome to ShowbuzzDaily’s coverage of the upcoming TV schedules for the 2011/12 TV season!  Above you see our guide to what to expect on Saturday nights this Fall:  the numbers are our projected Adults 18-49 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “Motive”

  MOTIVE:  Thursday 9PM on ABC – Change the Channel It’s a paradoxical truth that when TV’s “summer” begins, cable networks get adventurous and creative, and the US broadcast networks get gen...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “17th Precinct”

> See A Word About Busted Pilots Remember the Sideways universe in the last season of Lost?  (I feel your pain; bear with me.)  In particular, remember the storyline where Sawyer and Miles were tough LA detectives, li...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REVIEW: FOX’s “Almost Human”

  ALMOST HUMAN:  Monday 8PM on FOX (after a Sunday Nov 17 preview) – Worth A Look The ALMOST HUMAN pilot has a whole lot of concept.  The show was created by J. H. Wyman, a senior writer/producer on Fringe (the pil...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Partners”

> See A Word About Busted Pilots Had it managed to become a full-fledged series, PARTNERS might have been a decent fit with ABC’s other female-oriented crime shows like Castle and Body of Proof, but based on the pilot, it...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “King”

  KING:  Friday 10PM on Reelz – If Nothing Else Is On… One genre that’s never in short supply, even on summer TV, is the police procedural–in fact, during the summer months, even Canadian police pr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: CBS Schedules NYC 22

> CBS was so confident in its returning schedule this season that it barely ordered any back-up shows (and it wasn’t far wrong).  Its sole midseason drama, the high-profile cop drama now known as NYC 22 (after previo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Upscale Ratings — FOX Profile

> Previously in this series on upscale TV ratings, we have examined ABC (many upscale shows but too many series stuck with mid-level or low audience sizes) and CBS (sizable audiences but many downscale or at best middling incom...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: PREMIERING TONIGHT – “NYC 22”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “NYC 22”

> 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 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “Major Crimes”

  MAJOR CRIMES:  Monday 9PM on TNT – If Nothing Else Is On…   As soon as plans for the Closer spin-off MAJOR CRIMES were announced, the central question was always how a series could work whose main prota...
by Mitch Salem