Posts Tagged ‘fall tv’
 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Betrayal”

  All the way to the very end, BETRAYAL couldn’t get it right.  Although it hasn’t technically been canceled (as a matter of policy, networks don’t give up their legal rights to shows until the last poss...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR: The Fall 2019 CBS Schedule & Analysis

We’ve reached the broadcast networks’ Upfront Week… which used to be a lot more central to our television lives than it is now.  Ratings everywhere are down, and there’s no reason to think they’ve...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “Partners”

  PARTNERS: Monday 8:30PM on CBS – Worth A Look It’s impossible not to compare the new fall comedies PARTNERS on CBS and The New Normal on NBC.  Even though the CBS show is multi-camera and NBC’s is in s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: FOX Trailer – “Dads”

  The first day of network Upfront presentations features a doubleheader, with NBC followed by FOX.  That means another stack of trailers (unlike NBC, FOX also released the materials for its midseason shows), so let’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT – THE SKED PILOT REPORT: CW’s “Arrow”

  ARROW: Wednesday 8PM on CW – If Nothing Else Is On It’s Comic-Con week in San Diego, and while we here don’t participate in that particular hullabaloo (waiting for hours just to see a trailer that’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR: The Fall 2019 CW Schedule & Analysis

We’ve reached the broadcast networks’ Upfront Week… which used to be a lot more central to our television lives than it is now.  Ratings everywhere are down, and there’s no reason to think they’ve hit bottom, which h...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT – THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: CW’s “Emily Owens, MD”

  EMILY OWENS, MD: Tuesday 9PM on CW – If Nothing Else Is On… Say this for EMILY OWENS, MD:  it really makes you appreciate Shonda Rhimes.  The seeming ease with which Grey’s Anatomy mixes medical drama...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT–THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “Elementary”

  ELEMENTARY: Thursday 10PM on CBS -Potential DVR Alert ELEMENTARY has been given CBS’ showcase Thursday 10PM timeslot in the fall.  Perhaps surprisingly, it may deserve to be there. The series concept is… wel...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED PILOT REVIEW – CBS’s “Mom”

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here. MOM:  Monday 9:30PM on CBS starting Sept. 23 – Worth A Look The Chuck Lorre sitcom machine is a major reason that CBS is the most successful of the Big Four networks.  The Bi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT–THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: FOX’s “Ben & Kate”

  BEN & KATE:  Tuesday 8:30PM on FOX – Worth A Look   However it may fare in the ratings, this fall’s FOX Tuesday schedule is a model lesson in what a smoothly engineered line-up looks like.  At 9:30...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Rosewood”

  ROSEWOOD:  Wednesday 8PM on FOX – If Nothing Else Is On… If there’s one overriding theme running through the network television premieres this fall, it’s their almost defiant lack of ambition.  ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Player”

  THE PLAYER:  Thursday 10PM on NBC – Change the Channel How fond are you of grade-B basic cable action series?  Do you watch the anonymous movies your cable/satellite service piles on its pay-per-view schedule eac...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: ABC Evicts “The Neighbors”

  In a small but significant change to its fall schedule, ABC has switched the timeslots of SUBURGATORY and its new THE NEIGHBORS, shifting Suburgatory to the post-Modern Family slot at 9:30PM and moving Neighbors back to ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: CBS Featurette – “We Are Men”

  The CBS featurette for its new Monday 8:30PM comedy WE ARE MEN is at great pains to suggest that the cast–Chris Smith, Tony Shalhoub, Jerry O’Connell and Kal Penn, as divorcees who live in the same residentia...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED FALL PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “Vegas”

  VEGAS:  Tuesday 10PM on CBS – Potential DVR Alert VEGAS is CBS’s version of swinging for the fences, which is to say that it can also be seen as a neon-lit, gold-edged version of Longmire.  This time the wi...
by Mitch Salem