Posts Tagged ‘final season’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Game of Thrones”

  GAME OF THRONES:  Sunday 9PM on HBO Concerns have been as high as expectations for the final season of GAME OF THRONES.  Season 7, the first with little recourse to George R. R. Martin’s novels due to the lagging...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”

  This week marked the end of the road for two of TV’s most distinctive, original takes on the romantic-comedy genre.  FXX’s You’re the Worst and CW’s CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND were both “cult hits...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Originals”

  THE ORIGINALS:  Wednesday 9PM on CW Season 4 of THE ORIGINALS worked very hard to break up its band of vampires, werewolves, witches and hybrids thereof, which meant that the premiere of the show’s fifth and final...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere TV Review: “The Americans”

  THE AMERICANS:  Wednesday 10PM on FX THE AMERICANS is coming off its first disappointing season, and the hope among fans was that it was attributable to the show receiving a final 2-season order, and showrunners Joe Wei...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Halt and Catch Fire”

  HALT AND CATCH FIRE:  Saturday 9PM on AMC The links between AMC’s HALT AND CATCH FIRE as a television series, the stories it tells, and its characters have gone unusually deep.  The positive part has been that a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Strain”

  THE STRAIN:  Sunday 10PM on FX The decision to make Season 4 of FX’s THE STRAIN its last (a year earlier than the originally announced plan) meant that there was a lot of story to cram into 10 hours, and tonight&#...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Orphan Black”

  ORPHAN BLACK:  Saturday 10PM on BBCAmerica A somewhat meta line of dialogue about “consolidation” is a sign that ORPHAN BLACK has commenced its final (and 5th) season.  Series creators Graeme Manson and Joh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere: “Girls”

  GIRLS:  Sunday 10PM on HBO As HBO’s GIRLS begins its 6th and final season, it somehow feels older than it actually is.  That’s the way it is with television now:  the revolutionary can become the familiar ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Rectify”

  The fourth and final season of Ray McKinnon’s Sundance series RECTIFY, perhaps the most universally acclaimed television program of the post-Sopranos era, was its most conventional.  There were few surreal stretch...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Rectify”

  RECTIFY:  Wednesday 10PM on Sundance Ray McKinnon’s Sundance drama RECTIFY is the prestige television series for those who consider themselves just a little bit too good, even these days, for TV.  With its glacia...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Person Of Interest”

  PERSON OF INTEREST was CBS’s most ambitious and elegantly constructed procedural, and its ratings in other circumstances would have been decent enough to keep it on the air beyond a 4 1/2-season run.  But the TV b...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Banshee”

  The fourth and final season of Cinemax’s BANSHEE felt more like an epilogue, or even a spin-off, than a climax.  It wasn’t the time jump between Seasons 3 and 4, or the shortened 8-episode order, or even the...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Person Of Interest”

  It’s not paranoia if they really are after you, as the saying goes, and CBS’s PERSON OF INTEREST, a well-styled, relatively intelligent and ambitious action drama about mega-surveillance computer programs tha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Hell On Wheels”

  HELL ON WHEELS:  Saturday 9PM on AMC In its 5 seasons on the air, HELL ON WHEELS has never achieved a sustained stability, shifting tones and narrative thrust on an almost seasonal basis as a perpetual bubble show in th...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Parks and Recreation”

  PARKS AND RECREATION:  Tuesday 8PM on NBC There will be plenty of time to lament the passing of PARKS AND RECREATION, and what it portends for network TV comedy and especially for NBC.  Well, “plenty” may b...
by Mitch Salem