Posts Tagged ‘FOX comedy’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Grinder”

  THE GRINDER:  Tuesday 8:30PM on FOX – If Nothing Else Is On… THE GRINDER has something no other network sitcom this fall can claim:  an original, promising premise.  (It’s the execution that needs so...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Bordertown”

  BORDERTOWN:  Sunday 9:30PM on FOX – Change the Channel BORDERTOWN adds a light dusting of politics to its Seth MacFarlane factory settings.  Produced by MacFarlane, and created by Family Guy writer/producer Mark ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Grandfathered”

  GRANDFATHERED:  Tuesday 8PM on FOX – If Nothing Else is On… GRANDFATHERED wins the fall’s Exactly What You Think It Is prize, awarded annually to the show that has absolutely no interest in surprising ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Glee”

  GLEE:  Thursday 9PM on FOX It was announced a while back that GLEE will wait until its third episode, after its previously planned 2-part salute to The Beatles, to deal with the passing of Cory Monteith and the absence ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “New Girl”

  NEW GIRL:  Tuesday 9PM on FOX NEW GIRL returned for its fourth season tonight with something to prove.  Rarely has an acclaimed, popular comedy plunged so quickly and so badly, both critically and with viewers:  the s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Raising Hope”

  RAISING HOPE:  Friday 9PM on FOX With series creator Greg Garcia spending his time these days (God help him) at his new The Millers, there’s been a change of regime at RAISING HOPE, which had its belated Season 4 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Mindy Project”

  THE MINDY PROJECT:  Tuesday 9:30PM on FOX After an uneven season and a half that seemed to slide from one genre and tone to the next on a nearly weekly basis (it’s a rom-com!  it’s a workplace comedy!), lea...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Mick”

  THE MICK:  Tuesday 8:30PM on FOX – Change the Channel FOX has ushered in network TV 2017 with a show that feels less than fresh:  THE MICK, a sitcom that’s basically a not-quite-cable retread of Uncle Buck....
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Enlisted”

  ENLISTED:  Friday 9:30PM on FOX Previously… on ENLISTED:  The brothers Hill–demoted hero soldier Pete (Geoff Stults), cynical Derrick (Chris Lowell) and earnest, dumb Randy (Parker Young)–all serve on...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot Review – “Mulaney”

  MULANEY:  Sunday 9:30PM on FOX – Change the Channel MULANEY arrives with a fair amount of goodwill.  It’s a multicamera sitcom modeled after Seinfeld, and produced by Lorne Michaels.  Its creator/star, Joh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Cool Kids”

  THE COOL KIDS:  Friday 8:30PM on FOX One takeaway from FOX’s terrible new sitcom THE COOL KIDS is that Martin Mull is in a particularly ruinous rut.  Four years ago, he co-starred in FOX’s awful Dads, a qui...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Dads”

  FOX executives have been swearing to anyone who’ll listen that DADS improved greatly after its much-panned early episodes, so it seemed appropriate to check back in with the show on the occasion of its back-to-back...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Mulaney”

  MULANEY:  Sunday 9:30PM on FOX Previously… on MULANEY:  John Mulaney (the series creator playing a character with his own name) is a stand-up comic who supports himself by serving as a producer on a comedy game s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”

  BROOKLYN NINE-NINE kicked off the beginning of the end of the 2013-14 network television season tonight, the first full-season series to reach its finale, so it’s time to start making some summarizing judgments abo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Last Man on Earth”

  THE LAST MAN ON EARTH:  Sunday 9:30PM on FOX – Potential DVR Alert THE LAST MAN ON EARTH is both excitingly original and disappointingly cliched, an odd mix that leaves its future prospects somewhat unsettled.  H...
by Mitch Salem