Posts Tagged ‘FOX comedy’
 

 

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: “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
 

 

 

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 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 Pilot + 1 Review: “Weird Loners”

  WEIRD LONERS:  Tuesday 9:30PM on FOX Previously… on WEIRD LONERS:  Out-of-work womanizer Stosh (Zachary Knighton) has just moved in with his odd cousin Eric (Nate Torrence) in Eric’s house, which is next do...
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 Series Finale Review: “Raising Hope”

  Hail and farewell to RAISING HOPE, that gently surreal bundle of quirky comedy that may have been too downscale to ever quite hit the pop culture jackpot.  The writing was discernible on the wall when series creator Gre...
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
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “The Mindy Project”

  After two full seasons, it’s become clear that Mindy Kaling’s THE MINDY PROJECT may never be a “well-made show.”  Characters pop in and out–it was recently announced that receptionist Betsy...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Glee”

  To use an analogy that’s unfortunately apt, GLEE is heading out the door like a Broadway diva who won’t admit that her voice is shot and she can’t remember her lines anymore.  The show probably would h...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15 Trailer Review: FOX’s “Mulaney”

  MULANEY:  Sunday 9:30PM on FOX THE FACTS:  John Mulaney, in real life a stand-up comic and TV comedy writer (most notably on SNL, where his biggest claim to fame may be co-creating Bill Hader’s Stefon character),...
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
 

 

 

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 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
 

 

 

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