Posts Tagged ‘hannibal’
 

 

THE SKED: NBC Renews “Hannibal” and Network TV Changes Some More

  NBC’s decision, announced today, to bring back its series HANNIBAL for a second season (probably again at midseason) provides some insight into how the network television business has changed, and will continue cha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Hannibal”

  In real life, serial killers are not infrequently foiled by mistakes as mundane as unpaid traffic tickets, and while Hannibal Lecter may be eternal, the NBC television series version of Hannibal–despite an inexpens...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “American Gods”

  It’s been fascinating to watch AMERICAN GODS play out side-by-side with David Lynch’s rebooted Twin Peaks on the past several Sunday nights, because Bryan Fuller (who created the TV version of Gods with Micha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S SCHEDULE: NBC

  The broadcast networks will officially announce their schedules next week at the Upfronts in New York, but before that happens, Mitch Metcalf and I, along with veteran network executive Ted Frank, have put together our o...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Killing Eve”

  It may not be fair, but it’s awfully hard not to compare the second seasons of KILLING EVE directly with HBO’s Barry, since both were comedies-with-drama/dramas-with-comedy about hired killers that aired on ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

ShowbuzzDaily Series Premiere Review: “American Gods”

  AMERICAN GODS:  Sunday 9PM on Starz – Potential DVR Alert It seems only fair to note upfront, upon the arrival of Bryan Fuller’s new Starz series AMERICAN GODS (created with Michael Green, and based on the n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: House Cleaning at NBC and ABC

  If #6seasonsandamovie is going to happen for COMMUNITY, it won’t be at NBC, which finally fired the bullet that’s been aimed at Dan Harmon’s show seemingly every season since it went on the air.  That ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: The Censored “Hannibal”

  Tonight’s originally scheduled episode of HANNIBAL, entitled “Ceuf,” was pulled from the US air by NBC (it will air elsewhere in the world) because of its main storyline, which involved children induced...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Hannibal”

  HANNIBAL:  Thursday 10PM on NBC 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,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Hannibal”

  HANNIBAL:  Thursday 10PM on NBC The languidly brutal art-horror thing HANNIBAL has returned, much to the joy of its acolytes.  The series is, without question, unlike anything to be found on even the most adventurous c...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S THURSDAY NETWORK SCORECARD – 4/4/13

  Hannibal doesn’t have much of an appetite.   NBC:  The positive spin on HANNIBAL‘s 1.6 debut is that it’s better than NBC has done in that awful timeslot in roughly a year, and a considerable boos...
by Mitch Salem