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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Final Destination 5”

  FINAL DESTINATION 5 – Watch It At Home:  Death Takes No Holiday   There’s only one thing worth mentioning in FINAL DESTINATION 5… and it’s the one thing I can’t talk about.  Let’...
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THE SKED: Limping “Dead”? UPDATED

> UPDATE:  Glen Mazzara, who’d been Frank Darabont’s #2 on the WALKING DEAD writing staff,  has indeed been appointed to take over showrunning duties.  (Darabont’s continued presence, if any, is...
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THE SKED: Early “Dead”

> AMC has just announced the Season 2 premiere for THE WALKING DEAD, and they’ve made an interesting decision:  when the show returns on Sunday October 16, it will air at 9PM instead of its original timeslot at 10.&n...
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THE SKED: FX Update

> The days when cable networks cowered from the might of the broadcast networks’ promotional machines and stayed away from Fall premiere season are over, and FX today announced start dates for its own Fall shows, in the w...
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THE SKED: “True Blood” Keeps Gushing

> According to TV By the Numbers, the season premiere of TRUE BLOOD on Sunday night had 5.4 million viewers (a virtual tie with its all-time high) and a 3.0 rating in 18-49s (slightly below its previous high).  Considering...
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THE SKED @ BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Locke & Key”

>The FOX pilot LOCKE & KEY is a very effective hour of creepiness, but it’s not that hard to understand why the network didn’t put the project on its schedule.  The show screams “cult hit” at be...
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THE SKED PILOT REPORT: NBC’s “Grimm”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
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THE SKED PILOT REPORT: The CW’s “The Secret Circle”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
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PRIEST: Pray For Us

> Not Even For Free; The 3D Must Stand For “Dull Deadly Dud” If you squint at the post-apocalyptic desert wasteland settings of PRIEST, I swear you can see the camera crews from The Book of Eli, Jonah Hex, Resident ...
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SCRE4M: Meta Boo!

> Watch It At Home;  The thrills are so postmodern, they don’t seem to be happening in the theater. When the original Scream arrived in 1996, the slaughtering-the-teenagers genre was already old enough to drive; the ...
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INSIDIOUS: What’s That Noise?

> Worth a ticket. The director and writer of Saw, James Wan and Leigh Whannell, combine again to bring us–hey, where are you going?  No, seriously:  don’t run away.  Leaving aside that Saw is rather u...
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