Posts Tagged ‘low ratings’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “State of Affairs”

  STATE OF AFFAIRS ended its season tonight with a cliffhanger that will almost certainly remain unresolved, although one might speculate whether the mysterious airstrike that was heading toward Charleston Tucker (Katherin...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “I’m Dying Up Here”

  I’M DYING UP HERE certainly wasn’t the worst show of the summer, but it did make one wonder how it had made its way through the development process and onto Showtime’s air.  Series creator Dave Flebott...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Sleepy Hollow”

  SLEEPY HOLLOW has been trying very hard to justify its survival this season under new showrunner Clifton Campbell.  In addition to telling its core story arc about Pandora (Shannyn Sossamon) gathering sundry demons to s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Agents of SHIELD”

  AGENTS OF SHIELD – Friday 9PM on ABC It’s hard to believe that only 5 seasons ago, when ABC’s AGENTS OF SHIELD arrived on the air, the idea of a superhero TV series still seemed somewhat new and cool. ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Roadies”

  In recent years, Cameron Crowe has had trouble keeping his scripts coherent even when they only have to last 2 hours.  It probably shouldn’t have come as a surprise that giving him 10 hours to play with was asking...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Allegiance”

  ALLEGIANCE:  Thursday 10PM on NBC Previously… on ALLEGIANCE:  Alex O’Connor (Gavin Stenhouse) has an Unforgettable-level memory–if also a semi-Asperbergian inability to handle social intercourse–...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”

  The first season of CW’s musical-comedy CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND was by far the most daring and distinctive show on broadcast television, but a nagging question remained:  what could it do for an encore?  It wasn̵...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S NIELSENWAR – Fall TV Turkey Edition

  As this is a week when turkeys are revered, celebrated, and then eaten, let’s take a look at what wisdom the network’s Fall feathered non-fliers have to impart to us.  In other words, What did this Fall̵...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Halt and Catch Fire”

  HALT AND CATCH FIRE:  Sunday 10PM on AMC The first season of HALT AND CATCH FIRE realized late in the game that it had been telling the wrong story about the wrong characters, and tonight’s Season 2 premiere was b...
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
 

 

 

THE SKED: “Cult” Exiled to Fridays

  As it turned out, there wasn’t room for two shows about homicidal true believers on the network airwaves, and The Following is occupying that space.  CULT hasn’t yet been canceled by CW after its pair of mis...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Wicked City”

  WICKED CITY:  Tuesday 10PM on ABC Previously… on WICKED CITY:  In 1982 Los Angeles, serial killer Kent Grainger (Ed Westwick) is slaughtering young women he picks up on the Sunset Strip.  He’s recently acq...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Halt & Catch Fire”

It isn’t the preference of networks and producers for obvious reasons, but for viewers, there can be something particularly thrilling about a series that finds its greatness after its first season.  Shows like Mad Men, T...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Ray Donovan”

  Despite an abundance of first-rate acting, RAY DONOVAN may have been the biggest disappointment of the summer.  Ann Biderman’s dark family drama didn’t succeed at any of the things it seemed to be trying to ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “The Good Wife”

  THE GOOD WIFE:  Sunday 9PM/9:30PM (depending on football) on CBS THE GOOD WIFE lost a step in an uneven fourth season that included botched characters (Kalinda’s husband, the friend/foe played by Maura Tierney) a...
by Mitch Salem