Posts Tagged ‘medical procedural’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Transplant”

  TRANSPLANT:  Tuesday 10PM on NBC A great many shows that we consider “American television” are actually produced in Canada, thanks to favorable tax credits and currency exchange rates.  The creators of thes...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Pure Genius”

  PURE GENIUS:  Thursday 10PM on CBS – Change the Channel One of the oddities of CBS’s medical drama PURE GENIUS is that its setting–a wildly overfunded institute that boasts the ultimate in cutting edge...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere + 1 Review: “Heartbeat”

  HEARTBEAT:  Wednesday 8PM on NBC – Change the Channel NBC’s HEARTBEAT differs from most of the post-ER, post-Grey’s Anatomy medical shows that have come down the pike in that it’s an unabashed st...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Code Black”

  CODE BLACK:  Wednesday 10PM on CBS Previously… on CODE BLACK:  At a famously busy Los Angeles hospital, the emergency room reaches the level of Code Black–where there are more patients needing treatment tha...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Code Black”

  CODE BLACK:  Wednesday 10PM on CBS – Change the Channel CBS’s new CODE BLACK is a mini-film festival of medical show cliches.  It’s set in a notoriously busy emergency room at a Los Angeles hospital, ...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Proof”

  PROOF:  Tuesday 10PM on TNT Previously… on PROOF:  Brilliant, brusque cardiac surgeon Cat Tyler (Jennifer Beals), struggling with the death of her son and her own near-death experience, is recruited by dying bill...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Series Premiere Review: “Rush”

  RUSH:  Thursday 9PM on USA – Change the Channel USA Network is aiming for “edgy” with its new Thursday line-up, and so the pilot for RUSH begins with its antihero Will Rush (Tom Ellis) doing coke.  Th...
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THE SKED Season Finale Review: “The Night Shift”

  For scripted network shows, a summer season is like a dog year, far more weighty than the regular kind.  The mortality rate is so high that just getting a renewal is a considerable feat, and a show like Rookie Blue, ext...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “The Night Shift”

  THE NIGHT SHIFT:  Tuesday 10PM on NBC Previously… on THE NIGHT SHIFT:  On the 7PM-7AM shift at San Antonio Medical Center, Dr. TC Callahan (Eoin Macken) is the rebellious yet brilliant ex-Army medic who’s w...
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THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Black Box”

  BLACK BOX:  Thursday 10PM on ABC Previously… on BLACK BOX:  Dr. Catherine Black (Kelly Reilly) is a brilliant neurologist who happens also to be hiding her bipolar condition from almost everyone in her life, even...
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THE SKED Series Premiere Review: “Black Box”

  BLACK BOX:  Thursday 10PM on ABC – Change the Channel In ABC’s (partial) defense, BLACK BOX wasn’t intended to run during the regular broadcast season.  It was meant to be seen in summer, when standar...
by Mitch Salem