Posts Tagged ‘new series’
 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED PILOT REVIEW – NBC’s “The Blacklist”

  THE BLACKLIST:  Monday 10PM on NBC – If Nothing Else Is On… NBC has made it very clear that its top fall priority is the launch of the new Monday drama THE BLACKLIST.  The show has been given the network...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR Full Season Network Report Cards: NBC

  Has there ever been a #1 network as screwed up as this year’s edition of NBC? Full Season To Date (through May 3) 18-49 Rating Average:  2.04 (#1), Down 13.7% From Last Season Season Grade:  D+ What Happened:  S...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: New Fall Show On-Air Promotion — August 29 Update

>With network on-air promotion activity tracked in hit summer shows (those near or above a 2.0 Adult 18-49 rating) for about six weeks since mid-July, the networks’ promotional priorities are summarized below. There ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Rosewood”

  ROSEWOOD:  Wednesday 8PM on FOX – If Nothing Else Is On… If there’s one overriding theme running through the network television premieres this fall, it’s their almost defiant lack of ambition.  ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Blindspot”

  BLINDSPOT:  Monday 10PM on NBC Previously… on BLINDSPOT:  A mysterious naked woman, her body covered in tattoos, is discovered in Times Square with a note saying to call the FBI.  She’s got amnesia, so the...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: More NBC Newness

  NBC’s pre-Upfront pick-up spree continues with GUYS WITH KIDS, its first multicamera comedy order of the season.  The title seems to be self-explanatory:  the show’s logline describes it as being about thir...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Gotham”

  GOTHAM:  Monday 9PM on FOX Previously… on GOTHAM:  Years before Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) would become Gotham City’s police commissioner, he was a rookie detective, working with the corrupt Harvey Bullock (...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: FOX’s Turn

    NBC and FOX kick off next week’s parade of network Upfronts on Monday, and now FOX has joined NBC in releasing the titles of at least some of its 2012/13 season pick-ups.  Unlike NBC, which has dribbled out...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Black-ish”

  BLACK-ISH:  Wednesday 9:30PM on ABC Previously… on BLACK-ISH:  Dre Anderson is a successful ad agency executive who lives well with his lovely anesthesiologist wife Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross), teen children Juni...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Go On”

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, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “How To Get Away With Murder”

  HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER:  Thursday 10PM on ABC Previously… on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER:  At Middleton College, the brilliant, daunting law professor and criminal defense attorney Annalise Keating (Viola Da...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Almost Family”

  ALMOST FAMILY:  Wednesday 9PM on FOX Whether we like it or not, the strongest lead-in on broadcast television right now is The Masked Singer, which makes it somewhat surprising that FOX has given the precious slot after...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: FOX Trailer – “Rake”

  FOX’s most highly-touted drama pilot the entire development season was RAKE, which is indeed on the air.  The price of scoring Greg Kinnear as a lead (much as it had been last year with Kevin Bacon) is that he wou...
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 2013 UPFRONTS: ABC Trailer – “Super Fun Night”

  ABC is all-in with Rebel Wilson next fall.  The network has given SUPER FUN NIGHT, which she wrote as well as stars in, its showcase Wednesday 9:30PM slot, behind Modern Family.  Wilson plays one of a trio of pals who&...
by Mitch Salem