Posts Tagged ‘new series’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “The Mysteries of Laura”

  THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA:  Wednesday 8PM on NBC Previously… on THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA:  Laura Diamond (Debra Messing) is the mother of obstreperous twins, and the estranged wife of adulterous Jake (Josh Lucas).  S...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: ABC Trailer – “Back In the Game”

  ABC rounds out its new Wednesday with BACK IN THE GAME, placed in the 8:30PM hammock slot between The Middle and Modern Family  It’s pretty clearly inspired by the Clint Eastwood movie Trouble With the Curve, with...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED Pilot Report – NBC’s “The Michael J. Fox Show”

  THE MICHAEL J. FOX SHOW:  Thursday 9:30PM on NBC (airing tonight at 9PM) – If Nothing Else Is On… Behind its feel-good star and tone, THE MICHAEL J. FOX SHOW is–even more than most TV shows–as mu...
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
 

 

 

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: 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
 

 

 

THE SKED: New Fall Show On-Air Promotion — Update through Sep 11

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

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Selfie”

  SELFIE:  Tuesday 8PM on ABC Previously… on SELFIE:  Any resemblance to characters created by George Bernard Shaw and musicalized by Lerner & Loewe couldn’t be more intentional, as exacting, exasperated ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: NBC Cries Wolf

  Network regimes come and go, ratings rise and (recently) fall, but one thing has been consistent at NBC for almost a quarter-century:  the presence of producer Dick Wolf and his LAW & ORDER franchise.  Hard times h...
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: New Fall Show On-Air Promotion — August 23 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 four weeks since mid-July, the networks’ promotional priorities are summarized below. ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Bad Judge”

  BAD JUDGE:  Thursday 9PM on NBC Previously… on BAD JUDGE:  Rebecca Wright (Kate Walsh) is a hard-drinkin’, free-lovin’ gal–who also happens to be a tough Los Angeles judge.  Medical expert witn...
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
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Manhattan Love Story”

  MANHATTAN LOVE STORY:  Tuesday 8:30PM on ABC Previously… on MANHATTAN LOVE STORY:  Cynical, blase native New Yorker Peter (Jake McDorman) meets idealistic small-town girl Dana (Analeigh Tipton), a newcomer to tow...
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