Posts Tagged ‘new showrunner’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Midseason Finale Review: “The Walking Dead”

  The first half of The Walking Dead‘s 9th season included so many major changes that its ratings continuing their general downward trend rather than collapsing entirely may count as a sort of moral victory, even tho...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “All American”

  ALL AMERICAN:  Wednesday 9PM on CW The ALL AMERICAN of CW’s pilot may or may not be fully representative of the series going forward, since creator and original showrunner April Blair is no longer involved with th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Walking Dead”

  THE WALKING DEAD:  Sunday 9PM on AMC THE WALKING DEAD has never been prized for its subtlety, and it didn’t attempt any with the title of its crossroads Season 9 premiere:  “A New Beginning.”  Which ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Fear the Walking Dead”

  FEAR THE WALKING DEAD:  Sunday 10PM on AMC Each season of FEAR THE WALKING DEAD has been somewhat different from the one before, with a setting that shifted from Los Angeles to somewhere off the coast of Mexico to vario...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Walking Dead”

  There are many things that divide Americans these days, but the same thought may have gone through much of the nation’s mind tonight:  Is it truly over?  Can we finally move on from the Negan storyline on The Wal...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Quantico”

  The fact that ABC’s QUANTICO has been renewed for a third season (albeit with a 13-episode order, a reduced network license fee and an as-yet-unchosen replacement showrunner) tells you everything you need to know a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Sleepy Hollow”

  SLEEPY HOLLOW:  Friday 9PM on FOX FOX’s TV series version of SLEEPY HOLLOW is, of course, about a man who won’t stay dead, namely Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison), who died in the 18th century and was brought back ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Legends”

  LEGENDS:  Monday 10PM on TNT The first season of TNT’s LEGENDS was notable mostly for wasting the talents of its star Sean Bean.  The show’s concept, based on a novel by Robert Littell, concerned federal ag...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Ray Donovan”

  RAY DONOVAN:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime It’s a bit surprising that RAY DONOVAN has been a steady performer for Showtime, considering that its tone tends toward the glum and monotonous, but next to Homeland, it’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Defiance”

  In its second season, Syfy’s DEFIANCE continued to be erratic, although sometimes in a more satisfying way than in Season 1.  Under the helm of series co-creator and new showrunner Kevin Murphy (replacing fellow c...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Beauty & the Beast”

  With a full season of experience and audience feedback under its belt, it’s not unusual for a TV series to improve in its second season.  What’s considerably less typical is for the reverse to happen.  Yet ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Twisted”

  It was probably unwise for TWISTED to end its first season with a cliffhanger, since it seems to be doomed–the ratings were low even when it had Pretty Little Liars as a lead-in, and once that show finished its sea...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Midseason Premiere Review: “Twisted”

  TWISTED:  Tuesday 9PM on ABCFamily TWISTED finally uncorked some revelations to kick off the back half of its first season, and it was about time.  The show’s summer episodes had spent far too long dithering arou...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Midseason Finale Review: “Beauty & the Beast”

  New showrunner Brad Kern (working with series creators Sherri Cooper and Jennifer Levin) has made plenty of changes to BEAUTY & THE BEAST, but mostly they haven’t been improvements.  The gothic romanticism of ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Raising Hope”

  RAISING HOPE:  Friday 9PM on FOX With series creator Greg Garcia spending his time these days (God help him) at his new The Millers, there’s been a change of regime at RAISING HOPE, which had its belated Season 4 ...
by Mitch Salem