Posts Tagged ‘political satire’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Veep”

  It seems as though just about all the impact of TV’s May finales has been subsumed into the maw that is Game of Thrones–even including The Big Bang Theory, itself one of the signature hits of the last decade....
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “American Horror Story: Cult”

  Calling a season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY “grounded” is like calling a batch of moonshine smooth:  it’s still going to make your eyes water on the way down.  But creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “American Horror Story: Cult”

  AMERICAN HORROR STORY:  CULT – Tuesday 10PM on FX We find ourselves in boom times for killer clowns.  They’re the main vehicles for terror in the new installment of FX’s Ryan Murphy anthology AMERICAN...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Veep”

  VEEP keeps setting new challenges for itself, and surpassing them.  Last season, it underwent a change at the top when series creator Armando Iannucci decided to move on, and new showrunner David Mandel kept the trains ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “BrainDead”

  BRAINDEAD:  Monday 10PM on CBS – Potential DVR Alert The Good Wife was always as much about politics as the law.  And while it was officially a serious drama that dealt with Big Issues, Dark Themes and Edgy Chara...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee”

  FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE:  Monday 10:30PM on TBS – Potential DVR Alert It is written, apparently, that all alumni of Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show who aren’t starring in movies or sitcoms must hav...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Brink”

  THE BRINK:  Sunday 10:30PM on HBO – If Nothing Else Is On… THE BRINK will make you appreciate the precision and verbal dexterity of Veep.  Actually, although it’s an HBO political satire, The Brink ge...
by Mitch Salem