Posts Tagged ‘procedural’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The InBetween”

  THE INBETWEEN:  Wednesday 10PM on NBC The flow of broadcast summer product continues with NBC’s workmanlike paranormal procedural THE INBETWEEN.  The show was created by Moira Kirland, previously a writer/produce...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Rookie”

  THE ROOKIE:  Tuesday 10PM on ABC THE ROOKIE is mostly a standard-issue police procedural, not surprisingly most reminiscent of ABC’s long-running summer series Rookie Blue, but with one big difference:  it’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “FBI”

  FBI:  Tuesday 9PM on CBS Dick Wolf and CBS have always seemed as made for each other as the leads of a rom-com.  And as in that genre, only outside interference has kept the King and Network of Procedurals from falling...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “New Amsterdam”

  NEW AMSTERDAM:  Tuesday 10PM on NBC You can learn much of what you need to know about NBC’s medical procedural NEW AMSTERDAM from a bit of the David Schulner pilot script: DOCTOR 1:  Look–if you can’t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Magnum, P.I.”

  MAGNUM, P.I.:  Monday 9PM on CBS As everyone knows, the 2018-19 CBS TV season has turned out to be the final one overseen by Les Moonves, the longtime network mogul ousted after allegations of sexual misconduct.  It...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Take Two”

  TAKE TWO:  Thursday 10PM on ABC ABC’s TAKE TWO has an unusually classy set of auspices for a summer broadcast series.  Its co-creator is Andrew W. Marlowe, who gave the network its long-running hit Castle (his wr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Instinct”

  INSTINCT:  Sunday 8PM on CBS – Change the Channel It’s a coincidence that the movie Love, Simon and CBS’s series INSTINCT premiered over the same weekend, but both are facets of a newish stage in LGBTQ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere TV Review: “Deception”

  DECEPTION:  Sunday 10PM on ABC – In the Queue For its newest trick, the House of Greg Berlanti presents a crime procedural so insubstantial it seems to disappear before your very eyes.  DECEPTION, created by Chri...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere TV Review: “Wisdom Of the Crowd”

Game WISDOM OF THE CROWD:  Sunday 8PM on CBS – Change the Channel CBS’s WISDOM OF THE CROWD is for the people who thought the problem with FOX’s canceled APB was that it didn’t star Jeremy Piven.  Once...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders”

  LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME:  THE MENENDEZ MURDERS – Tuesday 10PM on NBC – Change the Channel Dick Wolf is one of the most successful producers in the history of television, but the one thing he’s never...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Bones”

  There was a time when BONES was a breath of fresh TV air.  When it arrived in 2005, the networks were deep into Peak Grim Procedural mode, as shows like CSI, Criminal Minds and NCIS thrived and spawned seemingly endless...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Sundance Film Festival Reviews: “Call Me By Your Name,” “Fun Mom Dinner,” “Before I Fall” & “Wind River”

  CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (Sony Classics):  Luca Guadagnino’s sumptuous gay romance has been anointed as the Sundance entry most likely to figure into next year’s Oscar race, and it’s easy to see why.  It ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Night Of”

  THE NIGHT OF:  Sunday 9PM on HBO – DVR Alert “Noisy” is the byword of the television moment, and HBO makes noise as well as any programming service, whether its shows are laden with dragons, foul-mouth...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Person Of Interest”

  PERSON OF INTEREST was CBS’s most ambitious and elegantly constructed procedural, and its ratings in other circumstances would have been decent enough to keep it on the air beyond a 4 1/2-season run.  But the TV b...
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