Posts Tagged ‘series finale’
 

 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “Damages”

  After 5 seasons, 2 of them exclusively on DirecTV, DAMAGES and its saga of dueling attorneys Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) and Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne) came to its close this week, mostly with a whimper.  There were no la...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Scandal”

  The bar for crazy was so high when it came to the series finale of SCANDAL that its general sense of anti-climax may well have been inevitable  Not Shonda Rhimes’s biggest hit (that would be Grey’s Anatomy, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Mad Men”

  Matthew Weiner had always cultivated an air of mystery around MAD MEN (those impenetrable promos!), and the show itself has been its share of enigmatic at times, which made many wonder if tonight’s series finale wo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “Eureka”

  EUREKA, while never a breakout hit, was a sturdy performer for 5 years on Syfy–and one of the increasingly small number of shows on its air that was actually science-fiction, as opposed to superhero fantasy, horror...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Downton Abbey”

  In this era of peak TV, there are more shows than ever that we devour, that we obsess about and are thrilled by and that shock us and tear us apart.  There are fewer, however, that we simply love.  Julian Fellowes̵...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “In Plain Sight”

Although IN PLAIN SIGHT was never one of USA’s breakout hits or signature shows like Monk or Burn Notice, it gave the network 5 sturdy seasons, holding down slots on 3 different nights in the course of its run, and tonigh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “The Good Wife”

  Will THE GOOD WIFE be remembered as the last great broadcast network drama?  It’s impossible to know for sure, but it seems like a good bet.  Other shows will make the attempt, of course:  ABC’s American C...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Late Show With David Letterman”

  It’s been a heavy week for epochal TV.  On Sunday, Mad Men sold us one last Coke, and tonight marked the end of David Letterman’s reign, one that’s lasted into a fourth decade on the air and has had an...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “The Closer”

  With the exception of those shows that don’t know they’re about to be canceled, rarely has a long-running series come to less of a conclusion than tonight’s last episode of THE CLOSER.  And with good r...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “The Secret Circle”

    On paper, THE SECRET CIRCLE seemed to have everything going for it.  It was a ready-made companion piece to CW’s one big hit The Vampire Diaries–produced by Vampire‘s Kevin Williamson, based on ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Awake”

  Check Out THE SKED’s Complete Season Finale Reviews HERE. Maybe Kyle Killen and Taylor Kitsch should have coffee together.  Kitsch, of course, is now infamous as the only man in history to star in two $200M bombs ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “Desperate Housewives”

      No one expected DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES to end with the revelation that the housewives had been dead all along, and Wisteria Lane existed in a Sideways alternate dimension.  (Although that might’ve been...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “The Affair”

  There was a trainwreck quality to the final season of Showtime’s THE AFFAIR, although it managed to gather itself with some grace for tonight’s series finale, which ended with a remarkably happy conclusion fo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “The Leftovers”

  There was a lot of attention paid to the amount of attention paid to the series finale of HBO’s THE LEFTOVERS, almost all of it because its co-creator was Damon Lindelof, and the last time he brought a series to it...
by Mitch Salem