Posts Tagged ‘series finale’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Counterpart”

  Although its production studio MRC is seeking a stay of execution from another network or streaming service, it currently appears as though Starz’s Season 2 finale of COUNTERPART will be the last we see of the show...
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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

THE SKED: Early Weekend Ratings for SNL, Weeds & Boardwalk Empire

  Not a lot of drama in the preliminary numbers for this weekend’s big TV events. On Saturday, SNL made its season debut with guest host Seth MacFarlane and musical guest Frank Ocean, and had a 2.8 rating in 18-49s, ...
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
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Game of Thrones”

  There was never a real-life game of thrones behind the scenes at GAME OF THRONES, and perhaps there should have been.  After six brilliant years adapting George R. R. Martin’s novels to television, series creators...
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
 

 
 

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: 9021–Out

  CW has clarified that the May 13 episode of its rebooted 90210 will be its series finale, not just the end of its 5th season.  Although CW likes to give its veteran shows a farewell lap on the way out (as Gossip Girl ha...
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
 

 

 

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: “Weeds”

  A suburbanite with money troubles gets into the drug business, gradually becoming corrupt, paranoid and power-hungry, increasingly alienated from family and former life… Not to take anything away from Breaking Bad,...
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
 

 

 

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