Posts Tagged ‘showbuzzdaily TV review’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Proven Innocent”

  PROVEN INNOCENT:  Friday 9PM on FOX PROVEN INNOCENT is even worse than you might expect from a broadcast drama that premieres on a Friday in February.  The creator is David Elliot, whose previous scripts have mostly be...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Black Monday”

  BLACK MONDAY:  Sunday 10PM on Showtime Showtime and Don Cheadle didn’t look far afield for their follow-up after 5 seasons of the network’s House of Lies.  In that series, Cheadle played a fast-talking, rul...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Roswell, New Mexico”

  ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO – Tuesday 9PM on CW CW has gone back to its WB/UPN roots for ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO, a reboot and update of the Roswell series that debuted on the first of those networks in 1999, then moved to the...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Passage”

  THE PASSAGE:  Monday 9PM on FOX FOX’s THE PASSAGE does to Justin Cronin’s intricate, elaborate trilogy of postapocalyptic thrillers what Hollywood has traditionally done with literary fiction, flattening the...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Ray Donovan”

  Only in the world of RAY DONOVAN would a season’s (more or less) happy ending commence with the chainsaw dismemberment of corpses, but that’s Showtime’s twisted family saga.  The headline of Season 6 w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Counterpart”

  COUNTERPART:  Sunday 9PM on Starz Starz’s COUNTERPART is both TV’s most cerebral thriller and its most cerebral sci-fi, a very serious story of espionage that happens to take place between two parallel versi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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: “Dirty John”

  DIRTY JOHN:  Sunday 10PM on Bravo Bravo recently finished a 2-season run of Imposters, the story of a con artist who seduced victims into marriage, only to steal all their money.  Clearly the network knows what it like...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Escape At Dannemora”

  ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA:  Sunday 10PM on Showtime Although the star currency of producer/director Ben Stiller and leading players Benicio del Toro, Patricia Arquette and Paul Dano doubtless were responsible for the 7 hours ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Kidding”

  Hardly anyone has been watching KIDDING, which makes Showtime’s decision to renew the show for a second season a sign of their commitment either to indie movie sensibility or to being in business with Jim Carrey. ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Ray Donovan”

  RAY DONOVAN:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime On the occasion of its 6th season, Showtime’s RAY DONOVAN has relocated across the country to New York, and the surprise is that although the series has always been very LA-int...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Legacies”

  LEGACIES:  Thursday 9PM on CW CW’s LEGACIES brings the Vampire Diaries extended universe once again close to its roots, after the older-skewing adventures of The Originals.  We’re not only back in Mystic Fa...
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: “The Kids are Alright”

  THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT:  Tuesday 8:30PM on ABC THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT is ABC’s 9th family sitcom currently on the air (10th if you count the quasi-family of Single Parents), which puts it in a meta position not unlike...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere TV Review: “Camping”

  CAMPING:  Sunday 10PM on HBO Although HBO’s new comedy CAMPING is set in the great outdoors, it has the dynamics of a filmed play.  The concept is simple:  throw a number of mismatched characters together in a c...
by Mitch Salem