Posts Tagged ‘sitcom’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Good Place”

  THE GOOD PLACE:  Thursday 8:30PM on NBC starting 9/28 The Season 1 finale of NBC’s THE GOOD PLACE was a tough act to follow.  Michael Schur’s series pulled off the plot twist of the season, which turned out...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Real O’Neals”

  THE REAL O’NEALS:  Tuesday 8:30PM on ABC – Change the Channel Whatever its other ailments, over the past few years ABC has had an extraordinary run of diverse, smart family sitcoms,–an area where other...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Pilot Review: “Bad Teacher”

  BAD TEACHER:  Thursday 9:30PM on CBS – Change the Channel There’s rarely much point in transforming an R-rated movie comedy into a broadcast network TV series, especially if the appeal of the movie came larg...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED Pilot Review – NBC’s “Welcome To the Family”

  WELCOME TO THE FAMILY:  Thursday 8:30PM on NBC – Change the Channel NBC continues is retro approach to fall comedy with WELCOME TO THE FAMILY. Even more than Sean Saves the World and The Michael J. Fox Show, Fami...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED Pilot Review – ABC’s “Trophy Wife”

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here. TROPHY WIFE:  Tuesday 9:30PM on ABC – If Nothing Else is On… If you like your comedy innocuous, TROPHY WIFE may fit the bill.  The title is ironic:  although Kate (Mal...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED PILOT REVIEW – CBS’s “Mom”

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here. MOM:  Monday 9:30PM on CBS starting Sept. 23 – Worth A Look The Chuck Lorre sitcom machine is a major reason that CBS is the most successful of the Big Four networks.  The Bi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: FOX’s “Dads”

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here. DADS:  Tuesday 8PM on FOX  – Change the Channel It’s hard to believe that the comedy executives at FOX, who have put such high-quality shows as New Girl, The Mindy Proj...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: FOX’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”

  BROOKLYN NINE-NINE:  Tuesday 8:30PM on FOX – Potential DVR Alert BROOKLYN NINE-NINE is the kind of sitcom that can go very right or extremely wrong:  an ensemble about kooky homicide detectives, anchored by form...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED FALL PILOT REPORT: ABC’s “Super Fun Night”

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here and Midseason Pilot Reports here. SUPER FUN NIGHT:  Wednesday 9:30PM on ABC starting October 2 – If Nothing Else Is On… Anyone who’s seen Rebel Wilson confidently w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Veep”

  No show enjoys running around in circles more than VEEP.  Armando Ianucci’s political sitcom glories in Vice-President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and her staff of venal incompetents mistakenly navigating t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “Save Me”

  SAVE ME had a late start, but it managed to be the worst network show to premiere during the 2012-13 season.  Unspeakably self-righteous, smug and narcissistic–and also not remotely funny–it was a series abo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “The Goodwin Games”

  THE GOODWIN GAMES:  Monday 8:30PM on FOX Previously… on THE GOODWIN GAMES:  After the death of their father Benjamin (Beau Bridges), his estranged children–type-A surgeon Henry (Scott Foley), underperformer...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED Pilot Review – “Save Me”

  SAVE ME:  Thursday 8PM on NBC – Change the Channel Note:  This review was originally written after last year’s Upfronts, before it was known that SAVE ME would be held by NBC until the summer.  It’s ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “The Mindy Project”

  THE MINDY PROJECT has spent much of its first season shambling toward what kind of show it wants to be, but its struggles have become progressively more entertaining to watch. Mindy started with an enormous amount of goo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: FOX Trailer – “Enlisted”

  ENLISTED has been curiously scheduled, placed in the hinterlands of 9:30PM on Fridays after Raising Hope, where the upside is that at least expectations will be low  The show is written by Kevin Biegel, whose previous s...
by Mitch Salem