Posts Tagged ‘Sunday drama’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Affair”

  Behind the scenes events threatened to overtake the narrative of THE AFFAIR this season.  Midway through the run, Showtime announced that next year’s Season 5 would be the series finale, making the current season ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Succession”

  The most tantalizing question of the Summer 2018 TV season is whether Jesse Armstrong, the creator of HBO’s slow-boil triumph SUCCESSION, knew what he was doing all along, or if the first 3-4 episodes were as uncer...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Westworld”

  For all that HBO’s WESTWORLD is deliberately obscure and oblique, one thing has become increasingly clear through the course of its second season:  series creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy expect viewers to dec...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Affair”

  THE AFFAIR:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime It’s a bit surprising to be talking about a 4th season of Showtime’s THE AFFAIR at all, and not just because the ratings have always been mild, and the series has never at...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Succession”

  SUCCESSION:  Sunday 10PM on HBO HBO’s new drama SUCCESSION may be too much of its moment for comfort.  The series, created by Jesse Armstrong (previously a writer/producer on Armando Ianucci’s Veep, The Thi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere: “Sweetbitter”

  SWEETBITTER:  Sunday 8PM on Starz – In the Quene Starz’s SWEETBITTER is, with Vida, part of the network’s unusual run of back-to-back half-hour dramas, each of them with a short 6-episode order.  Both...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “I’m Dying Up Here”

  I’M DYING UP HERE:  Sunday 10PM on Showtime Showtime’s I’M DYING UP HERE is a behind-the scenes showbiz story, and fittingly the series itself is part of one.  Despite terrible ratings and reviews tha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Homeland”

  HOMELAND‘s season 7 was a mess, but a more entertaining one than recent editions have been.  There were even a few episodes toward the middle of the season that brought back memories of the truly great series it h...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Westworld”

  WESTWORLD:  Sunday 9PM on HBO No one would ever accuse HBO’s WESTWORLD of being straightforward, but by the time Season 1 ended, series creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy had placed at least some of their cards ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Walking Dead”

  There are many things that divide Americans these days, but the same thought may have gone through much of the nation’s mind tonight:  Is it truly over?  Can we finally move on from the Negan storyline on The Wal...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Killing Eve”

  KILLING EVE:  Sunday 8PM on BBCAmerica – DVR Alert Transposing an artistic concern to a familiar pop culture genre can make the artist’s work much more accessible.  When John Krasinski made The Hollars, a s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Trust”

  TRUST:  Sunday 10PM on FX – DVR Alert TRUST is distinguished initially by what it isn’t.  Despite its placement on FX and the fact that it’s a saga of real-life celebrity crime and scandal, it’s...
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 Season Premiere Review: “Homeland”

  HOMELAND:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime The endgame has begun for Showtime’s HOMELAND–the reported plan is for next year’s Season 8 to be the last, although the network hasn’t confirmed that–and ...
by Mitch Salem