Posts Tagged ‘Thursday drama’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Notorious”

  NOTORIOUS:  Thursday 9PM on ABC – Change the Channel Any viewer apt to complain about the over-the-top melodrama of Scandal should be forced to watch the pilot for Notorious, a supposed “drama” so cons...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “A Million Little Things”

  This season, ABC’s A MILLION LITTLE THINGS provided proof that even as viewers accustom themselves to DVRs and video on demand, old-fashioned network scheduling can still be key.  A Million Little Things was langu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “The Slap”

  THE SLAP:  Thursday 8PM on NBC Previously… on THE SLAP:  A group of friends and relatives gathered for the 40th birthday party of mid-level NY public official Hector (Peter Sarsgaard), and tensions ran high, bet...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Pitch”

  PITCH:  Thursday 9PM on FOX – Potential DVR Alert Dan Fogelman is a busy man.  He’s not only the creator of This Is Us, which debuted strongly two nights ago, he’s also co-creator (with Rick Singer) ...
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 Season Finale Review: “Pitch”

  FOX’s PITCH, co-creator Dan Fogelman’s (with Rick Singer) “other” fall series–he also has a little project called This Is Us–is a modestly engaging drama that deserves another, you kno...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Backstrom”

  BACKSTROM:  Thursday 9PM on FOX – Change the Channel BACKSTROM is literally FOX’s try at being CBS:  the project, based on a series of Swedish mystery novels, was originally developed for the silver-haired...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Player”

  THE PLAYER:  Thursday 10PM on NBC – Change the Channel How fond are you of grade-B basic cable action series?  Do you watch the anonymous movies your cable/satellite service piles on its pay-per-view schedule eac...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Station 19″”

  STATION 19:  Thursday 9PM on ABC – In the Queue STATION 19 probably marks the end of an era at ABC:  unless a pilot developed under her watch is picked up, it will be the last new Shonda Rhimes series at the netw...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Training Day”

  TRAINING DAY:  Thursday 10PM on CBS – Change the Channel If the idea that CBS, of all networks, could turn the dark, ruthless police drama TRAINING DAY into a TV series seemed counterintuitive–well, they hav...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere TV Review: “In the Dark”

  IN THE DARK:  Thursday 9PM on CW The protagonist of CW’s new drama IN THE DARK is blind, but the show wants it to be very clear that Murphy (Perry Mattfeld) isn’t TV’s typical high-functioning disabled...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Falling Water”

  FALLING WATER:  Thurs 10PM on USA – If Nothing Else Is On… The pilot for USA’s FALLING WATER is flashy, but it doesn’t have much on its mind.  The project has had an extended period of develop...
by Mitch Salem