Posts Tagged ‘TNT drama’
 

 

THE SKED Series Premiere Review: “The Last Ship”

  THE LAST SHIP:  Sunday 9PM on TNT – If Nothing Else Is On… Post-apocalypses are a dime a dozen on television these days, so a new one had better be something special.  The one in TNT’s new THE LAST ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Mob City”

  Frank Darabont has had a busy couple of weeks, although not necessarily in a good way.  He launched TNT’s MOB CITY, his first project since being thrown off AMC’s The Walking Dead after less than two seasons...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Series Premiere Review: “Murder In the First”

  MURDER IN THE FIRST:  Monday 10PM on TNT – If Nothing Else Is On… Steven Bochco practically invented modern television with Hill Street Blues and NYPD Blue, so even though it’s been a while since his g...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Murder In the First”

  MURDER IN THE FIRST:  Monday 10PM on TNT Previously… on MURDER IN THE FIRST:  San Francisco homicide detectives Terry English (Taye Diggs) and Hildy Mulligan (Kathleen Robertson) are investigating two crimes conn...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Major Crimes”

  MAJOR CRIMES:  Monday 9PM on TNT MAJOR CRIMES returned for its third season tonight with a grim but unremarkable hour.  The episode, written by Co-Executive Producer Michael Alaimo and directed by David McWhirter, tipp...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Falling Skies”

  FALLING SKIES:  Sunday 10PM on TNT After a falsely cheerful minute or two, the Season 4 premiere of TNT’s sturdy post-apocalyptic alien war saga FALLING SKIES set to work establishing its lines of battle for thi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Series Premiere Review: “Legends”

  LEGENDS:  Wednesday 9PM on TNT – If Nothing Else Is On… After serving as a home for middle-aged procedurals for years, TNT has done well with its recent run of more macho adventures like The Last Ship and Fa...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “The Last Ship”

  Once it became clear that, for the most part, THE LAST SHIP was science fiction only in the strictest sense (there was science and it was fiction), it was fairly enjoyable for the neo-Tom Clancy-esque action-adventure it...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Midseason Premiere Review: “Major Crimes”

  MAJOR CRIMES:  Monday 9PM on TNT MAJOR CRIMES isn’t the kind of series to go for “game-changing” alterations, so the back half (actually 8 episodes) of its second season, which resumed tonight after a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Midseason Premiere Review: “Dallas”

  DALLAS:  Monday 9PM on TNT As TNT pushes its action-oriented “Boom” branding campaign (successfully with The Last Ship, not so much with Murder In the First nor apparently the new Legends), DALLAS seems more...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Good Behavior”

  GOOD BEHAVIOR:  Sunday 10PM on TNT As TNT continues with its scorched-earth policy of shedding its old-guard mainstream successes (Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes) for the more adult, serialized dramas favored by netw...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Legends”

  LEGENDS:  Wednesday 9PM on TNT Previously… on LEGENDS:  Martin Odum (Sean Bean) is the FBI’s most effective deep cover operative, a man who buries himself in his adopted personas (known as “legends...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Murder In the First”

  The season finale (if it’s lucky) of TNT’s mediocre MURDER IN THE FIRST was rather sad, pallid proof that the powerhouse writer/producer Steven Bochco has been outstripped by the genre he helped invent, the s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “The Last Ship”

  THE LAST SHIP:  Sunday 9PM on TNT Previously… on THE LAST SHIP:  It’s taken just a few months for a new pandemic to decimate the world’s population, and half a million people are still dying every day...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Series Premiere Review: “Mob City”

  MOB CITY:  Wednesday 9PM on TNT As a writer and director, Frank Darabont has never been in a hurry.  His The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, The Majestic and The Mist all run over 2 hours (Green Mile is over 3), ...
by Mitch Salem