Posts Tagged ‘TNT original’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Public Morals”

  PUBLIC MORALS:  Tuesday 10PM on TNT – Change the Channel Unless its pilot turns out to be misleading, PUBLIC MORALS looks to be fairly woeful stuff.  The show’s auteur–its star as well as the series c...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “The Librarians”

  THE LIBRARIANS:  Sunday 8PM on TNT Previously… on THE LIBRARIANS:  In the long-term absence of head Librarian Flynn Carsen (Noah Wyle), a trio of apprentices preserve magical historical artifacts and keep the wor...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Last Ship”

  THE LAST SHIP:  Sunday 9PM on TNT The world was saved at the end of THE LAST SHIP‘s second season.  Not only was a cure found for the virus that had caused a nearly apocalyptic pandemic, killing off most of Earth...
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 Finale Review: “The Last Ship”

  Despite an underwhelming season finale that favored sentiment over action until the closing seconds, THE LAST SHIP had a fairly smooth second voyage.  (The show, one of TNT’s highest-rated originals, has already b...
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
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Animal Kingdom”

  ANIMAL KINGDOM:  Tuesday 9PM on TNT ANIMAL KINGDOM has been a key part of TNT’s rebranding as a hipper TV destination than the home of Major Crimes and The Last Ship, and tonight’s Season 2 premiere promised...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Proof”

  PROOF:  Tuesday 10PM on TNT Previously… on PROOF:  Brilliant, brusque cardiac surgeon Cat Tyler (Jennifer Beals), struggling with the death of her son and her own near-death experience, is recruited by dying bill...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Falling Skies”

  FALLING SKIES:  Sunday 10PM on TNT FALLING SKIES had a premise that seemed like it should be able to run indefinitely:  a war against alien invaders fought mostly on the ground, as an allegory of the US Revolutionary W...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Murder In the First”

  In its second season, Stephen Bochco and Eric Lodal’s MURDER IN THE FIRST altered its format, only to find new ways to fail.  Season 1 had told a single convoluted story, a murder mystery loaded with so many red h...
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
 

 
 

ShowbuzzDaily Season Finale Review: “Good Behavior”

  TNT has been burning through its old-line series like Major Crimes and The Librarians two episodes at a time in recent weeks, seemingly in a frenzy to get rid of them.  The network has put its muscle behind darker, more...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Falling Skies”

  The past two seasons of FALLING SKIES have been something of a wreck, all the way through to tonight’s flat finale, and with its ratings echoing the show’s title, it’s hard to regard the show’s de...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Franklin & Bash”

  The ratings dipped badly for FRANKLIN & BASH in its 4th season, and if it stays on TNT’s air, it will likely be because the network has too many other problems (Dallas is already gone, Falling Skies is entering...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Agent X”

  AGENT X:  Sunday 9PM on TNT – Change the Channel Remember a couple of months ago when The Player started on NBC, and the criticism was that it was the kind of mindless action show that had once made the term ̶...
by Mitch Salem