Posts Tagged ‘TNT original’
 

 

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 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 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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Librarians”

  THE LIBRARIANS:  Sunday 8PM on TNT – If Nothing Else Is On… TNT’s THE LIBRARIANS is a reboot, of a sort.  It’s based on a trio of Indiana Jones-ian original movies the network aired starting in ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

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 Premiere Review: “Franklin & Bash”

  FRANKLIN & BASH:  Wednesday 10PM on TNT Until very recently, FRANKLIN & BASH was what people had in mind when they talked about “Summer TV.”  It’s a fluffy, undemanding procedural whose buddy ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Major Crimes”

  The Season 2 finale of TNT’s MAJOR CRIMES, intended to pay off the show’s one serialized storyline, about Rusty (Graham Patrick Martin), the teen ward of series protagonist LAPD Captain Sharon Raydor (Mary Mc...
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
 

 

 

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 Series Premiere Review: “Claws”

  CLAWS:  Sunday 9PM on TNT – If Nothing Else Is On… There’s a reason that CLAWS,  TNT’s latest foray into original programming, feels like the offspring of a multi-camera sitcom, a paycable hour...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Falling Skies’

  It’s already been announced that next season will be the fifth and final one for TNT’s FALLING SKIES, and that seems best for all concerned.  The series, under new showrunner David Eick (probably best known ...
by Mitch Salem