Posts Tagged ‘tv review’
 

 
White Famous

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere + 1 Review: “White Famous”

  WHITE FAMOUS:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime – Change the Channel Showtime’s shaky new comedy WHITE FAMOUS is spectacularly ill-timed for the week after the downfall of Harvey Weinstein.  The premiere half-hour ha...
by Mitch Salem
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Good Behavior

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
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Halt and Catch Fire

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Halt & Catch Fire”

It isn’t the preference of networks and producers for obvious reasons, but for viewers, there can be something particularly thrilling about a series that finds its greatness after its first season.  Shows like Mad Men, T...
by Mitch Salem
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Dynasty

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Dynasty”

  DYNASTY:  Wednesday 9PM on CW – In the Queue The new DYNASTY isn’t the fall’s worst new show, but it’s the most puzzling.  Was there really a surge of interest among CW’s 18-34 target demo...
by Mitch Salem
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Valor

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Valor”

  VALOR:  Monday 9PM on CW – Change the Channel VALOR is the CW version of a military drama, which makes it markedly different from NBC’s The Brave and CBS’s SEAL Team.  For one thing, it’s signif...
by Mitch Salem
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once upon a time

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Once Upon A Time”

  ONCE UPON A TIME:  Friday 8PM on ABC This season’s Version 2.0 of ONCE UPON A TIME exists because of dwindling ratings, which led to a reduced budget and consequently a cast dump.  (The show was also moved to a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
scandal

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Scandal”

  SCANDAL:  Thursday 9PM on ABC How tough is Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington), newly minted as both Chief of Staff to President Mellie Grant (Bellamy Young), and head of secret intelligence and torture bureau B613?  As Sea...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
Kevin Probably Saves The World

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World”

  KEVIN (PROBABLY) SAVES THE WORLD:  Tuesday 10PM on ABC – In the Queue ABC’s KEVIN (PROBABLY) SAVES THE WORLD is the closest any broadcast network has to a Big Swing this fall, and as such, it deserves some r...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
The Mayor

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Mayor”

  THE MAYOR:  Tuesday 9:30PM on ABC – Worth A Click The premise for ABC’s breezy THE MAYOR is wall-to-wall gimmick, in a likable way.  Courtney Rose (Brandon Micheal Hall) is a young aspiring rapper in the sm...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “9JKL”

  9JKL:  Monday 8:30PM on CBS – Change the Channel We usually do actors the favor of evaluating their work on a project separately from the quality of the project itself, willing to take their performances on their ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
The Gifted

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Gifted”

  THE GIFTED:  Monday 9PM on FOX – In the Queue FOX’s THE GIFTED exists in the X-Men region of Marvel’s mythology, which in corporate terms means that it (along with Fantastic Four) belongs to 20th Centu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
10 Days In the Valley

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Ten Days In the Valley”

  TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY:  Sunday 10PM on ABC – Potential DVR Alert TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY is very ABC, in a good way.  Created by Tassie Cameron, who co-created the network’s longtime summer hit Rookie Blue,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
Wisdom Of the Crowd

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere TV Review: “Wisdom Of the Crowd”

Game WISDOM OF THE CROWD:  Sunday 8PM on CBS – Change the Channel CBS’s WISDOM OF THE CROWD is for the people who thought the problem with FOX’s canceled APB was that it didn’t star Jeremy Piven.  Once...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
Ghosted

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Ghosted”

  GHOSTED:  Sunday 8:30PM on FOX – In the Queue FOX’s new sitcom GHOSTED has two big assets in stars Adam Scott and Craig Robinson, a pair of experienced comedy players who combine star presence with chops as ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
SNL

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Saturday Night Live”

  SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE:  Saturday 11:30PM on NBC Opinions may differ–sharply–on whether Donald Trump is good for the US, but there’s no question that he’s been great for SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, which r...
by Mitch Salem