Posts Tagged ‘tv review’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Bless This Mess”

  BLESS THIS MESS:  Tuesday 9:30PM on ABC The six-episode order ABC gave BLESS THIS HOUSE (after FOX had passed on the project) is about as small as any network show can get.  That doesn’t leave much time for serie...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Game of Thrones”

  GAME OF THRONES:  Sunday 9PM on HBO Concerns have been as high as expectations for the final season of GAME OF THRONES.  Season 7, the first with little recourse to George R. R. Martin’s novels due to the lagging...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Fosse/Verdon”

  FOSSE/VERDON:  Tuesday 10PM on FX A pair of shadows loom over FX’s limited series FOSSE/VERDON.  One is the ultra-meta fact that its story has to some extent been told by Bob Fosse himself, in his barely fictiona...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Killing Eve”

  KILLING EVE:  Sunday 8PM on AMC/BBCAmerica AMC very much wants KILLING EVE to be its next big thing.  The critical and awards-season darling spent its first season on the network’s subsidiary BBCAmerica service, ...
by Mitch Salem
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”

  This week marked the end of the road for two of TV’s most distinctive, original takes on the romantic-comedy genre.  FXX’s You’re the Worst and CW’s CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND were both “cult hits...
by Mitch Salem
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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
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Walking Dead”

  Although the ratings continued heading downward, there were heartening developments in the back half of THE WALKING DEAD‘s Season 9.  Under new showrunner Angela Kang, the show took some steps to jar itself loose ...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Abby’s”

  ABBY’S:  Thursday 9:30PM on NBC Unless the general public cares about a multi-camera sitcom being shot outdoors, NBC’s new ABBY’S may face a tough road.  Aside from that technological distinction (han...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “What We Do In The Shadows”

  WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS:  Wednesday 10PM on FX The deadpan vampire mockumentary cult hit WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS is the latest piece of IP to find eternal–or at least extended–life on the small screen. ...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Billions”

  BILLIONS:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime The fourth season of a successful series can be an inflection point.  By the time Season 4 begins, the show’s makers know what works, but it’s still early enough that the t...
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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 Series Premiere Review: “The Enemy Within”

  THE ENEMY WITHIN:  Monday 10PM on NBC NBC’s spy thriller THE ENEMY WITHIN is a variation of The Blacklist, itself a variation of The Silence Of The Lambs, all telling stories about ingenious master villains recrui...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Whiskey Cavalier”

  WHISKEY CAVALIER:  Wednesday 10PM on ABC ABC capped Oscar Night with a bit of dessert, very much a trifle:  a “sneak preview” of WHISKEY CAVALIER, which will officially premiere on Wednesday night with the ...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Proven Innocent”

  PROVEN INNOCENT:  Friday 9PM on FOX PROVEN INNOCENT is even worse than you might expect from a broadcast drama that premieres on a Friday in February.  The creator is David Elliot, whose previous scripts have mostly be...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Black Monday”

  BLACK MONDAY:  Sunday 10PM on Showtime Showtime and Don Cheadle didn’t look far afield for their follow-up after 5 seasons of the network’s House of Lies.  In that series, Cheadle played a fast-talking, rul...
by Mitch Salem