Posts Tagged ‘tv review’
 

 

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 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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. ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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 ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

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...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Roswell, New Mexico”

  ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO – Tuesday 9PM on CW CW has gone back to its WB/UPN roots for ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO, a reboot and update of the Roswell series that debuted on the first of those networks in 1999, then moved to the...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Passage”

  THE PASSAGE:  Monday 9PM on FOX FOX’s THE PASSAGE does to Justin Cronin’s intricate, elaborate trilogy of postapocalyptic thrillers what Hollywood has traditionally done with literary fiction, flattening the...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Ray Donovan”

  Only in the world of RAY DONOVAN would a season’s (more or less) happy ending commence with the chainsaw dismemberment of corpses, but that’s Showtime’s twisted family saga.  The headline of Season 6 w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Counterpart”

  COUNTERPART:  Sunday 9PM on Starz Starz’s COUNTERPART is both TV’s most cerebral thriller and its most cerebral sci-fi, a very serious story of espionage that happens to take place between two parallel versi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Midseason Finale Review: “The Walking Dead”

  The first half of The Walking Dead‘s 9th season included so many major changes that its ratings continuing their general downward trend rather than collapsing entirely may count as a sort of moral victory, even tho...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Dirty John”

  DIRTY JOHN:  Sunday 10PM on Bravo Bravo recently finished a 2-season run of Imposters, the story of a con artist who seduced victims into marriage, only to steal all their money.  Clearly the network knows what it like...
by Mitch Salem