Posts Tagged ‘Wednesday drama’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “All American”

  ALL AMERICAN:  Wednesday 9PM on CW The ALL AMERICAN of CW’s pilot may or may not be fully representative of the series going forward, since creator and original showrunner April Blair is no longer involved with th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Reiew: “Reverie”

  REVERIE:  Wednesday 10PM on NBC In recent seasons, original summer dramas on the broadcast networks have tended to cluster in two varieties:  straightforward procedurals like Rookie Blue and The Night Shift, and fantas...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere TV Review: “The Americans”

  THE AMERICANS:  Wednesday 10PM on FX THE AMERICANS is coming off its first disappointing season, and the hope among fans was that it was attributable to the show receiving a final 2-season order, and showrunners Joe Wei...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Life Sentence”

  LIFE SENTENCE:  Wednesday 9PM on CW – Change the Channel Last season, CW aired No Tomorrow, a madcap romp about a couple who lived every day as though it might be their last, because a deadly meteor was supposedly...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “9-1-1”

  9-1-1:  Wednesday 9PM on FOX – Surprisingly Unsurprising Saying that FOX’s 9-1-1 is the Ryan Murphy team’s version of a Dick Wolf procedural makes it sound far more subversive and original than it act...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere TV Review: “Happy!”

  HAPPY! – Wednesday 10PM on Syfy – In the Queue HAPPY! counts as one of Syfy’s infrequent big swings, although its ultra-violent grunge aesthetic gives it a look and feel that isn’t all that differ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Designated Survivor”

  DESIGNATED SURVIVOR:  Wednesday 10PM on ABC ABC’s DESIGNATED SURVIVOR had what the trades like to call a “troubled” off-season.  Remarkably for a show that’s just aired its twenty-third episode,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “SEAL Team”

  SEAL TEAM:  Wednesday 9PM on CBS – In the Queue CBS’s entry in the fall’s military drama sweepstakes, SEAL TEAM, has several advantages over NBC’s The Brave. It’s been put together by a tea...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Doubt”

  DOUBT:  Wednesday 10PM on CBS – If Nothing Else Is On… As highly prized as the talents of Shonda Rhimes are, it takes the continuing line of her failed imitators to remind us just how difficult it is to dupl...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Rectify”

  RECTIFY:  Wednesday 10PM on Sundance Ray McKinnon’s Sundance drama RECTIFY is the prestige television series for those who consider themselves just a little bit too good, even these days, for TV.  With its glacia...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Frequency”

  FREQUENCY:  Wednesday 9PM on CW – Potential DVR Alert We still have ABC’s Time After Time and FOX’s half-hour Making History to come, but of the time-travel sagas we’ve seen so far, CW’s FR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Designated Survivor”

  DESIGNATED SURVIVOR:  Wednesday 10PM on ABC Previously… on DESIGNATED SURVIVOR:  When the US government gathers in a single location, one low-ranking official is kept apart in case of catastrophe.  Thus Secretar...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Designated Survivor”

  DESIGNATED SURVIVOR:  Wednesday 10PM on ABC – In the Queue ABC’s DESIGNATED SURVIVOR takes great pains to distinguish its version of Kiefer Sutherland from 24‘s Jack Bauer.  The show’s Tom Kirkm...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Lethal Weapon”

  LETHAL WEAPON:  Wednesday 8PM on FOX – Change the Channel By the time the LETHAL WEAPON movie franchise reached its 4th installment, it was virtually a TV series anyway, so there’s no reason for moral outrag...
by Mitch Salem