Posts Tagged ‘2013-14 TV season’
 

 

THE SKED Pilot Review: “Power”

  POWER:  Saturday 9PM on Starz After its long respite in the past with the likes of The White Queen, Da Vinci’s Demons, Dancing On the Edge and Magic City, Starz returns to the 21st Century with the new POWER, a dr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: ABC Trailer – “Back In the Game”

  ABC rounds out its new Wednesday with BACK IN THE GAME, placed in the 8:30PM hammock slot between The Middle and Modern Family  It’s pretty clearly inspired by the Clint Eastwood movie Trouble With the Curve, with...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED Pilot Review – ABC’s “Lucky 7″”

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here and Midseason Pilot Reports here. LUCKY 7:  Tuesday 10PM on ABC – If Nothing Else Is On… LUCKY 7 doesn’t feel like a jackpot.  Although its premise pilot doesnR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Parks & Recreation”

  PARKS & RECREATION:  Thursday 8PM on NBC PARKS & RECREATION had a much better time in London than Elementary.  The marvelous never-a-hit comedy, starting its improbable 6th season, brought most of the cast over...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “The Millers”

  THE MILLERS:  Thursday 8:30PM on CBS Previously… on THE MILLERS:  When Tom and Carol Miller (Beau Bridges and Margo Martindale) unexpectedly split up after decades of marriage, Carol went to live with son Nathan ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Series Premiere Review: “Getting On”

  GETTING ON:  Sunday 10PM on HBO – Worth A Look It’s probably safe to assume that when a network launches a short run of a new series to air only during the holiday season, and that show isn’t at all ho...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Midseason News for How I Met Your Mother, Hannibal and More

  The broadcast networks continue to finalize their midseason plans, and today CBS and NBC presented some of their decisions. HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER will bring its 9 year run to a close with a 1-hour finale on Monday, March...
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THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “The Following”

  THE FOLLOWING:  Monday 9PM on FOX (starting Jan 27) The blood-drenched, increasingly grandiose literary pretensions of THE FOLLOWING grew tiresome by the end of last season’s run.  It seemed like very good news t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Hannibal”

  HANNIBAL:  Friday 10PM on NBC With the exception of Twin Peaks, HANNIBAL may well be the strangest drama ever to air on a broadcast network.  Created for television by Bryan Fuller as a prequel in the Thomas Harris ca...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Mr. Selfridge”

  MR. SELFRIDGE:  Sunday 9PM on PBS MR. SELFRIDGE, the solace for PBS viewers between editions of Downton Abbey, has returned for its second season.  It lacks the dramatic urgency of Downton and is altogether a more conv...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Series Premiere Review: “Black Box”

  BLACK BOX:  Thursday 10PM on ABC – Change the Channel In ABC’s (partial) defense, BLACK BOX wasn’t intended to run during the regular broadcast season.  It was meant to be seen in summer, when standar...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: The New CW Schedule – Grid & Instant Analysis

  The mini-est of broadcast networks blew up its schedule in a big way, with changes for CW on every one of the 5 nights per week it programs.  Let’s see what it’s done: MONDAY 8PM:       HART OF DIXIE 9...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Pilot Review: “Mind Games”

  MIND GAMES:  Tuesday 10PM on ABC – If Nothing Else Is On… The creator of ABC’s midseason MIND GAMES, Kyle Killen, was the man behind Lone Star and Awake (as well as the movie The Beaver), so he doesn&#...
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THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Back In the Game”

  BACK IN THE GAME:  Wednesday 8:30PM on ABC Previously… on BACK IN THE GAME:  Newly divorced Terry Gannon, Jr (Maggie Lawson), with her son Danny (Griffin Gluck), has little choice but to move back home with her f...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: FOX Midseason Schedule – “Idol” Gets Shorter and More

  FOX announced most of its midseason decisions today, and there were a few surprises.  Biggest was the reduction of AMERICAN IDOL‘s Thursday night results show to 30 minutes, with the new sitcom SURVIVING JACK at 8...
by Mitch Salem