Posts Tagged ‘2013-14 TV season’
 

 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Once Upon A Time In Wonderland”

  ONCE UPON A TIME IN WONDERLAND:  Thursday 8PM on ABC Previously… on ONCE UPON A TIME IN WONDERLAND:  In this revisionist spin on the classic tale, a Victorian-era young adult Alice (Sophie Lowe) has escaped from ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Cougar Town”

  After five seasons, COUGAR TOWN has run through multiple networks (TBS, after ABC) and showrunners (Blake McCormick, following series creators Bill Lawrence and Kevin Biegel, and then Ric Swartzlander), and it’s ac...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “The Originals”

  THE ORIGINALS:  Tuesday 8PM on CW Previously… on THE ORIGINALS:  The Mikaelsons have come (back) to New Orleans.  The literally original vampire family (their witch mother cast the spell that created vampirism),...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Netflix Review: “House Of Cards” Season 2 (Eps 8-10)

  House of Cards Season 2 Eps 1-3 Review Here. Eps 4-7 Review Here. At the three-quarters mark, this season of HOUSE OF CARDS has a somewhat different feel, not just from the English original but from the initial Netflix s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED 2013 UPFRONTS: CW Promo – “Star-Crossed”

  The final bit of Upfronts material released by CW is a brief clip from its midseason series STAR-CROSSED, about an alien and a human in love. A group of nervous, ostracized teens (presumably the aliens) are bused into a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Grimm”

  In all ways but one, GRIMM had a highly enjoyable third season.  Its one significant flaw came when it tried to cultivate a deeper mythology than the events in Portland where it’s set.  That took the show away fr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Sunday Cable Ratings Scorecard – 12/15/13

  SHOWTIME:  The season finale of HOMELAND climbed by 300K total viewers and 0.1 in the 18-49 demo to 2.4M/0.9.   The MASTERS OF SEX finale was more subdued, holding even at 1.2M total viewers but declining 0.4 in the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Intelligence”

  INTELLIGENCE:  Monday 10PM on CBS Previously… on INTELLIGENCE:  Gabriel Vaughn (Josh Holloway) is, thanks to scientist Shenandoah Cassidy (John Billingsley) and his nerdy son Nelson (P.J. Byrne), a government age...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “The Good Wife”

  There was so much going on in tonight’s finale of the sensational fifth season of THE GOOD WIFE, it felt at times like a 2-hour episode that had been forced at gunpoint to strip down to a single hour.  There was b...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Mad Men”

  MAD MEN:  Sunday 10PM on AMC Fresh episodes of MAD MEN will likely still be airing more than a year from now, so all the obituaries for the series that have been appearing lately run the risk of sounding like “Gen...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Hostages”

  HOSTAGES:  Monday 10PM on CBS Previously… on HOSTAGES:  Ellen Sanders (Toni Collette) is a surgeon scheduled to operate on the President of the United States (James Naughton).  The night before the surgery, her ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “House of Lies”

  In its third season, HOUSE OF LIES tried to have more substance than it did in previous years, and part of the time it worked.  The end of Season 2 had scattered the cast, with Marty Kaan (Don Cheadle) forming his own c...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Turn”

  TURN:  Sunday 9PM on AMC Previously… on TURN:  In 1776, apolitical New York cabbage farmer Abe Woodhull (Jamie Bell) is pulled into spying for the colonial cause, inveigled by his old friends Ben Tallmadge (Seth ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: NBC Midseason Schedule

  To no one’s surprise, NBC has announced midseason sitcom launches that try to take maximum adventage of the upcoming Winter Olympics–and The Voice.  Starting on February 25, the first Tuesday after the Olymp...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Series Premiere Review: “The Spoils of Babylon”

  THE SPOILS OF BABYLON:  Thursday 10PM on IFC – Change the Channel A lot of talent has been harnessed for IFC’s miniseries parody THE SPOILS OF BABYLON, starting with performer/producers Will Ferrell (whose F...
by Mitch Salem