Posts Tagged ‘ABC summer’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Mistresses”

  MISTRESSES:  Thursday 9PM on ABC MISTRESSES lost its marquee star this season, when Alyssa Milano declined to move with the show to its new (cheaper) Vancouver shooting location.  We’ll see what effect, if any, t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Motive”

  Even among procedurals, ABC’s Canadian summer series MOTIVE was a bare-bones example of the genre–it was virtually abstract.  The show had a single gimmick:  at the start of each episode, the killer and vic...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Mistresses”

  MISTRESSES faced some challenges in its 3rd season.  Two were interrelated:  for budget reasons, the network and studio decided to relocate the production to Vancouver, and that prompted marquee star Alyssa Milano to d...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “The Astronaut Wives Club”

  THE ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB never achieved much in the way of lift-off, and although ABC knew it was coming–there was a reason it was pushed to a summer run as the lead-in to Mistresses–the show’s flat qua...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Mistresses”

  MISTRESSES:  Monday 10PM on ABC Tonight’s season premiere of last summer’s guilty pleasure MISTRESSES referenced the old line about not fixing what ain’t broken, which was odd, because under showrunner...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Whispers”

  THE WHISPERS never made much sense, and that went triple for tonight’s finale.  On a macro level, it was probably unwise to end the season with a cliffhanger, since reports are that although the ratings were no wo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Rookie Blue”

  Even the explosion that briefly rocked the Season 5 finale of ROOKIE BLUE was of modest proportions, in keeping with the ambitions of the veteran Canadian summer series, licensed by ABC for American air.  It was a mid-s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Rookie Blue”

  ROOKIE BLUE did a solid job of wrapping up its fourth season and setting up cliffhangers for Season 5 (already ordered) with last night’s episode.  Although the Grey’s Anatomy-with-guns police soap has nev...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Motive”

  MOTIVE:  Wednesday 10PM on ABC Welcome to summer network TV. The broadcast networks talk a good game about the new 12-months-a-year world of television–and to its credit, CBS has been relatively ambitious with Und...
by Mitch Salem