Posts Tagged ‘Bill Lawrence’
 

 

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: “Rush Hour”

  RUSH HOUR:  Thursday 10PM on CBS – Change the Channel It wasn’t long ago that CBS produced a pilot for a rebooted Beverly Hills Cop and decided, despite the participation of Eddie Murphy, not to proceed to s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Undateable”

  UNDATEABLE:  Tuesday 9PM on NBC NBC made its position on the current state of broadcast network comedy fairly clear when it essentially chose UNDATEABLE over The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt this midseason.  Both shows we...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Undateable”

  NBC was so eager to get UNDATEABLE off its schedule that the network unceremoniously threw 4 episodes onto tonight’s line-up, 1 rerun and 3 new half-hours culminating in the season finale.  That treatment was a bi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Pilot (+1) Review: “Undateable”

  UNDATEABLE:  Thursday 9PM on NBC – Change the Channel UNDATEABLE, whose episodes NBC is burning off two at a time on summer Thursday nights, may not be quite bad enough to earn the obvious “unwatchable”...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Pilot Review: “Surviving Jack”

  SURVIVING JACK:  Thursday 9:30PM on FOX – Change the Channel SURVIVING JACK is a Mortifying Parent Sitcom, which isn’t much of a surprise, since it originated with Justin Halpern, who wrote the book that bec...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Cougar Town”

  COUGAR TOWN:  Tuesday 10PM on TBS To quote the eternal wisdom of the COUGAR TOWN opening title card, “Season Five?  Didn’t see that coming.”  The survival of Cougar Town isn’t quite as remarkab...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Series Premiere Review: “Ground Floor”

  GROUND FLOOR:  Thursday 10PM on TBS – If Nothing Else Is On… As cable networks have stolen more and more of the glory from broadcasters, with TV movies, miniseries, and quality 1-hour dramas now largely in t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Cougar Town”

  COUGAR TOWN survived its trip from ABC to the wilds of cable, as well as the day-to-day departure of series co-creator and original showrunner Bill Lawrence, with its charms mostly intact, even if the show is starting to...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON (and New Network) PREMIERE REVIEW: “Cougar Town”

  The cul de sac has moved south along the dial, but aside from that, there’s nothing very different about the TBS version of COUGAR TOWN, transported last night pretty much intact from its prior home on ABC.  (It&#...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Cougar Town”

  As anyone who cares about COUGAR TOWN knows, just a few weeks ago the series was basically being strapped into the electric chair with electrodes being attached to its forehead, and the chaplain reciting some scripture....
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “Cougar Town” Lives!

  So much for those “safe” 2d position pilot deals for the cast:  while ABC is, indeed, canceling COUGAR TOWN, the show isn’t going to that badly-titled place in the sky.  Instead, TBS has ordered a 4th...
by Mitch Salem