Posts Tagged ‘crime drama’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “American Crime”

  AMERICAN CRIME:  Thursday 10PM on ABC – Potential DVR Alert Recently, the broadcast networks have started kicking the tires of what we think of as “cable” oriented programming, by which we mean serial...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Fargo”

  FX’s just-concluded third season of Noah Hawley’s FARGO was its most divisive, and the criticisms came from a number of directions.  One segment was simply done with Hawley’s theme-and variations appro...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Mob City”

  Frank Darabont has had a busy couple of weeks, although not necessarily in a good way.  He launched TNT’s MOB CITY, his first project since being thrown off AMC’s The Walking Dead after less than two seasons...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “The Bridge”

  THE BRIDGE:  Wednesday 10PM on FX THE BRIDGE was simultaneously one of the best and most frustrating series of last season.  Loaded with atmosphere, superbly acted by an expansive cast headed by Demian Bichir and Diane...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Justified”

  After a season or two where it seemed as though JUSTIFIED had run past its best days, burdened with villains and tangents unworthy of it, Graham Yost’s crime drama returned with a vintage 6th and final saga that br...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Fargo”

  FARGO:  Monday 10PM on FX Despite all the pressures of launching a new storyline and cast–not to mention living up to its brilliant first season–Noah Hawley’s reincarnation of the Coen Brothers’ ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Fargo”

  Noah Hawley handily retained his status as the Third Coen Brother with a second masterful season of FARGO.  This go-round may have been even more ambitious than the first:  not only did Hawley once again capture the sp...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Claws”

  CLAWS:  Sunday 9PM on TNT – If Nothing Else Is On… There’s a reason that CLAWS,  TNT’s latest foray into original programming, feels like the offspring of a multi-camera sitcom, a paycable hour...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Broadchurch”

  BROADCHURCH – Wednesday 10PM on BBCAmerica One of the first things shown in the Season 3 premiere of BROADCHURCH is a looming close-up of a tear rolling down a crime victim’s face, so we know little has chan...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Justified”

  JUSTIFIED:  Tuesday 10PM on FX JUSTIFIED is pure dark pleasure to watch.  Other cable series are more thematically or structurally ambitious (which is why Justified is unfairly ignored at awards time), but Graham Yost...
by Mitch Salem