Posts Tagged ‘Dick Wolf’
 

 

NIELSENWAR Full Season Network Report Cards: NBC

  Has there ever been a #1 network as screwed up as this year’s edition of NBC? Full Season To Date (through May 3) 18-49 Rating Average:  2.04 (#1), Down 13.7% From Last Season Season Grade:  D+ What Happened:  S...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “FBI”

  FBI:  Tuesday 9PM on CBS Dick Wolf and CBS have always seemed as made for each other as the leads of a rom-com.  And as in that genre, only outside interference has kept the King and Network of Procedurals from falling...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders”

  LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME:  THE MENENDEZ MURDERS – Tuesday 10PM on NBC – Change the Channel Dick Wolf is one of the most successful producers in the history of television, but the one thing he’s never...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

NIELSENWAR: The NBC Fall 2019 Schedule & Analysis

  We’ve reached the broadcast networks’ Upfront Week… which used to be a lot more central to our television lives than it is now.  Ratings everywhere are down, and there’s no reason to think they&#...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Law & Order: Organized Crime”

  LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME – Thursday 10PM on NBC   Long before Marvel had a Cinematic Universe, there was Law & Order.  Dick Wolf’s behemoth kicked off in 1990, and it was joined 9 years late...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Law & Order: Special VIctims Unit”

  A return visit to LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT on the occasion of its 15th season finale revealed a procedural that had gone positively soapy–possibly a result of creator Dick Wolf’s recent success w...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Law & Order: SVU”

  Check Out THE SKED’s Complete Season Finale Reviews HERE   How can anyone say that LAW & ORDER:  SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT has an antiquated feel, when the producers proved in the last scene of tonight’s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT – THE SKED PILOT REPORT: NBC’s “Chicago Fire”

  CHICAGO FIRE: Wednesday 10PM on NBC – Change the Channel Network television doesn’t come more dully generic than NBC’s “new” CHICAGO FIRE, a series that seems to be assembling itself out of ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Law & Order: SVU”

  LAW & ORDER:  SVU:  Wednesday 9PM on NBC WHERE WE WERE:  A turf war between escort services run by Delia (Brooke Smith) and Ganzel (Peter Jacobson) turned murderous, leading to the death of a prostitute and the fo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Chicago Fire”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Law & Order: SVU”

  You can take a time-travel journey back to 20th-century network television with LAW & ORDER: SVU, the last remnant of Dick Wolf’s once-behemoth franchise.  Visiting the show for the first time since last fall ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Chicago Fire”

  NBC is all-in on CHICAGO FIRE.  Not only has it given the show a plum spot for the fall on Tuesdays with The Voice as its lead-in, it’s ordered a police-oriented spin-off for midseason.  All this enthusiasm is a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Chicago Fire”

  CHICAGO FIRE:  Tuesday 10PM on NBC At a time when network programmers’ fingers are ever-jumpier on their cancellation buttons, NBC has done an unusually good job nurturing CHICAGO FIRE into a success.  The show, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Law & Order: SVU”

  LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT – Wednesday 10PM on NBC SVU began its 15th season with an atypically dark, serialized episode that served as a showcase for star Mariska Hargitay.  It picked up from the Seaso...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Series Premiere Review: “Chicago PD”

  CHICAGO PD:  Wednesday 10PM on NBC – If Nothing Else Is On… This season, NBC went retro in a big way with its new series, from its Don’t you still love Michael J. Fox and Sean Hayes? comedies to its Do...
by Mitch Salem