Posts Tagged ‘renewed series’
 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Reign”

  The idea of planting Mary, Queen of Scots in the middle of the CW line-up, a 16th century monarch among the network’s assortment of wisecracking vampires, werewolves, demons and other supernatural creatures, seemed...
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 Season Finale Review: “Hart of Dixie”

  HART OF DIXIE barely survived the hunger games known as network scheduling season this year–it won’t be back until midseason, with an abbreviated (and probably final) set of episodes, and even then only so it...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Nashville”

  It took some down-to-the-wire negotiations between ABC and production studio Lionsgate, but NASHVILLE made its way to a Season 3 renewal this week.  (And barring further ratings collapse, that makes a Season 4 more like...
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
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Shooter”

  Aided by a compatible WWE Smackdown lead-in and a red state-friendly storyline, SHOOTER has been a sturdy performer for USA, already renewed for a second summer season.  The series is low-ambition compared to USA’...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “The Vampire Diaries”

  The fifth season of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES was great fun as usual, although also a bit sloppier than the norm.  That could well be the result of series mastermind Julie Plec having to spread her time between Diaries, the n...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Grey’s Anatomy”

  For the most part, Shonda Rhimes and the Season 10 finale of GREY’S ANATOMY kept its Cristina Yang Farewell Extravaganza confined to a 20-minute chunk in the second half.  The opening half of the hour, written by ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Arrow”

  Marvel may own the movie houses, but DC Comics has been demonstrating that it has the edge when it comes to the small screen.  ARROW has steadily improved since its debut, and in its second season it provided a model of...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Hannibal”

  Considering how defiantly unlike the rest of broadcast television HANNIBAL is, not to mention its love of metaphor, it made sense for the show’s Season 2 finale to air entirely on its own, separate from the last ep...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Elementary”

  Luckily for ELEMENTARY, appearances by the BBC’s celebrated Sherlock are so sporadic and brief (this season’s 3 episodes were the first in 2 years), that the two series only infrequently need to be judged aga...
by Mitch Salem