Posts Tagged ‘TV pilot reviews’
 

 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: PREMIERING TONIGHT – “GCB”

>Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sho...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: Showtime’s “Homeland”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Poe”

> See A Word About Busted Pilots We round out our survey of some of the more notable busted pilots of the season with the distinctive POE, produced by Warner Bros Television for ABC and written by Chris Hollier (a former writer...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “Pan Am” Update

>I noted in my review of ABC’s PAN AM that the pilot characters in the, um, pilot, made little impression, and apparently the network agreed:  reports are that Jonah Lotan, who played the lead male role, is in the pr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: PREMIERING TONIGHT – “NYC 22”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED @ BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Wonder Woman”

> This year’s WONDER WOMAN pilot did not fly under the radar.  Produced by Warner Bros Television for NBC, it was the subject of speculation before it was even placed with a network, scrutiny while it was being produ...
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THE SKED’S BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Weekends At Bellevue”

> See A Word About Busted Pilots It was widely rumored in the weeks before the networks announced their new schedules at the Upfronts that WEEKENDS AT BELLEVUE was destined to hit the air on FOX.  In fact, even its timeslo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: ABC’s “Apt. 23”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Homegrown”

> See A Word About Busted Pilots The pilot for HOMEGROWN, produced for CBS by Warner Bros Television, seems determined to hit as many dysfunctional-but-loving-family cliches as it can.  We have one grouchy alpha male in a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: The CW’s “Hart of Dixie” – PREMIERING TONIGHT

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED @ BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Locke & Key”

>The FOX pilot LOCKE & KEY is a very effective hour of creepiness, but it’s not that hard to understand why the network didn’t put the project on its schedule.  The show screams “cult hit” at be...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Smothered”

>   See A Word About Busted Pilots SMOTHERED, which was produced for ABC by Warner Bros Television, falls into the category of “not as bad as you’d think.”  The concept is Predictable Sitcom 101:&nbs...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “How To Be A Gentleman” – PREMIERING TONIGHT

>   Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these criti...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Family Album”

> See A Word About Busted Pilots FAMILY ALBUM was one of the more buzzed-about FOX pilots of this past development season, and although it’s not on the network’s announced schedule, Deadline reports that it’s ...
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THE SKED’S BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Council of Dads”

>  See A Word About Busted Pilots Peter Tolan, who with Denis Leary created Rescue Me, knows something about the comedy that emerges when when men try to assert their masculinity in the most idiotic ways.  So you can ...
by Mitch Salem