Posts Tagged ‘William H. Macy’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Shameless”

  SHAMELESS:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime John Wells comes from the broadcast network school of showrunning, where he kept ER going for 22 (or more) episodes per year for more than a decade, and barely missed a beat when Aaron...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Shameless”

  In its 5th season, SHAMELESS recognized that some of its younger Gallaghers were now old enough to be corrupted, which resulted in strong storylines for Carl (Ethan Cutkosky), whose drug dealing ended up putting him (and...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY @ TORONTO: “The Sessions”

Oscar buzz has been trailing THE SESSIONS (which was then called The Surrogate) since it was unveiled at Sundance in January, and with good reason.  For Academy members, it doesn’t get much better than a warm “base...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Shameless”

  SHAMELESS:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime SHAMELESS often feels like the raging id of its showrunner and (US) creator, pillar of the Hollywood establishment John Wells.  Wells is the man behind ER, the senior producer who gui...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Shameless”

  In the post-Homeland era of Showtime, SHAMELESS, the network’s Parenthood on crack, has been pushed even farther to the background–and to be sure, the two shows aren’t comparable in terms of seriousness...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Shameless”

  SHAMELESS:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime The Gallagher family is undergoing transitions as Season 4 of Showtime’s SHAMELESS begins, and the tone is considerably less rambunctious than in previous seasons.  That’s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Shameless”

  It made plenty of strategic sense for Showtime to reclassify SHAMELESS in its 4th season as a Comedy for Emmy Award purposes, since television is now swamped with contending dramas, but if the plan works, the result will...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Fargo”

  FARGO:  Tuesday 10PM on FX – DVR Alert Previously… on FARGO:  It’s chance that puts mild-mannered, beaten-down Bemidji, Minnesota insurance salesman Lester Nygaard (Martin Freeman) beside sociopath Lo...
by Mitch Salem