Returning next Sunday (it’s been bumped tonight for the World Series) to FOX, stumbling sitcom MULANEY continues to put on a brave front as it struggles with the ratings. Recently cut back from its original order of 16 episodes to 13, production has ostensibly stopped and it’s been reported that already one cast member, FORTUNE [...]
Airing tonight on PBS, CLEAN is the first episode in a new six-part series titled HOW WE GOT TO NOW. Based on the popular best-selling book by STEVEN JOHNSON, each episode will concentrate on a technological innovation and what its done for us as a civilization. In CLEAN, the show dips back in time to [...]
Arguably one of the best sitcom pilots of the current season, NBC’s MARRY ME is as much about casting as it is about writing. A romantic comedy created by DAVID CASPE (HAPPY ENDINGS), the charismatic cast includes CASEY WILSON (Caspe’s real-life spouse), KEN MARINO, SARAH WRIGHT, JOHN GEMBERLING, TIM MEADOWS, DAN BUCATINSKY and JoBETH WILLIAMS. [...]
Returning tonight for its second season, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST will air back-to-back episodes on USA. The ‘real-life’ family comedy follows the eccentric (but almost always entertaining) exploits of Atlanta self-made multimillionaire Todd Chrisley, his wife Julie and their kids: Lindsie, Kyle, Chase, Savannah and Grayson.
Egotistical beyond belief and over-the-top to a fault, Todd Chrisley likes [...]
Now playing in select theaters, ST. VINCENT is a quirky, off-beat comedy revolving around a single mom forced by circumstance to entrust the care of her tween son to a misanthropic neighbor whose interests mostly include alcohol, prostitutes and gambling. BILL MURRAY plays the titular St. Vincent de Van Nuys, a cranky war vet who [...]
Airing tonight on Fox,the hit dramedy procedural BONES continues its popularity even as it plows through its 10th season. Created by HART HANSON, the Emmy-nominated series stars EMILY DESCHANEL, DAVID BOREANAZ, MICHAELA CONLIN, T.J. THYNE and JOHN FRANCIS DALEY.
A total runaway hit for Fox, BONES has always been reliant on the natural chemistry between stars [...]
Delivering pretty much what we’ve come to expect from a comic book superhero series on The CW, tonight’s premiere episode of THE FLASH is lightweight, slick and features an extremely photogenic young cast. A spin-off of the popular CW series ARROW, THE FLASH is based on the DC Comics superhero originally created in 1940 by [...]
Airing tonight on Fox, the new series GOTHAM is shaping up to be a first rate action adventure. Essentially an ‘origin story’ detailing the events behind the creation of BATMAN and the various super-villains that inhabit his universe, the story so far has concentrated on newcomer FISH MOONEY, SELINA KYLE AND OSWALD COBBLEPOT, characters who [...]
Premiering tonight on Fox, MULANEY is ostensibly based the daily life experiences of former Saturday Night Live writer-turned-stand up comic JOHN MULANEY as he takes on a job working for a high-maintenance game show host and navigates relationships with friends and neighbors. Shot in front of a live audience and opening with a brief stand-up [...]
It’s been reported that on-line streaming service Hulu has commissioned J.J. ABRAMS to produce a nine-hour event series based on 11/22/63 the best-selling novel by STEPHEN KING. Published in 2011, the book centers on a high school teacher who discovers a portal into the past and attempts to change history by preventing the assassination of [...]