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 [...]
Premiering tonight on NBC, A TO Z might just be the most gimmick laden sitcom we’ve seen in a long time. Centered on the courtship of Andrew and Zelda (’A’ to ‘Z’, get it?), we’re told through narration that the story will detail the duration of their dating life (8 months, 3 weeks, 5 days [...]
A major hit on Brit TV, BROADCHURCH has been replicated for American television by Fox and re-branded as GRACEPOINT. Set in a small east-coastal town, the story centers on the investigation into the homicide of a young boy and how it affects the denizens of a close-knit community. DAVID TENNANT (of DR. WHO fame) reprises [...]