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FOX’s Disappointing “The Mick” Asks Too Much Of Kaitlin Olson; Quick Review
3 months ago

FOX’s Disappointing “The Mick” Asks Too Much Of Kaitlin Olson; Quick Review

FOX’s new comedy “The Mick” makes its official, time period debut this Tuesday.

Not content to hope viewers find the show on their own, FOX is airing the premiere in …
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FOX Disappoints With Uninspired “Rocky Horror Picture Show” Remake (Review)
5 months ago

FOX Disappoints With Uninspired “Rocky Horror Picture Show” Remake (Review)

Airing Thursday night, FOX’s “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do The Time Warp Again” does a serviceable job of showcasing what “Rocky Horror” fans have spent forty years enjoying.


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“Quantico” Season 2 Premiere Airs Sunday Night; 5 Things To Expect From “Kudove”
6 months ago

“Quantico” Season 2 Premiere Airs Sunday Night; 5 Things To Expect From “Kudove”

When it premiered last year, “Quantico” invited ample comparisons to fellow ABC drama “How To Get Away With Murder.” In their reviews on the show, many a critic referred to …
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“Empire” Remains Focused On Big, Soapy Moments In Season 3 Premiere; Review
6 months ago

“Empire” Remains Focused On Big, Soapy Moments In Season 3 Premiere; Review

“Empire” is all about big moments.

The statement is an irrefutable assessment of FOX’s flagship drama. It’s also the epitome of a double-edged sword.

On the one hand, this commitment …
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“People v. OJ Simpson” Finale Looks Beyond The Verdict, Explores Impact On Key “Characters”
12 months ago

“People v. OJ Simpson” Finale Looks Beyond The Verdict, Explores Impact On Key “Characters”

By opening with footage from the Rodney King riots, FX’s “The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story” made clear its focus. Its goal was not simply to document a …
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ABC’s “The Catch” Utterly Lacks Substance, Ambition [Premiere Review]
12 months ago

ABC’s “The Catch” Utterly Lacks Substance, Ambition [Premiere Review]

ABC’s new drama “The Catch” premieres at 10PM ET Thursday.  It stars Mireille Enos and Peter Krause.

Quick Take: Utterly devoid of substance, ambition or anything approximating an interesting voice, …
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“Nashville” Returns With Rayna & Deacon’s Wedding; What To Expect In “Forever And For Always”
1 year ago

“Nashville” Returns With Rayna & Deacon’s Wedding; What To Expect In “Forever And For Always”

The final “Nashville” episode of 2015 featured Rayna accepting Deacon’s proposal.

The first “Nashville” episode of 2016 features their wedding.

Opting not to spend episodes chronicling their engagement, ABC’s country …
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Tonight’s “People v. OJ Simpson” Addresses “The Glove;” What To Expect In “Conspiracy Theories”
1 year ago

Tonight’s “People v. OJ Simpson” Addresses “The Glove;” What To Expect In “Conspiracy Theories”

Not simply the series’ best offerings thus far, the fifth and sixth episodes of “The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story” were among the best hours of any television …
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“Scandal” Returns Tonight; 8 Things To Expect In “The Fish Rots From The Head”
1 year ago

“Scandal” Returns Tonight; 8 Things To Expect In “The Fish Rots From The Head”

Off last week while ABC used its timeslot to launch “The Family,” drama “Scandal” returns with a new episode this Thursday night.

Entitled “The Fish Rots From The Head,” Thursday’s …
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Characters Can’t Escape Consequences in “American Crime” Finale; Review
1 year ago

Characters Can’t Escape Consequences in “American Crime” Finale; Review

Over the course of the season, nearly every “American Crime” character has committed some sort of transgression.

In the finale, the proverbial chickens come home to roost.

One can be …
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