Monthly Archives: October 2010

Should Broadcast Networks Schedule Half Hour Comedies at 10p?

My short answer: Yes One things that’s become increasingly clear this very mediocre season is that the sitcom truly is back. No, there haven’t been any new sitcoms that have broken out (not that there’s many dramas that have either) … Continue reading

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Trying to Guess ABC Midseason:

With ABCs full season pickups of NO ORDINARY FAMILY and BETTER WITH YOU and official cancellation of THE WHOLE TRUTH, it’s not hard to see where ABC’s holes will be midseason. I assume this week’s THE WHOLE TRUTH is its … Continue reading

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What’s Missing on Primetime TV?

This is the time of year when networks are hearing pitches for next season and greenlighting scripts based on that. There a few interesting ideas that have emerged (at this incredibly early juncture) and it’s way too premature to even guess … Continue reading

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Random Musings on This Week In TV:

RUBICON finale – huh? I wasn’t sure I was gonna stick with this show through all 13 episodes but I did and I have to say the last episode didn’t answer or illuminate anything and for a show that is … Continue reading

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TERRIERS is the best new show this Fall

I have talked a lot about how much I enjoy TERRIERS and think it’s one of the best new shows of the Fall. After last night’s fantastic 6th episode, I am ready to declare it as the best new show of … Continue reading

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The Freshmen shows I’m Sticking with For Now

Yes this TV season is the least exciting in some time but there are a handful of shows that after 3 episodes (roughly) have made an impression on me and become part of my regular viewing (for now) : TERRIERS … Continue reading

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My unsolicited advice to ABC on their Wed Comedy Block

ABC did the unthinkable last season and developed 3/4 of a great comedy block. They developed many new family comedies (last pilot season) to fill up the one empty slot and picked up… NONE. Could they have all been that … Continue reading

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