Series Premiere — Boardwalk Empire, “Pilot”

Thanks to a busy Sunday for me personally and an extremely busy Monday for television in general, it took me a bit to get around to Boardwalk Empire’s debut episode. That is a damn, dirty shame. Like many of the great HBO dramas, the slew of characters and discussion of multiple agendas and events makes…… Continue reading Series Premiere — Boardwalk Empire, “Pilot”

Event pre-air musings: Haven’t we been down this road before?

On Monday, NBC’s much-publicized The Event debuts. I should be excited. The series wants to fill the void left by Lost and 24 by creating a dense, complicated thriller with a global scope and some sort of secret ongoing mythology. It features a ridiculously cryptic title and is powered by an effective/stupid advertising campaign, much…… Continue reading Event pre-air musings: Haven’t we been down this road before?

Fall TV “Preview”: Fridays are back!

The fall television season is just about to begin! To celebrate, I’ll be doing a series of fun features and previews for both returning and brand-new series. I have not seen any of the new pilots or premieres from veteran series, and thus the quotes around preview. No matter, that won’t stop me from doing…… Continue reading Fall TV “Preview”: Fridays are back!

Fall TV “Preview”: Are there any broadcast hits in this group?

The fall television season is just about to begin! To celebrate, I’ll be doing a series of fun features and previews for both returning and brand-new series. I have not seen any of the new pilots or premieres from veteran series, and thus the quotes around preview. No matter, that won’t stop me from doing…… Continue reading Fall TV “Preview”: Are there any broadcast hits in this group?

Fall TV “Preview”: Gauging my excitement for all of fall’s new series

The fall television season is just about to begin! To celebrate, I’ll be doing a series of fun features and previews for both returning and brand-new series. I have not seen any of the new pilots or premieres from veteran series, and thus the quotes around preview. No matter, that won’t stop me from doing…… Continue reading Fall TV “Preview”: Gauging my excitement for all of fall’s new series

Fall TV Preview: Four returning series that have something to prove

The fall television season is just about to begin! To celebrate, I’ll be doing a series of fun features and previews for both returning and brand-new series. I have not seen any of the new pilots or premieres from veteran series, and thus the quotes around preview. No matter, that won’t stop me from doing…… Continue reading Fall TV Preview: Four returning series that have something to prove

Fall TV “Preview”: Eight cliffhangers I can’t wait to see resolved

The fall television season is just about to begin! To celebrate, I’ll be doing a series of fun features and previews for both returning and brand-new series. I have not seen any of the new pilots or premieres from veteran series, and thus the quotes around preview. No matter, that won’t stop me from doing…… Continue reading Fall TV “Preview”: Eight cliffhangers I can’t wait to see resolved