Series Premiere Review: Awake

  There is a lot of baggage that comes with the premiere of Awake. Its creator, Kyle Killen, also guided FOX’s Lone Star to the airwaves last year. That series’ pilot is one of my favorite of all-time, so of course, Lone Star was canceled after just two episodes because of terrible ratings. I also … Continue reading Series Premiere Review: Awake

Pilot rapid-fire review: Homeland

The next couple of weeks are going to be insane. There are so many new series debuting and unfortunately, there is only so much time in the day for me to write about television while balancing my “real” life. You know, the one I spend on Twitter. ANYWAY, I’m going to try to touch on … Continue reading Pilot rapid-fire review: Homeland

#TVFail Entry 5: 24, “Day 6: 9:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.”

The accused: 24, "Day 6: 9:00 a.m. -- 10:00 a.m." The crime: Showing us what happens when good episodes mean bad things Television’s failures are supposed to be obvious. From the overhyped non-starters that flop from the very beginning (hello, FlashForward, Lone Star) to the much-discussed clumsy conclusions of series we were convinced had it all planned … Continue reading #TVFail Entry 5: 24, “Day 6: 9:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.”