Post-hiatus musings: HBO edition (True Blood and Entourage)

After nearly a month, my fairly substantial hiatus here at TVS is over. I am happy to be back providing content for you folks on a regular basis. In my time off, I’ve missed all sorts of television, both viewing- and writing-wise. To combat that, I’ll be whipping up a number of random posts with … Continue reading Post-hiatus musings: HBO edition (True Blood and Entourage)

#TVFail Entry 6: Entourage, “Adios Amigos”

The accused: Entourage, "Adios Amigos" The crime: Representing all that made Entourage pretty bad in its later seasons 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 out (nice to see you … Continue reading #TVFail Entry 6: Entourage, “Adios Amigos”

Aimless Prognosticating: Predicting the Television Golden Globe Awards, Supporting Categories

Just a note: I'm going to be busy this weekend, so I wanted to go ahead these taken care of here in the middle of the week. I feel like I probably know the answer to the primary question of this post. We all know that the Golden Globe Awards are a crock, especially when … Continue reading Aimless Prognosticating: Predicting the Television Golden Globe Awards, Supporting Categories

Hawaii Five-0, “Ohana”

Though I really enjoyed the Hawaii Five-0 pilot, I didn't have high expectations for subsequent efforts because of a lower budget, (probably) lesser or cinematic direction and less time to get the characters right. However, episode two, "Ohana," is just as good as the reboot's pilot effort, featuring some nice action sequences and a surprising … Continue reading Hawaii Five-0, “Ohana”

Series Premiere — Hawaii Five-0, “Pilot”

While watching the revamped Hawaii Five-0 pilot tonight, I tweeted that it felt weird watching an hourlong drama series on CBS. This is literally something I have never done unless you count the random episodes of JAG I used to catch as a youngster when my mom regularly enjoyed that series. But for most of … Continue reading Series Premiere — Hawaii Five-0, “Pilot”