Season Finale — Terriers, “Hail Mary”

I'm a little short on time, but I certainly wanted to get some thoughts about the Terriers finale out there. Even though I suggested it might be fine for Terriers to drive off into the sunset (to Mexico, apparently) after this one great season, I still approached the season finale, "Hail Mary," with some sadness. … Continue reading Season Finale — Terriers, “Hail Mary”

Value in departure: Why a Terriers cancellation isn’t the worst thing in the world (but it’s probably close)

Terriers airs its season finale tonight at 10 p.m. on FX. You should, without question, watch it. It is the best new series of the fall and probably my favorite new drama series of the post-WGA strike era. With this being the afternoon before said finale unspools, I could spend a thousand words imploring current … Continue reading Value in departure: Why a Terriers cancellation isn’t the worst thing in the world (but it’s probably close)

Terriers, “Missing Persons”

For the second straight week, Terriers dips into the standalone pool with a story that intensely mirrors the lives of the lead characters. While last week's case mirrored Britt and Katie's relationship, "Missing Persons" focuses on Hank and Steph, to almost the same amount of effectiveness. There is some risk in continuing to go down … Continue reading Terriers, “Missing Persons”

Terriers, “Change Partners”

Just like yesterday, I'm still playing catch-up with the exciting amount of new television in front of me, so apologies for just now getting to Wednesday's stellar Terriers, which should definitely calm any concerns about the series' ability to tell standalone stories or even the lesser concerns about the weight of the stories being told. … Continue reading Terriers, “Change Partners”

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