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TV Recap: ‘The Night Of’ Is the Best Show of the Summer, Perhaps the Year

  HBOs “The Night Of” is an emotionally palpable, elegantly shot, slow burning mystery/drama that relies on great acting, a dark form, and wonderfully subtle intensity. Based on the 2008 BBC series “Criminal Justice” written by Peter Moffat, HBO has turned the show into an 8-episode mini-series. Richard Price and Steven Zaillian are the creators, […]

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Netflix Announces New Episodes of ‘MAKING A MURDERER’

Read the Press Release: Beverly Hills, Calif., July 19, 2016 – Netflix today announces that Executive Producers / Directors, Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, are in production on new episodes of the Emmy- nominated Making a Murderer. The new installments will take fans of the acclaimed documentary series back inside the story of convicted murderer […]

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TV Recap: HBO’s ‘Vice Principals’ Struggles in the Classroom

On the surface, “Vice Principals” comes across as the type of show where a couple of white dudes (creators Danny McBride and Jody Hill) collaborate together, consequentially shunning out diversity. But once you give it a chance, you realize it’s a show about a couple of white dudes (stars Danny McBride and Walton Goggins) collaborating […]

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TV: ‘Mr. Robot’ Season 2 Premieres to the Same Greatness

The mantra of saving the world still remains an objective for a few characters, but the risks have doubled. The season two premiere of one of TV’s biggest new hits introduces viewers to the aftermath from season one, what the media has dubbed “Cyber Pearl Harbor.” Nothing is as it was though, fsociety has disbanded, […]

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TV: 5 Summer Shows You Should Tune In to Watch

With “Game of Thrones” now over, having capped off an excellent season with a superb finale, we can fill the void and begin to overcome many of our postpartum dragon blues with some new and returning shows this summer. We still have a few more weeks before many of the more anticipated fall premieres, but […]

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FX Announces Premiere Dates for ‘American Horror Story 6,’ Donald Glover’s ‘Atlanta’ and Louis C.K.’s ‘Better Things’

Over the last year, FX has continued to showcase its ability to attract high end talent. They’ve produced the excellent second season of “Fargo,” with surprising performances throughout. They greenlit the historically great “People vs. O.J. Simpson,” a show that became the best series of 2016. Today, they announced premiere dates for shows that could […]

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TV Weekly Ratings (week of June 20-26)

  Sunday night’s “Game of Thrones” finale was the highest rated cable program for the week of June 20 – 26 with 4.3 in adults 18-49 and also having the most viewers overall with 8.89 million. The HBO show improved from the previous week (June 13-19) where its penultimate episode also ranked #1 with adults […]

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TV: Can one scene get Jeffrey Dean Morgan an Emmy for ‘The Walking Dead’?

Fans of “The Walking Dead” are probably still wrestling with worry over one of the most talked about cliffhangers in recent TV history. Season six’s vexing finale saw the obfuscated onset of someone’s death. Whose fate was sealed by Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) an unhinged sadist and his spike garnished bat Lucille? We won’t know […]

"Arrangement in Grey and Black" - A prominent Boston family reels in the wake of the chilling discovery that someone in their midst is linked to an infamous string of murders, on the series premiere of  "American Gothic," Wednesday, June 22 (10:00-11:00PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.  Juliet Rylance, Antony Starr, Virginia Madsen, Justin Chatwin, Megan Ketch, Elliot Knight, Stephanie Leonidas and Gabriel Bateman star.  Pictured: Megan Ketch (Tessa Ross),  Justin Chatwin (Cam Hawthorne)  Photo: Claire Folger/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

TV Review: ‘American Gothic’ Misses the Mark

An American family is caught in the middle of a national scandal as its members grapple with secrets and cover-ups. If this sounds familiar it’s because ABC treaded in these treacherously familiar waters earlier this year with the Joan Allen starrer “The Family.” The show also shouldn’t be confused as a revival of the short-lived […]

ARCHER -- "The Figgis Agency" -- Episode 701 (Airs Thursday, March 31, 10:00pm e/p) Pictured: (l-r) Cyril Figgis (voice of Chris Parnell), Malory Archer (voice of Jessica Walter), Pam Poovey (voice of Amber Nash), Agent Sterling Archer (voice of H. Jon Benjamin), Agent Lana Kane (voice of Aisha Tyler), Cheryl (voice of Judy Greer), Agent Ray Gillette (voice of Adam Reed). CR: FX

FX’s ‘Archer’ Renewed for Three More Seasons

Read the Press Release: LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2016 – The hit animated comedy series Archer has been renewed for three more seasons, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, Presidents of Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions. Archer will return for an eight-episode season 8 in early 2017, followed by […]

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TV Review: “O.J.: Made in America” is a compelling docu-series on the man and L.A.

Back in February, I was caught up in the O.J. Simpson craze sweeping the nation. The Ryan Murphy produced “People vs. O.J. Simpson” had just debuted on FX and received nearly universal praise. The series followed trial of Simpson for the murder of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and waiter/model Ron Goldman. Part of what […]

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Emmys 2016: Are ‘House of Cards’ and Netflix Ready for the Drama Series spotlight?

Political scandal, a contentious race for presidency, a First Lady fighting for candidacy, domestic terrorism – these sound more like news headlines from just this last year, but “House of Cards” bridges the gap between fiction and reality, showcasing there’s often truth to fantasy and hyperbole to facts. The latest season of the acclaimed Netflix […]