Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Is there a more enjoyable guide through the modern jungle of suburbia than the snarky teenage girl? I present that there is not, which is probably why I found myself oddly fond of ABC's new sitcom "Suburgatory," premiering 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Sunday, September 25, 2011
On the surface, HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," which starts its second season tonight at 9, has all the earmarks of being a great HBO drama, in the vein of "The Sopranos," "The Wire," or "Deadwood." It's meticulously well-made, with great pains obviously taken to re-create Atlantic City in the 1920s. It has a capable cast of actors, playing complicated characters. There's also the typical premium cable shenanigans -- nudity, coarse language, a bit of graphic violence here and there.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
After watching the show, three main things stood out to me:
Sunday, September 18, 2011
So, the Primetime Emmy Awards air tonight at 8 on Fox. Yes, I realize that's just a few hours from now, but it's still not too late to make some last minute, sure to be wrong predictions. So here I go:
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
OK, so, after a long hiatus, I think I'm ready to start blogging again. It's going to start slow (I'm hoping to have up a preview of the new season of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia tonight, then I'll try to move on to some of the new shows), but we're now moved in, and I'd like to get back on the horse.