Tag Archives: NBC

Pilot Review: Awake

For almost a year now, those of us who lurk in the wings of the television criticism world have been teased with rumors and details about an NBC drama called Awake. Introduced at the upfront presentation in the summer of … Continue reading

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Back and Forth: On Leslie Knope, Parks and Recreation and the Knope 2012 Campaign (with Cory Barker)

While it’s not a show I’ve ever written about in any detail on the blog, I’ve probably given enough clues that I am a huge fan of NBC’s Parks and Recreation. I was one of many who tuned it out … Continue reading

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Hanging One’s Hat: Haberdashery as TV Criticism

Last Sunday, sandwiched between the juggernaut of the NFC/AFC championships and the surprising resilience of Once Upon A Time, NBC elected to burn off the two remaining episodes of their beleaguered drama Prime Suspect. The decision came as no surprise … Continue reading

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Pilot Review: Are You There, Chelsea?

While this seems to happen every year (if not every day), once again the question of why NBC continues to fail has generated a lot of ink over the last week, following Bob Greenblatt’s frank admission at the TCA that … Continue reading

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Mid-Season Check-In: Grimm

So, Grimm‘s managed to thwart the naysayers who said it was going to die a quick death, and has become the first freshman drama on NBC to be picked up for a full season. Whereas Playboy Club was justifiably taken … Continue reading

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Podcast: Best TV of 2011 (with Cory Barker and Andy Daglas)

Yesterday, I teamed up with my good friends Cory Barker and Andy Daglas to discuss the worst television of 2011 in a podcast over at TV Surveillance. For those of you who had the patience to listen to all two … Continue reading

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Podcast: Worst TV of 2011 (with Cory Barker and Andy Daglas)

It’s the end of 2011, which means that the time has come for most media outlets and bloggers to prepare their Top Ten and Best Of lists for the year. I, tragically, will not be one of those making a … Continue reading

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