Tag Archives: NBC

Podcast: Community Hiatus (with Cory Barker)

So, if you were on the Internet at all yesterday, you heard the bad news. NBC has revealed its schedule for spring 2012, and in a sign of the oncoming apocalypse, there’s one critical omission. Low-rated yet fanatically beloved sitcom … Continue reading

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Televitmus Test: Whitney

(Editor’s note: Now that we’re a few episodes into the fall season, it’s time for me to apply my test of four episodes – previously described as my “televitmus test” to some of the new shows I’ve taken the time … Continue reading

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Recap/Review: Grimm, “Bears Will Be Bears”

So, despite a great deal of things working against it – the final game of the World Series, a critical reaction ranging from indifference to distaste, an incredibly wooden leading man and overly dark atmosphere – NBC’s Grimm managed to … Continue reading

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Pilot Review: Grimm

As I’ve mentioned before on the blog, I’ve been a resident of Portland, Oregon for a little over three years now. There’s a multitude of reasons why I live here, most of which I described in my Portlandia review from … Continue reading

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Requiescat in Pace: The Playboy Club

We’re a few weeks into the fall 2011 television season, and the axes have already been falling across the networks as new shows debut to scorn and indifference. CBS’s How to Be a Gentleman lost so much of its Big … Continue reading

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Pilot Review: Whitney

While I still hold to the theory that you can’t really judge how good a comedy is going to be based on a pilot episode, there are some ways to put a new show in context and get a taste … Continue reading

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Pilot Review: The Playboy Club

Going into it, it seems there are two already established ways to view NBC’s The Playboy Club, and neither one reflects well on it. One is the view, put forth by such draconian entities as the Parents Television Council, that … Continue reading

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