As Fall TV pilots air and verdicts come in from critics and audiences alike, I’ve been thinking a lot this year about how pilots are different from episode 2. Pilots are written usually by one person (or the initial creative team/duo) and shot early in the year. By May there’s usually a greenlight verdict, when shows […]
More Diversity in Prime Time: It’s Not Your Imagination – The Root This article mostly talk about black-ish in the aftermath of it’s premiere yesterday, but it also spotlights Jane the Virgin, which I must say was probably my favorite pilot this fall. Check it out! Also check out two more articles regarding blackish: In […]
My intro post on my visit to the NYC Paley Center for their Fall TV Previews screenings. I watched ten different pilots and will post reviews on all of them. First four will be up, other links added later. What’s the biggest pilot surprise of the season?
What are you watching this fall? What should I be watching? Can you squeeze in all this year’s fall TV into your everyday life? Share your potential fall schedules!
Fox Pulls Plug on ‘Hieroglyph’ – Hollywood Reporter Oh no! FOX cancels Hieroglyph before it’s fall debut! I was looking forward to checking this out, due to the diverse casting (though had qualms about it after learning the true lead was another white male), but looks like I won’t be checking it out after all. […]
I still can’t tell how I feel about this show. I believe it will pick up, but waiting for it to pick up in the way that I want is rough. But I can tell they’re laying some foundations and working out relationships so I’m giving it more time. And it has both the money […]
EXCLUSIVE: Nicole Beharie on Her New Show, ‘Sleepy Hollow,’ Being Black on Primetime TV | Essence.com. “ESSENCE: It’s so great to see a Black woman on prime time as the lead. Besides Kerry Washington, there’s you. Pressure? NB: Yes, I think you just put the pressure on. [Laughs] My shoulders just fell. One thing I […]
(really, yesterday, but I had to rewatch because I was so tired and couldn’t blog) Parks is easily one of my favorite shows on television. From lovable, hilarious Amy Poehler, to snarky and dark April, and tough as nails but the best giggler on television Ron Swanson; comedy fans across the nation have fallen in […]
Am I forgetting anything? I might watch MIchael J Fox’s new show, but I’ll add that when I decide what I want to do after I watch it on Thursday (should I remember to do so.) What are you watching?
New Girl – Wow, this show is just so perfect. Almost too many jokes to mention. This show makes me laugh every commercial break, which is so important for a show. Genius move. Also cut on a hilarious joke and this show did that every act out for me. I love the Nick/Jess moments. I […]