Teen Wolf, Season 1

The cast of Teen Wolf.

MTV entered the scripted programming game this past summer with three bold entries into the field: teen comedy Awkward., supernatural horror comedy Death Valley, and teen drama Teen Wolf, based on the 1985 movie. When I heard about the show, I rolled my eyes — but, solid reviews and an impressive YouTube compilation nudged me into … Continue reading

The Killing: The Post-Season Aftermath

The season finale of AMC’s The Killing has caused some ruckus. Read past the jump for a spoiler-filled look at what happened as well as some analysis and a look at some reaction from Twitter.

SEASON REVIEW: Raising Hope, Season One

Raising Hope logo

Raising Hope follows the lead of Greg Garcia‘s last series, My Name is Earl, centred around a lower class family dealing with a crisis that changes everything. I was a big fan of Earl, and predicted success for Raising Hope. What did I think of the first season?

SEASON REVIEW: Grey’s Anatomy, Season 7

Promotional photo of the cast (l-r): Sarah Drew (April Kepner), Eric Dane (Mark Sloane), Sara Ramirez (Callie Torres), Justin Chambers (Alex Karev), Jessica Capshaw (Arizona Robbins), Chyler Leigh (Lexie Grey), Patrick Dempsey (Derek Shepherd), Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo), James Pickens, Jr. ( Richard Webber), Sandra Oh (Cristina Yang), Kevin McKidd (Owen Hunt), Chandra Wilson (Miranda Bailey), Jesse Williams (Jackson Avery) and Kim Raver (Teddy Altman)

A review of the love-and-surgery drama’s seventh season after the jump…

SEASON REVIEW: Chuck, Season 4

Chuck (Zachary Levi) in dark clothes, looking serious.

A review of the spy comedy’s fourth season after the jump…

SATURDAY ROUNDUP! (July 2010, wk 3)

Every other week this summer, The Signal will be offering up a Friday Roundup: a collection of mini-reviews, TV news, interesting links and varying television-related thoughts that weren’t big enough to merit a full post on their own. This week we were a day late getting it up. Enjoy!

FEATURE: Lackie’s Season Postmortem

Every season has shows that exceed expectations, and shows that disappoint, and the 2009-2010 season was no different. Notable shifts this year include the rise of a new generation of first-year comedies and, surprisingly, the fall of the traditional network drama. Intrigued? This covers anything that started in June 2009 to anything that started in … Continue reading

SEASON REVIEW: Drop Dead Diva, Season 1

Drop Dead Diva is a Lifetime dramatic comedy that debuted July 12, 2009. It stars Brooke Elliott as a former model named Deb, who after death is sent back for a re-do and popped into the life of Jane, an intelligent-but-awkward lawyer. Finding herself working alongside a crew of  skilled lawyers, she begins to make … Continue reading

SEASON REVIEW: Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Season 1

Secret Diary of a Call Girl is a British half-hour series that just finished up airing its third season (or third ‘series’ in common British parlance). It stars Billie Piper as Hannah Baxter, a young woman who works as a high-class call girl under the name Belle de Jour. Part sex comedy, part educational tour … Continue reading