NEWS: The Network Renew/Cancel Scorecard

With a handful of renewals pouring in the past day, I think it’s high time to take a look at how each network’s shows are faring. Check after the cut for a list of whether each newbie is cancelled, has a full season, or a script order… Advertisements

Prime Suspect [US], “Episode 1” (1.01)

Jane Timoney (Maria Bello) surrounded by her ensemble of sexist, bullying cops.

Look after the jump for spoiler-free highlights, and a spoilery review, of the episode written by Alexandra Cunningham and directed by Peter Berg… Spoiler-Free Highlights: Maria Bello is awesome, here, as Jane Timoney. She’s tough and brash and makes mistakes, and she’s smart and hard-working. She’s not perfect, far from, but that’s one of the … Continue reading

UPFRONTS: NBC New Show Preview Reactions

Every year, the networks screen brief trailers of their new shows to give their audiences a taste. Here’s my reactions to their trailers for Free Agents, Grimm, The Playboy Club, Prime Suspect, Up All Night, Whitney, Are You There Vodka? It’s Me Chelsea, Awake, Bent, BFF and Smash, all after the jump…