20 May 2020

Procedural Watch: 911

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In light of all the mandatory sitting at home by ourselves that’s happening right now, I decided to try something I’ve never done before: I actually watched all those cookie …

11 October 2019

Pilot Watch + 1: 2019 Network Dramas

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The new TV season is upon us! As we mourn the slaughter of all the great shows that had to die so these ones could live (RIP, For the People …

06 October 2019

Pilot Watch +1: 2019 Network Comedies

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The new TV season is upon us! As we mourn the slaughter of all the great shows that had to die so these ones could live (RIP, Speechless), let’s see …

25 October 2017

New on Network: 2017 Sitcoms

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All in all, there actually aren’t as many new shows this fall as you might expect. Networks seem to be playing it a little bit cooler with the cancellation trigger …

29 May 2017

Fall 2017 Network Television Previews, Ranked

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The five major broadcast television networks arranged in a list in order of how appealing the previews for their new fall shows are, overall… LEAST: NBC NBC has historically been …

26 September 2016

Pilot Watch: Pitch

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I’m all in on FOX’s new sports drama about the first woman to play Major League Baseball. There’s something about the recipe of non-procedural, non-genre, non-soap dramas that network TV …

25 September 2016

The MyEntWord Podcast: Revisiting The Simpsons

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“Successful” Canadian comedians Colin Munch and Chris Wilson discuss the season premiere of Season 28 of The Simpsons, how weird The Simpsons is now, what shows are similar to but …

23 September 2016

Season Four Premiere: Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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Since its premiere, Brooklyn Nine-Nine has consistently been one of the best ensemble comedies on network TV. Which made its decision to start Season 4 focusing on only two of …

05 June 2016

What We Watched: FOX

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That’s it, the network TV season is over. I would ask how you felt about it but, let’s be honest, you don’t watch network TV anymore. You watch Game of …

31 January 2016

Grease: LIVE

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Was that the most fun I’ve had watching television in a really long time? Honestly, maybe. I usually don’t watch the NBC live musicals because the little I’ve seen of …

27 October 2015

Grinder, Still Grinding

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I still have high hopes for The Grinder but I found episodes two through four to be disappointing after the premiere. I still think Rob Lowe is killing it, but …

03 October 2015

Back to the Nine-Nine

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After a strong second season, Brooklyn Nine Nine is back – to a disappointingly uneven start. Despite a lot of good individual scenes or one-liners, the episode overall felt unfocused …

01 October 2015

Pilot Watch: The Grinder

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The Grinder was really good! To be honest, I had some reservations about The Grinder. With Parks and Recreation and 30 Rock off the air, The Mindy Project and Community …

30 September 2015

Pilot Watch: Grandfathered

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Smart self-awareness and a charming cast help Grandfathered stand out despite being a very standard formula network sitcom. Paired with the far-funnier Grinder in the new FOX Tuesday lineup (remember …

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