TV Tonight: Mob City | The Daily Feed

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

TV Tonight: Mob City

Posted By on December 4, 2013, 4:00 AM

  • Pin It
    Favorite
click to enlarge blog10212widea.jpg
What’s new on the box(es) tonight:

Mob City (TNT) Miniseries Debut: Frank Darabont isn’t just The Guy AMC Fired From The Walking Dead. ---Long before he was dumped by the Asshole Money Channel, he directed some great (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile) and not-so-great (The Majestic) films. His new Mob City—adapted from the nonfiction book L.A. Noir—is essentially a six-hour ’40s gangster period piece movie spanning three weeks, with an expansive, impressive cast: Ed Burns, Neal McDonough, Jeremy Luke, Gregory Itzin, Robert Knepper, Simon Pegg and even The Walking Dead’s very-dead Shane, Jon Bernthal. Mob City is faster-paced and snappier than Boardwalk Empire, far less stoopid than Gangster Squad and, at the very least, more recent than obvious comparison flick L.A. Confidential. It’s also story-rich enough become a full-fledged series—provided Darabont and TNT continue to play nice.

Also new tonight:

American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Arrow, The Tomorrow People (The CW)

Survivor, Criminal Minds, CSI (CBS)

Christmas at Rockefeller Center, SNL Christmas (NBC)

The Middle, Back In the Game, Modern Family, Super Fun Night (ABC)

The X Factor (Fox)

South Park, Key & Peele (Comedy Central)

The Soup, Burning Love 2 (E!)

Top Chef (Bravo)

WWE Main Event (Ion)

Kirstie (TV Land)

On Topic...

More by Bill Frost

  • Fast Frankenfood

    Eight new fast-food innovations coming soon to top Taco Bell’s Naked Chicken Chalupa:
    • Feb 15, 2017
  • Baby, One Meh Time

    Britney Ever After is cheap and unnecessary; Billions is back.
    • Feb 15, 2017
  • Goodbye, Girls

    Lena Dunham's Girls begins the end; the robots return in Humans.
    • Feb 8, 2017
  • More »

Latest in The Daily Feed

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

© 2017 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation