POSTED // Mar 6,2014 - Series Debut: The network is touting Sirens—based on a British series of the same name—as an “edgy” and “unrestrained” comedy produced by Denis Leary, now moving from New York firefighters (Rescue Me)
POSTED // Feb 27,2014 - Season Premiere: The biggest changes for Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein’s Portlandia in Season 4? It’s now on Thursdays (dunno why—comedy void?), and the guest-star lineup is ridicu-lectic (Olivia Wilde
POSTED // Feb 20,2014 - Season Premiere: The cultural touchstone in 2013’s debut episode of The Americans was Fleetwood Mac’s “Tusk”; in the Season 2 opener, it’s the Meryl Streep tear-jerker The French Lieutenant’s Woman—we get it; it’s still 1981.
POSTED // Feb 13,2014 - Season Premiere: Falling between Arrested Development (“It’s back! But … huh?”) and Orange Is the New Black (“OMG! The greatest thing in the history of things!”) in the Critix Heart Netflix hype of 2013,
POSTED // Feb 6,2014 - Waaay back in September 2013, The Only TV Column That Matters™ passed judgment on all of the new series premiering on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and The CW for the 2013-14 television season.
POSTED // Jan 30,2014 - Don’t care to watch millionaire meatbags throw a Stewie-shaped sportball around between 500 pricey commercials for several overanalyzed hours on end this weekend? Or is that just The Only TV Column That Matters™?
POSTED // Jan 23,2014 - Series Debut: Producer Peter Tolan had a great run on FX with Rescue Me, but a soul-sucking nightmare at ABC with The Job. Rake, starring Greg Kinnear as a brilliant lawyer with an effd-up lifestyle to rival Californication’s
POSTED // Jan 16,2014 - New Miniseries: It features even more ridiculous revolving hairstyles than American Hustle, and it makes slightly more sense—maybe miscast Jeremy Renner should have signed on for The Spoils of Babylon, instead.
POSTED // Jan 9,2014 - Series Debut: Show creator/writer Nic Pizzolatto has set up True Detective as an anthology series that would introduce a new setting and cast every season—so he’s probably screwed himself by producing such an incredible first