New Summer TV

Posted May 24 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , ,

So, last week I wrote about shows that are canceled that I’ll miss and the week before I talked about shows that are returning for the summer. Today, I’m talking about shows that are new, premiering this summer (some have already started). First up, Common Law. This show premiered a couple of weeks ago on […]

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Summer TV

Posted May 10 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , ,

I think we can all agree that I watch too much TV and the invention of the DVR has simply enabled me to watch more. But given all the vices I don’t have in my life, I think this one is acceptable. I’ve said it before — the best thing about cable TV is the […]

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Trusting the Audience

Posted Jan 19 2012 in , , , , , , ,

I think as writers there is a fine line we travel between trusting our audience and not revealing enough. I’ve talked about this before when I talked about my love for Leverage. In that post I talked a little about showing versus telling and how a little goes a long way. Today, I’m going to […]

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The Anti-Hero and House of Lies

Posted Jan 12 2012 in , , , , , , , , ,

A new show started on Showtime this past Sunday. It airs right after one of my favorites, Shameless (which I posted about last week), so I decided to give it a shot. The show is called House of Lies and stars Don Cheadle as a management consultant. The show’s pace is fast and the characters […]

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Good Bad Guys

Posted Dec 29 2011 in , , , , , , , , , ,

Leverage is a show that is successful in what it does, but I’m not sure it has the following it should. Sure, it’s been on for 4 seasons now and new episodes are airing on Sunday nights, but there never seems to be a lot of buzz about this show. For anyone who has ever […]

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