It’s that time again. Over the next few weeks, broadcast insiders will watch dozens of TV pilots in contention for fall. Executives will debate their merits in meetings, publicists will chat about their favorites over lunch and agents will trade hallway gossip about which titles are hot. Some everyday folks will see the pilots, too — roughly 300 civilians wrangled into carefully monitored focus groups.
But like nearly every… Continue reading Should networks let viewers pick the new fall shows?
Revenge passed my “second episode test” like an obsessive-compulsive A+ student on No-Doz. In a few neat strokes, “Trust” set up some great dynamics and established a brisk pace.
Awesome Dynamic #1: When Lydia was x’d out last week and strong-armed off a yacht, I thought she was off the show. Not even close! She’s basically going to blackmail ex-lover Buster Keaton and make life difficult for the Graysons. Which is… Continue reading Revenge: Dear ABC, Please Pick Up this Slippery Soap
Ben, Constantine and J.P. from The Bachelorette
As Ashley Hebert continues her quest for love on The Bachelorette, three potential suitors remain to be her leading man.
There are Ben Flajnik, the California wine maker; Constantine Tzortiz, the Atlanta-based restaurant owner whose family won her over on their hometown date; and J.P… Continue reading Ashley Hebert's Final Three: Who Should She Pick?