Current Network Shows · On Netflix

The Epic Disappointments of Jane the Virgin

I never wanted to write this post. What I wanted was to finish watching season 3 of “Jane the Virgin” on Netflix and go out on the inevitable cliffhanger, and at least be able to recommend the show with some reservations. Instead, I stopped after the 18th episode of the season and said enough is… Continue reading The Epic Disappointments of Jane the Virgin

Current Network Shows · On Netflix

My Mixed Feelings on Last Man Standing’s Cancellation

  There’s actually a social media campaign going around right now to stop ABC’s “Last Man Standing” from being canceled. I completely understand the sentiment and the principle of wanting it to remain on the air, but I think the topic brings up a complex issue. “Last Man Standing” is a multi-camera (think laugh track)… Continue reading My Mixed Feelings on Last Man Standing’s Cancellation

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Fox’s Show “Pitch” Blindsided Me (And Made Me Really Angry!)

Fox’s new drama series “Pitch” was on my radar when it came out this last fall, but I wasn’t terribly interested in watching it until I saw some good reviews by a Facebook friend of mine. A series about a girl who becomes a major league baseball pitcher? Interesting, but I guess I thought it… Continue reading Fox’s Show “Pitch” Blindsided Me (And Made Me Really Angry!)

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Why “Speechless” is Perhaps the Best Show on TV Right Now

When the new show season was approaching last fall, I hopped onto the Google like any good screenwriter/TV aficionado would do, and I searched to see what new offerings were to be had. And I admit, Speechless was not one of my top picks. A sitcom about a kid in a wheelchair who can’t even talk?… Continue reading Why “Speechless” is Perhaps the Best Show on TV Right Now