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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Pilot Recap and Review

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Pilot Recap and Review Amy Sherman-Palladino does it again with her new historical dramedy, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Trust me on this! It’s smart, clever, refreshing and doesn’t have “Chicago” in it’s title! Meet Miriam “Midge” Maisel From the creators of Gilmore Girls comes to you a story about Miriam “Midge” […]

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Kevin (Probably) Saves the World: A Refreshing Message of Kindness

Synopsis Kevin Finn (Jason Ritter) is not a good person. He’s not terrible, but he’s selfish, and clueless, and values material wealth and status over all else. And he’s beginning to realize that those things aren’t making him happy—in fact, he’s fairly miserable. Just when things seem to be at their worst, he finds himself […]

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Wisdom of the Crowd Pilot Review: A New Take on Crime Solving Shows

Synopsis Wisdom of the Crowd is a drama about a visionary tech innovator who creates a cutting-edge crowdsourcing app to solve his daughter’s murder, and revolutionize crime solving in the process. Inspired by the notion that a million minds are better than one, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Jeffrey Tanner, develops “Sophe,” an online platform for publicly […]

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The Good Doctor Pilot Review: A New Show Worth Watching

Synopsis: Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore), a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital’s surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, Shaun uses his extraordinary medical gifts to save lives and challenge the skepticism of his colleagues. […]

Big Little Lies: Pilot Review

  Somebody’s dead. The premiere of HBO’s glossy new Sunday fare blatantly tells us just that. The statement doubles as both the first episode’s title, as well as the subject of the seven-part miniseries mystery from writer David E. Kelley. Based on Australian author Liane Moriarty’s novel of the same name, Big Little Lies capitalizes […]

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Man with a Plan: Pilot Review

We all know and love Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani on FRIENDS. He was charming, hilarious, and fiercely loyal to his friends. Joey and Chandler are ultimate friendship goals, am I right? Well, we may not have anything but FRIENDS reruns to get us by, but now CBS has given us Man with A Plan. […]

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Pitch: Pilot Review

The ATX Television Festival is fun in itself (check out my review of it here), but is particularly awesome for giving attendees the chance to watch new fall shows before they air.  This year, the hot pilot of the year was Pitch, which officially premiered tonight .  Afterward the screening, two shows’ two stars (Kylie Bunbury and Mark-Paul […]

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Speechless Pilot Review

I went into Speechless with high hopes because I love Minnie Driver and her previous show, About A Boy. My hopes were not disappointed. The premier episode of Speechless was full of laughter. The show introduced us to two parents with three kids, one of which has cerebral palsy. We meet Maya (Minnie Driver), who […]

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NBC’s “This Is Us” Pilot Review

When Parenthood ended last year, I was absolutely devastated to lose such an amazing show with great writing, and the remarkable actors who brought those stories to life. I knew it would be impossible for any show to come even remotely close to filling in that void in my heart. Except… One show did. Last […]