The Mysteries of Laura – which fluctuates wildly between mostly serious police procedural and slapstick family comedy – has been picked up for a full season by NBC. The series has been responsible for a 58% increase in the timeslot over last season. For more, follow the jump.
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On The Mysteries of Laura (NBC, sneak preview 11/10C, then Wednesdays 8/7C) following America’s Got Talent), which wants to be both a procedural drama and a wacky domestic sitcom, Laura is a crackerjack homicide detective, a crack shot and a bit of a Type A personality. She’s a female Sherlock Holmes insofar as solving crimes but […]
Smash [NBC, Mondays, 10/9C] is a risky oddball of a series that was developed for cable before winding up on NBC. The story of the mounting of a Broadway play, Marilyn: The Musical, it is a big budget swing for the fences that knocks it out of the park.
It is extremely refreshing to see a series where a courtroom, a hospital, or a crime scene are nowhere in sight. Networks don’t often take chances on a series without one of those popular and successful staples as its foundation. And let’s also get another thing straight – with the exception of the inclusion of […]
In less than three weeks, NBC’s series about putting on a show, Smash, will premiere. To whet your metaphoric whistle, here are some behind the scenes videos – including one of executive producer Steven Spielberg talking about why the show fascinates him and will fascinate you, as well. More videos follow the jump – including […]
Last year’s mini-series The Starter Wife chronicled the events that led to Molly Kagan’s [Debra Messing] new, less wonderful life after her Hollywood producer husband, Kenny Kagan [David Allen Basche] told her he wanted a divorce. The mini-series did so well that USA decided to bring it back as an ongoing series [Fridays, 9/8C]. The […]