missing my #SonsofAnarchy reviews? Here’s where to find ‘em:

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Like I’m doing with The Strain, The Walking Dead, and a few other shows this fall, I’ll be posting links to any shows I’m reviewing at TVOvermind, Sound on Sight, or Geeks Unleashed, rather than the old system of publishing individual posts for every review.

Here are my reviews for Sons of Anarchy:

Episode 4 – “Poor Little Lambs”

Episode 3 – “Playing with Monsters”

Episode 2 – “Toil and Till”


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my fall preview continues with a brief review of CBS’s #Stalker:

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(airs Wednesdays at 10pm ET on CBS)

Aggressively tone deaf and “creepy” in the worst ways possible (something it’s oddly proud of), Stalker is arguably the worst show of the fall (and during what’s been a fairly sub-par year for pilots, is saying something). Created by Kevin Willamson, the man behind Scream and The Following, Stalker is the latest crime procedural on American television to hang…

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thoughts on tonight’s #NewGirl:

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“Julie Berkman’s Older Sister” almost feels like New Girl firing on all cylinders again – I say almost, because there are long stretches of the episode that just aren’t funny, particularly when diving into the wacky relationship between Jess’s father and Ashley Berkman (It’s Always Sunny‘s Kaitlin Olson). But thanks to a solid B-story and a surprisingly pleasant resolution to the episode’s main…

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thoughts on tonight’s ABC pilots:


The fall season is upon us – and rather than cover dozens of pilots individually, I’ll be posting brief reviews of new shows, grouped together by the night they debut. Tonight, we’ve got two of ABC’s new comedies destined to fail next to Modern Family – but only one of them deservedly.

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Manhattan Love Story – D

(premieres 8:30pm ET on ABC)

Doesn’t this sound like a great love story? Two selfish…

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My review of #HowToGetAwayWithMurder :

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In a fall full of tepid pilots, it may be hard to gauge what it means when I say How to Get Away with Murder (ABC, 10pm ET) is one of the season’s most ridiculous, entertaining new shows. Created by ShondaLand writer Peter Nowalk (with Shonda Rhimes on board as executive producer), HtGAwM is the most balls-to-the-wall debut so far this fall, a legal drama with a heavily (and considering what’s…

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is black-ish any good? I don’t know, but I have lots of thoughts about it!:


black-ish premieres at 9:30pm tonight on ABC, locked into it’s cushy post-Modern Family slot (a “cushy” slot mostly in theory only; just ask Suburgatory, How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life), and Mixology), and fresh off a wave of hype and good reviews across the web this week. But is it hype deserved? I’ve already shared brief thoughts about the pilot at Sound on Sight– but…

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a review of tonight’s #NewGirl:

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With Jess out trying to “crush butt” again, “Dice” initially appears to be an identical twin to the season premiere, with Jess repeatedly being awkward in her attempts to “get out there again” (translation: “get laid”). And though the episode is essentially 20 minutes of that, topped off with another pointless story line for the rest of the 4D crew, there are a few promising, if fleeting, moments…

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my fall previews kick off with reviews of #Gotham, #Scorpian, and #Forever:

Cr: Jessica Miglio/FOX

The fall season is upon us – and rather than cover dozens of pilots individually, I’ll be posting brief reviews of new shows, grouped together by the night they debut. Tonight, we’ve got three: two crime procedurals (one decent, one terrible), and FOX’s most-anticipated new drama of the fall. Enjoy – and let me know what you thought of these new shows in the comments!

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Forever (ABC, 10PM ET) – C+

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all my reviews of #TheStrain, in one handy place (including this week’s):

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In case you didn’t know, I’ve been writing about the first season of The Strain at TVOvermind all summer – and in lieu of putting up new posts every week with short excerpts and reviews (something more people requested I keep than I expected), I’ll be collecting them all, right here, updating it each time a new post goes live over at TVOM.

Without further ado, here are my reviews of The Strain:


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