One of Chuck Lorre’s newest sitcoms, the United States of Al, picked up some pre-launch buzz but not good buzz. Lots of people looked at the 30s trailer and immediately jumped on it saying it was going to be tone-deaf, mocking Muslims, etc. Oddly enough, the goal of the producers was to have a Muslim protagonist that wasn’t a punchline.… Read the rest
So the new season is just about upon us, with some networks kicking off new shows already while some networks are gearing up for the week of new shows (which will take place mainly from September 19th to 25th). Fair warning in advance — spoilers abound below.
Lost Girl and Covert Affairs already premiered on Showcase and are looking somewhat mixed – Lost Girl is back to freak of the week, although with pending doom looming at the end of the episode through a Banshee-like foretelling of fire and brimstone coming, as foretold by a creepy little girl.… Read the rest