The return of Burn Notice, Dark Blue, True Blood and Mad Men
I really enjoy watching TV shows. Unfortunately, Ugly Betty, 24, Lost and Heroes are no more. Not to mention Bryan Fuller’s whimsical Pushing Daisies! So what is left to watch this Summer? Luckily, several of my favorite shows. Burn Notice is on my top list, I already wrote about the show: Burn Notice Vs Leverage? I’d better get burned!. If I ... More
Burn Notice Vs Leverage? I’d better get burned!
It has been a long time I didn’t talk about TV shows, last time was in June 2008. Since then I had the pleasure (well it is not always such a pleasure…) to watch new shows and I have had some great surprises. Among them is ‘Burn Notice’, a comedy-drama/action show created by Matt Nix. I wasn’t expecting much from this show, ... More
Lost, Battlestar Galactica, Nip/Tuck, House M.D… Addicted!
More than a year ago, in April 2007 (time flies!), I wrote a post about Dexter and The Shield and the fact that bad characters behavior can make good (even great) shows. Action-drama, science fiction, comedy-drama (dramedy), medical-drama, situation comedy, police-drama; television series cover many topics with as many different approaches. I am always ... More
The Big Bang Theory: Am I really that kind of Nerd?!
The Big Bang Theory pilot has been available for months on Youtube and it premiered on September 24, 2007 on CBS. About the show (from CBS website) : ‘Meet two brainiacs with a lot to learn. Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon (Jim Parsons) can tell their quarks from their quantum physics, but have no clue how women add up. Leave it to their pretty ... More
Dexter and The Shield: bad is good
It’s always a challenge for a writer to make the readers like a character they would hate in real life. Some time ago I watched two TV shows: Dexter and The Shield and I have to admit I wasn’t really interested to at first. Dexter (starring Michael C. Hall) is a serial killer but he’s not so bad after all, he only kills criminals. In The Shield, Vic ... More