ABC's Take Two Premiere: Grade It!

ABC’s new detective procedural Take Two, starring Rachel Bilson (Hart of Dixie) and Eddie Cibrian (CSI: Miami), could have just as easily been titled Castle: Take Two— which makes sense, since the lighthearted series hails from Andrew W. Marlowe and Terri Edda Miller, the executive producers of the Nathan Fillion/Stana Katic drama. RELATEDWatch ABC Trailers for […]

AMC's Dietland Premiere: Grade It!

Editor’s note: This recap covers the first hour of Dietland‘s series premiere. The pressure put on women to be beautiful can be quite ugly, AMC’s Dietland will have you know, and sometimes it takes a body falling from the sky to make that point. The new series, which premiered Monday night, follows Plum Kettle (played by Joy Nash, Twin […]

Solo Star Wars Story: The audience verdict is IN as CinemaScore grade is revealed

The movie grabbed $ 14.1 million through Thursday evening previews, topping Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End ($ 13.2m) to score the best Memorial Day weekend debut ever. But the audience verdict on it comes courtesy of CinemaScore. Unlike audience rating systems on IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes, which can be voted-on by absolutely anybody, […]

The Resident Season Finale Recap: Jailhouse, Rocked — Plus: Grade It!

While watching Monday’s season finale of The Resident, you may have exhibited any or all of the following symptoms: increased heart rate, abnormally high blood pressure, a sudden lump in your throat and/or the desire to yell, “Finally!” at your TV screen. The Fox drama wrapped its freshman year with a tense, highly entertaining hour, […]

Jesus Christ Superstar Live's Best and Worst Moments — Plus: Grade It!

NBC doled out quite the religious experience Sunday, giving viewers a tw0-and-a-half-hour live performance of Jesus Christ Superstar on one of Christianity’s holiest days: Easter. The event’s cast drew from a variety of genres, featuring R&B star John Legend as Jesus, singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, rock legend Alice Cooper as King Herod and Power‘s Brandon […]

ABC's Alex, Inc. Premiere: Grade It!

Zach Braff ain’t no scrub in his return to primetime. Alex, Inc., a new family comedy which debuted on Wednesday, is based on the life of Alex Blumberg, a former This American Life producer who left his job to launch the highly successful StartUp podcast, backed by venture capitalist/frequent Shark Tank panelist Chris Sacca. RELATEDABC’s Splitting Up Together […]