Mr. Robot Review: Season 2 Boots Up With Less Hacking, More Heady Drama
Perhaps I was among a subset of Mr. Robot fans who appreciated Season 1 as a clever and engaging “heist” drama that was enriched by the fact that its antihero was, as eventually affirmed, plagued by mental illness.
The start of Season 2, though, inverts that formula READ MORE
Zoo Review: Season 2 Is Unabashedly Crazy Like a (Feral, CGI'd) Fox
If Tuesday’s two-hour premiere was any indication, CBS’ Zoo is going all in with Season 2. READ MORE
American Gothic Review: CBS' Killer Drama Brings Cheap Chills to Summer
We need to talk about the Hawthornes.
At first glance, the wealthy Boston family at the heart of CBS’ new summer drama American Gothic (premiering Wednesday, June 22 at 10/9c) might look like they just stepped out of a page from READ MORE
Mother, May I Sleep With Danger? Review: The Remake's Bloody Hilarious
Before you go saying, “OMG, TVLine hates everything lately!” that grade of “F” is for “fun.” If you liked NBC’s original, so-bad-it’s-awesome Mother, May I Sleep With Danger? odds are, you’re gonna love James Franco’s 20th-anniversary remake READ MORE
Animal Kingdom Review: Crime Pays for TNT's New Drama… Just Not Well
If first impressions last, Animal Kingdom is in trouble.
Based on a 2010 Australian movie, the now-SoCal-set TNT drama is well-acted, and the pilot (June 14, 9/8c), sharply directed by co-executive producer John Wells (The West Wing). But READ MORE
BrainDead Review: Good Wife Creators' D.C. Satire Will Make Your Head Ache
Here’s something troubling about BrainDead, CBS’ new political dramedy from The Good Wife creators Robert and Michelle King: After watching three hour-long episodes, I can honestly say READ MORE
Outcast Review: Cinemax's Exorcism Drama Possessed of Potential, at Least
Aw, hell. Since Cinemax’s new supernatural drama, Outcast, is based on The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman’s comic-book series of the same name, READ MORE
Chelsea Review: We Can't Handler the Truth of Netflix's Drab New Talker
The fact that Chelsea Handler’s new eponymous talk show, Chelsea, is on Netflix means you can tune in any time of day or night — and I say that as something of a threat. READ MORE
Preacher Review: AMC's New Series Will Show You a Hell of a Good Time
Praise be! AMC‘s Preacher (premiering Sunday, May 22, 10/9c) might be just the series that fans of The Walking Dead have been complaining for two years now that Fear the Walking Dead isn’t. READ MORE
Houdini & Doyle Review: Fox's Drab Period Drama Is a No-Wit Sherlock
Like that ad campaign from the early ’80s where diners at fine restaurants had their coffee replaced with Folgers crystals, Fox’s Houdini & Doyle attempts to READ MORE