Comedy parodies can run the gamut from extremely funny to extremely strange. Weíre not exactly sure how to take the latest Bobís Burgers parody, a joke-filled trailer for the porn parody Bobís Boners. Keep in mind this is a trailer for a porn movie, but itís safe for YouTube and thus not filled with graphic imagery.
Twenty-five years after Seinfeld debuted, Fox is trying to make history repeat itself with an obvious homage to the ground-breaking NBC sitcom. So. What's the deal with Mulaney? Sadly, the great material behind the throwback can't save it from feeling out of time. And we all know how important timing is for comedy.
There are spoilers from both tonightís premiere of Gracepoint, as well as the British series Broadchurch in the following paragraphs. Proceed with caution. Even before tonightís premiere, Gracepoint was already getting a lot of comparisons to Broadchurch, the BBC series that Foxís new drama is based on.
It seems impossible to imagine a kind of murder that hasnít been tackled by a CSI or Law & Order episode, and so the murder itself must be surrounded by equally important and engaging characters and settings. And while I wasnít ready to allow myself to admit it at first, Fox is home to a potential masterpiece in the startlingly realized Gracepoint. At least, for people who haven't watched Broadchurch.
Are you one of those people who just canít get enough of Foxís reality series Utopia? Iím sorry to break it to you Ė one of roughly 2 million people Ė that Fox is pulling half of the plug on the fledgling experiment.
turning a movie premise into a TV idea has been pretty popular lately, with a Minority Report project and a Shutter Island-based series both in the works. Still, Foxís latest purchase might come as a bit of curveball. On Tuesday, the network bought an event series that would be a remake of the classic 1988 Penny Marshall film, Big.
Foxís comic book-inspired crime drama Gotham had quite a challenge when its pilot premiered last week, reintroducing characters that Batman fanatics are oh-so-familiar with while trying to disperse them into a fully realized fictional world. Those who were bothered by the endless line of future villain appearances arenít going to be won over by the full season promo seen above, but the rest of us can cackle gloriously over our first looks at these murderous baddies.
Itís quite possible that youíll be watching Brooklyn Nine-Nine this season, seeing jokes and hearing lines that will make you think, ďHow on Earth did somebody write those?Ē As it happens, itís entirely possible nobody wrote them.
The perfect mash-up special needs a lot of things going in the right direction, and while the Family Guy/Simpsons crossover isnít a flawless hour of television by any means, it met or surpassed the expectations I had going into it. Itís fun, itís surprisingly grounded, and it lets us watch the rarity of the Simpson family earning true moral superiority.
If you havenít caught the first episode of Bonesí new season, you should turn back, now. This article is a hive of spoilers, and while finding out things ahead of time might seem like fun, it's always better to just learn in the moment. So, go plow through the episode and then immediately head back to this article to read more about what happened.
As it goes with most pilots, our first look at Gotham isnít perfect, but itís a startlingly effective and refreshing trip into a world that weíve already experienced a million times before. Is it the best show on TV? Not yet, but here are five reasons why we might change our minds about that in the future.
The complex supernatural police drama Sleepy Hollow is headed back onto Foxís schedule tonight, and if you needed a refresher or need to catch up on where the series is headed, weíve taken a look back at a slew of Season 1 characters to bring you up to speed on where Sleepy Hollow is going.
Fox is one of several networks entering the small-screen superhero fray this fall but their comic-book adaptation stands apart from the rest by shifting the focus onto the supporting cast. Bruce Wayne's tragic beginning is only the catalyst for Gotham to show how the DC Comics' city known for criminality got its start. As for the show's beginnings, the series premiere is a lot like Two-Face; it's half-good and half-bad.
A recent batch of clips has popped up, and the video seen above features one of the most important moments in comic history, as Gotham City detective James Gordon (Ben McKenzie) meets a young Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz) for the first time, cementing a lifelong semi-partnership in the name of justice.
We hope youíre ready for another one, as Warner Bros. TV is diving down into Hell for a live-action adaptation of DC/Vertigoís Lucifer, which could possibly take us into the world of Sandman for the first time on television.