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2007 Fall Preview

by The Editors September 17, 2007
2007 Fall Preview

Worst New Show -- Moonlight
So I saw the original pilot, the one before everyone in the show got re-cast (except the lead actor who...probably should have been re-cast) and which was mysteriously only 29 minutes long. The brevity of that pilot was as an act of mercy, really. Because this show is so unbelievably bad. And it's not the acting in the supporting roles that's to blame. The writing is atrocious -- I'm almost tempted to recommend this show for viewing in large groups for the biggest laughs you'll get all season -- and the additions of Shannyn Sossamon and Jason Dohring aren't going to help that. It's a steaming pile, folks.

All Buzz, No Honey -- Big Shots
It's the male Sex And The City! Or is it the male Desperate Housewives? Or maybe the male Women's Murder Club, it's tough to say. The baffling thing is this "and now, something for the fellas" aura that seems to surround the show, like it's adding some dude appeal to the chick-centric ABC lineup. I mean, I love Michael Vartan as much as anyone, probably more, and Dylan McDermott's just fine, but I don't know what male audience ABC thinks those guys are going to pull in. Well, I actually do know, but they only make up about ten percent of the total population, so...

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2007 Fall Preview

by The Editors September 17, 2007
2007 Fall Preview

Worst New Show -- Moonlight
So I saw the original pilot, the one before everyone in the show got re-cast (except the lead actor who...probably should have been re-cast) and which was mysteriously only 29 minutes long. The brevity of that pilot was as an act of mercy, really. Because this show is so unbelievably bad. And it's not the acting in the supporting roles that's to blame. The writing is atrocious -- I'm almost tempted to recommend this show for viewing in large groups for the biggest laughs you'll get all season -- and the additions of Shannyn Sossamon and Jason Dohring aren't going to help that. It's a steaming pile, folks.

All Buzz, No Honey -- Big Shots
It's the male Sex And The City! Or is it the male Desperate Housewives? Or maybe the male Women's Murder Club, it's tough to say. The baffling thing is this "and now, something for the fellas" aura that seems to surround the show, like it's adding some dude appeal to the chick-centric ABC lineup. I mean, I love Michael Vartan as much as anyone, probably more, and Dylan McDermott's just fine, but I don't know what male audience ABC thinks those guys are going to pull in. Well, I actually do know, but they only make up about ten percent of the total population, so...

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