Murphy Brown (CBS)

Well new season means new reboots. The television industry has deemed that their current flavor of the month, and there seems to be no stopping it. The latest network to throw their dusty retro trucker cap into the ring is CBS with their “Revival” of Murphy Brown. As with previous reboot/revival news I quickly eye […]

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Bear with the mess…..

New season, new layout, new domain! I’m just putting the finishing touches on the latest layout, so please just enjoy some of my older blog posts for now. New television season kicks off in two weeks so check back for reviews and news!   –Ash

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Podcast Episode Two

Well people liked the first one, so I made another.

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9JKL (CBS 8:30 Mondays)

Several years ago I wrote a review for the FOX sitcom Mulaney, starring SNL writer/comic turned actor John Mulaney, and at the time I said I couldn’t find a single good thing to say about the show. Well, congratulations guys I’ve finally found one – you’re NOT CBS sitcom 9JKL  AND no longer the worst […]

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The Brave (Mondays 10pm NBC)

Hey you know what I love most about network televison dramas? Not a lot, but hey I have to watch them… The Brave is a drama that takes us inside the lives of America’s elite undercover military agency aptly named Defense Intelligence Agency….. and yeah there’s a kidnapping and people with guns, Anne Heiche is […]

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Young Sheldon (CBS)

Despite my aversion to The Big Bang Theory I felt it was my obligation as a television junkie to watch Young Sheldon, and you’ll be surprised to know – I didn’t hate it. Completely. Set in 1989 Young Sheldon is exactly what it says – a show about a young Sheldon Cooper growing up in […]

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I’ve Finally Done It

After many years of thinking about it I decided to jump off the deep end and record my very own podcast. Beyond The Ratings will cover all sorts from reviews and rants to television news going down that week in (hopefully) an entertaining format. My first episode I discuss The Emmys, new shows and just […]

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The Good Doctor (Mondays 10pm on ABC)

For fuck’s sake television we’ve had this talk before – ENOUGH with the medical dramas. I know you love them, but it was old ten years ago… *sigh* So yeah, anyway you want a review… The Good Doctor has Freddie Highmore playing Dr. Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and Savant syndrome who after saving […]

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The Mayor (Tuesdays 9:30 on ABC)

What happens when local rapper runs for mayor of his hometown as a  PR stunt, and wins? That’s the premise of ABC’s latest comedy offering, and while the synopsis may sound like it’s taking advantage of the current political situation – I can wholeheartedly say yes it is. But damn it’s funny. Say what you […]

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Review: The Orville (Thursdays 9pm on FOX)

Seth McFarlane takes us to the 25th Century in this space ‘comedy’. Planetary Union officer Ed Mercer finally gets called up to command his own ship – dream come true – and jumps at the chance to prove himself whilst bringing his good pal Gordon,the best helmsman in the fleet, along for the ride! But […]

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