This month see’s acclaimed actor Claudia Karvan return to Australian TV screens with a new legal drama from the ABC, Newton’s Law.
Gilmore Girls returns this Friday with four movie-length episodes, streaming exclusively on Netflix. The miniseries, titled A Year in the Life, is Netflix’s most recent revival of popular series, following the fourth season of Arrested Development and Fuller House. Debuting in 2000, Gilmore Girls followed the lives of Lorelai (Lauren Graham) and Rory Gilmore (Alexis Bledel).
The animated comedy series spotlights a special undercover unit of the Gold Coast police known as Pacific Heat, led by Special Agent Todd Sommerville (Rob Sitch). The makeup of the squad will be familiar to anyone who’s seen a police procedural or two in their team—there’s the rule-bending leader, the tough guy, the brains, the flustered chief—but that’s part of the point.
For many motorsport fans Peter Brock was as close as you get to a deity. He won Bathurst nine times, Sandown 500 nine times, and was the Australian Touring Car Champion three times. He had many peers but few in the league of the man dubbed 'Peter Perfect'.
With so many new shows starting over the next couple of weeks on our televisions and tablets, STEVE MOLK takes a look and gives you the shortcut reviews on 14 of them.
There’s nothing wrong with high concept comedy as long as that high concept doesn’t overpower the humor itself. There is, however, an example of a new show this season that gets high concept comedy right. That show is NBC’s The Good Place.
Decider TV's US correspondent Merrill Bar takes a look at the new ABC comedy SPEECHLESS and finds there's many more layers to it than you might expect.
When Parenthood concluded in 2015, it left a gaping hole in broadcast television. It was the last gasp of a time long lost to the modern era of marketing and branding that requires every show have some giant hook that gets viewers tuning in from day one. NBC is hoping to fill the hole with their newest drama, THIS IS US.
Every once in a while a concept comes along that’s hard to quantify. An idea that feels conceived on the back of a napkin in a cocktail bar during a bender. When it comes to ideas like this, while they can be praised for the boldness of their creator(s) for even being attempted, they either succeed wildly (see: Orphan Black) or fall flat (see: Defiance).
In the case of Fox’s Son of Zorn, it unfortunately runs with the latter.
During the course of Better Things’ first five episodes, someone goes on a rant about how hilarious Sam Fox is. However, this is something that never truly comes to fruition on screen.
Like so many FX comedies before it, including the network’s most recent launch, Atlanta, Better Things is a good story about a normal person trying to do the best she can in life, but to say it’s funny would be false.