Ironically, what makes the show so original is part of the reason why it fell so flat — it’s as almost as though they had HBO-level ideas with a Freeform-level action plan.
The slap bass aside, “Seinfeld” has an almost musical quality to it, a soundscape of sorts that’s kind of mesmerizing.
Despite a massive budget and star-studded cast, “Maniac” offers little of note.
Somehow, anything these two actors do can somehow turn out funny.
The pilot offers a few pointers upfront: Keep your blinds closed and your Instagram private.
The Daily’s expectations versus predicted realities for the best TV of the year.
Eric Andre’s work is the most successful form of absurdism in the internet and pop culture age.
In short, it’s the rare show that’s dark, but doesn’t feel the need to constantly remind you of it.
“The Purge” is precisely the worst type of TV show, but not because it is a wholesale trainwreck.
As it stands, the overall show is largely forgettable, and an infusion of some serious notes would give it more heft and allow the series to stand-out among its competitors.