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  • ‘Big Sky’ Thinking: Is ABC’s new drama a treasured state of affairs or not?

    Montana-based investigator Cody Hoyt starts the day with no idea how bad it’s going to turn out. Firstly, his estranged wife has just learned that her best-friend Cassie is sleeping with Cody. Then he hears that two young women, sisters Danielle and Grace Sullivan who are en route to...
  • Adventures in Acronyms: Marvel lays down its S.H.I.E.L.D….

    After years of fighting alongside each other, after being a force for law and order and then driven underground, after fighting on earth, for it and beyond it and  after traversing the time-stream and trying to sort out their place in a wider Universe, the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. finally...
  • NEW-TV: Tolman emerges as maternal key in ABC mystery…

    When a power-failure sweeps across the Long Island area, knocking out electricity and cell-phones, local sheriff Jo Evans (Allison Tolman)  is quickly roused from sleep and – making sure her father Ed (Clancy Brown) and daughter Bree (Ashley Aufderheide) are okay – rushes to the scene of what seems...
  • NETWORKING: ABC relies on mainstays for 2019/2020 run…

    ABC‘s mainstay shows will be back – such as Grey’s Anatomy (for a sixteenth season), Grey‘s spin-off Station 19 (for a third run), How to Get Away with Murder (for a sixth season), The Good Doctor (for a third outing), A Million Little Things (for a second series) and...
  • New ‘Agents of SHIELD’ summer trailer gets Phil-ibustered…

    Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD received a late renewal from ABC and won’t actually be back on screens until the summer (probably July). But, on the positive side, that will allow it to side-step some of the issues raised by (and events between) the two cosmic Avengers movies and the infamous...
  • ABC confirms 20/20 vision for S.H.I.E.L.D. summer seasons…

    Outgoing President of ABC Entertainment Channing Dungey confirmed today that Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD has now been confirmed for both a sixth AND seventh season, with both outings believed to be thirteen episode orders.  It was revealed earlier in the year that the television show was getting a reduced...
  • Once More with Fillion: ‘Rookie’ Mistake or Seasoned Success?

    Forty year old John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) is feeling adrift. He’s newly divorced and has no idea where he wants to go next. But moments after depositing his divorce papers in his bank’s security deposit box, the bank is the subject of an attempted robbery. Nolan’s bravery – or...
  • ‘Designated Survivor’ lives up to its name…

    Add another name to the list of shows supposedly cancelled and sent off into reruns that have subsequently been saved and find themselves moving on to pastures new. The likes of network-jumping Brooklyn-Nine-Nine, The Expanse and Lucifer can now add Designated Survivor to their ranks. The political/action show actually...
  • ABC spells last-minute S.H.I.E.L.D. renewal for 2019…

    It was one of the series that was definitely ‘on the bubble’ but ABC has confirmed that Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will be returning for the next season, its sixth run on the network and the only collaboration between ABC and Marvel after the failure of The Inhumans. The...