The show is predicated on a concept, rather than a plot, that has never allowed a fully realized exploration of its many devices.
Bravo’s Being Bobby Brown purports to chronicle the former New Edition member’s return to the music world.
The transcendent Reno 911 doesn’t fall on references to the week’s banner headlines to incite laughter.
Lisa Kudrow keeps a safe distance from Phoebe Buffay, her trademark character from Friends, while retaining all of her comedic quirks.
The romantic setups and symbols of wealth and male domination in Entourage feel as though they were dreamt up in a lonely singles bar.
If the show is remotely watchable it’s because the hands involved in its making always manage to sink to heretofore unknown lows.
The show’s extreme shooting style makes it especially hard to stare at what is—no more no less—a totem to the pop singer’s narcissism.
Apparently a nonsexual kiss between the 60-year-old Scout and Annie, her partner of 26 years, is just as offensive as Janet flashing her tit in front of ninety million viewers on live TV.