In an early, draft of this list, we had Showtime’s “Nurse Jackie” ranked as high as #2, but over time it slid down to#6.
The show: “Nurse Jackie“
Synopsis: A Vicodin addicted nurse tries to balance a hectic work life with a messy love life Debuted: June 9th, 2009
Our take: I started [...]
Danny McBride’s HBO comedy, “Eastbound & Down,” comes in at #7. Of the 3 half hour comedies in our top 10, this is easily the foulest.
The show: “Eastbound & Down“ Synopsis: Former professional baseball star returns home in shame to teach a high school gym class before mounting his comeback attempt. Debuted: February 15th, [...]
Crap! Fall is here and we’ve falling behind on our rankings. Let’s try to speed this up. “True Blood” is up at number 8. The show is incredibly faithful to the whole vampire thing… and by that I mean it sucks.
Please pass the remote.
The show: “True Blood“ Synopsis: Girl bangs vampire. Debuted: [...]
A slew of casting announcements were made this week for HBO’s “A Game of Thrones.” Here’s the cast thus far:
Tyrion Lannister – Peter Dinklage
You know him from: “The Station Agent“
Ned Stark – Sean Bean
You know him from: “The Lord [...]
I must have gotten through with the firm talking-to I gave Nurse Jackie last time around, because things are finally starting to happen. On the romantic front, Eddie tries to give Jackie a bracelet in honor of their one-year anniversary. It doesn’t play out so well- Jackie clearly doesn’t remember the anniversary, nor does she [...]
Of all of Fox’s recent attempts at the science fiction genre, “Fringe” looks like the most likely to succeed. It made number 9 on our list of best new shows.
There was something important. . . Oh! I've decided on the pancakes. Blueberry.
The show: “Fringe” Synopsis: Remember the “The X-Files“? [...]
Number 10 comes to us from the USA network – a fairly new entrant into the legitimate television drama game.
The show: “Royal Pains” Synopsis: An unemployed doctor, Hank Lawson (Mark Feuerstein), and his sleazy brother Evan (Paulo Costanzo), enter the realm of the ultra-wealthy when a billionaire in the Hamptons hires Cliff [...]
Fox’s “Dollhouse” was one of the most anticipated new series this year, but many feel it was lucky to be picked up for a second season. It lands just shy of the Top Ten on our list.
The show: “Dollhouse“ Synopsis: The Dollhouse is an underground organization that uses new technology to program [...]
The 14th best show is something of an anomaly in that the pilot was released this spring, but the rest of the series will not air until next fall. With just one episode to judge, it probably got docked a few points. Looking purely at potential, we could have put it a few spots higher. [...]