Friday, September 22, 2017

COMEDY ROUNDUP: 'People of Earth,' 'The Mindy Project,' 'You're the Worst' and 'Broad City' (September 17-23)

Some brief reviews for various comedies from September 17-23, 2017:

TBS' People of Earth - Episode 2.09 "Truth or Dare"
Hulu's The Mindy Project - Episode 6.02 "A Romantical Decouplement"
FXX's You're the Worst - Episode 4.04 "This Is Just Marketing"
Comedy Central's Broad City - Episode 4.02 "Twaining Day"

REVIEW: 'Transparent' - Maura Gets Stopped at the Airport as Ali Runs Away From Her Life in 'Groin Anomaly'

Amazon's Transparent - Episode 4.02 "Groin Anomaly"

Ali is blindsided when Leslie goes public with the details of their relationship. Sarah is ignited by a new connection with her daughter's former teacher, Lila. Josh unexpectedly encounters an ex. Shelly takes up improv. Ali joins Maura on her trip to Israel and their journey gets off to a bumpy start.

Thursday Cable Ratings - 'Thursday Night Football,' 'Project Runway,' 'Flipping Out,' 'Mountain Men,' 'Guilty Rich' & More!

On September 21, 2017, NFL Network's Thursday Night Football was the highest rated show on cable with a 2.80 - followed by Lifetime's Project Runway (0.52), Bravo's Flipping Out (0.35) and ESPN's College Football (0.34).

Thursday Night Football was the most viewed program with 7.448 million viewers - followed by History's Mountain Men (2.166), Project Runway (1.935) and Nickelodeon's The Loud House (1.598).


CBS will debut its new original drama series SEAL Team on Wednesday, September 27 at 9/8c. following the season premiere of Survivor. The drama stars David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot, Neil Brown Jr., A.J. Buckley, Toni Trucks and Jessica Paré.

Read on for my thoughts on the new drama after screening its first two episodes.

Casting News - David Gyasi, Karla Crome, Indira Varma and Tamzin Merchant Board Amazon's 'Carnival Row'; Plus 5 More Updates!

Casting News - September 22, 2017

Amazon's Carnival Row & Good Omens; AMC's Humans; CBS' Bull; The CW's Arrowverse shows; and Syfy's Happy!.