Category Archives: FOX

Fall 2012 Season Wrap Up

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The 2012 network television season has been one for the books. There’s been laughs, cattiness, renewing, canceling, Reba-ing, and of course Britney Spears’s ruthless judging. But what have been the highlights? What have we refused to delete from our DVRs and what do we wish we were able to unsee? After the jump, I’ll give you my opinions of what the worst and best things were of the 2012 fall network television season, along with the opinions of my fellow college comrades at Colorado State University.
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The Writers Guild Noms Are In…

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The Writers Guild of America has announced their nominations for 2012. Let’s just say it’s a bad world out there.
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X Factor: See Ya CeCe

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Thursday night’s episode of X Factor marked another double elimination episode for the struggling signing competition. Thank Godney America got half of the results right.
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Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Struts Over Competition

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Once every year, the Victoria’s Secret Angel models festively strut their feeble bodies on national television. And because every straight man in the country makes sure to cancel poker night for the show, it’s always a ratings hit for CBS.
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“Family Guy’s” 200th Episode Goes Back In Time, But Not Far Enough

Can you believe Sunday night’s episode of “Family Guy” marked its 200th episode? Time sure flies by when you’re laughing at racism, homophobia, gay baiting, sexism, violence and stereotyping. For the Griffin household however, time flew backwards in last night’s milestone episode.
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Renew or Cancel?

Quiz time: What do the new fall television shows Revolution, Go On, The New Normal, and The Mindy Project all have in common? Continue reading

The Mindy Project: The Savior for Prime-Time Sitcoms

Remember hearing Rihanna’s mega-smash “We Found Love” for the first time? From the first line, you became hooked. You were pulled into a foreign territory- something you never quite experienced before. And just when you thought you figured out the song, the production completely changed into an epic anthem that you, still to this day, would never dare to stop. Ladies and gentlemen, what I present to you is the sitcom equivalent to “We Found Love”- FOX’s and Mindy Kaling’s love child: The Mindy Project. (Stay with me) Continue reading

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FOX: The Mindy Project

Most of us know her as the lovable, yet hyper-mercurial Kelly Kapoor on that pretty popular NBC sitcom The Office. But this fall, Mindy Kaling is leaving NBC’s prime-time schedule for FOX’s in a starring role of her own produced sitcom titled, The Mindy Project. There are probably a millions reasons I could think of to watch this soon-to-be your new favorite show, but lets just go over the top three.
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X Factor Permiere: The Good, The Bad, And Clapney

September 12th, 2012 will forever mark the day that pop culture conglomerates Simon Cowell, Britney Spears, and Demi Lovato converged onto one judging table (oh yeah, and LA Ried was there too).

Last year, it seemed as if broadcast television met a max capacity for singing competitions that appeared to exclude X Factor. Cowell’s X Factor made its way over sea’s from the land where cars drive on the other side of the road, in hopes to produce big stars like Leona Lewis, One Direction, and Cherl Lloyd. More importantly, it was treated an American reboot to produce big ratings. The first season’s premiere opened to 12.49 million viewers, seen a severe disappointment in FOX’s eyes. After Cowell aXed half the judging panel, host, and revamped the series to appeal more to American audiences (AKA HEAVILY SCRIPTED), season two seemed like it would resonate well compared to its previous incarnation.
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