Posts in category "TV: Editorial"

The Best TV Shows of 2015

The Best TV Shows of 2015
Another year has passed which means we have another year’s worth of television to judge. This year I’ve done away with the boring old list to bring you the first ever Mainville Report Awards! The awards nominated and chosen solely by me in the categories that I choose, a.k.a. the awards Hollywood has been clamoring... Read more »

The 8 Most Promising New TV Shows of the 2015/16 Season

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/qE983cTD4Mg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe><br><br> <b><i>Containment</i> - CW Mideason</b><br> <b>Official Word:</b> When a mysterious and deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, a vast urban quarantine is quickly enforced, forcing those stuck on the inside to fight for their lives while local and federal officials desperately search for a cure. <br> <b>My Take:</b> Pros, it looks like a really great movie. Cons, it looks like a really great movie.
Well, it’s officially summer, which means that TV season (at least the major TV season) is over. But luckily, after a few short months of cable offerings and reality filler, our favorite shows will be back along with some new shows vying for our viewership. So here’s a peak at the shows I’m most looking... Read more »

The TV Stars You Forgot Were on Mad Men

The TV Stars You Forgot Were on Mad Men
Mad Men, which will air its final episodes beginning April 5th, has made household names of Hamm, Moss and Hendricks, but there are plenty of small screen stars who made their names after a stint on the AMC drama. ———- Enjoy this post? There’s plenty more where this came from. Like us on Facebook so... Read more »
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The 9 Most Promising New Shows of the 2014/2015 Season

The 9 Most Promising New Shows of the 2014/2015 Season
Now that the 2013/2014 television season has come to a close and all thats left on the airwaves is reality and baseball, its time to look forward to the shows that may become our new obsessions come this fall ( or “midseason.”) After scouring the internet for all the details on the new shows picked... Read more »

The 9 Best TV Shows to Marathon Instead of Watching the Olympics

The 9 Best TV Shows to Marathon Instead of Watching the Olympics
The 2014 Winter Olympics kicked off last night and while that’s great news for fans of multi-national competition, it’s not so great for fans of currently airing TV shows. New TV episodes have been scarce at best since the holidays, but the ratings juggernaut of the Olympics means they will be completely nonexistent until the... Read more »

The 10 Best TV Shows of 2013

The 10 Best TV Shows of 2013
It may be 2014, but lets take a moment to remember back to a simpler time — 2013. When we still had eight whole episodes of Breaking Bad to look forward to and the term “Red Wedding” only meant your aunt was too drunk to properly request a Billy Idol song. 2013 was a real... Read more »
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The Top 7 Best Holiday TV Episodes Ever

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/qCowrXGwdjs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <br><br><b>Friends</b> - "The One With the Holiday Armadillo" <br><br> This one has gone down in the annals of TV history. I may or may not own an armadillo ornament in tribute...
Cookies have been baked, gifts have been bought and Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas” has been playing on an endless loop for weeks, its official: Christmas is almost here. So lets take a break from stressing about presents and cooking to remember what’s really important in life — television. Here’s a look at... Read more »

Why The Real Housewives Deserve an Emmy

Why The Real Housewives Deserve an Emmy
A few weeks ago, as I was assembling my predictions for the 2013 Emmy winners, I noted my disgust over the shows nominated for best reality (non-competition) program. Shows like Shark Tank and Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, which are perfectly fine shows, but they are not non-competition or reality (as we have come to define... Read more »