Articles written by: Bruno Saraceno

Rectify “Sleeping Giants”
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Rectify “Sleeping Giants”

I’m confident in saying that there are few dramas on television like Rectify. It’s a show with odd pacing, but it never feels like a drag. It’s well acted, beautiful to look at and has a premise with unique themes and characteristics. It’s an appealing show because it wraps a […]

Bruno’s TV Journal: MTV and The True Art of The TV Block
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Bruno’s TV Journal: MTV and The True Art of The TV Block

It’s almost impossible to put together a block of television that is successful from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. (with the exclusion of Fox who ends at 10 p.m.) in today’s DVR/On Demand/Online driven world. Broadcast networks are the only networks that have consistent content during these time frames six […]

Bruno’s TV Journal: USA Network’s Sirens Shows us its Heart and Still Makes us Laugh
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Bruno’s TV Journal: USA Network’s Sirens Shows us its Heart and Still Makes us Laugh

I love a sitcom with heart. I also love to laugh, so when a sitcom can make you feel something while making you laugh hysterically, there isn’t much within the format that could be better. NBC’s Parks and Recreation may be the best at this difficult blend, but it’s also […]

Bruno’s TV Journal: The How I Met Your Mother Finale “Last Forever”
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Bruno’s TV Journal: The How I Met Your Mother Finale “Last Forever”

Why wasn’t I surprised by the majority of what occurred during the series finale of How I Met Your Mother? Knowing what we know about the show and what we’ve seen through flash forwards and the many clues sprinkled throughout the run of the series, why am I not surprised […]

Bruno’s TV Journal: What Is Next For The Good Wife?
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Bruno’s TV Journal: What Is Next For The Good Wife?

Warning: mild spoilers for The Good Wife I needed to take a day to process what just happened Sunday on The Good Wife. I read the tweets, the think pieces and the comment sections of several articles. It was shocking, sad and impactful in terms of what this means for […]

Cougar Town “Too Good To Be True”
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Cougar Town “Too Good To Be True”

I’m taking the title of this episode literally as it pertains to Tom. It’s too good to be true that he would be the boyfriend of his neighbor Jules. We all know being cuddly with Jules and wishing Grayson were dead is Tom’s ultimate fantasy. He gets to live this […]

Cougar Town “Too Much Ain’t Enough”
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Cougar Town “Too Much Ain’t Enough”

I am not a fan of greediness. It’s not something that looks good on most people, especially when those people are already filled with so much wealth that they just continue to be fulfilled in life by increasing that wealth to gigantic amounts just because they can. Greed does not […]

Nashville Thoughts: Why Can’t I Quit This Show?
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Nashville Thoughts: Why Can’t I Quit This Show?

I watch an unhealthy amount of television. I don’t know how I started or why I continue to do so, but somehow I continue to accumulate shows on my DVR and it just won’t stop. There’s a lot of good television out there, with new networks popping up what seems […]

Cougar Town “Mystery of Love”
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Cougar Town “Mystery of Love”

“Mystery of Love” says it all in its title. The episode revolves around the mysteries that love entails, but in different shapes and sizes. You have the brunch with Jules, Grayson, Laurie and Travis. The storyline has its moments of comedy, but it’s mostly there to reconsider the idea that […]

Cougar Town “Time to Move On”
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Cougar Town “Time to Move On”

Cougar Town has never been a show about high stakes, but it has always been a show that focuses on its characters emotional stakes. When the show was dealing with the moments where Jules and Grayson were becoming an item and they didn’t know how Bobby would take it because Grayson and Bobby […]