John Landgraf

He's a warm, unicorn-loving hitman


Maybe I was destined to like "Mr Inbetween," the quirky series that airs late-night Tuesdays on FX. After all, my sons are named Scott and Ryan ... and this show is written by and stars a guy named Scott Ryan. Anyway, I also like the show because of its offbeat tone. And I marvel that it's based on a movie that few people noticed when it was in Australian theaters, 13 years ago. Here's the story I sent to papers:

By Mike Hughes

Somewhere in that TV landscape, there are some fine choices


OK, now we can get serious about the new fall season. The stories I previously sent to papers (see blogs below) previewed drama, action-adventure, sci fi/fantasy/horror and comedy; now here's the main story:

 

By Mike Hughes

"Terriers" canceled: "Subtle charm" fails again


One of the best surprises this summer was "Huge," a show with subtlety, charm and flawed characters. It won't be back for a second season.

One of the best surprises this fall was "Terriers," with subtlety, charm and flawed characters. It won't be back next season.

Yes, there's a trend here.