Topic: The Bridge

Why a Great Second Season Is Often Too Late to Save a Struggling Show

FX had to dynamite The Bridge. Could S.H.I.E.L.D. be next?

Very few TV series emerge fully formed. Most shows take at least a season to figure themselves and their characters out, or to course-correct after a rocky beginning. Often by…

Fargo Earns Solid Sampling in Debut

Pitch-black dramedy bows to a cumulative 4.15 million viewers

The series premiere of FX’s adaptation of Fargo drew some decent sampling Tuesday night, scaring up 2.65 million viewers and a 0.8 in the 18-49 demo. While the 10 p.m. deliveries…

Stephen King's Under the Dome Drama Is a Hit for CBS

Four weeks in, ambitious summer series is still going strong

Four episodes in and it’s clear that CBS has a rare summer drama hit on its hands with Under the Dome, a claustrophobic yarn about a small town that is…

FX Shuffles Deck as It Prepares Spinoff Launch

Three upped to president; FXX makes first series pickup

As FX Networks prepares to launch a new standalone comedy channel, CEO John Landgraf has elevated three of his lieutenants to the rank of president. FX veterans Nick Grad and Eric…