Cold Justice, the popular TNT reality series that had real-world consequences, has been cancelled by TNT, though another network could pick it up.
TNT has effectively cancelled The Rock-hosted series The Hero by announcing that he’ll star in a new series, tentatively titled Wake Up Call, which looks like it’ll double down on the worst parts of The Hero and have only one thing that made the summer show watchable: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. A press release described… continue reading
TNT has ordered an interesting new food competition series from Mark Burnett’s One Three Media called On the Menu: each episode’s winning dish will go on the menu at the next day. Here’s how TNT describes the show: “Each episode of On the Menu will center on a different American food business — ranging from… continue reading
The broadcast of the first episode of TNT’s new reality series Cold Justice led to a confession of murder from the suspect, but also affected potential jurors. The first episode of the Dick Wolf- and Magical Elves-produced series, which follows a prosecutor and CSI as they examine cold cases, was about the 2001 death of… continue reading
TNT’s competition series The Hero has reached the point at which viewers get to select Patty O’Neil as the hero, giving her $610,000 and the title. Because honestly, is there any way that she will not win? Last night’s penultimate episode was blatantly edited and structured to set her up as an actual hero, saving… continue reading
TNT debuted its new The Rock-hosted reality competition The Hero last week, and it was a fascinatingly bizarre hour: The extreme challenges that were actually challenging and visually interesting. The temptation twists. The definition of a hero. The Rock breaking the fourth wall constantly to ask the audience questions that we weren’t asking ourselves. The… continue reading
TNT’s summer competition reality show The Great Escape was one I was really looking forward to. Teams of two attempting to escape from things, produced by The Amazing Race‘s Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri, with Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s companies Alas. To paraphrase what I wrote on Twitter last night, it’s like encountering… continue reading