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Renewals NOT Forthcoming

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by LarryFlowers, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. pfp

    pfp Whatever

    Apr 28, 2009
    My mom absolutely loves CSI: Miami.
  2. RunnerFL

    RunnerFL Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2006
    So does mine...
  3. seern

    seern Active Member

    Jan 12, 2007
    Glen Allen, VA
    I also love CSI Miami, I laugh my head off at David Caruso and his lousy acting.
  4. fluffybear

    fluffybear Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Jun 19, 2004
    Let us not forget Emily Proctor and her lousy acting

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  5. SayWhat?

    SayWhat? Know Nothing

    Jun 6, 2009
    I've never watched any of the CSIs. The few glimpses I got during some previews and promos made them look more like soap operas or comic strips than police dramas.

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  6. fluffybear

    fluffybear Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Jun 19, 2004
    I will agree these are not your typical police dramas. I personally do not mind the comic twist to them as it makes them a little more light hearted and sometimes that makes the episode easier to handle.

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  7. spaul

    spaul Godfather

    Jul 18, 2009
    My wife and I watch 99% of the shows together like CSI,S and other mentioned ones as well. One of the shows we like Lights Out seems FX is not renewing according to the Philadelphia Inquirer,s tv critic in this mornings paper,this is a shame well acted and written .
  8. makaiguy

    makaiguy Icon

    Sep 24, 2007
    Aiken, SC
    If true, that IS a shame. I'm really enjoying this one.
  9. Doug Brott

    Doug Brott Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

    Jul 12, 2006
    Los Angeles
    CSI:Miami is bad .. I'd rather watch my fingernails grow than watch CSI:Miami.
  10. Supramom2000

    Supramom2000 In Loving Memory of Onyx-2/23/09

    Jun 20, 2007
    Colbert, WA
    Lights Out is really good. But in my opinion, it has one huge drawback - it is perpetually depressing! I almost gave up on it because nothing good every happens. He NEVER gets a break. Each week, things get worse and worse for him. Every light at the end of each tunnel disappears into the darkness of a worse tunnel.

    You need some fun and laughter and hope to keep people watching.
  11. sigma1914

    sigma1914 Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

    Sep 5, 2006
    Allen, TX
    That stinks it's canceled and the timing is horrible for me...I just started watching my recordings of season 1 this week and I freaking love it.

    Here's a link confirming it's done: http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2011/03/24/fx-cancels-lights-out-131014/20110324fx01/
  12. armophob

    armophob Difficulty Concen........

    Nov 13, 2006
    Fort Pierce, FL
    I have all but the first 3 episodes of 187 recorded and have never watched it. I will probably just dump it with the comments here. I think this is going to be trend with my dvr's now. I will collect a many new recommended series and wait for the advice of this forum before investing any time in them. Fringe, Event, V and other sci fi type shows excluded.
  13. tsmacro

    tsmacro Hall Of Fame

    Apr 28, 2005

  14. The Merg

    The Merg 1*

    Jun 24, 2007
    Northern VA
    I'd watch Detroit 187. They manage to wrap it up pretty well. While the pilot isn't terrific, the show gets a lot better as it goes.

    - Merg
  15. phrelin

    phrelin Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Jan 18, 2007
    Actually, if we are going to generalize the favorite target audience for advertisers is males 16-29 with females 18-39 coming in a distant second.

    My wife enjoyed "Deadwood" and she really likes "Justified" which has turned into a character and relationship story (of course they both feature Timothy Olyphant). But we did eliminate "CSI: Miami" when it got so bad you couldn't even do a funny "Mystery Science Theater" type commentary.

    For those who like character development and a focus on a woman as the primary character, tonight on HBO is the premier of "Mildred Pierce," a miniseries adapted from James M. Cain's classic 1941 novel starring Kate Winslet in the title role.
  16. islesfan

    islesfan Hall Of Fame

    Oct 18, 2006
    I would, but I've never heard of most of them! Aside from the CSI one (which appeals to women just as much as men), I'm pretty sure you listed a bunch of cable only shows. That's a microscopic footprint. so, I reiterate, can't we just have our one show?
  17. phrelin

    phrelin Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Jan 18, 2007
    I'm trying to figure out why you think "Human Target" is for men. I assume you don't mean "Lie to Me" is for men, as it is one of my wife's top 4 shows.
  18. frederic1943

    frederic1943 Icon

    Dec 1, 2006
    For a MANS show here's always Blue Mountain State on Spike. :lol:
  19. makaiguy

    makaiguy Icon

    Sep 24, 2007
    Aiken, SC
    Season's finale this week was very good. Somewhat chilling ending. I'm gonna miss Patrick "Lights" Leary ...

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