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Back from France and still in a trance (but did find time to review Showtime's The Loudest Voice)


Bonjour, faithful unclebarky.com readers.

We’ve just returned from France, where they were having a heat wave with temps at one point hitting 103 degrees. But we still had a tremendous time.

Meanwhile, here’s a review of Showtime’s limited series The Loudest Voice, starring Russell Crowe as Fox News Channel founder Roger Ailes.
Ed Bark

It's time to take some time off

Everyone needs a sojourn now and then. So we’re going on one. Unclebarky.com will return late this month with all new adventures in penmanship.
Ed Bark

Reviewing Showtime's City on a Hill and HBO's Euphoria

Sunday night, June 16th, brings two notable premium cable network premieres.

Showtime’s City on a Hill, paced by Kevin Bacon, dramatizes Boston’s corrupt cop shop, circa the early 1990s. Our review is on the Nat’l News/Reviews 2019 page.

HBO’s Euphoria, is an ultra-graphic depiction of high schoolers gone wild. So if you have any high schoolers, you wouldn’t want them to watch. Our review further specifies why.
Ed Bark

Breaking down the newscast winners and losers in May "sweeps" ratings competition

The last major ratings “sweeps” period of the 2018-19 TV season is in the books, and we have all of May’s results for you on the Dallas-Fort Worth TV page.
Ed Bark

Reviewing Hulu's Catch-22 and recapping new 2019-20 prime-time lineups for CBS and The CW

Adapting Joseph’s Heller’s Catch-22 is a tough nut to crack. It’s been tried before on the big-screen. And now Hulu gives it a go with a six-part miniseries masterminded by George Clooney. Our review is here.

Plus, CBS announces its prime-time plans for next season, as does its sister network, The CW.
Ed Bark