Backstrom

Monday Morning Critic: The Return of ‘Justified’ and the Premiere of ‘Backstrom’
Monday Morning Critic: The Return of ‘Justified’ and the Premiere of ‘Backstrom’
Welcome back to another installment of the Monday Morning Critic. In this space each week, I’ll be looking at the week that was in addition to the week ahead in television. The format will shift each week, as the world of TV will dictate the form and content of each piece. In this week’s installment: two reviews and a hail of TV-related thoughts in bulleted form.
'Gotham,' 'Mulaney' 'Empire,' 'Gracepoint,' and 'Wayward Pines' Trailers
'Gotham,' 'Mulaney' 'Empire,' 'Gracepoint,' and 'Wayward Pines' Trailers
Earlier today FOX offered up a few new tidbits about the 'Gotham' premiere this fall, as well as its initial fall 2014 schedule, but why stop there? In addition to a new behind-the-scenes look at its forthcoming Batman prequel drama, FOX has revealed the first looks at 'Office' vet Rainn Wilson's 'Backstrom,' M. Night Shyamalan's TV debut 'Wayward Pines,' 'Broadchurch' remake 'Gracepoint' and more
This Fall on FOX
This Fall on FOX
Earlier today we found out that FOX's 'Gotham' would occupy the Monday slot alongside 'Sleepy Hollow' season 2, but that proved among the least surprising choices for the upcoming season. Find out what's got Emmy-winner 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' busting up FOX's Animation Domination, and where we can expect the final season of 'Glee' to land with FOX's full fall lineup!
‘The Office’s Rainn Wilson Lines Up Next Gig as CBS’ ‘Backstrom’
‘The Office’s Rainn Wilson Lines Up Next Gig as CBS’ ‘Backstrom’
There can be no stopping 'The Office's May 16 series finale, particularly now that NBC's aborted Dwight Schrute-centric spin-off "The Farm" has come and gone. As such, series star Rainn Wilson has officially begun lining up his post-'Office' (heh) future, taking the role of an unorthodox cop in upcoming CBS drama pilot 'Backstrom.' Will Rainn Wilson's new role be enough to distinguish hi