CHICAGO – Cinemax’s ominous new series “The Knick” is a hospital drama that’s very much in the voice of its director, Steven Soderbergh. Set in New York City at the turn of the 20th century, the series presents the medical world as it inches closer and closer to modernity, while making contemporary parallels to the desperate hustle by surgery room clients and their doctors alike regarding treatment of the human body. What has changed in the politics of medicine? What hasn’t?
DVD Reviews: 2010 Rookie TV Seasons Including ‘The Good Wife,’ ‘NCIS: Los Angeles,’ More
CHICAGO – We have written several times about the strength of the 2009-2010 television season with an incredible number of rookie hits and many of those great programs are now coming out on DVD.
In the next few weeks, we’ll individually cover some of our absolute favorites, but now let’s take a look at “FlashForward,” “The Good Wife,” “The Middle,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “Parenthood,” and “The Vampire Diaries.”
It’s remarkable that there were six new shows this interesting in the entire 2009-2010 season much less that they are far from the only shows as we’ve already covered “Cougar Town,” and will soon cover “Modern Family,” “Community,” and “Glee.” And that’s not to say that these programs are any “lesser.” Some are among the best on TV. Click next at the bottom of the page to go through them one at a time or click on the links below to directly see what we think of the shows and learn the details about your favorites.