Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Needs Your Help by Mike Liebner
|We’re going into the 7th week of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and I’ve been dying to write up how I feel about this incredible new tv show. For one reason or another I get sidetracked and have yet to have written about Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.|
Not because I have little to say about it, but because this show is so special and monumental that I wanted to express exactly the right things… and that takes more than a fleeting 5 minute review of the show or what happened on it…
So here I am in awe of this wildly inovative new show and as I watched Ellen last night on Tivo with guest Amanda Peet, I heard Ellen say Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip was in trouble” and has “difficulty finding an audience.
What??? With 6 episodes under it’s belt we’re already being subjected to gloom and doom scenarios about Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip???
Ohhhh nooo! I’m shocked!
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip is one of those rare shows that inspired me to go WOW as I watched the first episode. I remember instantly connecting to it and being amazed at how sharp and witty the writing was. It was far more than entertaining, it was satirical and right on the money spoofing the NBS Network.
While I must say I have always been a fan of the West Wing (Aaron Sorkin created that as well), the one thing that sometimes bothered me about it was the fast paced yet predictable dialogue that often employed long run on sentences that mere mortal actors must have been challenged with. (more…)