Monday, June 21, 2010

Yes, Hot in Cleveland is better than the promos.

(Edit update - January 10, 2011), second season of Hot in Cleveland promos are much shorter, funnier, and better than the first season, good to see.)

AlexLOGIC avoids slamming other people whenever possible, but the 30 second promos for the pilot of Hot In Cleveland were absolutely awful. I was actually afraid to watch the TV Land original comedy show after seeing the promos because I like all four lead actresses, Wendie Malick, Jane Leeves, Valerie Bertinelli and Betty White, and was afraid to watch them crash and burn.

While the show is not great, yet, it is not awful either, but the promos are really bad. It is far too early to claim the show is either bad or good. I like the idea of Betty White being the crafty senior rather than the one who exchanges insults with Jane Leeves.
If the three gals and Betty White stop insulting each other, where will the antagonism and conflict come from?

It will be interesting to see if the show can develop story lines and plot points that don't revolve around Betty White one liners and insults, or should i say, insluts?


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