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Anyone watching Manhattan?

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by mwhip, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. Jul 28, 2014 #21 of 181
    tgmii

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    I knew we didn't get WGN, but I did a "find programs" and found it was on WPIX 11 (NY), so TiVo doing what it does best!

    Looks like it could be pretty good, first episode was slow, but most are since they have a lot to establish.

    I liked west wing, and shows like Mad Men, Boardwalk Empire, and Halt & Catch fire, and this seems to be well done.

    Daniel Stern (wonder years narrator) got old!
     
  2. Jul 28, 2014 #22 of 181
    hummingbird_206

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    I don't get WGN America, but my local FOX channel is airing it at 11 pm on Sunday evenings.
     
  3. Jul 29, 2014 #23 of 181
    aaronwt

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    Man.. I just had to watch the first episode that was aired again Monday night. I really enjoyed it.:D Now Manhattan adds yet another show to my already over crowded Sunday nights this Summer. I'll be watching the Sunday shows into Tuesday since I have so many to watch now.
     
  4. Jul 29, 2014 #24 of 181
    Steveknj

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    Interestingly it also aired on our local CW channel (I believe it's owned by the same company that owns WGN).
     
  5. Jul 29, 2014 #25 of 181
    Steveknj

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    I thought it was a bit boring, but it's the pilot and they have to establish the characters. I'm still kind of confused about each character, but I'm sure I'll get there. I'm in for now.
     
  6. Jul 29, 2014 #26 of 181
    cheesesteak

    cheesesteak Meh.

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    For people who got it on their local, non-WGN channel, is it airing more than once a week and is there an episode scheduled for this upcoming Sunday (Aug 3)?
     
  7. Jul 29, 2014 #27 of 181
    Hoffer

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    I searched my DirecTV guide and I only saw WGN showing it. I didn't see it on any Fox or CW or whatever channel.

    I did watch it last night on Hulu Plus. I liked it enough that I'll keep watching it. I was also a little confused by the characters. Like a couple of them looked similar to me and I couldn't remember which one was which.
     
  8. Jul 29, 2014 #28 of 181
    hummingbird_206

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    It was on Fox for me, and no more shows scheduled.:mad:
     
  9. Jul 29, 2014 #29 of 181
    Steveknj

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    I wonder if for those of us who saw it on our local channels, if it's because our local channel is owned by the same parent company. Think think WPIX in NY is owned by the Tribune Company which at least USED to own WGN, and may still do.
     
  10. Jul 29, 2014 #30 of 181
    DevdogAZ

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    It's common for affiliated networks to show pilots of new shows just to increase reach and saturation. But I would be very surprised if that continued after the pilot episode. WGN is trying to build a name for itself, and that is undermined if people can watch every episode on their local FOX or CW affiliate.
     
  11. Jul 29, 2014 #31 of 181
    Fl_Gulfer

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    It was interesting and a little nudity never hurts. I hope we get to see old pictures of the tests of the bomb.
     
  12. Jul 29, 2014 #32 of 181
    Jolt

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    I liked it but like others have said it was a bit slow. Ill keep it for now. I need a new show lol
     
  13. Jul 29, 2014 #33 of 181
    Jolt

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    One thing that helps is I love the look of people of that era. Women and their make up and hair make them so beautiful.
     
  14. Jul 29, 2014 #34 of 181
    cheesesteak

    cheesesteak Meh.

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    I hope they're not holding their breath waiting for me to call Comcast to tell them to add WGN to the list of South Jersey Comcast cable channels based on a single pilot episode that I never got to see because it aired on my busiest tivo recording night.
     
  15. Jul 29, 2014 #35 of 181
    Hoffer

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    I feel sorry for shows on FXX, IFC, WGN, etc... On DirecTV, I would need to pay $15 more a month to get the tier with those channels. Problem is each channel only has like one show I'm interested. Actually, maybe there is other stuff, but I don't know about it. I'm not looking to pay that much a month for one show.
     
  16. Jul 29, 2014 #36 of 181
    Howie

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    I've had the top tier forever, so I get all of those. I really wasn't even aware that I was paying extra for them. I probably should cut back to a cheaper tier, because I record lots of stuff that I never even get around to watching.
     
  17. Jul 29, 2014 #37 of 181
    Steveknj

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    Since The League moved to FXX that show alone is worth $15 :) I suppose I could wait until it hits Netflix though.
     
  18. Jul 29, 2014 #38 of 181
    Steveknj

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    I think DIY is on that tier and if I got rid of that tier, my wife would divorce me :) She loves that channel (and HGTV)!!
     
  19. Jul 29, 2014 #39 of 181
    Regina

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    I LOVE LOVE LOVE Jon Benjamin Hickey and this role is perfect for him-super intense and driven...so I am giving the show a chance.
    We'll see how it goes...
     
  20. Jul 30, 2014 #40 of 181
    Howie

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    I watched the pilot last night. It was the bomb. I'll keep watching.
     

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