Revolution's first season was uneven, to say the least, but don't lose faith in the series just yet. The show is executive-produced by Eric Kripke, the same man who turned a simple demon-hunting series into a high-concept war between Heaven, Hell and the two brothers caught in between. If Kripke can positively revamp Supernatural, why can't the same be done for Revolution?
When Revolution returns this fall, it will be a perfect opportunity for the drama to get a fresh start. So listen up, Kripke! Here are our five suggestions on how to fix Revolution:
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11. Creepiest Closing Shot: On The Killing's season premiere, Detective Linden is lured out of hibernation when Holder, her former partner, brings her a case that bears striking similarities to a murder that sent her down the rabbit hole three years prior. Linden convicted Ray Seward (a super-creepy Peter Sarsgaard) for the crime, but was she wrong? Her doubt kicks into overdrive when the evidence leads her to a swamp ...
Revolution closed out its freshman season on a high note.
The NBC drama drew 6.3 million viewers and a 2.0 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, rising a tenth from last ...
Over the course of its first season, Revolution evolved far beyond a simple search-and-rescue mission. And after Monday's finale, there's no going back to its agrarian roots. The episode signaled a drastic change of direction for the dystopian drama, killing off two major characters and leaving the entire world's fate in jeopardy.
So did Aaron restore the power? Which of our heroes bit the dust? Find out the answers to these and 11 other burning questions from the Revolution finale. [Warning: The following contains major spoilers from Revolution's season finale "The Dark Tower"]
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Doesn't take long before ABC Family's The Fosters dispels one of its two moms' worries that if they keep adding kids to their already crowded household, "It's going to be like The Brady Bunch around here." Well, maybe if Carol had married Alice and Alice was an African-American private-school vice principal and Carol was a cop and the kids were a blended multi-racial rainbow of diversity. Earnest but rarely saccharine, this promising new family drama (Monday, 9/8c) — to be paired in future weeks with the channel's best series, Switched at Birth — establishes its edgier tone by introducing its main character, the abused but prideful Callie (Maia Mitchell), as she gets roughed up on her way out of juvy and into the welcoming custody of Lena (Sherri Saum), who hasn't yet told her partner-the-cop Stef (Teri Polo) about the new addition.