Tag Archives: Great News Reviews

GREAT NEWS Review: “Competing Offer”

great news excerptSeason 2, Episode 11 – Greg and Katie try to fight their feelings, Carol tries to get a paying job, and Chuck and the gang try to fight a lawsuit against the network.

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GREAT NEWS Review: “Catfight”

great news excerptSeason 2, Episode 10 – Katie competes with Cat to prove who is the right match for Greg while Chuck tries to prove that he’s an unbiased reporter.

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GREAT NEWS Review: “Love is Dead”

great news excerptSeason 2, Episode 9 – Carol and Katie deal with break ups and Chuck gets into a spat with Justin.

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GREAT NEWS Review: “A Christmas Carol Wendelson” / “Sensitivity Training”

great news excerptSeason 2, Episodes 7-8 – Carol discovers the wrongs of her Christmas ways and Chuck finally realizes he’s racist and sexist in these hilarious back-to-back episodes.

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GREAT NEWS Review: “Pool Show”

great news excerptSeason 2, Episode 6 – Relationships are questioned in this week’s hilarious episode.

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GREAT NEWS Review: “Night of the Living Screen”

great news excerptSeason 2, Episode 5 – Frightful fun and laughs abound in this hilarious Halloween episode.

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GREAT NEWS Review: “Award Show”

great news excerptSeason 2, Episode 4 – The show adds a little more reliability to its characters in this week’s episode that addresses assumptions.

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GREAT NEWS Review: “Honeypot”

great news excerptSeason 2, Episode 3 – In a very topical third episode of the second season, the show’s comedic stylings shine as the team takes on sexual harassment in the workplace.

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GREAT NEWS Review: “Squad Feud”

great news excerptSeason 2, Episode 2 – The show embraces parody in a really strong second episode, but Diana and Portia still outshine the rest of the cast.

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GREAT NEWS Review: “Boardroom Bitch”

great news excerptSeason 2, Episode 1 – While the show still defines its voice, the episode promises a funny second season is in store.

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GREAT NEWS Review: “Carol Has a Bully” / “Carol’s Eleven”

great news excerptSeason 1, Episode 9-10 – It’s time to say goodbye to Great News, but not forever—the show will be returning in the fall. These last two episodes prove that NBC was absolutely right to renew it, as they prove that it can sustain a story throughout several episodes.

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GREAT NEWS Review: “The Red Door” / “Celebrity Hacking Scandal”

great news excerptSeason 1, Episode 7-8 – Great News delivers its funniest two episodes of the season, with “The Red Door” being a near perfect half hour of comedy ending with some of the show’s biggest laughs yet. This promising show seems to have finally hit its stride.

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GREAT NEWS Review: “Snowmageddon of the Century” / “Serial Arsonist”

great news excerptSeason 1, Episode 5-6 – Great News continues to be enjoyable, especially for a network comedy, but it’s over halfway through the season and it hasn’t completely found its footing yet. The ensemble gets a chance to shine this week, but Katie remains the weakest link.

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GREAT NEWS Review: “Chuck Pierce is Blind” / “War is Hell”

great news excerptSeason 1, Episode 3-4 – Chuck continues to be the MVP of Great News, as the show delivers two amusing, but uneven episodes. Katie’s character needs some improvement, but the show’s capable of absurdly hilarious moments.

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GREAT NEWS Review: “Pilot” / “Bear Attack”

great news excerptSeason 1, Episode 1-2 – Great News premiered this week with a promising two episodes. While the 30 Rock comparisons are inevitable, as the shows share an executive producer (Tina Fey), writer (creator Tracey Wigfield), and a similar setting, Great News is strong enough to stand on its own.

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