The SuperHeroHype Forums  

Go Back   The SuperHeroHype Forums > TV Series > Misc. TV Series

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-15-2013, 05:32 PM   #1
Sawyer
F***ITY BYE!
 
Sawyer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 62,592
Default HOSTAGES on CBS

VIDEO-CLick to Watch!:

Looks very different and much more serialized than the usual CBS drama, and with a limited season run to boot, I'm very intrigued by this.

__________________
"If You Don't Hate Yourself, How In the Hell You Gonna Hate Somebody Else?"
- Internet

Sawyer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2013, 05:52 PM   #2
Kaleb
Your 2010 SHHFFL Champ
 
Kaleb's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: now that would be telling
Posts: 18,525
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

I really love what I'm seeing from CBS's new shows.

Kaleb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2013, 06:09 PM   #3
THUNDERSTRIKE
HYPNOTIC PSYCHOTIC
 
THUNDERSTRIKE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: In YOUR mind... You.WILL.OBEY!
Posts: 2,726
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

kinda sounds like a series from a few years back involving hostages in a bank... I THINK Kim Raver was in it... can't remember the name, cast or network...

that didn't last too long, if I remember correctly...

__________________
ALWAYS RISING ABOVE AND BEYOND TO SURPASS THE PATHETIC CAPABILITIES AND LIMITED COMPREHENSION THAT WEAK-WILLED AND SIMPLE-MINDED INDIVIDUALS HOLD THEMSELVES TO... SUPERO OMNIA.

DON'T KID YOURSELF... NO MATTER HOW HARD YOU TRY, YOU'LL NEVER BE ABLE TO.

QUANDO PODECES TE REGI EORUM FECERUNT?


THUNDERSTRIKE is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2013, 06:14 PM   #4
Hunter Rider
Ronin
SHH! Administrator
 
Hunter Rider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Camp Manuel
Posts: 132,890
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

This looks great, but what is with Dylan McDermott wanting to kill the President this year?

I'm guessing this is not something they are looking to get multiple seasons out of? Just a one off drama serial?

__________________
thinkmcflythink.com
Movie fans, hop in your Delorean and check it out!

"Now this life is etched in black but I wont be looking back, the rain washed out the tracks, I'll never find again"

Hunter Rider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2013, 06:32 PM   #5
Webfoot Hero
Side-Kick
 
Webfoot Hero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Oregon
Posts: 5,055
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

Really like how CBS is doing some limited-run, serialized dramas to break up their normal procedural stuff. Should have been the model for a recently-cancelled show like Vegas.

Webfoot Hero is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2013, 12:09 AM   #6
Kaleb
Your 2010 SHHFFL Champ
 
Kaleb's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: now that would be telling
Posts: 18,525
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hunter Rider View Post
This looks great, but what is with Dylan McDermott wanting to kill the President this year?

I'm guessing this is not something they are looking to get multiple seasons out of? Just a one off drama serial?
Hah I forgot McDermott was in Olympus has Fallen.

This kinda reminds me of Homeland.

__________________
Its not peer presure, its just your turn.

Proud Baltimore Ravens supporter.
YOUR NEW 2010/11 SHHFFL CHAMPION

Your 2009 SuperheroHype Pro Football Pick 'Em champion
Kaleb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2013, 04:44 PM   #7
Sawyer
F***ITY BYE!
 
Sawyer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 62,592
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

Full Trailer:
VIDEO-CLick to Watch!:

__________________
"If You Don't Hate Yourself, How In the Hell You Gonna Hate Somebody Else?"
- Internet

Sawyer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2013, 05:02 PM   #8
Kaleb
Your 2010 SHHFFL Champ
 
Kaleb's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: now that would be telling
Posts: 18,525
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sawyer View Post
Full Trailer:
VIDEO-CLick to Watch!:
cant wait for that

__________________
Its not peer presure, its just your turn.

Proud Baltimore Ravens supporter.
YOUR NEW 2010/11 SHHFFL CHAMPION

Your 2009 SuperheroHype Pro Football Pick 'Em champion
Kaleb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2013, 12:36 AM   #9
Hunter Rider
Ronin
SHH! Administrator
 
Hunter Rider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Camp Manuel
Posts: 132,890
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sawyer View Post
Full Trailer:
VIDEO-CLick to Watch!:
Damn this looks good and there's a scene in the trailer that explains how it will at least extend the story over a season. I'm not sure I would have given the conspirator away in a trailer but I guess it depends on how soon into the show he is revealed as a conspirator.

The trailer has quite a few clips from the BTS but plenty of new stuff that really fleshes out how cool this concept is.

__________________
thinkmcflythink.com
Movie fans, hop in your Delorean and check it out!

"Now this life is etched in black but I wont be looking back, the rain washed out the tracks, I'll never find again"

Hunter Rider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2013, 01:05 AM   #10
Sawyer
F***ITY BYE!
 
Sawyer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 62,592
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

I just loved the glare she shot at the camera.

__________________
"If You Don't Hate Yourself, How In the Hell You Gonna Hate Somebody Else?"
- Internet

Sawyer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2013, 09:20 PM   #11
Sawyer
F***ITY BYE!
 
Sawyer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 62,592
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

http://tvline.com/2013/08/08/hostage...ilarie-burton/
Quote:
Exclusive: CBS' Hostages Grabs Hilarie Burton

Dr. Arizona Robbins’ loss is Tate Donovan’s gain.

TVLine has learned exclusively that Hilarie Burton — who is coming off a well-received, pot-stirring run on Grey’s Anatomy — has been grabbed by CBS’ Hostages.

The new thriller drama follows Dr. Ellen Sanders (played by Toni Collette), a top-shelf surgeon who with her family is abducted by terrorists the night before she is to operate on the President of the United States. Burton will recur as Samantha, an assistant to Tate Donovan’s Brian Sanders — aka Ellen’s secret-keeping, commercial real estate-dealing husband.

An alum of One Tree Hill, Burton’s other recent TV credits include White Collar and Castle.

Hostages premieres Sept. 23, airing Mondays at 10/9c.

__________________
"If You Don't Hate Yourself, How In the Hell You Gonna Hate Somebody Else?"
- Internet

Sawyer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2013, 09:26 PM   #12
Hunter Rider
Ronin
SHH! Administrator
 
Hunter Rider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Camp Manuel
Posts: 132,890
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

Love me some Hilarie Burton!

__________________
thinkmcflythink.com
Movie fans, hop in your Delorean and check it out!

"Now this life is etched in black but I wont be looking back, the rain washed out the tracks, I'll never find again"

Hunter Rider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2013, 02:49 AM   #13
Blackman
King Kong
 
Blackman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 13,178
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

hope this show lasts long. It looks really cool

Blackman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2013, 12:09 AM   #14
Sawyer
F***ITY BYE!
 
Sawyer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 62,592
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

Watching this right now.

__________________
"If You Don't Hate Yourself, How In the Hell You Gonna Hate Somebody Else?"
- Internet

Sawyer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2013, 01:21 AM   #15
jacobed
Probationary Ban - I will return in a few days.
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 9,646
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

Yeeeah. This pilot sucked

jacobed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2013, 01:23 AM   #16
Sawyer
F***ITY BYE!
 
Sawyer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 62,592
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

I don't think it sucked at all. There just wasn't any surprise there at all, due to the trailers/promos essentially spoiling the entire pilot already. I might as well have skipped it and started watching with episode 2. Then, we'll see.

__________________
"If You Don't Hate Yourself, How In the Hell You Gonna Hate Somebody Else?"
- Internet

Sawyer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2013, 03:31 AM   #17
Pink Ranger
TV Poster, Radio Face
 
Pink Ranger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posts: 19,865
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hunter Rider View Post
This looks great, but what is with Dylan McDermott wanting to kill the President this year?
The big twist:

Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
It was Dermot Mulroney all along!

__________________
Notice to all Hype members: Put down your phone and/or game controller right now and pick up a copy of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon. A must-read for anybody who visits this website.
Pink Ranger is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2013, 08:58 AM   #18
Ultimatehero
Life is infinite
 
Ultimatehero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 5,473
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

My favorite new pilot of last night. The characters were intriguing and while some reviews questioned that its wrong to care about the kidnappers rather than be afraid of them that's what I liked. I don't think they are bad guys, I think they're similarly hostages as well and yes doing this to keep his daughter safe. Which right there sets it apart from A LOT of hostage stories. Excited to see how things develop from there.

__________________
"If we are all united, we can take back our lives. While they stand divided, we can fight them and their laws. If we get up off our knees, we can show them that we are people. We can take back this "free" country! - Anti-Flag
Ultimatehero is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2013, 09:36 AM   #19
Rowsdower!
Cal Kzing
 
Rowsdower!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Metropolis
Posts: 13,118
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

Watched this last night. Overall it was pretty solid, except for that stupid bank robbery scene at the very beginning. I get that they're trying to sell McDermott as this super-badass rockstar FBI agent, but that scene was just cheesy and unrealistic as hell. He might as well have shot the guy with his dong.

Other than that though I think it worked pretty well. I like how each family member (except Toni Collette, presumably) is hiding his or her own little secret. I'm especially glad that Tate Donovan is a bit of a sleaze... if the show would have tried to make me like him, I don't think I'd be able to watch it.

__________________

Rowsdower! is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2013, 11:05 AM   #20
Dr. Evil
Bishop
 
Dr. Evil's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Dallas, Texas
Posts: 35,522
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

Got a 1.8 rating:

http://www.deadline.com/2013/09/rati...voice-back-up/

__________________
Hulkamania is back, brother!

VIDEO-CLick to Watch!:
Dr. Evil is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2013, 11:37 AM   #21
Hunter Rider
Ronin
SHH! Administrator
 
Hunter Rider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Camp Manuel
Posts: 132,890
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

I thought this show was gonna be on Friday's.

__________________
thinkmcflythink.com
Movie fans, hop in your Delorean and check it out!

"Now this life is etched in black but I wont be looking back, the rain washed out the tracks, I'll never find again"

Hunter Rider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2013, 01:05 PM   #22
Quasar
Side-Kick
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Des Moines, IA, USA
Posts: 477
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

I'm not planning on watching this, but I loved Television Without Pity's summation of the pilot episode: "Hostages are taken hostage by a rogue hostage negotiator who negotiates hostages by day and takes hostages by night in a zero-sum hostaging situation."

__________________
"Jesus had his day off when they pulled you through."
-Bruce Dickinson, Accident of Birth
Quasar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2013, 02:30 PM   #23
Sawyer
F***ITY BYE!
 
Sawyer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 62,592
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

I watched The Blacklist and kind of liked it better. Between that and it doing better ratings, I might just jump ship, considering how unforgiving CBS is about lower ratings.

__________________
"If You Don't Hate Yourself, How In the Hell You Gonna Hate Somebody Else?"
- Internet

Sawyer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2013, 02:44 PM   #24
Webfoot Hero
Side-Kick
 
Webfoot Hero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Oregon
Posts: 5,055
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sawyer View Post
I watched The Blacklist and kind of liked it better. Between that and it doing better ratings, I might just jump ship, considering how unforgiving CBS is about lower ratings.
CBS could be hurting if ratings for this don't pick up. They didn't really pick up a whole lot of shows so don't have many replacement opportunities (reruns most likely but also a return of H50 can't be ruled out.) I personally watched Blacklist and found it decent, but its numbers aren't the strongest either.

Webfoot Hero is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2013, 02:50 PM   #25
Sawyer
F***ITY BYE!
 
Sawyer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 62,592
Default Re: HOSTAGES on CBS

Quote:
Originally Posted by Webfoot Hero View Post
CBS could be hurting if ratings for this don't pick up. They didn't really pick up a whole lot of shows so don't have many replacement opportunities (reruns most likely but also a return of H50 can't be ruled out.) I personally watched Blacklist and found it decent, but its numbers aren't the strongest either.
Uhh... it got over 12 million with a 3.8 demo.

Hostages got 7.5 million and a 1.8.

__________________
"If You Don't Hate Yourself, How In the Hell You Gonna Hate Somebody Else?"
- Internet

Sawyer is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:33 AM.

monitoring_string = "dee460792f24517621e3ca080805de7e"
Contact Us - Mobile - SuperHeroHype - ComingSoon.net - Shock Till You Drop - Lost Password - Clear Cookies - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top - AdChoices


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SuperHeroHype.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2014 All Rights Reserved.