The TV Set Reviews

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January 7, 2012
April 10, 2008
...an intriguing, occasionally horrifying look at the behind-the-scenes shenanigans within the network-television world.
January 23, 2008
Sad, slow and rather boring story about how writers get dumped on and smart television shows get dumbed down.
January 6, 2008
David Duchovny owns this movie
December 6, 2007
The best thing that one can say about this film, is that it's probably too good for TV.
November 22, 2007
It's interesting and funny and agonizing and illuminating to know what happens before you get that first annoying animated promo for a new show. For fans of: Undeclared, Studio 60.
October 22, 2007
Sharky, cynical look at TV world needs more bite.
October 3, 2007
What rescues The TV Set is the character work.
September 22, 2007
September 20, 2007
Not a backstage film for the ages, but it manages to be a bit more useful than the vast bulk of its stablemates.
August 18, 2007
The TV Set is a little wonder of a movie, as smart and sad and true as any comedy I've seen this year.
July 13, 2007
Honestly, isn't it a little late to be bemoaning sleazy reality TV?
June 13, 2007
Is it a travesty? A farce? Utterly preposterous? Exactly.
May 31, 2007
This very inside but modestly amusing show-business satire doesn't seem too far-fetched or exaggerated.
May 25, 2007
"The TV Set" feels a little underdone and half-realized, as if it were the pilot episode for a show that never got picked up for the fall season.
May 17, 2007
A weak satire of network television programming, telling you nothing you don't already know and doing so without providing much more than the occsasional mild chuckle.
May 10, 2007
The appalling sausage factory that produces what we see on network TV is nicely skewered in The TV Set, an engaging if not exactly edgy comedy that exists to restate the obvious.
May 10, 2007
A facile but likable send-up of how things (don't) work in Hollywood.
May 10, 2007
David Duchovny, Justine Bateman, Ioan Gruffudd and Sigourney Weaver star in this biting look at the creatively draining world of TV sitcom production.
May 5, 2007
This satire settles for simply restating the obvious.
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