Tag Archives: Deadbeat

Critical Condition: Deadbeat

Deadbeat (TVNZ 2, 2.25am Saturday) ➢ “Similar in tone to the late lamented Pushing Daisies, Deadbeat promotes Tyler Labine from the sidekick role he’s seemingly played in a half-dozen shows — including the cult favorite Reaper — to leading man. However familiar, this Hulu original series is also disarmingly funny, conjuring quirky moments as it […]

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HD Heads-Up: July 13

➢ TVNZ 2 has relegated the premiere of “paranormal stoner comedy” Deadbeat to the dead zone: overnight Fridays from July 28. It stars Tyler Labine (Mad Love, Reaper) as a hapless New York City medium, was favourably reviewed, co-stars Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman’s daughter Lucy, and has survived three seasons on streaming service Hulu. “However […]

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TVNZ On-Demand Boxes On With New Comedies

TVNZ On-Demand will stream box sets of four new American comedy series from March 7, including a promising 30 Rock pretender and one that been’s dubbed an homage to the classic X-Files episode, Jose Chung’s From Outer Space. People of Earth (above), which revolves around a support group for alien abductees, was  the most widely and favourably reviewed. […]

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