Before it revives “One time at a Time,” a boutique cable channel delivers a raunchy comedy about feminine relationship and petty theft in alligator nation.
Has a tv channel ever gotten more traction from less programs than Pop?
Starting life as Prevue, the rolling grid of localized television listings, and in the end becoming play 2015, the cable channel happens to be banking will that is good younger demographics having its one significant scripted initial show, the cult Canadian comedy “Schitt’s Creek.” Recently it boosted that credibility with a show this hasn’t also carried yet, making praise for picking right on up the canceled Netflix sitcom “One trip to an occasion.”
(It’s also the US house of two Uk programs, “Flack” and “Clique.” “Flack,” a media-and-celebrity satire Anna that is starring Paquin ended up being quite good, plus it had been the lowest-rated scripted original on United states cable in every one of its six months.)
On Wednesday, Pop will expand the addition to its inventory associated with American-made, 10-episode “Florida Girls,” a female buddy comedy set on which will be the working-class Gulf Coast if any one of its figures had decent jobs. Its raunch and iconoclasm, and its particular attempts to modify and stretch standard sitcom circumstances, fit the channel’s nascent profile. (Pop describes its potential audience as contemporary Grownups).
Exactly exactly just What it’s going to do for Pop’s equally nascent reputation is less of the provided. “Florida Girls” is similar to a poke that is soft the ribs — more endearing than challenging, more amiable than thought-provoking, clever adequate to engage not fundamentally funny adequate to enchant. The eight episodes provided to experts develop a couple of charming figures however they don’t actually (pardon me) pop music. (more…)