A&E's General Manager David McKillop explains why scripted programming is still so important to the network even when it has one of the biggest reality hits on air, and why he loved the Vera Farmiga freakout supercut.
There’s an important development in this week’s "Longmire," though it’s not immediately apparent. For the first time, Walt Longmire hits the barriers of what the law can do, and he is willing to work outside the law for justice.
Longmire’s specific focus on its main character can yield some tense results, as last week’s episode demonstrated effectively. But this approach also leads to difficulties when the scope of the episode is wider.
Through impressive technical competence, surprising for a show so early in its run, “A Damn Shame” maintains a down-to-earth tone in the story it tells, the characters’ reaction to the story, the way the story is shot, and the way the story is constructed.
While a mystery procedural isn’t the most revolutionary premise for a television series, there were several aspects of the "Longmire" pilot that indicated it might be particularly interesting. First, it had a distinct visual style.