'Men of a Certain Age' - 'Hold Your Finish': Blame it on the rain

'Men of a Certain Age' - 'Hold Your Finish': Blame it on the rain

"Men of a Certain Age" just wrapped up its second (and hopefully not final) season, and I have a review of the finale coming up just as soon as I punch the muffin... "At 50, you get to start over. Blank slate." -TerryAgain, I'd like to think that "Hold Your Finish" will not be the last we see of Joe, Owen and Terry.(*) The show is too good to go away, even as I recognize that it's not exactly a fit for TNT's brand, is a show whose best attributes are almost entirely subtle and hard to convey to someone who hasn't seen it.(**)(*) And on that front, I checked in with Mike Royce to gauge his anxiety level, and he said, "I'd say at this point I'm cautiously, guardedly, hopefully (feel free to add your own hedging word) optimistic.  We should know within the month.  Our live ratings are nothing to crow about but that is only one of multiple considerations.  Also if we go to a Season 3, we should have a regular 12-13 episode schedule all in a row like a real big boy show." 

(**) At first glance, "Men" and "Terriers" don't seem to have a lot in common. But in terms of the subtle appeal of both shows, I think back to what John Landgraf said about the "Terriers" cancellation every time I worry about the future of "Men."  Read More...



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