Brand X Advance Review – A Talk Show for Everybody Else

Russell Brand’s new talk show, Brand X, premieres tonight at 11pm on FX. TV Equals was there to watch the live taping of the first episode in Los Angeles this past week.

There are talk shows a’plenty on TV today and I have to admit that I was a bit skeptical that Brand could offer anything new. I mean we’ve got political talk shows, entertainment talk shows, talk shows that center on news and current events, talk shows for the stay-at-home moms and dads, late-night talk shows…the list goes on an on.

But after sitting through a live taping of the first episode, I see that Brand X might just fill a void not covered by any of the other ones. If you’re someone who doesn’t want to watch a regular news show or perhaps is bored by daytime talk shows or entertainment talk shows – this might be the show for you. If you like your politics and current events peppered with the occasional f-word and references to male genitals – this might be the show for you. Or heck, if you just like Russell Brand and his form of humor – then this might be the show for you. Read More... 


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