Saturday, December 26, 2015

Top 15 New Shows of 2015: #11

My annual TV Awards, the AFT Television Awards, are given out during the summer. But this year, during both the spring and the fall, produced a large number of impressive new television series. As 2015 closes out and 2016 begins, here’s a look back at the best new shows of the year.

#11: Limitless

Though I never saw the film, this ranks to me as the best of many television adaptations this past year of recent science fiction films. The premise was explained simply and easily, and the entertainment factor on this show is so high, which is a treat. Jake McDorman’s performance as Brian is full of fun, and the energy with which he enjoys his every brain-addled assignment is great. This show also likes to try formatting its episodes in different ways, adding creativity at every turn. And there’s a serious side to it all which works pretty well too.

Best Episode: “Badge! Gun!
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