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SCREAM: THE TV SERIES
June 30, 2015  | By David Bianculli

MTV, 10:00 p.m. ET

 

SERIES PREMIERE: Not a recommendation. This MTV attempt to reboot the Scream movie franchise into a weekly TV series has a prime-time precedent. Remember Harper’s Island, the 2008 CBS series in which a serial killer murdered characters on an average of one per episode? No? Well, that’s sort of my point. And this new Scream, while being just as meta as its pop-culture-aware forebears, likely will turn out as the wrong idea, at the wrong time, on the wrong medium. But if you’re curious, it starts tonight, with a telephone call from a killer – but this time, it’s a cellphone…

 
 
 
 
 
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