‘The Event’ Recap: The Aliens Use The Nuclear Option

It’s the most shocking episode of ‘The Event‘ ever! Stuff actually happened!  Not coincidentally, the episode was heavy on President Martinez (Blair Underwood), and light on the Sean (Jason Ritter.) Thomas (Clifton Collins Jr. ) is still threatening to kill all the plane crash survivors in 24 hours if the president does not release the […]

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‘The Event’ Recap: Alien Resurrection

The third episode of ‘The Event‘ firmly established that the show is the anti-‘Lost‘: heavy on the plot and action, light on the character development. Everything is moving forward from point A to point B, assuring viewers that the writers have figured out what will happen next. It’s an exciting puzzle, but it makes it […]

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‘The Event’ Aims To Mix Thrills Of ’24’ With Mystery Of ‘Lost’

Over the four years that he’d been developing ‘The Event‘ (premiering Monday at 9/8c, on NBC), Nick Wauters faced a recurring question from curious friends and colleagues: What is the titular “event”? But ever since the action-drama landed on NBC’s fall schedule and began drawing comparisons to shows such as ‘Lost,’ ‘Heroes,’ ‘FlashForward‘ and even […]

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