Let’s be clear: There’s a lot to scoff at in Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.
Here are my two biggest problems with the show:
First, it takes itself way too seriously. I could make a list of the ways it takes itself seriously and the ways that seriousness is a problem, but Heather Havrilesky of Salon has already written a thorough and delightfully snarky analysis.
Second, and more significantly, Harriet, “the most gifted member of the cast of the ‘show-within-a-show’ and an ex-girlfriend of the program