This is a terrible show. Did creator Ryan Murphy (who
brought us the brilliant satires "Glee," "Nip/Tuck," and
"American Horror Story") write this in
his sleep when he was 12? I mean, seriously, I could have
come up with a better show than this (and I'm not a good
writer!). It's so bad. And not
funny-bad, but just bad. If you want to see a good show
about teens being terrorized by a killer, go watch "Scream"
on MTV instead.
The show is about a sorority where the girls are mostly
really awful bitches. The dean of students, played by Jamie
Lee Curtis, is also a bitch. (I love her, but even she can't
save this awful show) First something terrible happens in
1995, and then 20 years later, more things happen. I don't
want to spoil for you what happens, but lots of people die.
There's a killer wearing a red devil costume that reminds
me a little bit of the Rubber Man in the first season of
"American Horror Story." I guess the show is supposed to be
a satire of all of these movies like "Scream" and
"Halloween," but it's just not good. I don't know how many
more ways I can say it. It's not funny and it's not clever.
It's just gross and stupid. For instance, Curtis' character
is named "Munch," which they made lots of offensive lesbian
jokes about, like Beavis might have in "Beavis and
Butthead." That show was far more entertaining and
Glee's Lea Michele has a small role as one of the
sorority girls. She's wasted in this. This show is not even
a fraction as good or clever as "Glee" or any of Murphy's
Sorry, I don't like to be negative, but this show is just
bad and should be canceled. I tried to watch the 2 hour
premiere and I couldn't even get through half of it.
On behalf of creators and executive producers Ryan Murphy,
Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, FOX is excited to share with
you for review “Pilot /
Hell Week,” the special two-hour series premiere of the
network’s new comedy-horror series SCREAM
QUEENS airing on
Tuesday, Sept. 22 (8:00-10:00
PM ET/PT). The episodes are available for
viewing on the FOX SCREENING ROOM press site.
All hell is about to break loose at Kappa House, the most
sought-after sorority to pledge on the campus of Wallace
University. Kappa is ruled with an iron fist (in a pink
glove) by Chanel Oberlin (Emma Roberts) and her minions
– Chanel #2 (guest star Ariana Grande), Chanel #3
(newcomer Billie Lourd) and Chanel #5 (Academy Award nominee
Abigail Breslin). Chanel’s carefully constructed monarchy is
challenged by Dean Cathy Munsch (original
Jamie Lee Curtis) who hates Greek life,
and Kappa in particular. Munsch decrees that Kappa pledging
must be open not just to the school’s silver-spooned elite,
but to ALL students,
including incoming freshmen Grace (Skyler Samuels), Zayday (Keke
Palmer) and Hester (Emmy Award nominee Lea Michele). Hell
Week at Kappa takes on new meaning as it falls on the 20th
anniversary of a deadly tragedy within its house walls. A
killer clad in the school’s Red Devil mascot uniform begins
wreaking havoc across the campus,
targeting the sisters of Kappa, the brothers of golf
fraternity Dickie Dollar Scholars and anyone else who
crosses its knife wielding path.
An over-the-top, biting satire, SCREAM
QUEENS is part black comedy, part
slasher flick and a modern take on the classic whodunit, in
which every character has a motive for murder…or could
easily be the next victim. The show has an all-star cast,
including Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lea Michele,
Abigail Breslin, Nasim Pedrad,
Oliver Hudson, Skyler Samuels, Keke Palmer, Billie Lourd,
Diego Boneta, Glen Powell, Lucien Laviscount, Niecy Nash,
Nick Jonas and Ariana Grande.
We hope you enjoy the episodes. Happy Screaming!
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