HITRECORD ON TV Reviews
The first episode of Hitrecord on TV launched to positive internet buzz two weeks ago. But the professional critics are not willing to hop on the hype wagon as quickly. Here is a small collection of links:
Entertainment Weekly has a write-up from the Sundance premiere and the followig Q&A. (Don’t get fooled by the title. Despite the sensationalist headline, it’s an insightful write-up of the event last night):
Variety has positive words for the Hitrecord endeavor, but this article focuses mostly on the business model and is less of a review of the actual content:
The Hollywood Reporter is generally positive but a bit reserved, claiming the shorts featuring known stars are not always working, but ultimately praising the enthusiasm the show transports:
The New York Times enjoys individual parts of the Hitrecord on TV but accuses Joseph of hogging the spotlight and using the show as vanity project to narcissistically prove he is a polymath. They also have a dig at his singing abilities. Classy.
The Miami Herald loves pretty much everything about the show: