November 26, 2012 12:00 PM


Up All Night—about two new parents (Will Arnett and Christina Applegate) and the wife’s talk- show-diva boss (Maya Rudolph)—had a nice if underwhelming first season. This, someone reasoned, was not eliciting enough viewer goo-goo-gagas. So season 2 was tweaked. The diva, now jobless, is more like an eccentric neighbor, and the wife has a chummy Neanderthal brother. It’s still a great cast, but there’s a whiff of baffled frustration. And a second reboot using a different shooting technique is expected. Let’s just call it a day, hey? []

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