TV Review: ‘The Moodys’

Published on Dec 03, 2019

TV Review: ‘The Moodys’

The stakes for holiday entertainment are a bit different than for entertainment generally: Given that Christmas programming is generally intended to place the viewer in a cozy state of mind, the urgency of creating characters with whom one wants to spend time is paramount. This is a less apt venue for roguishness than for cuddliness. Exceptions can be made, of course — but one isn’t earned by “The Moodys,” a new Fox limited series that depicts the holidays among a Chicago family as an enmity-fueled slog.

Denis Leary and Elizabeth Perkins play the parents of a spread-out nuclear family, whose

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Author: Daniel D'Addario