Update: CBS has cancelled the series mid-season due to weak ratings and allegations of sexual harassment involving lead actor Jeremy Piven.
I regrettably spent the better part of a day binging CBS’s new drama series, Wisdom of the Crowd. While the show entertains an unusual idea, crowdsourced crime solving, I found it difficult to watch at times. The characters are generally one-dimensional, and the plot, lackluster—especially in terms of technical accuracy. As for soundtrack, it’s chock full of the stereotypical booms and rapid crescendos one hears in shows like this, which drives me up the wall. All things considered, this is CBS we’re talking about.
One thing writers did well, though, was explore a concept I had never thought about—one which I found extraordinarily intriguing.