Have you ever thought about what shows you wish were still on? Ever thought that you could do better putting together a network schedule than the big TV network honchos do? Do you think about what shows would go together nicely on a given night? Well, we kind of tossed those ideas in a blender… Continue reading TVx3 E032: What’s Your Perfect Primetime TV Lineup?
Speaking of accents… Thanks to Chris Vaughn that’s what we’re doing! We talk about some of the shows right now that have characters played by people who aren’t from the United States and have to disguise their accents as a result. Should more of them be permitted to use their natural accents? Why aren’t they?… Continue reading TVx3 E028: To Accentuate or Not To Accentuate
This week, Rae was off camping, so Amrie and Jason had on a guest host to talk about the week in TV. Myles McNutt from Cultural Learnings and the new McNuttCast joined us for what turned out to be a rather lengthy, but really fun, discussion. We started things off with some news about Kings,… Continue reading TVx3 E026: It’s Not You, It’s the Show. Or, Is it?
Viva LA! Amrie and Rae are back from their trip out West and eager to talk about what they did. Like some highlights from the various PaleyFest09 panels they attended including Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, Dollhouse, The Big Bang Theory, The Mentalist, and Pushing Daisies. And a summary of their time on the set of… Continue reading TVx3 E025: PaleyFest09 or Bust!
We started things off with some news about Pushing Daisies, Friday Night Lights, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and the Boston NBC affiliate deciding not to air Leno’s 10:00 p.m. show this fall. Then we moved on to the topic of TV ratings, where we ultimately ended up rambling and ranting about our dislike… Continue reading TVx3 E023: Ratings Rant
Do you have a favorite actor you’d like to see back on your TV? Well, that’s what listener Sam wanted to know. So, we set out to discuss those actors we haven’t seen much of recently, but would like too. We started things off with some news about Bones, Chopping Block, In the Motherhood, Monk… Continue reading TVx3 E022: What’s the Name of That Actor I’d Like to See Back on TV?
Ever been annoyed by a preview or promo that spoils something on your favorite show? You’re not alone. This week we’re talking about examples of this and why we think Networks should be a little smarter in how they market their shows. We also chat about the most recent episodes of The Amazing Race, The… Continue reading TVx3 E021: Crying Over Spilt Previews
This week we’re talking about the shows that come out of nowhere each season and surprise us by becoming huge hits. We try to dissect what several of these shows have had in common but all agree that there’s no surefire formula at work. We briefly touch on some of the latest TV news and… Continue reading TVx3 E020: Lightning in a Bottle
Ever wondered where all those unseen pilots go? So was Chris Vaughn when he asked us to talk a bit about pilots we’ve seen and whether we think they should be made available to other TV lovers. Sadly, only Amrie’s been lucky enough to have seen one but we do have some ideas for ways… Continue reading TVx3 E019: Unseen Pilots, Haunted Headsets, & Winnie the Pooh
Thanks to Scott Fields suggestion, we’re talking Sci-Fi this week. We chime with our thoughts on whether the Sci-Fi boom is over and whether we’ll be seeing more shows with sci-fi elements in the next few televivision seasons. We talk a bit about recent Sci-Fi shows that have succeeded and some that haven’t as well… Continue reading TVx3 E018: The Sci-Fi Element