TVx3 E118: Winter TV Preview 2012

In this episode, Emma (@emmaloggins) from joined us to talk about some recent TV news, preview the new and returning shows coming in January and February 2012 and discuss recent episodes of Once Upon a Time, Chuck, Dexter and Homeland. Plus, we kept confessing about shows that we watch that we don't really want people to know about for some reason.

TV News (00:01:42)

We talked about the following news stories:

  • ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition comes to an end with its 200th episode on Friday, January 13th. It will continue on with periodic specials going forward.
  • Lifetime has canceled Against the Wall.
  • FX has signed Russell Brand to do a six episode late night comedy series.
  • FX has renewed The League for a forth season.

TV on DVD Picks for Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 (00:04:58)

Winter TV Preview 2012 (00:08:04)

We went over the daily TV schedule from Sunday to Saturday and gave premiere and return dates for shows in January and February 2012. We also give are thoughts on the new shows we've seen and what we are most looking forward to for Winter TV 2012. Below are the shows that garnered the bulk of the discussion on each day.

  • SundayOnce Upon a Time, Shameless and House of Lies. (00:09:31)
  • MondayAlcatraz, Smash, Being Human and Lost Girl. (00:16:12)
  • TuesdayWork It!, The River, Switched at Birth, Jane by Design, Justified and Southland. (00:26:04)
  • WednesdayAre You There, Chelsea? and Psych. (00:32:40)
  • ThursdayRob, The Vampire Diaries, The Finder, The Firm and Archer. (00:38:21)
  • FridayChuck, A Gifted Man, Supernatural and Spartacus. (00:44:23)
  • SaturdayThe Fades. (00:48:36)

Primetime (00:49:59)

We talked about the following four shows:

  • Once Upon a Time – S.1 Ep.7, “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter” (00:50:09)
  • Chuck – S.5 Ep.6, “Chuck Versus the Curse” (00:54:54)
  • Dexter – S.6 Ep.12, “This Is the Way the World Ends” (Season Finale) (00:57:00)
  • Homeland – S.1 Ep.12, “Marine One” (Season Finale) (01:01:26)

Amrie & Rae's Reality Check (01:07:32)

Amrie and Rae talked about recent episodes of The Amazing Race, Survivor, America's Next Top Model and Top Chef: Texas.

Closing Remarks (01:09:01)


What did you think about the season finales of Dexter and Homeland? How about Chuck so far this season? What new show premiering in Winter 2012 are you most looking forward to checking out? What did you think of this weeks guest? Let us know in the comments, send us an eMail, connect via Twitter, or Like us on Facebook.


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