On episode 153, Amrie (@mytakeontv) and Jason (@theTVaholic) are joined by Dru Moorhouse (@DruMoorhouse) from Zap2It.com to talk about a few news stories, discuss the new and returning shows to The CW for Fall 2012 and recent episodes of Castle, Dexter and Homeland. Plus, a Reality Check and some TV on DVD picks. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following four news stories:
- The CW Renews Oh Sit! and Breaking Pointe
- TNT Renews Major Crimes for Season 2
- TNT renews Franklin & Bash
- Royal Pains, White Collar, Covert Affairs Renewed by USA
The CW Fall TV Preview 2012 (00:05:15)
We went through the week and highlighted The CW shows we are looking forward to returning for Fall 2012 including premiere dates, as well as gave our initial impressions of their new fall offerings: Emily Owens, M.D., Arrow, and Beauty and the Beast. We also talked a bit about their Midseason 2013 shows Cult and The Carrie Diaries.
We talked about the following three shows:
- Castle – S.5 Ep.1, “After the Storm” (Season Premiere) (00:26:49)
- Dexter – S.7 Ep.1, “Are You…?” (Season Premiere) (00:32:15)
- Homeland – S.2 Ep.1, “The Smile” (Season Premiere) (00:41:20)
Amrie’s Reality Check (00:47:31)
We talked about third season finale of The Great Food Truck Race and Survivor: Philippines.
TV on DVD Picks for Releases on Tuesday, October 9th (00:52:27)
- Amrie picked It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 7 and The League: Season Three. Note: The giveaway Amrie mentioned on her site has not yet been posted, but we will link there from here once it has.
- Jason didn’t have a DVD pick this week, but really like Dru’s book pick below.
- Dru had a book pick instead: Firefly: A Celebration (Anniversary Edition).
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What new shows on The CW are you most looking forward to watching? What about returning shows? What did you think of the fifth season premiere of Castle? Are you back on board with Dexter after how season seven starts out? What did you think about the second season premiere of Homeland? What did you think about this week’s guest? Got any questions for us? Let us know in the comments, send us an eMail, connect via Twitter @TVtimesThree, or Like us on Facebook.