On episode 167, Jason (@theTVaholic) is joined by Stephanie Weak (@angelsteph) of the TV Rewind Podcast (@tvrewind) and Kyle Nolan (@kyool) from NoReruns.net (@NoReruns) to talk a little news and discuss the series premiere of Netflix’s House of Cards, Being Human, the series premiere of The Americans, the series finale of 30 Rock, and the post Super Bowl XLVII episode of Elementary. Plus, a reality check and some TV on DVD picks. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following six TV news story:
- BBC America Renews Ripper Street for Second Season
- CBS Confirms How I Met Your Mother Renewal and that Season 9 Will be the Final Year
- CBS renews NCIS for 11th season
- Cinemax Renews Banshee for Season 2
- Comedy Central renews Kroll Show
- Showtime renews Shameless, Lies, Californication
Favorite Super Bowl XLVII Commercials (00:06:27)
- Jason’s Favorite: Jack in the Box – One Hit Wonder: Hot Mess
- Stephanie’s Favorite: Budweiser – The Clydesdales: Brotherhood
- Kyle’s Favorite: Best Buy – Asking Amy
We talked about the following five shows:
- House of Cards – S.1 Ep.1, “Chapter 1” (Series Premiere) (00:10:14)
- Being Human – S.3 Ep.3, “The Teens They Are a Changin” (00:21:09)
- The Americans – S.1 Ep.1, “Pilot” (Series Premiere) (00:27:24)
- 30 Rock – S.7 Ep.12, “Hogcock!,” and Ep.13, “Last Lunch” (Series Finale) (00:36:30)
- Elementary – S.1 Ep.14, “The Deductionist” (00:44:14)
Kyle’s Reality Check (00:55:28)
Kyle briefly talks about The Joe Schmo Show, King of the Nerds, and the premiere of Southie Rules.
TV on DVD Pick for Tuesday, February 12th (01:02:21)
Jason didn’t have a pick this week.
Stephanie picked Gossip Girl: The Complete Sixth and Final Season.
Kyle picked Nurse Jackie: Season Four and Weeds: Season Eight.
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Thanks again for having me on, Jason. It was fun! 🙂