On episode 225, Amrie (@mytakeontv) and Jason (@theTVaholic) are joined by Kyle Nolan (@kyool) from NoReruns.net (@NoReruns) to talk a bunch of TV news and discuss the series premiere of Playing House, the first season finale of Resurrection, the season premiere of 24: Live Another Day, the third season finale of New Girl and the second season finale of The Mindy Project. Plus, a reality check and some TV recommendations. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following 10 TV news stories:
- Childrens Hospital Renewed for Sixth Season at Adult Swim (Exclusive)
- Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Renewed by Sony Crackle for 4 More Seasons
- Craig Ferguson announces he's leaving The Late Late Show
- FOX Drama Almost Human Cancelled
- The Comeback: Officially Revived for Season Two
- Project Greenlight: HBO Reviving Matt Damon and Ben Affleck Series
- Netflix's Orange Is the New Black Renewed for Third Season
- Sundance renews The Red Road for Season 2; Teen Beach Movie gets a sequel
- TV Land Renews Hot in Cleveland for Season 6
- Salem Renewed for Season 2 at WGN America
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following five TV shows:
- Playing House – S.1 Ep.1, “Pilot,” & Ep.2, “Bird Bones” (Series Premiere) (00:19:09)
- Resurrection – S.1 Ep.8, “Torn Apart” (Season Finale) (00:24:50)
- 24: Live Another Day – S.9 Ep.1, “Day 9: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM” & Ep.2,”Day 9: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM” (Season Premiere) (00:36:59)
- New Girl – S.3 Ep.23, “Cruise” (Season Finale) (00:52:13)
- The Mindy Project – S.2 Ep.22, “Danny and Mindy” (Season Finale) (00:55:51)
TV Recommendations (01:10:19)
- Amrie recommended NBC’s Chicago Fire – Official site – You can find it on Amazon Instant Video (S.1-2), DVD (S.1), Hulu (S.2), iTunes (S.1-2), and Netflix DVD (S.1). And, Chicago P.D. – Official Site – You can find it on Amazon Instant Video (S.1), DVD (S.1), Hulu (S.1), and iTunes (S.1).
- Jason recommended Showtime’s Penny Dreadful, which premieres Sunday, May 11th – Official Site – Watch the full series premiere episode on YouTube. If you are a Showtime subscriber you can watch episodes when they air on Sunday nights, OnDemand or via ShowtimeAnytime.
- Kyle recommended HBO’s The Comeback Season 1 – Find it on DVD. If you are an HBO subscriber you can find it on HBO GO.
Will you continue to watch USA Network’s Playing House? Do you enjoy the first season of ABC’s Resurrection? Are you glad Jack is back on FOX’s 24: Live Another Day? What did you think about the season finales of FOX’s New Girl and The Mindy Project? Did you enjoy this week’s guest? Let us know in the comments, send us an eMail, connect via Twitter @TVtimesThree, or Like us on Facebook.