On episode 229, Amrie (@mytakeontv) and Jason (@theTVaholic) are joined by Curt Wagner (@ShowPatrol) of ShowPatrolTV.com to talk some TV news, preview the 2014 Summer TV Schedule and discuss recent episodes of 24: Live Another Day and Orphan Black. Plus, a brief reality check and some TV recommendations. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We briefly talked about the following TV news story:
Summer TV Preview 2014 (00:04:21)
We went over the TV schedule and gave premiere dates for new and returning shows for Summer 2014 and then talked about which ones we are most looking forward to and previewed the ones we’ve seen ahead of time. The shows listed for each day below are the ones we talked the most about.
- Sunday – New shows The Last Ship, The Leftovers and The Lottery and returning shows Falling Skies and Witches of East End. (00:04:50)
- Monday – New show Murder in the First and returning shows Longmire, Major Crimes and Under the Dome. (00:18:31)
- Tuesday – New shows Chasing Life, Matador and The Night Shift and returning shows Rizzoli & Isles and Perception. (00:25:52)
- Wednesday – New shows Extant, Mystery Girls and Young & Hungry and returning shows Graceland and Motive. (00:37:40)
- Thursday – New shows Dominion, Gang Related, Rush, Satisfaction and Undateable and returning shows Defiance and Rectify. (00:48:49)
- Friday – New shows Crossbones, The Knick and Orange Is the New Black. (01:01:36)
- Saturday – New shows Outlander and Power and returning show Doctor Who. (01:04:57)
- Curt mentions a few shows from both cable and online outlets that we didn’t mention above. (01:10:56)
We talked about the following two TV shows:
- 24: Live Another Day – S.9 Ep.5, “Day 9: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM” (01:14:02)
- Orphan Black – S.2 Ep.7, “Knowledge of Causes and Secret Motion of Things” (01:21:45)
Amrie’s Reality Check (01:30:36)
Amrie talks a little bit about MasterChef.
TV Recommendations (01:33:41)
Jason recommended True Detective Season One, which comes out on Blu-ray/DVD on Tuesday, June 10th – Official Site – Blu-ray, DVD and HBOGo.
Curt recommended Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Season four premieres on Thursday, June 19th – Official Site.
What new or returning show for Summer TV 2014 are you most looking forward to? What do you think of FOX’s 24: Live Another Day so far? Are you enjoying the second season of BBC America’s Orphan Black? What did you think about this week’s guest? Let us know in the comments, send us an eMail, connect via Twitter @TVtimesThree, or Like us on Facebook.