On episode 230, Jason (@theTVaholic) is joined by Danielle Turchiano (@danielletbd), a regular contributor to StudioSystemNews.com and author of pseudonym: a novel, and Emma Loggins (@emmaloggins) of FanBolt.com (@fanbolt) to talk about some TV news, recap the 2014 ATX Television Festival and discuss the series premieres of Halt and Catch Fire and Chasing Life. Plus, some TV recommendations. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We briefly talked about the following three TV news stories:
- Inside Amy Schumer, Review, TripTank Renewed by Comedy Central
- MTV’s Faking It Renewed For Season 2
- Penny Dreadful Renewed for Second Season at Showtime
ATX Television Festival Season 3 Recap (00:07:37)
- How many times have you attended ATX Festival?
- What were your favorite panels?
- Who did you get a chance to meet or talk with outside of the panels?
- What was the best thing you ate while in Austin for the festival?
- Why should someone attend the ATX Television Festival?
We talked about the following two TV shows:
- Halt and Catch Fire – S.1 Ep.1, “I/O,” (Series Premiere) & Ep.2, “FUD” (00:44:32)
- Chasing Life – S.1 Ep.1, “Pilot” (Series Premiere) (00:58:21)
TV Recommendations (01:07:10)
- Jason recommended Friday Night Lights – Watch episodes via Amazon Instant Video/Prime (S.1-5), DVD (S.1-5), iTunes (S.1-5) and Netflix (S.1-5).
- Danielle recommended Orange Is the New Black – Blu-ray (S.1), DVD (S.1) and Netflix (S.1-2) and Orange Is the New App – Get it for Android or iPhone/iPad.
- Emma recommended Roswell – Watch episodes via Amazon Instant Video/Prime (S.1-3), DVD (S.1-3), Hulu Plus (S.1-3), iTunes (S.1-3) and Netflix (S.1-3).
Did you attend season three of the ATX Television Festival? If you didn’t, are you thinking about going next year like Jason? What do you think of AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire? Did you like ABC Family’s Chasing Life? Did you enjoy this week’s guests? Let us know in the comments, send us an eMail, connect via Twitter @TVtimesThree, or Like us on Facebook.