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On episode 241, Amrie (@mytakeontv) and Jason (@theTVaholic) are joined by Carla Day (@CarlaDay) of BuddyTV, TV Fanatic and TV Diehard (@TVDiehard) to talk some cancellation news and then preview the 2014 CBS Fall TV schedule. Plus, a discussion of Doctor Who and The Lottery, a reality check and some TV recommendations. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following TV news story:
- FOX’s Gang Related Cancelled After Summer Run, which included Carla telling us about what would’ve happened in season two. This somehow morphed into a brief conversation about FOX’s Mulaney and the new host of CBS’ Late Late Show.
CBS Fall TV Preview 2014 (00:07:42)
We went over the 2014 CBS Fall TV schedule and gave premiere dates for new and returning shows and then previewed all the new shows that we’ve seen ahead of time.
- Sunday – Returning show 60 Minutes, new show Madam Secretary and returning shows The Good Wife and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (00:07:49)
- Monday – Returning shows The Big Bang Theory and Mom, new show Scorpion and returning show NCIS: Los Angeles. (00:16:23)
- Tuesday – Returning show NCIS, new show NCIS: New Orleans and returning show Person of Interest. (00:27:34)
- Wednesday – Returning shows Survivor and Criminal Minds and new show Stalker. (00:30:03)
- Thursday – Thursday Night Football for a few weeks and then returning shows The Big Bang Theory, The Millers and Two and a Half Men, new show The McCarthys and returning show Elementary. (00:37:01)
- Friday – Returning shows The Amazing Race, Hawaii Five-0 and Blue Bloods. (00:44:40)
- Saturday – 48 Hours. (00:47:58)
- Overall Thoughts – A few thoughts on CBS’ overall fall schedule. (00:48:38)
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following two TV shows:
- Doctor Who – S.8 Ep.3, “Robot of Sherwood” (00:50:02)
- The Lottery – S.1 Ep.7, “St. Michael” (00:54:26)
Amrie’s Reality Check (01:04:36)
Amrie briefly touches on The Great Food Truck Race, America’s Next Top Model, MasterChef and So You Think You Can Dance and then Amrie and Carla have an extended conversation about Utopia.
TV Recommendations (01:18:23)
- Amrie recommended the Bob’s Burgers comic.
- Jason recommended Now and Again The DVD Edition, which came out on Tuesday, August 27th.
- Carla recommended The 100 Season 1, which hits Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday, September 23rd – Official Site – Episodes available via Amazon Instant Video, Blu-ray, DVD and iTunes.
What new fall show coming to CBS are you most looking forward to watching? Do you like the new Doctor on BBC America’s Doctor Who? Have you been keeping up with Lifetime’s The Lottery? 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.