On episode 245, Jason (@theTVaholic) is joined by Ivey West (@Dorv) from CliqueClack.com and the Block Bluster! podcast (@blockblusterpod) and Kyle Nolan (@kyool) from NoReruns.net (@NoReruns) to talk some cancellation and renewal news and discuss recent episodes of Scorpion, The Blacklist, How to Get Away With Murder and Madam Secretary and the series premieres of Manhattan Love Story and A to Z. Plus, some TV recommendations. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following nine TV news stories:
- ABC Family Renews Young & Hungry, Picks Up Procedural Drama Stitchers
- Amazon Picks Up Hand Of God & Red Oaks To Series, Orders More Scripts Of The Cosmopolitans
- Disney renews Star Wars Rebels for second season
- You're the Worst, Married Renewed for Second Seasons at FXX and FX
- NBC Renews Hollywood Game Night for 10-Episode Third Season
- Stop Everything: Showtime Is Bringing Back Twin Peaks
- TNT Cancels Dallas After Third Season
- TV Land Cancels Jennifer Falls
- USA Network Renews Satisfaction, Cancels Rush
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following six TV shows:
- Scorpion – S.1 Ep.2, “Single Point of Failure” (00:22:19)
- The Blacklist – S.2 Ep.2, “Monarch Douglas Bank” (00:32:53)
- Manhattan Love Story – S.1 Ep.1, “Pilot” (Series Premiere) (00:40:43)
- A to Z – S.1 Ep.1, “A is for Acquaintance” (Series Premiere) (00:50:11)
- How to Get Away With Murder – S.1 Ep.2, “It’s All Her Fault” (00:57:35)
- Madam Secretary – S.1 Ep.3, “The Operative” (01:09:21)
TV Recommendations (01:26:20)
- Jason recommended The 100 Season 1 – Official Site – Episodes available via Amazon Instant Video, Blu-ray, DVD, iTunes and Netflix, as of October 22nd.
- Ivey recommended a new Game of Thrones beer – Ommegang Valar Morghulis Abbey Dubbel.
- Kyle recommended Fargo Season 1 – Official Site – Watch via Amazon Instant Video, Blu-ray, DVD and iTunes.
Are you enjoying CBS’ Scorpion? What did you think of the series premieres of ABC’s Manhattan Love Story and NBC’s A to Z? Are you going to continue watching ABC’s How to Get Away With Murder and/or CBS’ Madam Secretary? What new fall shows are you already thinking about dropping? 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.