On episode 246, Amrie (@mytakeontv) and Jason (@theTVaholic) are joined by Brian Kane (@iamtherealbrian) from the Arrow Squad (@ArrowSquadGSM), Central City Underground (@TheFlashGSM) and Profitcast podcasts to talk some cancellation and renewal news and discuss recent episodes of The Big Bang Theory, Gotham and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the series premiere of The Flash, and the third season premiere of Arrow. Plus, a brief reality check and some TV recommendations. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following eight TV news stories:
- ABC's How to Get Away With Murder, Black-Ish Get Full-Season Orders
- Transparent Renewed For Second Season By Amazon
- AMC Cancels All Unscripted Series Except Talking Dead and Comic Book Men
- AMC Renews The Walking Dead for Season 6
- BET's The Game Will End After Nine Seasons
- CBS Renews Under the Dome and Extant, Cancels Reckless
- CBS Cancels Unforgettable for the Second Time
- Gotham picked up for a full season at FOX
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following five TV shows:
- The Big Bang Theory – S.8 Ep.4, “The Hook-Up Reverberation” (00:23:26)
- Gotham – S.1 Ep.3, “The Balloonman” (00:33:05)
- The Flash – S.1 Ep.1, “Pilot” (00:48:08)
- Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – S.2 Ep.3, “Making Friends and Influencing People” (01:02:08)
- Arrow – S.1 Ep.1, “The Calm” (01:17:48)
Amrie’s Reality Check (01:31:08)
Amrie talks a bit about recent episodes of Survivor, The Amazing Race and Utopia.
TV Recommendations (01:36:33)
- Amrie recommended OnTVTonight.com as a good site to find TV listings.
- Jason recommended The Flash (1990) Complete Series – Watch episodes via Amazon Instant Video, DVD and iTunes.
- Brian recommended RIPT Apparel – They do t-shirts and other items with unique designs from artists based on comics, movies, TV shows and more. Each design is only available for 24 hours and then the next day a new design is available.
What do you think of the eighth season of CBS’ The Big Bang Theory so far? What did you think of the series premiere of The CW’s The Flash? Are you enjoying the second season of ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. thus far? Are you watching FOX’s Gotham? Were you excited for the return of The CW’s Arrow? 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.