On episode 248, Jason (@theTVaholic) is joined by Emma Loggins (@emmaloggins) of FanBolt.com (@fanbolt) and Kyle Nolan (@kyool) from NoReruns.net (@NoReruns) to talk some cancellation and renewal news, the Syfy Digital Press Tour 2014, the second season premiere of The 100, the series premiere of Constantine, and the first few episodes of The Walking Dead season five. Plus, some TV recommendations and listener feedback at the end. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following eight TV news stories:
- Manhattan Love Story Cancelled By ABC
- ABC Orders More Castle, Once, Grey's Anatomy and 4 Other Series
- CSI: CBS Cuts Season 15 Episodes
- The CW Orders Full Seasons for The Flash, Jane the Virgin
- FX Cancels The Bridge After Two Seasons
- Syfy renews Z Nation
- Syfy Renews Face Off for Season 8, Tweaks Format
- Chrisley Knows Best Renewed for Season 3 by USA
Syfy Digital Press Tour 2014 (00:18:43)
We talked about our trip to Orlando, Florida for the eighth edition of the Syfy Digital Press Tour, which included us talking about:
- The opening dinner and bowling with the cast of Ascension.
- Our thoughts on Syfy’s upcoming slate of news shows (12 Monkeys, Ascension, Killjoys and Town of the Living Dead) before and after the panel interviews.
- Our thoughts on their returning shows (Face Off, Helix and Z Nation) before and after the panel interview sessions.
- Our adventures at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following three TV shows:
- The 100 – S.2 Ep.1, “The 48” (Season Premiere) (00:55:12)
- Constantine – S.1 Ep.1, “Non Est Asylum” (Series Premiere) (01:01:57)
- The Walking Dead – S.5 Ep.3, “Four Walls and a Roof” (01:08:53)
TV Recommendations (01:19:57)
- Jason recommended WKRP In Cincinnati: The Complete Series.
- Emma recommended NBC’s new comedy Marry Me – Watch episodes via Amazon Instant Video, Hulu, iTunes, and NBC.com.
- Kyle recommended HBO’s This Week Tonight With John Oliver – Watch clips at HBO.com and YouTube.
Listener Feedback (01:24:45)
Are you looking forward to any of Syfy’s new shows we talked about? Did you tune in for the second season premiere of The CW’s The 100? What did you think of the series premiere of NBC’s Constantine? Are you one of the many millions watching AMC’s The Walking Dead? 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.