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On episode 250, Jason (@theTVaholic) is joined by Jonathan Colbon (@Jon_Colbon) from the Sci-Fi Movie Podcast (@SciFiMovieGuys) and Wayne Henderson (@WayneHenderson) from MediaVocieovers.com and the Resurrection Revealed Podcast (@ResurrectionPod) to talk some cancellation and renewal news and discuss recent episodes of Arrow, The Big Bang Theory, Once Upon a Time and Resurrection, the sixth, and final, season premiere of White Collar, and the eighth season finale of Doctor Who. Plus, some TV recommendations and listener feedback. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following nine TV news stories:
- Selfie Cancelled By ABC
- ABC's Forever Snags Full-Season Order
- AMC Renews Hell on Wheels for Fifth and Final Season
- The Mentalist season 7 will be the show's last
- ITV commissions a sixth series of Downton Abbey
- Lifetime cancels Witches of East End
- NBC Orders More Marry Me
- Showtime, being Showtime, renews Homeland and The Affair
- USA Network Renews Royal Pains For Two More Seasons
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following six TV shows:
- Arrow – S.3 Ep.5, “The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak” (00:15:43)
- The Big Bang Theory – S.8 Ep.8, “Prom Equivalency” (00:23:21)
- White Collar – S.6 Ep.1, “Borrowed Time” (Season Premiere) (00:31:28)
- Doctor Who – S.8 Ep.12, “Death in Heaven” (Season Finale) (00:39:13)
- Once Upon a Time – S.4 Ep.7, “Snow Queen” (00:50:55)
- Resurrection – S.2 Ep.7, “Miracles” (00:58:59)
TV Recommendations (01:10:46)
- Jason recommended The Good Guys, which hit DVD on Tuesday, November 3rd – Watch episodes via Amazon Instant Video, DVD, iTunes and Netflix.
- Jon recommended 30 Days – Watch episodes via Amazon Instant Video, DVD and Netflix.
- Wayne recommended Doctor Who – Watch episodes via Amazon Instant Video/Prime, Blu-ray, DVD, HuluPlus, iTunes and Netflix. The Doctor Who Beginner’s Guide podcast that Jon and Wayne mentioned during this segment.
Listener Feedback (01:18:48)
We read and answered an email and played some audio feedback congratulating us on 250 episodes.
What do you think of what’s been happening on ABC’s Resurrection? Have you been watching The CW’s Arrow? Are you enjoying CBS’ The Big Bang Theory as much as you have in past seasons? Will you be sad to see USA Network’s White Collar come to an end? Have you lost interest with the present Frozen storyline on ABC’s Once Upon a Time like Jon and Wayne? What did you think about season eight of BBC America’s Doctor Who? 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.
I hated how Clara changed in her relationship with the Doctor in this season, and was RELIEVED to see her go.
BUT for BOTH of them to LIE to each other as they say good bye was finally the nail in the coffin of this relationship.
Looking forward to a companion who will have chemistry with Capaldi. 😉
Ian, Thanks for the comment. We read it and talked a bit more about Doctor Who S.8 on Ep.251.