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On episode 289, Amrie (@mytakeontv) and Jason (@theTVaholic) are joined by Tina Charles (@TinaCharlesTV) from TVGoodness.com (@TVGoodness) to talk some cancellation and renewal news and then preview the ABC Fall TV Schedule followed by a discussion of a recent episode of Significant Mother and the sixth summer finale of Rizzoli & Isles. Plus, an update to the FOX Fall Preview, a reality check and some TV recommendations at the end. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following five TV news stories:
- Amazon Prime Video now does what Netflix won't: offline playback
- Hulu Introduces $11.99 Commercial-Free Option, But Vows To Boost Ad Sales
- NBC Cancels Coach Revival Series
- Syfy Renews Killjoys, Dark Matter for Second Seasons
- TBS Cancels King of the Nerds After 3 Seasons
ABC Fall TV Preview 2015 (00:18:24)
We went over the 2015 ABC Fall TV schedule and gave premiere dates for new and returning shows and then previewed the new shows that we’ve seen ahead of time.
- Sunday – Returning shows America’s Funniest Home Videos and Once Upon a Time and new shows Blood & Oild and Quantico. (00:19:15)
- Monday – Returning shows Dancing With the Stars and Castle. (00:34:42)
- Tuesday – New shows The Muppets and Wicked City and returning shows Fresh Off the Boat, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Beyond the Tank. (00:42:21)
- Wednesday – Returning shows The Middle, The Goldbergs, Modern Family, black-ish and Nashville. (00:54:28)
- Thursday – Returning shows Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder. (01:00:37)
- Friday – Returning shows Last Man Standing, Shark Tank and 20/20 and new show Dr. Ken. (01:10:29)
- Saturday – Saturday Night College Football. (01:16:06)
- Overall Thoughts – (01:16:18)
FOX Fall TV Preview 2015 Update (01:17:55)
On the last episode, we hadn’t had a chance to watch Minority Report or Scream Queens before previewing the FOX schedule. But, now we have and promised to come back and talk about them once we did. So, Jason and Amrie talk a bit about Scream Queens, as well as her thoughts on Grandfathered and The Grinder, and then Jason brings Anthony Ocasio (@anthonyocasio) and Ivey West (@Dorv) back on to talk about Minority Report and a little bit about Gotham S.2.
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following two TV shows:
- Significant Mother – S.1 Ep.5, “Suffering & Succotash” (01:42:48)
- Rizzoli & Isles – S.6 Ep.12, “5.26” (Summer Finale) (01:46:58)
Amrie’s Reality Check (01:56:27)
Amrie talked about The Great Food Truck Race, So You Think You Can Dance, Project Runway, MasterChef and America’s Next Top Model.
TV Recommendations (02:00:04)
- Amrie recommended NBC’s The Carmichael Show – Official Site – Watch episodes via Amazon Video, Hulu or iTunes. Listen to The TVaholic Previews The Carmichael Show for more about the show and Jason's opinion about it.
- Jason recommended Netflix’s Longmire S.4, which premieres on Thursday, September 10th – Watch the first three seasons via Amazon Video, DVD, iTunes or Netflix.
- Tina recommended Starz’s Survivor’s Remorse – Official Site – Watch season one via Amazon Video, DVD or iTunes.
Have you been watching The CW’s Significant Mother? Do you watch TNT’s Rizzoli & Isles? Are you looking forward to FOX’s Minority Report or Scream Queens? What new and/or returning show are you most looking forward to from ABC? Did you enjoy this week’s discussion? Let us know in the comments, send us an eMail, connect via Twitter @TVtimesThree, or Like us on Facebook.