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On episode 292, Jason (@theTVaholic) is joined by Laurel Brown (@DocBrown_TV) from DocBrownTV.com and Melissa Girimonte (@thetelevixen) from TheTelevixen.com and the Remotely Girly Podcast to talk a little bit of cancellation and renewal news and then preview The CW Fall TV Schedule followed by a discussion of the series premieres of Blindspot, Heroes Reborn, Minority Report and The Muppets and the second season premiere of Empire. Plus, some TV recommendations at the end. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following four TV news stories:
- ABC Renews Mistresses For Season 4
- Blindspot Gets Order For 9 More Scripts
- We're Getting Even More Black Mirror on Netflix
- TNT Cancels Proof After One Season
The CW Fall TV Preview 2015 (00:06:35)
We went over the 2015 CW Fall TV schedule and gave premiere dates for new and returning shows and then talked about the shows that we’re looking forward to most.
- Monday – New show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and returning show Jane the Virgin. (00:06:58)
- Tuesday – Returning shows The Flash and iZombie. (00:15:20)
- Wednesday – Returning shows Arrow and Supernatural. (00:20:37)
- Thursday – Returning shows The Vampire Diaries and The Originals. (00:30:53)
- Friday – Returning shows Reign and America’s Next Top Model. (00:36:32)
- Overall Thoughts – (00:39:08)
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following five TV shows:
- Minority Report – S.1 Ep.1, “Pilot” (Series Premiere) (00:46:59)
- Blindspot – S.1 Ep.1, “Pilot” (Series Premiere) (00:56:31)
- The Muppets – S.1 Ep.1, “Pig Girls Don’t Cry” (Series Premiere) (01:02:37)
- Empire – S.2 Ep.1, “The Devils Are Here” (Season Premiere) (01:11:49)
- Heroes Reborn – S.1 Ep.1, “Brave New World,” & Ep.2, “Odessa” (Series Premiere) (01:19:08)
TV Recommendations (01:32:07)
- Jason recommended The CW’s iZombie – Official Site – Watch episodes via Amazon Video, DVD, iTunes, Netflix as of Oct. 6, 2015 or Netflix DVD.
- Laurel recommended CBS’ Person of Interest – Official Site – Watch episodes via Amazon Video, Blu-ray, DVD, iTunes or Netflix.
- Melissa recommended the WhipClip app.
Did you watch the series premieres of ABC’s The Muppets, NBC’s Blindspot and Heroes Reborn or FOX’s Minority Report? What about the second season premiere of FOX’s Empire? What new and/or returning shows are you most looking forward to from The CW? 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.