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On episode 314, Jason (@theTVaholic) is joined by Kyle Nolan (@kyool) from NoReruns.net (@NoReruns) and Ivey West (@Dorv) to talk some cancelation and renewal news and then preview the 2016 Spring TV Schedule followed by a discussion of recent episodes of Quantico, The Magicians and Limitless. Plus, some TV recommendations at the end. (Start times of each segment)
We talked about the following 10 TV news stories:
- Of Kings And Prophets Canceled By ABC After 2 Airings
- Better Call Saul Renewed for Third Season at AMC
- Person of Interest: Cancelled; No Season Six for CBS Series
- Cinemax Gives Outcast a Second Season Months Ahead of Series Premiere
- The CW Renews The Flash, Vampire Diaries, The 100, Reign and 7 Others
- FOX Renews Gotham for Season Three
- Shadowhunters renewed for Season 2 on Freeform
- Switched at Birth to End After Fifth Season
- History Renews Vikings for Season 5, Jonathan Rhys Meyers Joins Cast
- NBC renews Little Big Shots for a second season
Spring TV Preview 2016 (00:21:10)
We went over the 2016 Spring TV Schedule, Sunday through Saturday, and talked about what is returning and when in April, May and early June. Then we talked a bit about which shows we are most looking forward to watching for each day and the ones we had a chance to watch ahead of time with a focus on the shows mentioned below.
- Sunday – Returning shows AMC's Fear the Walking Dead and HBO's Game of Thrones and new shows CMT’s Still the King, NBC's Crowded and Showtime's Dice. (00:21:55)
- Monday – Returning shows AMC's Turn: Washington's Spies, CBS' The Odd Couple and Person of Interest and new shows FOX's Houdini & Doyle, Syfy's Hunters and TBS' The Detour. (00:35:13)
- Tuesday – Returning shows Freeform's Stitchers, Hulu's The Mindy Project and MTV's Faking It and new shows AMC's The Night Manager, The CW's Containment and DirecTV's You, Me, Her. (00:49:30)
- Wednesday – Returning shows ABC's Nashville, DirecTV's Rogue, Netflix's Happy Valley and Pop's Schitt's Creek and new shows CBS' Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, Hulu's The Path, NBC's Hearthbeat, SundanceTV's The Last Panthers, TV Land's Lopez and WGN America's Underground. (01:02:36)
- Thursday – Returning shows BBC America's Orphan Black and The CW's Beauty and the Beast and new shows ABC's The Catch, CBS' Rush Hour, NBC's Game of Silence, Netflix's Marseille and Seeso's Bajillion Dollar Propertie$. (01:15:48)
- Friday – Returning shows Amazon Prime's Catastrophe, FOX's Hell's Kitchen and Netflix's Daredevil, Orange Is the New Black and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and new shows Netflix's The Ranch and Lady Dynamite and Syfy's Wynonna Earp. (01:31:33)
- Saturday – Returning show Starz's Outlander and new show Nickelodeon's School of Rock. (01:43:45)
- Other – Talked a bit about a couple miniseries and a special coming in Spring 2016. (01:47:20)
Get the Printable Spring TV Schedules over at TVaholic.com that Jason mentioned on the podcast.
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following three TV shows:
- Quantico – S.1 Ep.13, “Clear” (01:49:29)
- The Magicians – S.1 Ep.9, “The Writing Room” (01:57:56)
- Limitless – S.1 Ep.18, “Bezgranichnyy” (02:09:32)
TV Recommendations (02:17:44)
- Ivey recommended MTV's Faking It – Official Site – Watch episodes via Amazon Video, DVD, Hulu or iTunes.
- Kyle recommended AMC's Turn: Washington's Spies – Official Site – Watch episodes via Amazon Video, DVD, iTunes or Netflix.
What shows are you most looking forward to for Spring 2016? Do you see the same problems with ABC's Quantico as Jason does? Do you like Syfy's The Magicians as much as we do? Have you been keeping up with CBS' Limitless? Did you enjoy this week's episode? Let us know in the comments, send us an eMail, connect via Twitter @TVtimesThree, or Like us on Facebook.