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On episode 342, Amrie (@mytakeontv) and Jason (@theTVaholic) are joined by Curt Wagner (@ShowPatrol) of TVShowPatrol.com to talk some cancellation and renewal news and then preview the 2016 Cable & Streaming Fall TV Schedule. Plus, a brief reality check and some TV recommendations at the end. (Start times of each segment)
We talked about the following six TV news stories:
- Designated Survivor & Speechless Get Full-Season Orders By ABC
- Amazon Orders The Tick, I Love Dick and Jean-Claude Van Johnson to Series
- Cartoon Network's Adventure Time to End After Ninth Season in 2018
- The Strain to End After Season 4 on FX
- HBO renews High Maintenance for a second season
- This Is Us Gets Full-Season Order At NBC For Total Of 18 Episodes
Cable & Streaming Fall TV Preview 2016 (00:08:20)
We went over the 2016 Cable & Streaming Fall TV Schedule and gave premiere dates for new and returning shows and then talked about the shows we've seen ahead of time, a few that have already premiered and the ones we're looking forward to most. While many more shows were mentioned, the ones listed below for each day are the main ones we discussed.
- Sunday – New shows Berlin Station, Divorce, Eyewitness, Insecure and Westworld and returning shows The Librarians, Shameless and The Walking Dead. (00:09:01)
- Monday – New shows Freakish, Loosely Exactly Nicole and People of Earth. (00:20:06)
- Tuesday – New shows Aftermath, Good Behavior and Sweet/Vicious and returning shows The Mindy Project and Teen Wolf. (00:27:20)
- Wednesday – New shows Chance, Incorporated, Queen Sugar, Shut Eye and Stan Against Evil and returning shows The Art of More and Younger. (00:37:11)
- Thursday – New shows Falling Water and Undercover and returning shows Bajillion Dollar Properties. (00:52:04)
- Friday – New shows Good Girls Revolt, Marvel's Luke Cage, Quarry and Van Helsing and returning shows Black Mirror and The Man in the High Castle. (00:57:42)
- Saturday – New shows Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency and Versailles and returning show The Fall. (01:09:02)
- Overall – We each picked the new shows we'd recommend most. (01:12:52)
Amrie’s Reality Check (01:17:19)
Amrie briefly talks about The Great Food Truck Race and Survivor.
TV Recommendations (01:19:37)
- Amrie recommended Hulu’s Casual.
- Curt recommended HBO's Westworld.
- Jason recommended the Beyond Westworld Podcast (@WestworldFans). They start with a look back at the movies and previous series, talk about how they would've remade it, speculate on what the new series might be about and then will cover each episode with an in-depth discussion.
What cable shows are you looking forward to this fall? What streaming TV series are you going to check out? 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.