TVx3 E181: Cancellations and Upfronts and Mothers, Oh My!

by Jason the TVaholic on May 23, 2013 · 2 comments

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On episode 181, Amrie (@mytakeontv), Jason (@theTVaholic) and Rae (@raelee) talk some news, cancellations, upfronts and the season finales of How I Met Your Mother and Castle and a recent Psych. Plus, a reality check and some TV on DVD picks. (Start times of each segment/topic)

News (00:01:08)

We talked about the following three TV news story:

2012-13 TV Season Broadcast Network Cancellations (00:04:49)

ABC666 Park Avenue, Body of Proof, Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23, Family Tools, Happy Endings, How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) , Last Resort, Malibu Country, Red Widow, and Zero Hour. Final season of Private Practice.
CBSCSI: NY, Golden Boy, Made in Jersey, Partners, Rules of Engagement, and Vegas.
The CWCult and Emily Owens, MD. Final seasons of 90210 and Gossip Girl.
FOXBen and Kate, The Cleveland Show, The Mob Doctor, and Touch. Final season of Fringe.
NBC1600 Penn, Animal Practice, Deception, Do No Harm, Go On, Guys With Kids, The New Normal, Smash, Up All Night, and Whitney. Finals seasons of 30 Rock and The Office. Hannibal still to be determined.

7 Questions – Upfronts/Fall 2013 Edition (00:09:43)

We each answered the following seven questions:

  1. What show that you thought would be canceled are you happy got renewed?
  2. What show that you thought might be canceled are you most surprised that it did?
  3. What canceled show would you most like to have back?
  4. What show are you surprised didn’t get canceled?
  5. Which new shows for Fall 2013 most interest you?
  6. Which new shows for Fall 2013 least interest you?
  7. What new show being saved for Midseason 2014 are you most interested in?

Primetime (00:37:41)

We talked about the following three TV shows:

  • How I Met Your Mother – S.8 Ep.24, “Something New” (Season Finale) (00:37:45)
  • Castle – S.5 Ep.24, “Watershed” (Season Finale) (00:43:09)
  • Psych – S.7 Ep.12, “Dead Air” (00:47:30)

Amrie’s Reality Check (00:55:41)

Amrie briefly talks about Survivor and So You Think You Can Dance.

TV on DVD Picks for Tuesday, May 28th (00:56:33)

Amrie picked Suits: Season Two (DVD + UltraViolet).
Jason picked Longmire: The Complete First Season.
Rae picked Tiny Toon Adventures, Volume 4: Looney Links!.

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What are you answers to the seven questions above? What do you think about the eighth season finale of How I Met Your Mother? What did you think of the fourth season finale of Castle? How do you think reveal of Shawn’s secret on Psych? Let us know in the comments, send us an eMail, connect via Twitter @TVtimesThree, or Like us on Facebook.

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Kyle May 28, 2013 at 9:02 am

What show that you thought would be canceled are you happy got renewed?
Thought for sure Parenthood would be gone, but glad it isn’t.

What show that you thought might be canceled are you most surprised that it did?
Go On

What canceled show would you most like to have back?
Happy Endings and Futurama

What show are you surprised didn’t get canceled?
Community and Beauty and the Beast

Which new shows for Fall 2013 most interest you?
Kind of cheating because I’ve seen a bunch of ABC, NBC & FOX pilots, but
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Sleepy Hollow, The Blacklist, The Goldbergs, Welcome to the Family, Michael J. Fox Show, Lucky 7, Brooklyn Nine Nine

Which new shows for Fall 2013 least interest you?
Kind of cheating because I’ve seen a bunch of ABC, NBC & FOX pilots, but
Dads, The Originals, Betrayal, We Are Men, Mom, Ironside and mid-season Killer Women, Mind Games, Gang Related

What new show being saved for Midseason 2014 are you most interested in?
About a Boy, Crisis, Resurrection, Surviving Jack

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