On episode 197, Amrie (@mytakeontv), Jason (@theTVaholic) and Rae (@raelee) talk about some TV news, preview the cable fall TV schedule and discuss the Burn Notice series finale and recent episodes of Suits and Haven. Plus, a reality check and some TV on DVD picks. (Start times of each segment)
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We talked about the following seven TV news stories:
- AMC Splits Mad Men's Final Season, Series Ending in 2015
- BBC America Cancels Copper After Two Seasons
- Seth Meyers' The Awesomes Renewed at Hulu
- Syfy Acquires Canadian Werewolf Drama Bitten (Exclusive)
- King & Maxwell Canceled After One Season on TNT
- FX Renews The Bridge for Season 2
- Lifetime Cancels Army Wives After Seven Seasons
Cable Fall TV Preview (00:14:25)
We talked about the 2013 Cable Fall TV Schedule starting with Sunday and moving through to Saturday and gave premiere dates. We talked about a few of the new shows that we’ve seen, but mainly went over which shows we are planning on watching and are looking forward to having back.
- Sunday – We mentioned Psych: The Musical, returning shows Drop Dead Diva, Homeland, The Walking Dead and more, and talked a bit about new shows Witches of East End and Masters of Sex. (00:08:45)
- Monday – We mentioned returning show Major Crimes. (00:15:19)
- Tuesday – We mentioned the Pretty Little Liars Halloween episode, returning shows Awkward., Sons of Anarchy and more, and talked a bit about new show Ravenswood. (00:16:53)
- Wednesday – We mentioned returning shows American Horror Story: Coven, South Park and more and new show Mob City. (00:21:09)
- Thursday – We mentioned returning shows Covert Affairs, White Collar and more and new comedy Ground Floor. (00:24:47)
- Friday – We mentioned Strike Back: Origins and returning show Haven. (00:27:42)
- Saturday – We mentioned returning Hell on Wheels and the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special. (00:30:31)
- Overall Thoughts – We talked a bit about the cable fall TV schedule as a whole. (00:32:26)
We talked about the following three TV shows:
- Burn Notice – S.7 Ep.12, “Reckoning” (Series Finale) (00:33:50)
- Suits – S.3 Ep.10, “Stay” (Summer Finale) (00:39:10)
- Haven – S.4 Ep.1, “Fallout,” & Ep.2, “Survivors” (00:47:51)
Then Rae gave a few thoughts on the series premieres of Back in the Game, The Blacklist, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Mom, Sleepy Hollow and Trophy Wife now that she has had a chance to see them.
Amrie’s Reality Check (01:01:57)
Amrie briefly talked about Project Runway, America’s Next Top Model and Survivor, and then Jason joined in to talk about The Great Food Truck Race.
TV on DVD Picks for Releases on Tuesday, October 1st (01:07:55)
Amrie picked Wings – The Complete First and Second Seasons.
Jason picked Awkward: Seasons 1 & 2 and New Girl: The Complete Second Season. Enter to win New Girl Season 2 on DVD over at TVaholic.com before Tuesday, October 15th.
Rae suggested that you save your money for Psych: The Complete Seventh Season next week.
What cable TV shows are you looking forward to this fall? What did you think about the series finale of Burn Notice? Do you like Suits? What did you think about how season four of Haven began? Let us know in the comments, send us an eMail, connect via Twitter @TVtimesThree, or Like us on Facebook.