On episode 343, 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 discuss the third season premiere of The Flash, the fifth season premiere of Arrow and recent episodes of Designated Survivor, Pitch and Westworld. Plus, some TV recommendations at the end. (Start times of each segment)
We talked about the following seven TV news stories:
- @ midnight with Chris Hardwick Renewed For Season 4 By Comedy Central
- Stitchers Renewed for Season 3
- American Horror Story Renewed for Season 7 at FX
- Aquarius canceled: NBC axes David Duchovny series
- The Deep Renewed for Second Season at Netflix
- Marvel's Iron Fist: Netflix Announces March Debut Date for Superhero Series
- Ash vs Evil Dead Hacks Its Way to Season 3 Renewal at Starz
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following five TV shows:
- The Flash – S.3 Ep.1, “Flashpoint” (Season Premiere) (00:13:05)
- Arrow – S.5 Ep.1, “Legacy” (Season Premiere) (00:26:23) – This also turned into a bit of a discussion about Supergirl S.1 at the end.
- Designated Survivor – S.1 Ep.3, “The Confession” (00:39:37)
- Pitch – S.1 Ep.3, “Beanball” (00:51:38)
- Westworld – S.1 Ep.2, “Chestnut” (01:05:03)
TV Recommendations (01:22:10)
- Ivey recommended The West Wing Weekly podcast (@WestWingWeekly).
- Kyle recommended Hulu's Freakish, which premiered on Monday, October 10th, and Jason concurred and mentioned his Freakish preview over at TVaholic.com. Kyle also mention the Sliders – The Complete Series DVD set.
What did you think of The CW's The Flash third season premiere? How about The CW's Arrow fifth season premiere? Do you agree that ABC's Designated Survivor should be better? Are you enjoying FOX's Pitch as much as we are? Have you visited HBO's Westworld? Did you enjoy this week's guests? Is there a show you'd like us to talk about? Let us know in the comments, send us an eMail, connect via Twitter @TVtimesThree, or Like us on Facebook.