On episode 222, Jason (@theTVaholic) is joined by Danielle Turchiano (@danielletbd), a regular contributor to StudioSystemNews.com and author of pseudonym: a novel, and Remi Lavictoire (@RemiLavictoire) from Sci-FiMoviePodcast.com (@ScifiMovieGuys) to talk some TV news and discuss recent episodes of Resurrection, Crisis, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D., The 100 and the fourth season finale of Shameless. Plus, some TV recommendations. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following five TV news stories:
- Bates Motel Renewed for a Third Season at A&E
- Single Ladies Revived at BET's Centric
- UPDATE: Stephen Colbert Named CBS’ New Late Show Host
- HBO renews Game of Thrones for season 5 & 6
- NBC Creates Playground To Lure Comedy Writers Outside Of NY/LA Film Schools And Comedy Clubs
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following five TV shows:
- Resurrection – S.1 Ep.5, “Insomnia” (00:30:28)
- Shameless – S.4 Ep.12, “Lazarus” (Season Finale) (00:51:44)
- Crisis – S.1 Ep.4, “We Were Supposed to Help Each Other” (01:11:32)
- Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – S.1 Ep.17, “Turn, Turn, Turn” (01:27:42)
- The 100 – S.1 Ep.4, “Murphy’s Law” (01:47:13)
TV Recommendations (02:10:39)
- Jason recommended Warehouse 13 – Official Site – Episodes available on Amazon Instant Video (S.1-5), DVD (S.1-5), Hulu (S.2&5), iTunes (S.1-5) and Netflix (S.1-3).
- Danielle recommended Nurse Jackie – Official Site – Episodes available via Amazon Instant Video (S.1-5), Blu-ray (S.1-5), DVD (S.1-5), iTunes (S.1-5), OnDemand, and ShowtimeAnytime.com/App (S.6) and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying by Carol Leifer at Amazon, for iPhone/iPad or listen to Leifer read the audio version by signing up for a free month at Audible and selecting How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying as your free download.
- Rem recommended the Game of Thrones Companion App – Amazon Appstore for Android/Kindle, iPhone/iPad or Nook.
(Denotes seasons available in that format as of this posting)
Have you started to lose interest in ABC’s Resurrection? Did you like season four of Showtime’s Shameless as much as Danielle and Rem did? Have you had it with Crisis? What did you think about the big crossover between the Marvel movie universe and ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? Have you checked out The CW’s The 100? Did you enjoy this week’s guests? Let us know in the comments, send us an eMail, connect via Twitter @TVtimesThree, or Like us on Facebook.