On episode 223, Amrie (@mytakeontv), Jason (@theTVaholic) and Rae (@raelee) talk some TV news and discuss the first season finale of Mom, a recent Marvel’s Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D., the fourth season premiere of Awkward., the third season finale of Scandal and the second season premiere of Orphan Black. Plus, a brief reality check and some TV recommendations. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following four TV news stories:
- FOX Plans Animation Domination HD for Primetime in 2015, Nixes Late Night
- FX Renews The Americans for Season 3
- Veep, Silicon Valley Renewed at HBO
- USA Network Renews Chrisley Knows Best For Second Season
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following five TV shows:
- Mom – S.1 Ep.22, “Smokey Taylor and a Deathbed Confession” (Season Finale) (00:05:26)
- Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – S.1 Ep.18, “Providence” (00:10:28)
- Awkward. – S.4 Ep.1, “No Woman Is an Island” (Season Premiere) (00:22:05)
- Scandal – S.3 Ep.18, “The Price of Free and Fair Election” (Season Finale) (00:31:39)
- Orphan Black – S.2 Ep.1, “Nature Under Constraint and Vexed” (Season Premiere) (00:41:00)
Amrie’s Reality Check (00:51:56)
Amrie and Rae very briefly talked about The Amazing Race and Survivor.
TV Recommendations (00:53:18)
- Amrie recommended Wonderfalls The Complete Series – Available on DVD.
- Jason recommended Coupling – Available on Amazon Instant Video/Prime (S.1-4), DVD (S.1-4), Hulu Plus (S.1-4), iTunes (S.1-4) and Netflix (S.1-4).
- Rae recommended Boomtown Season One – Available on DVD and Netflix DVD.
Did you stick with CBS’ Mom for the season? Are you still watching MTV’s Awkward.? Has ABC’s Scandal gone too far? Are you more interested in ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. now? Do you like BBC America’s Orphan Black as much as we do? Let us know in the comments, send us an eMail, connect via Twitter @TVtimesThree, or Like us on Facebook.