On episode 242, Jason (@theTVaholic) is joined by Anthony Ocasio (@anthonyocasio) from Screenrant.com and Kyle Nolan (@kyool) from NoReruns.net (@NoReruns) to talk some cancellation and renewal news and then preview the 2014 NBC Fall TV schedule. Plus, a discussion of the Z Nation series premiere and some TV recommendations. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following four TV news stories:
- ABC Family's Mystery Girls Canceled
- Instant Mom Renewed for Third Season by Nick at Nite
- Nurse Jackie ending after season 7
- TNT Renews Murder in the First
NBC Fall TV Preview 2014 (00:13:28)
We went over the 2014 NBC Fall TV schedule and gave premiere dates for new and returning shows and then previewed all the new shows that we’ve seen ahead of time.
- Sunday – Sunday Night Football. (00:13:38)
- Monday – Returning shows The Voice and The Blacklist and new show State of Affairs. (00:13:51)
- Tuesday – Returning show The Voice, new show Marry Me and returning shows About a Boy and Chicago Fire. (00:26:05)
- Wednesday – New show The Mysteries of Laura and returning shows Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Chicago PD. (00:34:16)
- Thursday – Returning show The Biggest Loser, new shows Bad Judge and A to Z and returning show Parenthood. (00:45:23)
- Friday – Returning shows Dateline NBC and Grimm and new show Constantine. (00:58:49)
- Saturday – Repeats. (01:10:28)
We used the specific episode listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following TV show:
- Z Nation – S.1 Ep.1, “Puppies and Kittens” (Series Premiere) (01:11:47)
TV Recommendations (01:24:25)
- Jason recommended Hannibal Season 2, which hits Blu-ray/DVD on Tuesday, September 16th – Official Site – Episodes available via Amazon Instant Video/Prime (S.1-2, Prime S.1), Blu-ray (S.1-2), DVD (S.1-2) and iTunes (S.1-2).
- Anthony recommended The League Season 5, which came out on DVD on Tuesday, September 2nd – Official Site – Episodes available via Amazon Instant Video/Prime (S.1-5, AIV S.6)), Blu-ray (S.1-4), DVD (S.1-5), iTunes (S.1-6) and Netflix (S.1-5).
- Kyle recommended About a Boy Season 1, which hits DVD on Tuesday, September 16th – Official Site – Episodes available via Amazon Instant Video, DVD, iTunes and Netflix.
What new fall show coming to NBC are you most looking forward to watching? What did you think of Syfy’s Z Nation? Have you been watching NBC’s Hannibal? 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.