TVx3 E288: FOX Fall TV Preview 2015

FOX Fall TV Preview 2015On episode 288, Jason (@theTVaholic) is joined by Anthony Ocasio (@anthonyocasio) and Ivey West (@Dorv) from the Block Bluster! podcast (@blockblusterpod) to talk some cancellation and renewal news and then preview the FOX Fall TV Schedule followed by a discussion of recent episodes of Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll and Fear the Walking Dead and the series finale of Falling Skies. Plus, some TV recommendations at the end. (Start times of each segment/topic)

News (00:03:45)

We talked about the following six TV news stories:

FOX Fall TV Preview 2015 (00:28:15)

We went over the 2015 FOX Fall TV schedule and gave premiere dates for new and returning shows and then previewed the new shows that we’ve seen ahead of time and speculated about the ones we haven’t.

  • Sunday – Returning shows Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Family Guy and The Last Man on Earth. (00:28:25)
  • Monday – Returning show Gotham and new show Minority Report that turned into a discussion of FOX and how they handle sci-fi shows. (00:31:49)
  • Tuesday – New shows Grandfathered, The Grinder and Scream Queens. (00:45:18)
  • Wednesday – New show Rosewood and returning show Empire that turned into a discussion of big soapy dramas. (00:56:25)
  • Thursday – Returning shows Bones and Sleepy Hollow. (01:06:52)
  • Friday – Returning shows MasterChef Junior and World’s Funniest Fails. (01:10:47)
  • SaturdayCFB on FOX. (01:11:21)
  • Overall Thoughts – (01:11:30)

Primetime (01:14:57)

We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following three TV shows:

  • Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll – S.1 Ep.7, “Supercalifragilisticjuliefriggingandrews” (01:15:06)
  • Fear the Walking Dead – S.1 Ep.2, “So Close, Yet So Far” (01:23:05)
  • Falling Skies – S.5 Ep.10, “Reborn” (Series Finale) (01:34:08)

TV Recommendations (01:46:07)

Did you watch the second episode of AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead? Did you like how TNT’s Falling Skies ended? What do you think about FX’s Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll? What new and/or returning show are you most looking forward to from FOX? Did you enjoy this week’s discussion? Let us know in the comments, send us an eMail, connect via Twitter @TVtimesThree, or Like us on Facebook.

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