On episode 294, Jason (@theTVaholic) is joined by Jenny Rarden (@tvismypacifier) from TVIsMyPacifier.com and Kyle Nolan (@kyool) from NoReruns.net (@NoReruns) to talk a little bit of cancellation, pickup and renewal news and then discuss recent episodes of Life in Pieces, Grandfathered, The Grinder, Undateable, Dr. Ken and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Plus, some TV recommendations at the end. (Start times of each segment/topic)
We talked about the following six TV news stories:
- AMC Renews Halt and Catch Fire for Second Season
- Extant Cancelled After 2 Seasons; Halle Berry To Produce Legal Drama For CBS
- FOX renews Bob's Burgers for two more seasons
- FOX Cuts Minority Report Order to 10 Episodes
- Tyrant Renewed for Season 3 on FX
- Blindspot: NBC Picks Up Full Season
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following six TV shows:
- Life in Pieces – S.1 Ep.3, “Sleepy Email Brunch Tree” (00:14:25)
- Grandfathered – S.1 Ep.2, “Dad Face” (00:24:47)
- The Grinder – S.1 Ep.2, “A Hero Has Fallen” (00:31:40)
- Undateable – S.3 Ep.1, “A Will They/Won’t They Walks Into a Bar” (00:38:03)
- Dr. Ken – S.1 Ep.2, “The Seminar” (00:47:12)
- Brooklyn Nine-Nine – S.3 Ep.3, “Boyle’s Hunch” (01:05:24)
TV Recommendations (01:13:19)
- Jason recommended FX’s Justified – Watch episodes via Amazon Video/Prime, Blu-ray, DVD, iTunes and/or Netflix DVD.
- Jenny recommended NBC’s Blindspot – Official Site
- Kyle recommended FOX’s Wayward Pines – Watch episodes via Amazon Video, DVD, Hulu, iTunes and/or Netflix DVD – and Syfy’s Ascension – Watch episodes via Amazon Video, DVD, iTunes and/or Netflix.
Have you checked out FOX’s Grandfathered and/or The Grinder? How about ABC’s Dr. Ken or CBS’ Life in Pieces? Will you continue to watch? What did you think about the first live episode of the season of NBC’s Undateable? Are you loving FOX’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine as much as we are? 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.