On episode 296, Jason (@theTVaholic) is joined by Carissa Pavlica (@ModwildTV) from TVFanatic.com and Mekeisha Madden Toby (@mekeishamadto) from Essence.com and host of the TV Madness Podcast to talk some cancellation and renewal news and then discuss recent episodes of Empire, The Good Wife and The Walking Dead and the series premiere of Supergirl. Plus, some TV recommendations at the end. (Start times of each segment)
We talked about the following seven TV news stories:
- The Whispers Cancelled at ABC
- ABC's Blood and Oil Episode Order Trimmed to 10
- ABC Orders Full Season of Dr. Ken
- Mythbusters to end with final season
- Nickelodeon cancels ‘Instant Mom' after three seasons
- TBS Cancels Freshman Comedy Clipped
- Married Canceled By FX After 2 Seasons
We used the specific episodes listed below as a jumping off point to discuss the following four TV shows:
- Empire – S.2 Ep.5, “Be True” (00:11:08)
- The Good Wife – S.7 Ep.4, “Taxed” (00:26:13)
- The Walking Dead – S.6 Ep.3, “Thank Youl” (00:35:21)
- Supergirl – S.1 Ep.1, “Pilot” (Series Premiere) (00:54:08)
TV Recommendations (01:05:03)
- Jason recommended Amazon Prime’s The Man in the High Castle, which premieres Friday, November 20th – Based on the novel of the same name by Philip K. Dick.
- Carissa recommended Hulu’s Difficult People.
- Mekeisha recommended Starz’s Ash vs Evil Dead, which premieres Saturday, October 31st – Official Site – Jason’s Ash vs Evil Dead preview over at TVaholic.com.
Did you check out the series premiere of CBS’ Supergirl? Are you still watching FOX’s Empire? Are you enjoying CBS’ The Good Wife this season? What did you think of the big death on AMC’s The Walking Dead? 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.