TTVS Ep 407: Bama Bang Boom!

 

It’s another snarky episode of That TV Show! We said goodbye to the voice of Saturday Night, Don Pardo, this week. The Emmys are on a Monday, VMAs on Sunday, and The Doctor returns on Saturday. ABC is showing us how they made Frozen, and Netflix announces a documentary about 3D printing companies. Roku has its own TV now, but another option to consider is…a Blu-Ray player for streaming? Netflix is diving deeper into the stand-up comedy specials. We talk about episodes 3-6 of the Netflix original series Derek, starring Ricky Gervais. Join us next week as we finish up the series and announce our next Watch List selection!

TTVS Ep 407: Bama Bang Boom!

 

It’s another snarky episode of That TV Show! We said goodbye to the voice of Saturday Night, Don Pardo, this week. The Emmys are on a Monday, VMAs on Sunday, and The Doctor returns on Saturday. ABC is showing us how they made Frozen, and Netflix announces a documentary about 3D printing companies. Roku has its own TV now, but another option to consider is…a Blu-Ray player for streaming? Netflix is diving deeper into the stand-up comedy specials. We talk about episodes 3-6 of the Netflix original series Derek, starring Ricky Gervais. Join us next week as we finish up the series and announce our next Watch List selection!

TTVS Ep 406: All Star Math Problems

 

We’re back after a week of sickness and busted computers! We say goodbye and give tribute to one of our biggest influences, Robin Williams. Sharknado 2 is Syfy’s most watched show ever. We learn who BoJack Horseman is, and share the details on the upcoming Doctor Who season premiere events. Netflix passes HBO in subscriber revenue for the first time, and we give you the scoop on another option to watch local stations on mobile devices. Amazon Prime announces its 3rd pilot season, and Pat gives his predictions based on description alone. A&E is doing a reality show about online relationships, and it’s perfect for The Poop. We share our initial thoughts about the first two episodes of Netflix original series Derek, starring Ricky Gervais. Join us next week in watching 3 more episodes of this comedy/drama/mockumentary.

TTVS Ep 406: All Star Math Problems

 

We’re back after a week of sickness and busted computers! We say goodbye and give tribute to one of our biggest influences, Robin Williams. Sharknado 2 is Syfy’s most watched show ever. We learn who BoJack Horseman is, and share the details on the upcoming Doctor Who season premiere events. Netflix passes HBO in subscriber revenue for the first time, and we give you the scoop on another option to watch local stations on mobile devices. Amazon Prime announces its 3rd pilot season, and Pat gives his predictions based on description alone. A&E is doing a reality show about online relationships, and it’s perfect for The Poop. We share our initial thoughts about the first two episodes of Netflix original series Derek, starring Ricky Gervais. Join us next week in watching 3 more episodes of this comedy/drama/mockumentary.

TTVS Ep 405: That BITES!

 

It’s a very meet-up episode of That TV Show this week! The MN Meetup was awesome, and we thank all of our fans we got to meet last weekend. The Quest is here – Dungeons & Dragons meets The Amazing Race – watch and decide what you think of the idea! Sharknado 2 got the internet all aTwitter last night…did Sharks in the City hold up to the hype? Slingbox may be the answer to all your mobile watching needs, if you’re willing to pay for it. NFL Sunday Ticket can now be bought as a stand-alone stream, but yeah, there’s a catch! Kumo is on the horizon and could be a cord cutters’ dreams come true in Aereo’s wake. Lifetime TV loses out on its reality show about a family mortuary after a grievous discovery. We finish Season 1 of Vikings (History Channel) and share our final thoughts. Join us for next week’s Watch List, when we begin reviewing the Netflix original series Derek, starring Ricky Gervais.

TTVS Ep 405: That BITES!

 

It’s a very meet-up episode of That TV Show this week! The MN Meetup was awesome, and we thank all of our fans we got to meet last weekend. The Quest is here – Dungeons & Dragons meets The Amazing Race – watch and decide what you think of the idea! Sharknado 2 got the internet all aTwitter last night…did Sharks in the City hold up to the hype? Slingbox may be the answer to all your mobile watching needs, if you’re willing to pay for it. NFL Sunday Ticket can now be bought as a stand-alone stream, but yeah, there’s a catch! Kumo is on the horizon and could be a cord cutters’ dreams come true in Aereo’s wake. Lifetime TV loses out on its reality show about a family mortuary after a grievous discovery. We finish Season 1 of Vikings (History Channel) and share our final thoughts. Join us for next week’s Watch List, when we begin reviewing the Netflix original series Derek, starring Ricky Gervais.

TTVS Ep 404: Behind the Beaded Curtain

Be prepared for a very goofy episode of That TV Show this week. You’ve been warned! We say goodbye to James Garner this week. FXX is airing every episode of the Simpsons for 12 straight days – is your DVR cleaned up? Should showrunners be concerned about their shows’ hashtag lengths? Roku is leading the streaming box market, and Netflix wants to take over the world. Got some room for Spike TV’s “Frankenfood” creations? This week, we tackle episodes 3-5 of Vikings, but Pat cheated and watched one extra episode because it was that good. Watch along with us with Season 1 free on Amazon Prime and see if you can stop watching!

TTVS Ep 403: Hey Spike!

 

We’re back with new about the Emmys and a lot more! STARZ is making Neil Gaiman’s novel “American Gods” into a series and HULU is streaming every episode of South Park before its 18th season premiere. Netflix makes history with 30 Emmy nominations for a streaming service. Aereo is playing the last cards it has to be considered a cable company, and Yahoo is gathering steam in the streaming TV market. Will “Stone Cold” Steve Austin get you interested in his “Broken Skull Challenge”? This week on the Watch List, we take on episodes 1-2 of “Vikings”, starring Travis Fimmel, Jessalyn Gilsig, and Gabriel Byrne. Watch along with us with Season 1 free on Amazon Prime and enjoy some dreamy blue eyes, won’t you?

TTVS Ep 403: Hey Spike!

 

We’re back with new about the Emmys and a lot more! STARZ is making Neil Gaiman’s novel “American Gods” into a series and HULU is streaming every episode of South Park before its 18th season premiere. Netflix makes history with 30 Emmy nominations for a streaming service. Aereo is playing the last cards it has to be considered a cable company, and Yahoo is gathering steam in the streaming TV market. Will “Stone Cold” Steve Austin get you interested in his “Broken Skull Challenge”? This week on the Watch List, we take on episodes 1-2 of “Vikings”, starring Travis Fimmel, Jessalyn Gilsig, and Gabriel Byrne. Watch along with us with Season 1 free on Amazon Prime and enjoy some dreamy blue eyes, won’t you?

TTVS Ep. 402 – Aereo Down!

We’re back with lots of news from the week that broke right after we did last week’s show! (Oops.)  CBS is staggering their release schedule for the fall season, but will it keep you interested for longer amounts of time? Doctor Who has a premiere date for Season 8 and Peter Capaldi, and Gotham is premiering at Comic Con before hitting the airwaves. Google is releasing Android TV, but it’s not a set-top box this time. Aereo gets its day in the Supreme Court, and it’s bad news for streamers, but is a new technology taking its place? We take on episodes 3-6 of Hulu Plus’ original series Deadbeat, starring Tyler Labine and let you know where we’re going from here with this series.