Well…we have a long one this week.
I wanted to share some stories from the ATX Television Festival in Austin from earlier this month and that took up a good chunk at the beginning. If you’re not interested in those stories, this podcast a much more manageable 95 minutes or so. We talk a lot of TV and weigh in on Jurassic World as well. We think it’s a good time and hope you do too. If you have thoughts on the show, make sure to rate/review us on iTunes.
We’ll be back next Monday to talk True Detective, Daredevil and discuss the latest episodes of Hannibal and Aquarius. Until then, here’s this week’s rundown:
0:00-35:00 ATX Festival
35:00-55:30 Wayward Pines
87:00-102:30 Jurassic World
102:30-115:30 Silicon Valley
We’re back for good and we’ll be doing shows every Monday starting next week but we wanted to throw a little bonus show in the mix today to get our conversations regarding Hannibal and Aquarius (which we’ll be covering weekly) started and discuss season 6 of Community. On Monday, we’ll be talking Wayward Pines (another show we’ll be covering weekly) as well as Veep and Silicon Valley (which will have wrapped up their seasons Sunday night) and Netflix’s Bloodline (we’ll be taking some time to catch up on various Netflix series throughout the summer). I’ll also share some stories about this year’s ATX Television Festival. Until then, here’s this show’s rundown:
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The Untempered Television Podcast is back!
If you were a regular reader of the site, I’m sure you may have started to wonder, um…what happened to all the content?
Truth is, I started this site as a fun side hobby a year and a half ago and soon let it become more like a full-time job and kind of burnt out in the process. After taking a step back for a few months, both Daniel and I agreed that we missed doing the podcast so we’re starting it back up. It will be a little more focused and we won’t attempt to cover as many TV shows as we possibly can, but I think if you liked it before, you’ll like what we’re doing now. We’ll be on a bit of an irregular schedule starting things out, but it will become a weekly occurrence again by mid-June. We wanted to be able to cover a few finales–especially Mad Men–so we recorded a podcast for this week, although our next one won’t be until Friday, June 12th. After that, we’ll have one up Monday, June 22nd and then start posting one every Monday or Tuesday from here on out (at least that’s the plan for now…).
As for the writing, like I said, this site became like a full-time job to me and so I don’t intend to start running it in the same way I did before. I am focusing on finishing up a couple novels of my own and that’s where I want to put my energy as far as writing is concerned. Still, I do plan to post the occasional feature–things like my dream Emmy ballot of the best episodes of the year list because I really enjoy doing them. So there will sporadically be written content posted but mostly this will just serve as the home of the podcast.
Like I said, this week we wanted to weigh in on a few finales but decided to kick off the show with a few minutes of Upfronts talk. That few minutes turned into nearly an hour so we decided to post that as a separate podcast. If you want to listen to both, I encourage you to listen to that one first. Here it is:
As for the main event, this week’s rundown is:
35:00-60:30 The Flash
60:30-109:00 Mad Men
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Despite not having very much success with launching Tuesday night comedies (with everything from Selfie to Trophy Wife to Don’t Trust the B and Happy Endings all getting cancelled at various rates of swiftness), ABC’s gonna give it a shot again with the family sitcom, Fresh Off The Boat, inspired by Eddie Huang’s memoir of the same name. I really hope the problematic time slot works okay for the show because it happens to be the best new network comedy of the season.
The Tuesday night timeslot really seems like a matter of not having anywhere else to put the show rather than a slight against it as ABC is spending the next week doing all it can to get Fresh off the Boat noticed. There are two episodes airing tonight (one at 8:30 and then one in the 9:30 post-Modern Family slot) as well as two episodes airing on Tuesday at 8 (it’s regular time slot) and 8:30. So within a week, you’ll have seen four episodes of the series and I imagine you’ll find it as funny and charming as I do.
A random hodgepodge of a show where we throw in on a two cents on a wide variety of shows and TV news.
Here’s the rundown
0:00-23:30 Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Parks and Recreation
23:00-31:30 Marry Me
31:30-43:00 The X-Files reboot
43:00-55:00 Heroes Reborn
55:00-73:00 Fresh Off The Boat Behind The Scenes Drama
73:00-84:00 The Nightly Show
84:00-93:00 The Interview
93:00-100:00 Superbowl Predictions