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The Televerse #214- Fear The Walking Dead Season 1 with Ricky D

Fear The Walking Dead S1 cast

Thank goodness last week’s episode was on the shorter side, because it’s another marathon edition of The Televerse this week. PopOptiq co-creator and Editor-in-Chief Ricky D joins Kate this week to cohost the podcast, starting with a very full week in TV. We kick things off with a whole lotta ...

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The Televerse #213- Scrubs with Cooper S. Beckett

Scrubs cast photo

After last week’s marathon podcast, we’re back to a more manageable length, though there’s still plenty of TV talk to go around. Joining Kate this week is Cooper S. Beckett from Eat the Rudecast, Damn Good Podcast, and Life on the Swingset, who helps Kate look at some comedy and ...

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The Televerse #212b- 2015 Fall TV Preview with David Bax

The Grinder s1

Continuing on from part one of this week’s mega-podcast, David Bax from Battleship Pretension and Hey Watch This! joins Kate to break down this fall’s new series: September premieres (3:51-54:25): Life in Pieces (CBS), 9/21; Blindspot (NBC), 9/21; Minority Report (Fox), 9/21; Limitless (CBS), 9/22; The Muppets (ABC), 9/22; Scream Queens (Fox), 9/22; Rosewood (Fox), 9/23; Heroes ...

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The Televerse #212a- Empire s2, The Emmys, and more with David Bax

Viola Davis at the 2015 Emmys

Returning to the podcast this week is friend of the show David Bax, from Battleship Pretension and Hey Watch This!, and as always happens when David is on the show, this is a long one. So long, in fact, that we’ve split the podcast into two parts. First up is ...

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The Televerse #211- The L.A. Complex with Carrie Raisler

The L.A. Complex

This week, Carrie Raisler of The A.V. Club joins Kate on the podcast to look at the first insane week in TV in quite a while. First we talk comedies, including previews of Life In Pieces and Moonbeam City and the double finales of Key & Peele, The Carmichael Show, ...

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The Televerse #210- Party Animals with Caroline Siede

Party Animals

This week, Caroline Siede of The A.V. Club and Debating Doctor Who joins Kate on the podcast to break down a comedy-heavy week in TV. First we talk comedies, including a preview of The League season seven and You’re the Worst season two, fun episodes of Key & Peele, Playing ...

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This is Our Design #39: “The Wrath of the Lamb”

Hannibal S03E13

For possibly the final time, welcome back to This is Our Design. With some time to digest the season three finale of Hannibal, set aside a chunk of your evening to dive in with co-hosts Sean Colletti and Kate Kulzick, who are joined by Noel Kirkpatrick of TV.com.

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The Televerse #209- Monty Python’s Flying Circus with Emily L. Stephens

Monty Python's Flying Circus cast

This week on the podcast, Emily L. Stephens of The A.V. Club joins Kate to discuss an entertaining week in TV, including a preview of Drunk History season three and interesting episodes of Married, Rick and Morty, and Review. Kate also takes another look at The Carmichael Show and Kate ...

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This is Our Design #38: “The Number of the Beast is 666…”


This week, co-hosts Sean Colletti and Kate Kulzick are joined by author Cooper S. Beckett of Eat The Rudecast as the crew breaks down yet another strong central sequence...

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The Televerse #208- Make-You-Watch-athon 4: The Venture Bros., Steven Universe

Steven Universe

It’s the end of an era here at The Televerse. On the occasion of our fourth anniversary, and in the podcast’s final installment at Sound on Sight, cohost Simon Howell bids adieu in an epically long episode. First we look at a full week in TV. After a little reality ...

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The Televerse #207- The Wonder Years with Ricky D

The Wonder Years

The transition between early and late summer programming continues, giving us a few premieres and finales to discuss this week on the podcast. The Televerse is also in transition: After a special announcement from Simon, we look at an entertaining week in comedy, including particularly strong installments of Rick and ...

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This is Our Design #37: “…And the Beast from the Sea”


As the season (and possibly series) nears its end, we're pulling out all the stops. This week, co-hosts Kate Kulzick and Sean Colletti are joined by Aaron Abrams of the Hannibal cast (and much more).

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