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    The Idiot Box: The horror… the horror…

    I want to quote you the lead-in from the 9/21 article, “Television’s Social Evolution,” by technology writer Allan Hoffman in the business section of The Star-Ledger, the state paper where I live. Writes Hoffman: Watch a sporting event on TV, and you sometimes feel like there’s hardly room to see the action, what with all […] More

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    Top 10 Things I’m Looking Forward to at New York Comic Con 2015

    On Saturday and Sunday of New York Comic Con, the stakes get higher and the lines get longer as big studios, like Marvel, WB, and 20th Century Fox, bring out their movie and TV stars to sign autographs and appear on panels about their upcoming blockbusters and fall TV hits. You can catch the pilot of Fox’s Lucifer and CBS’ Supergirl based on the DC Comics properties, or decided to kick old school with several reunions of shows and movies, including Clueless, All That, and two masterpieces of nerdy TV that made my list. More

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    The Televerse #210- Party Animals with Caroline Siede

    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 House, and Difficult People, and […] More

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    The Televerse #195- Steve Prokopy’s Horror Picks 6

    Summer TV is on the way, giving us a few more finales and some shows to preview this week on the podcast. First we look at the comedies and reality, with previews of Golan the Insatiable and SYTYCD. Next up are the genre and drama entries, including previews of The Whispers and Aquarius, as well […] More

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    The Televerse #190- Daredevil Season 1 with Kyle Anderson

    April’s embarrassment of TV riches continues this week, making for another long podcast. First up are the comedies, including a preview of Inside Amy Schumer season three, followed by the genre entries, including a preview of Penny Dreadful season two, the pilot of The Messengers, and the premiere of Orphan Black. Last up are the dramas, including […] More

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    The Televerse #189- Better Call Saul Season 1 with Vikram Murthi

    Aprilgeddon continues, bringing with it the return of the Season Spotlight, giving Kate and Simon extra time to discuss some of their favorite series. We start our week with the comedies, including looks at the premieres of Louie, Veep, and Silicon Valley, and then talk genre, including the Game of Thrones premiere, the Fortitude finale, and […] More

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    The Televerse #187- Survivor: Samoa with Tyler Smith

    At last, a respite from the flood of finales over the past few weeks. It will be short-lived, with Aprilgeddon looming, but there’s still plenty of TV to talk about this week on the podcast. We kick things off with the comedies, including previews of Weird Loners and Younger and the pilot of Big Time […] More

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    The Televerse #184- Columbo with Emily L. Stephens

    After last week’s marathon podcast, we keep things a bit more manageable this time, focusing on the week’s most memorable TV. First up are the comedies, including the a quick look at season one of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the season finale of Togetherness, and yet another pair of strong episodes from Girls and Looking. […] More

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