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The Televerse #100- Informed Opinions: Chemistry and Chemists on TV

There’s plenty of TV to discuss this week on the podcast, with comedy and reality premieres galore. First we go through the week in comedy, including the premieres of Web Therapy, Childrens Hospital, and NTSF:SD:SUV::. Then we move on to reality, including the premieres of Top Chef Masters and The Writers’ Room and the recent summer game show, Hollywood Game Night. After spending some time with the dramas, including fan-favorite Suits, we introduce a new segment, Informed Opinions, with a PhD chemist joining us to discuss representations of chemistry on television, with a focus on Breaking Bad.

By |July 30th, 2013|The Televerse|0 Comments

The Televerse #99- SDCC 2013 TV Wrapup with Todd VanDerWerff

San Diego Comic Con International has come and gone, leaving plenty of TV news and excitement in its wake. This week on the podcast, we talk the week in TV, going through the comedies and then the dramas, and then break down this year’s ComicCon, with some help from Todd VanDerWerff, TV Editor of The A.V. Club.

By |July 23rd, 2013|The Televerse|0 Comments

The Televerse #98- Rubicon with Les Chappell

It’s summer TV turnover time, with plenty of premieres to discuss this week on the podcast. First we look at the comedies, including the premiere of The Jeselnik Offensive and Drunk History, then we talk some reality, and finally we break down the dramas, including the premieres of The Bridge, The Newsroom, and Orange is the New Black. Then we head over to the DVD Shelf, with Les Chappell from This Was Television and The A.V. Club joining us to discuss the one season AMC wonder, Rubicon.

By |July 17th, 2013|The Televerse|0 Comments

The Televerse #97- SDCC 2013 TV Preview

It’s another light week for television, but thanks to the official schedule for the upcoming San Diego Comic Con being released, we have a long podcast for you. First we preview this Wednesday’s Camp pilot, then take a look at the week in comedy, including the finales of Inside Amy Schumer, Gravity Falls, and Family Tree, and finally we talk through some reality before digging in to Under the Dome.

By |July 8th, 2013|The Televerse|0 Comments

The Televerse #96- 2013’s B-Movie TV with Mo Ryan

We’re light on new TV on the podcast this week, so we decided it was time to take a look back at a few of the series that stood out earlier in the year. After talking through the week’s comedies, some genre fare, and checking in with SYTYCD, we welcome Maureen Ryan from the Huffington Post and Talking TV with Ryan and Ryan to the DVD Shelf to discuss Rectify season one, The Fall season one, and Top of the Lake, as well as the recent wave of what we’re calling B-Movie TV.

By |July 2nd, 2013|The Televerse|0 Comments