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The Televerse #317- Spotlight on the Star Trek: Discovery premiere

The first week of network premieres is upon us, prompting another lengthy episode of the podcast. We kick things off with the comedies, including the premieres of Speechless, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Superstore, and Will & Grace, the finales of Difficult People and People of Earth, and more delightful episodes of The  Good Place and DuckTales. Next up are the reality and drama offerings, including the premiere of Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders, a beautiful Halt & Catch Fire, and the conclusion of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s The Vietnam War. Finally, we wrap up the episode with our spotlight segment, diving deep with the two-episode premiere of Star Trek: Discovery.

By |September 30th, 2017|The Televerse|0 Comments

The Televerse #316- 2017 TV Resolution Check-in #4

With the full sweep of fall network premieres headed our way next week, Noel and Kate take advantage of a lighter show list to check in once again with our 2017 TV resolutions. First, however, we look at the week’s TV, starting with the comedies, including the returns of The Good Place, Nathan For You, and Adventure Time, as well as Better Things and Broad City. Next up are the reality and drama offerings, including the 2017 Emmy awards, PBS’s The Vietnam War, the finale of The Sinner, and another moving Halt and Catch Fire. Afterward, it’s resolution time, with Noel continuing his exploration of current anime series, including new additions Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju and All Out!, and Kate diving in with her most potentially wheelhouse YouTube series yet, Edgar Allan Poe’s Murder Mystery Dinner Party.

By |September 23rd, 2017|The Televerse|1 Comment

The Televerse #315- Spotlight on One Mississippi Season 2

Fall premiere season is already upon us, giving us plenty of TV to discuss this week on the podcast. First we look at the comedies, including the premieres of Broad City and Better Things, fun installments of You’re the Worst and Rick and Morty, and the finales of Insecure and Younger. Then we move on to the drama and genre offerings, including the premieres of The Orville, Outlander, Top of the Lake: China Girl, and The Deuce, as well as Room 104 and Halt and Catch Fire. Afterwards, we dive deep with the funny and moving second season of Tig Notaro’s One Mississippi, currently streaming on Amazon Prime.

By |September 16th, 2017|The Televerse|1 Comment

The Televerse #314- Make-You-Watch-athon 6: Sailor Moon and Catastrophe

Noel and Kate celebrate the 6th anniversary of the podcast by ranking the MCU, talking through a premiere- and finale-filled week in TV, and diving in with Make-You-Watch-athon picks Sailor Moon and Catastrophe.

By |September 9th, 2017|The Televerse|1 Comment

The Televerse #313- 2017 Fall Network TV Preview

Noel’s on location this week, so we keep the podcast on the short side (for us). First we talk through our week in TV, including the midseason finale of Game of Thrones, another look at The Tick season 1.0, a catch-up with Room 104, the penultimate episode of The Bold Type, and a kid-centric Halt and Catch Fire, among others. Then we take a look at the upcoming new fall network TV series, previewing what’s in store for premiere season at the end of September and beginning of November.

By |September 2nd, 2017|The Televerse|0 Comments