Tuesday, September 22, 2009

TV on the Internet, Episode 20: The Only Good New Show Is a Dead New Show

Todd and Libby have some things to say about the Emmys AND about the new fall season. Also, they talk about the soft launch for the fall season last week with thoughts on shows like The Office and Fringe AND find a way to clumsily shoehorn Lost into the proceedings. Also, we hit all of those people who thought Mad Men was getting boring in the FACE.

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TV on the Internet, Episode 20: The Only Good New Show Is a Dead New Show

Here's a direct link to the episode.

Time codes follow. There are MAJOR SPOILERS for a variety of shows, so you may want to skip over a segment if you haven't watched the shows discussed therein.


00:00.00-00:02.20 Introductions and music from The Apples in Stereo
00:02.21-00:20.05 Todd and Libby dissect the Emmy winners and the show itself, especially Neil Patrick Harris' hosting job.
00:20.06-00:42.51 Todd counts down his top ten new shows of the fall season, and Libby occasionally says things that are witty and/or insightful.
00:42.52-01:18.37: Discussing the weeks in television. (Includes spoilers for Parks & Recreation, Bones, Greek, Gossip Girl, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Supernatural, The Office, Fringe, The Jay Leno Show and Mad Men.)
01:18.38-01:25.50: The classic TV on DVD pick, the wrap-up, more from The Apples in Stereo and an outtake.

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Check out an Emmy wrap up here.

This Week's Music:

#1 Hits ExplosionThe Apples in stereo
"The Bird That You Can't See" (mp3)
from "#1 Hits Explosion"
(The Apples in stereo)

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Clips are from The 2009 Emmy Awards, Cougar Town (episode: "Pilot," script by Kevin Biegel and Bill Lawrence), Parks & Recreation (episode: "Pawnee Zoo," script by Norm Hiscock), Greek (episode: "The Half-Naked Gun," script by Roger Grant), The Office (episode: "Gossip," script by Paul Lieberstein), Mad Men (episode: "Guy Walks Into an Advertising Agency," script by Robin Veith and Matthew Weiner) and Lost (episode: "Pilot," script by J.J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof).


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Anonymous said...

Will listen tonight. Todd, are you still writing Mad Men recaps over at the House?

Carrie said...

Libby: the reason you were so surprised to see Anna Torv looking so hot at the Emmys/in EW is because on Fringe she looks completely plain as they REFUSE TO PUT MAKEUP ON HER FACE. It drives me crazy. They did the same with Jennifer Garner on Alias but there it made sense -- she needed to look different from when she was all slutted up undercover. But on Fringe it's just annoying. I know she's a no-nonsense gal, but for the love of Pete. Some lip gloss, please!

I hate all of the shows on the CW (except Supernatural), and the monkeys running that network. Blech.