This week: Todd and Libby return from a long, unintended hiatus with lots of thoughts on what's been going on on your boobish tubes while they've been away, including the return of Mad Men (this Sunday!?), books becoming TV series and Dollhouse's "Epitaph One." Thanks for all your comments and criticism. They're helping us make the show better. If you like us, please review us on iTunes. We WILL take out the Official Lost Podcast! We WILL!
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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.
00:00.00-00:02.18: Introductions and music from Van Ghost
00:02.19-00:14.46: The week's headlines.
00:14.47-00:27.11: Libby and Todd talk about why they're excited for Mad Men's return Sunday.
00:27.12-00:43.41: Todd and Libby talk about the recent wave of books being turned into TV shows.
00:43.42-01:14.13: Discussing the weeks in television. (Includes spoilers for Toddlers & Tiaras, Hell's Kitchen, Entourage, Top Chef: Masters, True Blood, Dating in the Dark, More to Love, Shark Tank, So You Think You Can Dance?, Hung and Dollhouse.)
01:14.14-01:21.55: The classic TV on DVD pick, the wrap-up, more from We Were Promised Jetpacks and an outtake.
Paula Abdul Quits American Idol Via Twitter, Shocking Hollywood (Examiner.com)
Futurama Is Saved! Network and Original Castmembers Reach New Agreement (E! Online)
Lost Season 6 Spoilers - Polar Bear Painting Dude Reveals Season Premiere Title! (UGO.com)
Presentation of Eight Emmy Awards to Be Prerecorded (Los Angeles Times)
Ben Silverman Leaves NBC (The Star-Ledger)
This Week's Music:
"Summer Promise" (mp3)
from "Melodies for Lovers"
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Clips are from American Idol (episode: "Top 5 Perform"), Mad Men (episode: "The Wheel," script by Matthew Weiner and Robin Veith), Dexter (episode: "Shrink Wrap," script by Lauren Gussis and Kevin Maynard), Toddlers & Tiaras (episode: "Universal Royalty Pageant"), Top Chef: Masters (episode: "Champions Round Begins"), Shark Tank (episode: "Pilot"), Dollhouse (episode: "Epitaph One," story by Joss Whedon, script by Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen) and Arrested Development (episode: "Development Arrested," script by Richard Day, Mitchell Hurwitz, Chuck Tatham and Jim Vallely).
(We'll post 'em as you make 'em.)
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