Friday, January 22, 2010

TV on the Internet, Episode 29: Because What the Internet Needs is More Leno/Conan Commentary

NUP_138537_0451Todd and Libby are leaving the cozy confines of South Dakota Dark for the big, wide world of We'll be cross-posting the podcast to both blogs through February, but after that, we'll mostly be gone from here. Awww. Sad. But to celebrate, Libby's going to call Jay Leno a "dick" a lot.

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TV on the Internet, Episode 29: Because What the Internet Needs is More Leno/Conan Commentary

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.


00:00.00-00:03.32 Introductions and music from Alan Lomax in Haiti (Haven't donated to Haiti relief efforts yet? Do so, and maybe we'll be your friends again.)
00:03.33-00:20.20 The latest in our continuing series entitled "NBC: What the Hell?" is all about the Jay Leno/Conan O'Brien situation.
00:20.21-00:36.09 Todd and Libby review Human Target, Life Unexpected and Caprica.
00:36.10-01:15.49 Discussing the week in television. (Includes spoilers for Jersey Shore, Project Runway, 30 Rock, Modern Family, Better Off Ted, Community, Chuck, 24, Dollhouse and Big Love.)
01:15.50-01:20.09 The classic TV on DVD pick, the wrap-up and more from Alan Lomax (and maybe an outtake).

Headline Links:

The best coverage of the late night mess has been at James Poniewozik's Tuned In.

This Week's Music:

Alan Lomax in HaitiSurprise Jazz
"Instrumental Merengue" (mp3)
from "Alan Lomax in Haiti"
(Harte Recordings)

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Clips are from The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (episode: Jan. 19, 2010), Human Target (episode: "Pilot," script by Jonathan E. Steinberg), Jersey Shore (episode: "Episode 1.1"), Modern Family (episode: "Not in My House," script by Caroline Williams), Chuck (episode: "Chuck vs. Operation Awesome," script by Zev Borow), Big Love (episode: "Free at Last," script by Mark V. Olsen and Will Sheffer) and Playhouse 90 (episode: "Requiem for a Heavyweight," script by Rod Serling).


(We'll post 'em as you make 'em.)

Photo: Conan O'Brien and Robin Williams. (courtesy: NBC)