TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 26 — Upfronts 2012

Happy Monday, y’all! Although Upfronts came to a close last week, we’re not done talking about it. Hopefully you saw my posts on NBC, FOX, ABC and CBS (sorry, I just couldn’t get to the C-Dub), but today we offer you an extended look at all five networks’ big scheduling-related decisions. My buddies Les Chappell…… Continue reading TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 26 — Upfronts 2012

TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 25 – Goodbye, Chuck

In the first new episode of the year, I’m joined by Wes Ambrecht for an extended conversation about all things Chuck, from the final season and the finale to what went wrong along the way. Don’t forget, you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, if that’s your kind of thing.

TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 24 — The Best Television (and Voice Impressions) of 2011

It is that time again folks! The end of the year is upon us and that means it is time to look back on the highs, lows and WTFs in television from the past 12 months. There is a lot to reflect on in regard to television 2011. Charlie Sheen went crazy. Well, crazier. Comedy…… Continue reading TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 24 — The Best Television (and Voice Impressions) of 2011

TV Surveillance’s Worst of 2011: TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 23 — The Worst TV of 2011

It is that time again folks! The end of the year is upon us and that means it is time to look back on the highs, lows and WTFs in television from the past 12 months. There is a lot to reflect on in regard to television 2011. Charlie Sheen went crazy. Well, crazier. Comedy…… Continue reading TV Surveillance’s Worst of 2011: TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 23 — The Worst TV of 2011

TV Surveillance’s Best of 2011: TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 22 — The Top TV Stories of the Year (The Year of the PR Nightmare)

It is that time again folks! The end of the year is upon us and that means it is time to look back on the highs, lows and WTFs in television from the past 12 months. There is a lot to reflect on in regard to television 2011. Charlie Sheen went crazy. Well, crazier. Comedy…… Continue reading TV Surveillance’s Best of 2011: TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 22 — The Top TV Stories of the Year (The Year of the PR Nightmare)

Test Pilot: File #29, Lucky Louie

Test Pilot #29: Lucky Louie Debut date: June 11, 2006 Series legacy: Louis C.K.’s first major foray into television, and one that should be forgotten For nearly a decade-and-a-half, HBO has been the biggest power player in the television industry. More than any other individual network or entity, HBO has shaped our perceptions of quality…… Continue reading Test Pilot: File #29, Lucky Louie

TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 20 — Be More Like Lost, Walking Dead

In the new episode of the podcast, I’m joined by The A.V. Club’s Zack Handlen for a discussion about the “mehs” of House season eight and the highs and lows of The Walking Dead season two. You can pre-order Zack’s new book on Amazon and also don’t forget to subscribe to the pod on iTunes.

TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 19 — Was This Show Ever Good?

In this episode of podcast, I’m joined by Louis Peitzman to lament the failures of the porous sixth season of Dexter. Remember, you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, if you’re into that kind of thing.

TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 18, Parts 1 and 2 — Broadcast Network Analysis Extravaganza!

In this episode of the TV Surveillance Podcast, I’m joined by Wesley Ambrecht for an expansive, massive, two-part, four-hour podcast covering the successes, failures, schedules and developments of all five of the broadcast networks. Because this conversation went so long, we split it into two parts, both of which cross or come close to crossing…… Continue reading TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 18, Parts 1 and 2 — Broadcast Network Analysis Extravaganza!

TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 17 — The Future of Social TV

In the first podcast in what seems like forever, I’m joined by Andrew Seroff of Miso in a wide-ranging discussion of all-things Social TV, the future of audience engagement and the timetable we’re looking at for the industry to respond. Just a reminder, you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes if you’d like. While…… Continue reading TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 17 — The Future of Social TV

TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 16 — Welcome to the Seventh Annual Winchester Brother Angst-Off!

In the latest episode of the TV Surveillance podcast, I am joined by friends and former guests Tim Bavlnka and Chris Ryan for a wide-ranging discussion of all things Fringe season four and Supernatural season seven. As always, I’ll remind you that you can subscribe to the TVS podcast through iTunes, if you’d like. Please take a moment to…… Continue reading TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 16 — Welcome to the Seventh Annual Winchester Brother Angst-Off!

TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 15 — #TwoandaHalfSeasonsandanUnceremoniousBenching

In the latest edition of the podcast, I’m joined by regular guest Les Chappell for a timely, emotional reaction to the news that NBC has “benched” Community for the first portion of 2012. You can subscribe to the TVS Podcast on iTunes, if that’s your kind of thing.

TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 14 — Times Were Different Then, Man

In this episode of the TV Surveillance Podcast, host Cory Barker is joined by his good friend Adam Lukach for a discussion about Hell on Wheels, a recent piece Cory wrote on AMC and a short chat about Showtime’s Homeland. Don’t forget, you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, if you’d like.

TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 13 — Boardwalking Dead? More like Bored, Walking Dead

In the latest episode of the podcast, I’m joined by Les Chappell and Andy Daglas for TVS’ first three-man pod. We discuss the second seasons of Boardwalk Empire (yay!) and The Walking Dead (ugh.). Remember, you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, if you like that kind of thing.

TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 11 — Steven Moffat, You Ignorant Slut

  In this episode of the podcast, I’m joined by fellow BGSU Pop Culture MA student Myc Wiatrowski for a much delayed, but still very worthy discussion of all things Doctor Who, including the convoluted sixth season, the finale and why I prefer standalone episodes to whatever the hell Steven Moffat is trying to pull off…… Continue reading TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 11 — Steven Moffat, You Ignorant Slut