Extra Hot Great

Talking TV new and old each week. Plus The Canon, Game Time and more!

About the show

Join David T. Cole, Tara Ariano, Sarah D. Bunting and their valued guests each week for discussion of what's new on TV plus our hall of fame roundtable segment called The Canon, listen as we appoint Winners and Losers Of The Week and of course our ultra-competitive TV trivia quiz: Game Time.


  • 324: The Right Stuff May Not Have...Well, You Know

    October 14th, 2020  |  1 hr 32 mins
    connected, dark side of the right, rise of empires: ottoman, rupaul's drag race uk, the good wife, the right stuff

    Eater's Adam Moussa joins us for Disney+'s space race for dads, a UK Drag Race Canon entry lip-syncs for its life, and more!

  • 323: Doing A Tight Five On The Comedy Store

    October 7th, 2020  |  1 hr 28 mins
    anthony bourdain: parts unknown, emily in paris, glow, i am richard pryor, polar bear's cafe, the comedy store

    Actual standup comic Brandi Brown joins us to talk about Showtime's docuseries on the legendary L.A. comedy club!

  • 322: Should You Search For Utopia?

    September 30th, 2020  |  1 hr 58 mins
    30 for 30: the life & trials of oscar pistorius, cobra kai, enola holmes, julie and the phantoms, mr. robot, the legend of korra, utopia

    Devindra Hardawar of /Filmcast joins us for Amazon's puzzle-show import, Mr. Robot tries to hack into the Canon, and more!

  • 321: Coming Clean On Filthy Rich

    September 23rd, 2020  |  1 hr 16 mins
    documentary now, filthy rich, high score, just shoot me, sing on

    Meredith Haggerty joins us from The Goods to talk about Fox's new televangelist soap opera!

  • 320: Zooming In On Home-Shot Reality TV

    September 16th, 2020  |  2 hrs 15 mins
    16 and recovering, amy schumer learns to cook, challenger: the final flight, design at your door, dr. pimple popper, get organized with the home edit, ghosted, holey moley, love after lockup, my feet are killing me, survivor, the great pottery throw down

    Andy Dehnart of reality blurred joins us for a look at DIY pandemic shows, plus a Survivor Canon submission and an SNL Game Time!

  • 319: Should Away Be Tossed Away?

    September 9th, 2020  |  1 hr 32 mins
    90 day fiancé, away, for all mankind, the boys, the venture brothers, the x-files

    The Hollywood Reporter TV critic Inkoo Kang joins us to discuss Netflix's new space drama!

  • 318: Premium Filler

    September 2nd, 2020  |  53 mins 48 secs
    ancient aliens

    We're off this week but we've glued together three listener-suggested topics from our Patreon supporter bonus podcast Extra Extra Hot Great.

  • 317: Appraising Lifetime's Ruthless Realtor

    August 26th, 2020  |  1 hr 44 mins
    avatar: the last airbender, below deck mediterranean, drunk history, love in the time of corona, ruthless realtor, the amazing race

    Lifetime-movie expert Brandon joins us for a walkthrough of Lifetime's latest "thriller," plus a Last Airbender Canon submission, TAR toxicity, and more!

  • 316: Booking A Trip To Lovecraft Country

    August 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 23 mins
    law & order, little voice, lovecraft country, ted lasso, the great heist

    TV Guide's Malcolm Venable joins us for HBO's monstrous new sci-fi series, plus The Great Heist, a Law & Order Canon submission, and more!

  • 315: Taking Aim At Hitmen

    August 12th, 2020  |  1 hr 8 mins
    an american pickle, hard knocks, hitmen, star trek: lower decks

    It's co-hosts only for a chat about Bake Off alumnae Mel and Sue's new sitcom!

  • 314: Unraveling Frayed

    August 5th, 2020  |  1 hr 49 mins
    feud, frayed, happy endings, immigration nation, taskmaster

    Christina Tucker joins us to talk about HBOMax's latest Commonwealth import!

  • 313: Finding Ourselves At Lost Resort

    July 29th, 2020  |  1 hr 37 mins
    ellen, hannibal, last chance u, lost resort, married at first sight, twin peaks: the return, watchmen

    Joshua Rivera joins us to talk about TBS's unscripted look inside a Costa Rican wellness retreat.