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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.


  • Quarantine Helper: Holier And Molier

    May 22nd, 2020  |  9 mins 2 secs
    holey moley

    Holey Moley was just the beginning.

  • 303: Should You Chase Down Ultimate Tag?

    May 20th, 2020  |  1 hr 37 mins
    big mouth, call the midwife, holey moley, katy keene, killing eve, snowpiercer, the last dance, the mandalorian, ultimate tag

    Daniel MacEachern returns to talk about Fox's sports-like competition show, TO THE EXTREME!!!

  • Quarantine Helper: Character Archetype Canon: Family Edition

    May 15th, 2020  |  18 mins 53 secs
    gilmore girls, roseanne

    Darla asked us: how about a character archetype canon? Best TV cop, best mom, best best friend, best worst friend, etc. Since this has potential repeatability if we get granular with it, we decided to start out at home.

  • 302: I Know This Much Is True Is Misery Porn

    May 13th, 2020  |  1 hr 38 mins
    american experience, diff'rent strokes, facts of life, gimme a break, i know this much is true, newsradio, regular heroes, the good fight, the hogan family

    We wallow in prestige despair with first-time guest Robert Krut, plus dumb TV computer tricks, a Newsradio Canon submission, and more.

  • Quarantine Helper: Important TV Sycophants

    May 8th, 2020  |  23 mins 23 secs
    the simpsons

    Of course, they would never say they're important -- they're just happy to be on the team, serving the boss, boosting their friends' egos, licking boots! Just as humbly as they would, we present you with a list of 15 of TV's most craven, bootlicking suckups.

  • 301: Taking A Dream Trip To Hollywood

    May 6th, 2020  |  1 hr 43 mins
    baptiste, betty, hollywood, never have i ever, the circle brazil, the o.c.

    Kevin O'Keeffe returns to talk about the alt-history in Ryan Murphy's latest Netflix miniseries!

  • Quarantine Helper: Veterans Of The Cola Wars

    May 1st, 2020  |  19 mins 16 secs
    cola wars

    The History Channel takes us back to the '80s to relive the battle between Coke and Pepsi.

  • 300: Defending Jacob Isn't Easy

    April 29th, 2020  |  1 hr 23 mins
    arde madrid, defending jacob, devs, living single, the last dance, vida

    Allison Lowe Huff joins us to discuss Apple TV+'s prestige "thriller," a Living Single for the Canon, The Diarrhea Song, and more!

  • Quarantine Helper: Doing The Wave For Women's Sports

    April 24th, 2020  |  9 mins 56 secs
    a league of their own, dare me, spinning out, the sidelines

    Pitching (baseball) our concepts for the next scripted series about women’s athletics!

  • 299: The ABCs Of TV

    April 22nd, 2020  |  2 hrs 29 mins
    the english alphabet

    Joe Reid joins us as we wander through the alphabet, citing an important TV thing for each letter!

  • Quarantine Helper: Tiny Canons

    April 17th, 2020  |  26 mins 11 secs
    felicity, kids in the hall, mr. show, saturday night live

    Hold me closer Tiny Canons.

  • 298: Run: Hot And Cold

    April 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 50 mins
    america's next top model, bosch, devs, money heist, picard, run, sesame street, the baker and the beauty, the good fight, the valhalla murders, what we do in the shadows

    Dan Blau Rogge's back for HBO's comedy-thriller, plus an ANTM Canon submission, Picard rage, and more!