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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: Today's Modern Pierce

    April 2nd, 2020  |  24 mins 59 secs

    Corey Not A Boy H asked us to revisit the concept of The Pierce. Here's 11 nothings for your pleasure.

  • 296: Will Heidi And Tim's New Fashion Show Be Making The Cut?

    April 1st, 2020  |  1 hr 30 mins
    barry, better call saul, call the midwife, lego masters, making the cut, one day at a time, sherlock, top chef: all-stars

    Go Fug Yourself's Heather on a new but not improved Project Runway, plus a Sherlock for the Nonac and more!

  • Quarantine Helper: Recast This

    March 27th, 2020  |  31 mins 16 secs
    felicity, gilligan's island, happy days, law & order, star trek, the cosby show, the flintstones, the x-files

    We're recasting eight TV shows picked from your suggestions including Star Trek, The Cosby Show and an all-new Law & Order.

  • 295: First-Time Shows At The Canon Ball

    March 25th, 2020  |  1 hr 20 mins
    baskets, foyle's war, the haunting of hill house

    Never-before-considered shows get scrutinized in our latest all-Canon episode!

  • Quarantine Helper: March Madness

    March 20th, 2020  |  29 mins 34 secs
    america's next top model, beverly hills 90210, counterpart, felicity, forbrydelsen, futurama, newsradio, scrubs, seinfeld, the simpsons, the sopranos, the x-files

    In this basketball-free episode, we look at some examples of march madness on TV -- from meltdowns to that lousy Smarch weather.

  • 294: Warming Up To Little Fires Everywhere

    March 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 40 mins
    amazing stories, black monday, evil, little fires everywhere, project runway, sex and the city, the bachelor, work in progress

    Margaret H. Willison joins us for Reese Witherspoon's latest book-derived role, plus a Sex & The City Canon submission and more!

  • 293: Politely Sitting Through Amazing Stories

    March 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 27 mins
    amazing stories, babylon berlin, breeders, dave, devs, for life, jersey shore: family vacation, toast of london

    Mark Lisanti joins us to discuss the Apple TV+ revival of the mid-'80s Twilight Zone-alike!

  • 292: Playing Games With Dispatches From Elsewhere

    March 4th, 2020  |  2 hrs 3 mins
    a french village, dispatches from elsewhere, love is blind, succession, teen mom: young & pregnant, the outsider

    Decoding Westworld's David Chen on Jason Segel's latest for AMC, plus a Succession Canon submission!

  • 291: Breaking Confidentiality To Talk About Better Call Saul

    February 26th, 2020  |  1 hr 20 mins
    better call saul, party down

    Will Leitch returns to talk about the penultimate season of AMC's legal prequel!

  • 290: February Forcenings

    February 19th, 2020  |  37 mins 11 secs
    daybreak, encore, the smurfs

    We're programming one another's TV schedules again, which involves biting flies, the post-apocalypse, and a leather cowboy hat.

  • 289: Building Something Real With Lego Masters

    February 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 13 mins
    cheer, free solo, interrogation, katy keene, lego masters, picard, star trek: the animated series, the prisoner, y: the last man

    Jim Durr joins us to talk about Fox's new construction toy-based competition show!

  • 288: Should You Gamble On McMillions?

    February 5th, 2020  |  1 hr 34 mins
    bojack horseman, curb your enthusiasm, home movies, mcmillions, mythic quest: raven's banquet, the good place, the outsider

    Eve Batey joins us for a fast-food-fraud docuseries, a Home Movies Canon submission, The Good Place, and more!