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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.


  • 25: Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve, And Trip

    March 24th, 2014  |  1 hr 14 mins
    ellen, firefly, rupaul's drag race, scandal, the good wife

    When Trip Payne returns to talk RuPaul's Drag Race and historic sitcoms, everyone's a winner.

  • 24: We Used To Be Friends

    March 17th, 2014  |  1 hr 35 mins
    buffy the vampire slayer, veronica mars

    A couple of experts join us to talk about the Veronica Mars movie. Plus! The Nonac returns with a special collaborative submission!

  • 23: Aggressive Scruffle

    March 10th, 2014  |  1 hr 31 mins
    bates motel, gilmore girls, hannibal, mad men, true detective

    Nick Rheinwald-Jones gives us a hand with our discussion of Hannibal, and Game Time takes a (global) village.

  • 22: How Amazing Is The Amazing Race?

    February 24th, 2014  |  1 hr 29 mins
    american idol, downton abbey, heroes reborn, look around you, looking, the amazing race

    The premiere of the latest all-star season has us considering the matter.

  • 21: Four Of A Kind or Good Meechums

    February 17th, 2014  |  1 hr 42 mins
    archer, house of cards, newsradio, nottingham

    House Of Cards is back, and so is Dave Bunting Jr. to talk Frank Underwood, NewsRadio, and Tostitos.

  • 20: That's So Medal

    February 10th, 2014  |  1 hr 41 mins
    my so-called life, olympics

    It’s time again for the Winter Olympics, and Joe Reid gets to sit up front because he’s a good guy at sports!

  • 19: The Case Of Sherlock's Third Season

    February 3rd, 2014  |  1 hr 25 mins
    american horror story, helix, sherlock, survivor, the carrie diaries

    John Ramos joins the EHG gang to talk Holmes canon, old-school Survivor, and a new Emmy category. It's elementa-Ramos-y!

  • 18: Steakface

    January 27th, 2014  |  1 hr 38 mins
    black sails, firefly, rake

    Greg Kinnear makes his first foray into headlining a scripted series with Rake, in which he does not play a person named Rake.

  • 17: Looking For Love

    January 20th, 2014  |  1 hr 23 mins
    looking, true detective

    Mark Blankenship returns for a discussion of HBO shows, V.C. Andrews, and old-timey reality shows.

  • 16: A Willingness To Return To Downton

    January 13th, 2014  |  1 hr 41 mins
    big love, downton abbey, justified

    For our first podcast of 2014, we check in on the Crawleys, and also the Crowes of Kentucky, who aren’t quite landed gentry.

  • 15: Crazy Name Mom Jeans

    December 16th, 2013  |  1 hr 40 mins
    game of thrones, homeland, scandal

    Guest Jeff Drake joins us to discuss the Homeland and Scandal finales and more, more, more!

  • 14: Come On Down!

    December 9th, 2013  |  1 hr 34 mins
    saturday night live, taxi

    Puzzle master Trip Payne joins the EHG gang for a show all about game shows (plus Taxi!)