Episode 135 – Too Much News

Episode 135 – Too Much News

This week Dan and Chris discuss the insane amount of TV News that has happened since we last recorded, plus we chat about the survival chances of all network shows and we review Stranger Things 2. Here are the time codes…

00:00 – Intro, and far too much news.
02:56 – Sexual harassment in Hollywood and it’s impact on TV.
24:10 – American Vandal renewed
26:02 – Veronica Mars mini-series a possibility
28:56 – Olivia Coleman cast in The Crown series 3
34:59 – The Orville renewed for a second series
39:01 – Disney make several potentially game-changing moves
56:07 – Theoretical Stranger Things 2 ratings
58:02 – Apple commissions two seasons of Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon project.
01:01:06 – Twilight Zone reboot in the works from Jordan Peele
01:04:00 – CBS cancel’s Me, Myself and I
01:05:30 – 24 franchise to return as a legal drama?
01:10:04 – Ofcom determines FOX News broke UK Broadcasting Impartiality rules
01:16:12 – Doctor Who companion casting and costume announcements
01:28:21 – Louis CK’s response statement read
01:35:11 – Dan analyses the like cancel/renewal status of most network shows
01:41:26 – Recommendations (The Russel Howard Hour and The Detectorists)
01:48:18 – Stranger Things 2 Review (No specifics discussed, but vague overall thoughts could be considered spoiler-y. If you are concerned about spoilers, skip this section)
02:00:18 – Outro, apparently David Schwimmer is a nice guy.

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Author Description

Dan Doolan

Dan Doolan is one half of the Nothing But Static podcast. A wanna-be screenwriter and blogger; Dan graduated from Bournemouth University with a degree in screenwriting and has since co-wrote and performed a sketch show at the Edinburgh Fringe festival, written weekly articles for The Electronic Farmyard and co-wrote and performed in the Danny Stack created web series Liquid Lunch. Now he spends his days’ blogging at areyoustilltalking.net and of course, recording TV podcast Nothing But Static.

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