Firewall & Iceberg Podcast

Firewall & Iceberg Podcast

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HitFix’s TV critics Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg take the problems of television way too seriously and the problems of the world way too lightly. Reviews! Previews! Analysis! Bickering! Bad jokes! Song?

302 - The Finale
Oct 1, 2015 • 94 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg review “Dr. Ken” (00:02:55 - 00:13:30), “The Leftovers” (00:13:30 - 00:24:30), “Homeland” (00:24:30 - 00:33:35) and “Red Oaks” (00:33:40 - 00:41:55) and answer Listener Mail on “Review” Season 2 (00:42:10 - 00:48:35) and…
301 - ‘Heroes Reborn,’ ‘Quantico’ and more
Sep 24, 2015 • 78 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg talk Emmys (00:00:50 - 00:21:50) and review “Heroes Reborn” (00:21:50 - 00:35:20), “The Player” (00:35:30 - 00:46:30), “Quantico” (00:46:30 - 00:56:55), “Grandfathered (00:56:55 - 01:02:45) and “The Grinder” (01:02:50 -…
300 - ‘Muppets,’ ‘Minority Report’ and more
Sep 17, 2015 • 85 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg offer Emmy pre-chatter (00:02:30 - 00:24:15), do a “Key & Peele” Draft (00:24:15 - 00:27:10) and review “Gotham” (00:27:50 - 00:34:55), “Life in Pieces” (00:35:00 - 00:42:00), “Minority Report” (00:42:05 - 00:49:20),…
299 - ‘Bastard Executioner’ and more
Sep 9, 2015 • 80 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg discuss the premier of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (00:03:20 - 00:11:25), review the returns of “You’re the Worst” (00:11:25 - 00:20:40) and “The Mindy Project” (00:20:45 - 00:28:50) and the debut of “The…
298 - ‘Hannibal’ finale and more
Sep 1, 2015 • 84 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg review “Hand of God” (00:01:20 - 00:14:55) and answer Listener Mail about showrunners (00:15:05 - 00:23:45), how “Lost” would do today (00:23:55 - 00:31:15) and TV about Teens (00:31:15 - 00:35:05) and discuss the…
297 - ‘Narcos,’ ‘Lost’ finale and more
Aug 25, 2015 • 70 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg review “The Carmichael Show” (00:00:50 - 00:11:30) and “Narcos” (00:11:30 - 00:23:50), answer Listener Mail on “Rick and Morty” (00:24:00 - 00:31:55), unpack “Rectify” Season 3 (00:31:55 - 00:43:35) and discuss the…
296 - ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ and more
Aug 20, 2015 • 67 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg review “Blunt Talk” (00:00:55 - 00:09:35), “Survivor’s Remorse” (00:09:35 - 00:17:50) and “Fear the Walking Dead” (00:17:55 - 00:31:40), answer Listener Mail on Jon Hamm Fatigue (00:32:05 - 00:40:20) and discuss the…
295 - ‘True Detective’ finale & ‘Show Me a Hero’
Aug 11, 2015 • 61 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg review “Show Me a Hero” (00:01:20 - 00:12:40), discuss the Television Critics Association press tour (00:12:40 - 00:29:00) and the end of Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show” (00:29:15 - 00:35:00) and delve into the season…
294 - ‘UnReal’ & ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ finales
Aug 4, 2015 • 70 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg discuss the TCA press tour (00:01:30 - 00:04:00), review NBC’s “Mr. Robinson” (00:04:00 - 00:13:10), answer Listener Mail on Press Tour Food (00:13:20 - 00:21:30) and chat about the finales for “Halt and Catch Fire”…
293 - ‘Review,’ ‘Wet Hot American Summer’
Jul 28, 2015 • 71 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg review “Review” (00:00:55 - 00:08:40) and “Wet Hot American Summer” (00:08:40 - 00:20:30) and answer Listener Mail on Surprise TV shows (00:20:40 - 00:25:55), Blue Collar Comedy (00:26:00 - 00:34:00) and Season 2 of…
292 - Emmy nominations, ‘Hannibal’
Jul 22, 2015 • 70 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg discuss the Emmy nominations (00:01:00 00:20:20), “Hannibal” at midseason (00:20:30 - 00:37:50), “Orange is The New Black” Season 3 (00:37:55 - 00:54:20) and the “Magnum PI” not-finale (00:54:25 - 01:08:50).
291 - ‘BoJack Horseman,’ ‘Dinosaurs’ and more
Jul 14, 2015 • 73 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg review “The Jim Gaffigan Show” (00:02:30 - 00:15:50), “Impastor” (00:16:00 - 00:22:15), “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll” (00:22:20 - 00:34:45), “Married” (00:34:45 - 00:42:35) and “BoJack Horseman” (00:42:40 - 00:52:45) and discuss…
290- ‘Rectify,’ ‘Strain’ and ‘Shield’ finale
Jul 7, 2015 • 80 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Rectify” (00:02:40 - 00:13:00), “The Strain” (00:13:00 - 00:28:00), “7 Days in Hell” (00:28:05 - 00:34:50) and “Masters of Sex” (00:34:50 - 00:46:25) and discuss “The Shield” series finale (00:46:25 - 01:17:35).
289 - ‘True Detective,’ ‘Ballers’ and more
Jun 19, 2015 • 72 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg review “True Detective” (00:01:10 - 00:27:35), “Ballers” (00:27:40 - 00:40:25), “The Brink” (00:40:30 - 00:51:55), “Another Period” (00:52:00 - 01:00:55) and “Mr. Robot” (01:01:00 - 01:10:25).
288 - ‘Game of Thrones’ finale and more
Jun 16, 2015 • 105 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “The Astronaut Wives Club” (00:02:00 - 00:13:50) and discuss the finales for “Silicon Valley” (00:14:00 - 00:24:05), “Veep” (00:24:10 - 00:40:15) and “Game of Thrones” (00:40:20 - 01:20:45) plus Summer Rewatch:…
287 - ‘Hannibal,’ ‘Community’ finale
Jun 2, 2015 • 73 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Hannibal” (00:01:30 - 00:12:50) and “Sense8” (00:12:55 - 00:26:25), discuss the “Community” finale (00:26:30 - 00:47:15) and talk about the “Six Feet Under” Finale (00:47:25 - 01:12:30).
286 - ‘Aquarius,’ ‘UnReal’ and more
May 26, 2015 • 57 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Aquarius” (00:01:40 - 00:16:35), “Halt and Catch Fire” (00:16:35 - 00:29:00) and “UnReal” (00:29:00 - 00:37:35) and answer Listener Mail on “Mad Men” and the Emmys (00:37:40 - 00:44:15) and the year’s best finales…
285 - ‘Game of Thrones’ controversy and finales
May 22, 2015 • 87 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss finales for “The Good Wife” (00:03:35 - 00:21:40), “Jane the Virgin” (00:21:40 - 00:38:50), “New Girl” (00:38:55 - 00:46:00), “Arrow” (00:46:00 - 01:00:10) and “The Flash” (01:00:15 - 01:07:20), as well as Sunday’s…
284 - ‘Mad Men’ Finale Edition
May 19, 2015 • 118 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg discuss the series finale and series runs for “Mad Men” (00:00:00 - 01:58:00).
283 - Upfronts 2015
May 15, 2015 • 85 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Upfronts 2015 (00:00:00 - 01:24:50).
282 - ‘Wayward Pines,’ ‘Bessie’ and more
May 13, 2015 • 56 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg review “Wayward Pines” (00:02:05 - 00:15:25) and “Bessie” (00:15:30 - 00:22:40) and discuss the penultimate “Mad Men” titled “The Milk and Honey Route” (00:22:40 - 00:56:30).
281 - ‘Age of Ultron,’ Upfronts preview
May 4, 2015 • 65 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Grace & Frankie” (00:00:55 - 00:13:20), do an Upfronts Preview (00:13:20 - 00:26:30), discuss “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” with spoilers (00:26:30 - 00:42:15) and talk “Mad Men” -…
280 - ‘Penny Dreadful,’ ‘Good Wife’
Apr 28, 2015 • 94 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review the new season of “Penny Dreadful” (00:01:00 - 00:14:05), do Dan’s Reality Roundup (00:14:05 - 00:41:15), answer Listener Mail about Kalinda & Alicia on “The Good Wife” (00:41:35 - 53:30) and the Designated Hitter…
279 - ‘Americans’ finale, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’
Apr 24, 2015 • 79 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Happyish” (00:00:55 - 00:15:30) and discuss this week’s “Grey’s Anatomy” shocker (00:15:35 - 00:32:45), the “Americans” finale (00:32:50 - 00:51:10) and “Mad Men” - “The Forecast” (00:51:15 - 01:19:15)
278 - All-‘Justified’ Edition
Apr 16, 2015 • 89 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the finale and series run of “Justified” (00:00:00 - 01:25:00).
277 - ‘Orphan Black,’ ‘Messengers’ & more
Apr 13, 2015 • 66 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Messengers” (00:01:15 - 00:09:20) and the new season of “Orphan Black” (00:09:20 - 00:22:45), answer Listener Mail in The State of “Last Man on Earth” (00:22:45 - 00:36:50) and discuss the “New Business” episode of…
276 - ‘Daredevil,’ ‘Game of Thrones’
Apr 9, 2015 • 73 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “The Comedians” (00:01:15 - 00:12:15), “Louie” (00:12:15 - 00:21:40), “Daredevil” (00:21:40 - 00:37:08), “Game of Thrones” (00:37:10 - 48:25), “Silicon Valley” (00:48:30 - 00:57:35) and “Veep” (00:57:45 - 01:12:50).
275 - ‘Mad Men’ premiere, ‘Better Call Saul’ finale
Apr 7, 2015 • 66 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss David Lynch and “Twin Peaks” (00:01:25 - 00:10:50), the “Mad Men” premiere “Severance” (00:11:00 - 00:45:48) and the “Better Call Saul” finale (00:45:50 - 01:06:10).
274 - ‘Younger,’ ‘American Odyssey’
Mar 30, 2015 • 78 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss NBC’s “Coach” Return (00:01:15 - 00:11:35), review “Weird Loners” (00:11:45 - 00:20:55), “Younger” (00:21:00 - 00:32:10), the return of “Outlander” (00:32:10 - 00:35:15) and “American Odyssey” (00:35:20 - 00:43:50),…
273 - ‘X-Files,’ ‘Justified,’ ‘Americans’
Mar 24, 2015 • 88 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss FOX’s freshly announced “X-Files” return (00:00:45 - 00:08:45), answer Listener Mail on Cable episode counts (00:09:05 - 00:17:50) and Producers to build a programming night (00:17:55 - 00:23:00), check in on…
272 - ‘Jinx’ finale, ‘Community’ and more
Mar 16, 2015 • 78 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Community” (00:01:25 - 00:13:15), “Undateable” (00:13:15 - 00:21:15) and “Bloodline” (00:21:15 - 00:32:55), answer Listener Mail on TV Character Mt. Rushmores (00:33:10 - 00:40:00) and Supporting Characters…
271 - ‘Powers,’ ‘iZombie’ and more
Mar 10, 2015 • 71 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Powers” (00:00:55 - 00:15:20), “iZombie” (00:15:25 - 00:24:55) and “One Big Happy” (00:25:00 - 0035:20), answer Listener Mail on the “Empire” phenomenon (00:33:00 - 00:42:50) and “Last Man on Earth” (00:43:30 -…
270 - ‘American Crime,’ ‘Dig’ and more
Mar 3, 2015 • 66 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the late Leonard Nimoy (00:01:00 - 00:09:05), review “American Crime” (00:10:00 - 00:20:30), “Dig” (00:20:35 - 00:31:45), “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (00:31:50 - 00:42:30) and “The Returned” (00:42:30 - 00:56:15)…
269 - ‘House of Cards,’ ‘Last Man’ & more
Feb 26, 2015 • 52 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “House of Cards” (01:00 - 13:15), “The Last Man on Earth” (13:15 - 20:40), “Secrets and Lies” (20:45 - 31:35) and “Battle Creek” (31:35 - 42:55) and discuss the 2015 Oscars (43:00 - 51:20).
268 - Farewell to ‘Parks and Recreation’
Feb 25, 2015 • 82 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg pay tribute to “Parks and Recreation” (00:00:00 - 01:22:00).
267 - ‘SNL 40,’ ‘Odd Couple’ and more
Feb 17, 2015 • 72 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss NBC’s “Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special” (00:02:08 - 00:25:45), review “The Odd Couple” (00:25:50 - 00:36:05) and “Jack and Triumph” (00:36:10 - 00:43:55), talk “CitizenFour” and the Oscars (00:44:00 -…
266 - ‘The Slap,’ ‘Bosch’ and more
Feb 10, 2015 • 77 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “The Slap” (00:01:30 - 00:20:45), “Bosch” (00:20:45 - 00:36:25) and “The Book of Negroes” (00:36:25 - 00:51:40) and answer Listener Mail on “Happy Endings” (00:51:55 - 01:01:15), CW Expansion (01:01:20 - 01:06:40),…
Firewall & Iceberg Podcast No. 265 - ‘Better Call Saul,’ ‘The Jinx’
Feb 4, 2015 • 93 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Super Bowl Commercials (00:02:00 - 00:11:45) and review “Fresh Off The Boat” (00:11:45 - 00:24:20), “Allegiance” (00:24:25 - 00:33:10), “The Jinx” (00:33:10 - 00:49:15) and “Better Call Saul” (00:49:15 - 01:02:05)…
264 - ‘Justified,’ Golden Globes and more
Jan 13, 2015 • 70 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the 2015 Golden Globes and review Golden Globes (00:01:40 - 00:17:10), “Broad City” (00:17:25 - 00:27:40), “Man Seeking Woman” (00:27:40 - 00:37:20), “12 Monkeys” (00:37:25 - 00:45:50), “Justified” (00:45:55 -…
263 - ‘Agent Carter,’ ‘Togetherness’ and more
Jan 6, 2015 • 70 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Marvel’s Agent Carter” (00:01:50 - 00:15:05), “Empire” (00:15:05 - 00:32:30), “Babylon” (00:32:35 - 00:39:35), “Togetherness” (00:41:20 - 00:52:35) and new seasons of “Girls” (00:52:35 - 01:05:35) and “Shameless”…
262 - Worst TV of 2014
Dec 24, 2014 • 87 min
Alan Sepinwall & Dan Fienberg discuss TV’s Worst of 2014 (00:01:25 - 01:14:15) and the “Homeland” finale (01:14:20 - 01:26:35) in their last podcast of 2014.
261 - ‘Serial,’ Superheroes and More
Dec 19, 2014 • 103 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Mozart in the Jungle” (00:00:55 - 00:12:00), discuss The Year in Superheroes (00:12:00 - 00:55:15), answer Listener Mail on the “Sons of Anarchy” Finale (00:55:20 - 00:58:55), catch up on “Jane the Virgin” (00:59:00…
260 - Best of 2014 Edition
Dec 10, 2014 • 78 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss TV’s Best of 2014 (00:00:30 - 01:17:50).
259
Dec 5, 2014 • 76 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Peter Pan Live!” (00:00:45 - 00:21:30), answer Listener Mail on “The Wire” in HD (00:21:45 - 00:30:00) and Beards (00:30:00 - 00:36:25) and discuss midseason finales for “The Good Wife” (00:36:30 - 00:50:25) and…
258
Nov 26, 2014 • 73 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever” (00:01:30 - 00:09:15), “Toy Story That Time Forgot” (00:09:20 - 00:15:10) and “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” (00:15:10 - 00:24:10) and answer Listener Mail on State of TV Comedy…
257
Nov 18, 2014 • 68 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg open up the Listener Mail bag to discuss NBC’s Bill Cosby Comedy (00:01:45 - 00:09:15), Glen Larson’s passing (00:09:25 - 00:18:05), the “Serial” podcast (00:18:05 - 00:44:00), a Desert Island Viewing choice (00:44:00 -…
256
Nov 11, 2014 • 72 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “The Missing” (00:00:50 - 00:09:10) and “State of Affairs” (00:09:10 - 00:18:25), answer Listener Mail on “Too Many Cooks” (00:18:35 - 00:28:45), Critics’ Poll Predictions (00:28:55 - 00:36:00) and Shared narrative…
255
Nov 4, 2014 • 80 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Recent TV Cancellations (00:00:50 - 00:15:55), review HBO’s “The Newsroom” (00:16:45 - 00:31:00) and “The Comeback” (00:31:00 - 00:43:55) and check in on ABC’s “Scandal” (00:44:00 - 00:56:15), “How To Get Away With…
254
Oct 27, 2014 • 4465 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Mike Tyson Mysteries” (00:00:55 - 00:09:50), “Benched” (00:09:55 - 00:19:20) and “The McCarthys” (00:19:25 - 00:28:05) and discuss the “Boardwalk Empire” finale (00:28:15 - 01:14:25).
253
Oct 23, 2014 • 80 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review NBC’s “Constantine” (00:01:10 - 00:12:40), answer Listener Mail on the lack of network cancelations (00:13:00 - 00:31:35), “The Bridge” cancellation (00:31:40 - 00:37:25) and HBO/CBS a la carte streaming (00:37:30 -…
252
Oct 13, 2014 • 90 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Jane the Virgin” (00:00:55 - 00:13:30) and “Marry Me” (00:13:30 - 00:21:50), answer Listener Mail on FOX’s fall struggles (00:22:20 - 00:31:20) and Haircut-based TV declines (00:31:25 - 00:41:55) and discuss the…
251
Oct 7, 2014 • 80 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss this week’s “Twin Peaks”/”Say Anything” news (00:00:40 - 00:16:00) and review “The Flash” (00:16:00 - 00:25:30), “Kingdom” (00:25:30 - 00:40:00), “Cristela” (00:40:00 - 00:46:45) and “The Affair” (00:46:45 -…
250
Oct 3, 2014 • 78 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Survivor’s Remorse” (00:00:55 - 00:10:50), “Bob’s Burgers” (00:11:00 - 00:13:00), “Homeland” (00:13:00 - 00:26:30) and “Mulaney” (00:28:05 - 00:41:05) and discuss the “Outlander” midseason finale (00:41:40 -…
249
Sep 30, 2014 • 78 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Selfie” (00:00:55 - 00:13:20), “Manhattan Love Story” (00:13:23 - 00:23:15), “Stalker” (00:23:15 - 00:26:25), “Bad Judge” (00:26:30 - 00:39:10), “Gracepoint” (00:39:10 - 00:53:00) and “A to Z” (00:53:00 - 01:06:20)…
248
Sep 23, 2014 • 77 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Black-ish” (00:01:55 - 00:11:30), “Key & Peele” (00:11:35 - 00:14:30), “How To Get Away With Murder” (00:14:30 - 00:29:15) and “Transparent” (00:29:15 - 00:46:05), answer Listener Mail on Recent NFL Coverage…
247
Sep 19, 2014 • 67 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Madam Secretary” (00:01:10 - 00:11:40), “Gotham” (00:11:40 - 00:23:25), “Scorpion” (00:23:25 - 00:34:30) and “Forever” (00:34:30 - 00:44:20), answer Listener Mail on How to Review a TV Show (00:44:35 - 00:52:00) and…
246
Sep 16, 2014 • 122 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Red Band Society” (00:01:00 - 00:11:50) and “Mysteries of Laura” (00:11:50 - 00:22:45) and complete their “Friday Night Lights” Summer ReWatch (00:22:50 - 01:22:05)
245
Sep 9, 2014 • 9600 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss FOX’s “Utopia” (00:00:50 - 00:12:40) and review the “New Girl” Season 4 (00:12:45 - 00:22:40) and “Mindy Project” Season 3 (00:22:45 - 00:30:45) premieres, answer Listener Mail on “Veronica Mars” viewing and TV…
244
Sep 3, 2014 • 5400 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “The Chair” (00:00:40 - 00:16:35), “Boardwalk Empire” (00:16:38 - 00:25:45) and the 3rd Wave Amazon Pilots (00:25:50 - 01:05:00) and answer Listener Mail on FXX’s “Simpsons” Marathon (01:05:00 - 01:21:45) and Comedy…
243
Aug 26, 2014 • 6000 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the The 2014 Emmys (00:00:45 - 00:43:10), “Garfunkel and Oates” (00:43:10 - 00:54:50), “Rectify Season 2 (00:55:00 - 01:13:10) and two episodes in their “Friday Night Lights” Summer Rewatch (01:13:15 - 01:38:10).
242
Aug 20, 2014 • 9000 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “BoJack Horseman” (00:01:10 - 00:09:15) and “Intruders” (00:09:20 - 00:18:40), discuss The 2014 Emmy Awards (00:18:45 - 00:37:30), answer Listener Mail on Writing Credits (00:37:45 - 43:50) and discuss three episodes…
241
Aug 12, 2014 • 6000 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Robin Williams (00:01:00 - 00:21:05), review “Legends” (00:21:06 - 00:31:50), answer Listener Mail on “Arrested Development” (00:32:10 - 00:38:40) and SimpsonsWorld implications (00:38:40 - 00:46:15), review “The…
240
Aug 5, 2014 • 4200 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “The Knick” (00:01:05 - 00:18:00) and “Outlander” (00:18:00 - 00:33:15), answer listener mail about Tonally at-odds credits (00:33:35 - 00:39:05), a Vince Gilligan/Peter Jackson analogy (00:39:10 - 00:44:15) and…
239 - Pre-Comic-Con Roadtrip Podcast
Jul 23, 2014 • 4200 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg offer a Quick Comic-Con Preview (00:02:00 - 00:05:30), a Press Tour Breakdown (00:05:35 - 00:41:45), review WGN’s “Manhattan” (00:41:45 - 00:50:50), catch up on “Halt and Catch Fire” (00:50:55 - 00:59:05) and “Orange Is The…
238
Jul 12, 2014 • 3000 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg Emmy nominations (01:38 - 18:30), review “The Strain” (18:35 - 30:50), “Masters of Sex” Season 2 (30:55 - 38:55) and “The Divide” (39:00 - 44:50) and discuss a Jew/Not-a-Jew TCA moment (44:55 - 52:35)
237
Jul 2, 2014 • 3600 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Extant” (00:01:35 - 00:11:35) and “The Bridge” (00:11:40 - 00:20:00), answer Listener Mail on “Hieroglyph” and shows that never aired (00:20:30 - 00:29:00), “Community” and shows with strange journeys (00:29:05 -…
236
Jun 25, 2014 • 3600 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Reckless” (00:00:55 - 00:12:00) and “The Leftovers” (00:12:00 - 00:31:10), answer Listener Mail on Trans Characters on TV (00:31:30 - 38:30) and Desert Island Showrunners (00:38:35 - 00:44:30) and discuss the third…
235
Jun 18, 2014 • 145 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Rectify” (00:01:20 - 00:12:30), “Almost Royal” (00:12:45 - 00:19:20), “Musketeers” (00:19:20 - 00:25:49) and “The Last Ship” (00:25:50 - 00:37:10), discuss the “Game of Thrones” finale (00:37:30 - 01:13:10), the…
234
Jun 11, 2014 • 4200 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Alan’s BBQ experiences at the ATX Festival (00:01:25 - 00:12:15), answer Listener Mail on “Broadchurch”/”Returned” Emmys (00:12:30 - 00:15:20), Split Seasons (00:15:25 - 00:20:35) and Resurrected Shows (00:20:45 -…
233
Jun 4, 2014 • 3600 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Murder in the First” (00:01:50 - 00:12:20), answer Listener Mail on Phil Hartman (00:12:50 - 00:15:10), “Game of Thrones” production (00:15:10 - 0016:50), Movies-to-TV (00:16:50 - 00:24:40) and “Fargo” vs. “True…
232
May 27, 2014 • 85 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Undateable” (00:01:20 - 00:10:30), “Crossbones” (00:10:30 - 00:17:20) and “Halt and Catch Fire” (00:17:30 - 00:25:20) and discuss the “Hannibal” season finale (00:25:40 - 00:43:30) and the “Mad Men” midseason finale…
231
May 22, 2014 • 75 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Review” (00:01:05 - 00:11:20), discuss the finales for “The Good Wife” (00:11:55 - 00:26:30) and “The Americans” (00:27:20 - 00:43:20) answer Listener Mail on TV show ownership (00:43:30 - 00:49:05) and “Mad Men”…
230
May 15, 2014 • 87 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the CBS Upfront (00:00:30 - 00:19:05), the CW Upfront (00:19:05 - 00:27:40), the “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” finale (00:28:10 - 00:45:50), the “Arrow” finale (00:45:50 - 01:03:05) and Sunday’s “Mad Men” (01:03:05 -…
229
May 7, 2014 • 60 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg offer a Pre-upfronts update (00:00:50 - 00:07:20), answer Listener Mail on “The Comeback” (00:07:30 - 00:13:25) and successful Adaptations (00:13:30 - 00:17:30), discuss the finales for “New Girl” (00:17:40 - 00:28:15) and…
228
Apr 29, 2014 • 85 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Playing House” (00:01:25 - 00:09:20), “24: Live Another Day” (00:09:25 - 00:27:10), “Louie” (00:27:15 - 00:34:05) and “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” (00:34:10 - 00:41:45) and discuss the “Parks and Recreation”…
227
Apr 23, 2014
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg answer Listener Mail on the HBO/Amazon deal (00:1:10 - 00:8:50), Dan’s Reality Roundup (00:08:55 - 00:21:00) and Late-night homogeneity (00:21:00 - 00:25:45), discuss the “Community” finale (00:25:50 - 00:39:05) and talk…
226
Apr 15, 2014 • 90 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Fargo” (00:01:00 - 00:16:45), “Orphan Black” (00:16:45 - 00:26:30) and “Salem” (00:26:30 - 00:35:45), answer Listener Mail on Colbert and Comedy Central (00:36:10 - 00:43:25) and delve into Sunday’s “Mad Men”…
225
Apr 9, 2014 • 66 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the “Shameless” finale (00:01:15 - 00:18:00), the “Justified” finale (00:18:05 - 00:37:15) and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and Tuesday’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” (00:37:20 - 01:06:35).
224
Apr 2, 2014 • 60 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Turn” (00:01:20 - 00:11:30), answer Listener Mail on “Dexter” vs “HIMYM” (00:11:50 - 00:14:40), Uncontested Best Episodes (00:14:55 - 00:27:45), the Death of Reruns (00:27:45 - 00:36:10) the Dead of Television…
223
Mar 26, 2014 • 70 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg answer Listener Mail on Emmy category moves (00:01:50 - 00:20:25) and The future of “Enlisted” (00:20:32 - 00:28:10), salute the late James Rebhorn (00:28:10 - 00:31:30) and discuss finales for “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”…
222
Mar 5, 2014 • 67 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Sirens” (00:01:00 - 00:09:00), “Resurrection” (00:09:05 - 00:17:10) and “From Dusk Till Dawn” (00:17:15 - 00:31:05), discuss The “How I Met Your Mother” twist (00:31:30 - 43:00) and talk “True Detective” pre-finale…
221
Feb 25, 2014 • 76 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Harold Ramis (00:01:25 - 00:05:00) and Weird NBC Moves (00:05:00 - 00:15:00) and review “Mind Games” (00:15:15 - 00:21:50), “Game of Arms” (00:21:50 - 00:27:40), “Mixology” (00:27:40 - 00:35:15), “The Americans”…
220
Feb 17, 2014 • 62 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Star-Crossed” (00:01:50 - 00:13:50), “About a Boy” (00:14:15 - 00:27:00) and “Growing Up Fisher” (00:27:05 - 00:39:20), answer Listener Mail on the Late-Night transition and location (00:39:45 - 00:48:15) and…
219
Feb 10, 2014 • 86 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Amazon’s new pilots (00:01:00 - 00:06:55), review “The After” (00:07:00 - 00:15:55), “Bosch” (00:16:00 - 00:22:05), “Mozart in the Jungle” (00:22:10 - 00:28:20), “The Rebels” (00:28:20 - 00:33:15) and “Transparent”…
218
Feb 3, 2014 • 84 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death (00:01:10 - 00:13:50), Super Bowl Stuff (00:13:55 - 00:35:05), “New Girl” (00:35:05 - 00:43:00), “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (00:44:15 - 00:54:20), answer Listener Mail on Inept TV Law…
217
Jan 28, 2014 • 79 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Fleming” (00:03:20 - 00:11:20), offer a Press tour recap (00:11:25 - 00:27:15), discus the Golden Globes (00:27:20 - 00:34:30) and check up on “Rake” (00:34:40 - 00:43:05), “Black Sails” (00:43:05 - 00:48:35),…
216
Jan 6, 2014 • 65 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Intelligence” (00:02:15 - 00:11:15), “Killer Women” (00:11:15 - 00:18:00), “Justified” (00:18:00 - 00:24:30), “Cougar Town” (00:24:30 - 00:29:30), “Chicago PD” (00:29:35 - 00:41:45), “Helix” (00:41:45 - 00:50:45),…
215 - Worst of 2013
Dec 23, 2013 • 64 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg celebrate TV’s Worst of 2013 (00:00:00 - 01:04:30).
214 - Best of 2013
Dec 18, 2013 • 75 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the Best TV of 2013 (00:00:00 - 01:14:45).
213
Dec 4, 2013 • 60 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Arrow” (00:00:45 - 00:17:55) and “Kirstie” (00:18:00 - 00:24:50) and answer Listener Mail on “Person of Interest” (00:25:10 - 00:31:00), ABC’s scheduling of “Mixology” (00:31:00 - 00:39:45), Kalinda on “Good Wife”…
212 - All ‘Breaking Bad’ Edition
Nov 27, 2013 • 54 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg (plus guest Mike Schur) discuss “Breaking Bad” (00:00:00-00:54:00)
211
Nov 18, 2013 • 84 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg offer an Explanation of Things To Come (00:01:00 - 00:05:40), review “Getting On” (00:05:40 - 00:17:55) and “An Adventure in Space and Time” (00:17:55 - 00:27:45) do Dan’s Reality Round-Up (00:27:45 - 00:45:15), discuss the…
210
Nov 13, 2013 • 74 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Ground Floor” 00:02:10 - 00:17:05, “Raising Hope” 00:17:10 - 00:30:40, “Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth” (00:30:40 - 00:42:45) and “Almost Human” (00:42:45 - 00:55:55) and answer Listener Mail on International…
209
Nov 4, 2013 • 60 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss The New “Mike & Molly” (00:00:50 - 00:18:50) and “Sleepy Hollow” (00:18:50 - 00:32:40)and answer Listener Mail about Hattie & “Parenthood” (00:33:05 - 00:45:30), Race & “SNL” (00:45:35 - 00:54:55) and TV’s Mendoza…
208
Oct 28, 2013 • 84 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Seduced and Abandoned” (00:00:45 - 00:12:35) and “The Returned” (00:12:35 - 00:28:30) answer Listener Mail on Screeners with unfinished FX (00:29:05 - 00:38:15) and catch up with “Scandal” (00:38:40 - 00:54:50) and…
207
Oct 21, 2013 • 75 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Dracula” (00:01:20 - 00:19:05) and “Strike Back: Origins” (00:19:05 - 00:28:25), check in on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” (00:28:30 - 42:15) and recent TV News (00:42:20 - 00:53:15) answer Listener Mail about…
206
Oct 17, 2013 • 65 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review The CW’s “Reign” (00:02:00 - 00:14:45), answer Listener Mail on “Walking Dead” ratings (00:15:00 - 00:22:55) and NBC Thursday struggles (00:23:00 - 00:32:30) and look in on “How I Met Your Mother” (00:32:40 -…
205
Oct 10, 2013 • 66 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Once Upon a Time in Wonderland” (00:01:40 - 00:16:20) and Season 4 of “The Walking Dead” (00:16:25 - 00:26:25) discuss Early Season Successes and Failures (00:26:30 - 00:49:30) and answer Listener Mail on Spinoffs…
204 - ‘Breaking Bad’ Finale Edition
Sep 30, 2013 • 42 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the “Breaking Bad” series finale (00:00:00 - 00:41:20)
203
Sep 26, 2013 • 70 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “The Crazy Ones” (00:01:20 - 00:14:15), “The Michael J. Fox Show” (00:14:15 - 00:24:00), various odds and ends including “Betrayal” and “Hello Ladies” (00:24:05 - 00:33:30), “Homeland” (00:34:10 - 00:45:10), “Masters…
202
Sep 24, 2013 • 89 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg talk Emmys (00:01:10 - 00:13:45), review “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.IE.L.D.” (00:14:00 - 00:23:50), “The Goldbergs” (00:23:55 - 00:28:45), “Trophy Wife” (00:28:50 - 00:35:30), “Lucky 7” (00:35:35 - 0043:25) and “Back in the…
201
Sep 20, 2013 • 62 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Sunday’s “Breaking Bad” (00:02:50 - 00:35:00) and review “Mom” (00:35:30 - 00:42:00), “Dads” Episode 2 (00:42:00 - 00:45:00), “Hostages” (00:45:15 - 00:53:20) and “The Blacklist” (00:53:30 - 01:01:35).
200
Sep 9, 2013 • 95 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Sons of Anarchy” (00:00:40 - 00:19:00) and “Derek” (00:19:00 - 00:29:40), discuss Sunday’s “Breaking Bad” (00:30:00 - 01:03:00) and complete their Summer Pilot Rewatch with “The Wire” (01:03:40 - 01:33:40)
199
Sep 3, 2013 • 91 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the new “Idol” Judges (00:01:05 - 00:10:30), review “Luther” (00:10:30 - 00:22:00), FXX’s Launch (00:22:05 - 00:41:00) and “Boardwalk Empire” (00:41:00 - 01:02:20), unpack Sunday’s “Breaking Bad” (01:02:45 -…
198
Aug 28, 2013 • 54 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Sunday’s “Breaking Bad” (00:01:20 - 00:30:45) and do their Summer Pilot ReWatch for “Miami Vice” (00:30:50 - 00:53:00).
197
Aug 19, 2013 • 100 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg answer Listener Mail on a Hamm/Cranston Swap (00:01:45 - 00:07:50), Gilligan/Weiner Follow-ups (00:08:00 - 00:15:05), OnDemand (00:15:10 - 00:20:40), ABC Segmenting (00:20:45 - 00:27:45) and Podcast Show Selection (00:27:55…
196
Aug 12, 2013 • 100 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg answer Listener Mail on TV recruiting Twitter writers (00:01:20 - 00:12:05) and “The Good Wife” flaws (00:12:10 - 00:22:35) and, with spoilers, discuss the finale for “The Killing” (00:23:25 - 00:40:25) the full season of…
195
Aug 5, 2013 • 87 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss TCA Press Tour (00:02:20 - 00:38:50) and review “Broadchurch” (00:39:30 - 00:51:15), “Breaking Bad” (00:51:15 - 00:54:50) and “Low Winter Sun” (00:54:50 - 01:06:00) before celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the…
194
Jul 31, 2013 • 73 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss TCA Press Tour (00:02:00 - 00:45:30), review HBO’s “Clear History” (00:45:30 - 54:30) and do their Summer Pilot Rewatch: “My So-Called Life” (00:54:30 - 01:11:30).
193 - Comic-Con Roadtrip
Jul 22, 2013 • 74 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Comic-Con (00:00:00 - 01:14:00) in their annual Roadtrip Podcast.
192
Jul 15, 2013 • 80 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the death of Cory Monteith (00:00:55 - 00:12:30), review FOX’s ADHD block of “Axe Cop” and “High School USA” (00:12:40 - 00:21:05), preview the Emmy nominations (00:21:00 - 00:35:10) and Comic-Con (00:35:15 -…
191
Jul 8, 2013 • 96 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “The Bridge” (00:00:55 - 00:21:20), “Camp” (00:21:20 - 00:35:25), “Orange Is The New Black” (00:35:00 - 00:54:20) and “The Newsroom” (00:54:25 - 01:11:00) and do their Summer Pilot Rewatch: “The West Wing” (01:11:10…
190
Jul 3, 2013
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg answer Listener Mail on “Kitchen Confidential” (00:02:45 - 00:10:10), what “Under the Dome” means (00:10:10 - 00:15:20) and avorite Guest performances (00:15:25 - 00:33:30), review “House of Cards” (00:33:50 - 55:30) and do…
189
Jun 28, 2013
Dan and Alan talk “Dexter” (00:01:15 - 00:13:00), “Ray Donovan” (00:13:00 - 00:27:30), Listener Mail - Best New Shows (00:27:45 - 00:34:55), Listener Mail - What counts as TV? (00:35:00 - 00:44:40), Summer Rewatch: “The Dick Van Dyke Show”/”Mary Tyler…
188
Jun 24, 2013 • 100 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg honor James Gandolfini & Gary David Goldberg (00:2:10 - 00:20:30), review “Under the Dome” (00:20:40 - 00:27:05) and discuss finales for “Hannibal” (00:27:10 - 00:47:50) and “Mad Men” (00:47:50 - 01:39:25).
187
Jun 17, 2013 • 97 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Crossing Lines” (00:00:45 - 00:14:40) and “Devious Maids” (00:14:45 - 00:25:45), answer Listener Mail “Game of Thrones” splitting (00:26:00 - 00:32:45) and NBC Stanley Cup coverage (00:32:50 - 00:38:10) and talk…
186
Jun 10, 2013 • 150 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss TCA Awards Nominations (00:01:00 - 00:16:55), review “King & Maxwell” (00:17:00 - 00:23:35), “Twisted” (00:23:40 - 00:32:20), “Magic City” (00:32:20 - 00:40:20) and “True Blood” (00:40:20 - 00:43:55), answer…
185
Jun 5, 2013 • 122 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Graceland” (00:01:05 - 00:18:30), discuss WGA’s Top 101 Shows (00:18:30 - 00:38:10) and talk about “Orphan Black” (00:38:30 - 00:57:05), “Game of Thrones” (00:57:05 - 01:15:10) and “Mad Men” (01:15:15 - 01:40:20)…
184
May 29, 2013 • 75 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “The Killing” (00:01:15 - 00:12:55), “Arrested Development” (00:13:00 - 00:47:55) and Sunday’s “Mad Men” (00:48:00 - 01:09:25) and announce their Summer Rewatch Announcement (01:09:30 - 01:14:05)
183
May 20, 2013 • 105 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “The Goodwin Games” (00:01:30 - 00:13:19), “Motive” (00:13:20 - 00:22:35), “Save Me” (00:22:37 - 00:34:20) and “Behind the Candelabra” (00:34:25 - 00:46:00) and discuss “New Girl” (00:46:00 - 00:56:30), “Saturday…
182
May 17, 2013 • 103 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss CBS and The CW upfronts (00:00:55 - 00:30:10), do Dan’s Reality Roundup (00:30:40 - 00:49:00) and celebrate “The Office” finale (00:49:00 - 01:38:00)
181
May 14, 2013 • 104 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss NBC, FOX and ABC Upfronts (00:03:10 - 00:51:30), the “Community” finale (00:51:45 - 01:00:40), the “How I Met Your Mother” finale (01:00:45 - 01:16:20) and Sunday’s “Mad Men” (01:16:55 - 01:44:20).
180
May 8, 2013 • 109 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg review HBO’s “Family Tree” (00:01:00 - 00:14:35) do an Upfronts Preview (00:14:35 - 00:47:00), discuss finales for “Parks and Recreation” (00:47:00 - 01:02:20), “Happy Endings” (01:02:25 - 01:10:45) and “The Americans”…
179
Apr 29, 2013 • 93 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg talk “Family Tools” (00:01:25 - 00:16:25), “Maron” (00:16:30 - 00:27:55), answer Listener Mail touching on “Hannibal” & “The Following” (00:28:20 - 00:39:15) and discuss Sunday’s “Good Wife” (00:39:20 - 00:54:45), “Game of…
178
Apr 22, 2013 • 96 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Rectify” (00:00:50 - 00:14:55) and Amazon pilots including “Zombieland,” “Onion News Empire,” “Browsers” and “Alpha House” (00:15:00 - 00:43:15), answer Listener Mail on Changing episodic structure (00:43:35 -…
177
Apr 15, 2013 • 112 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Defiance” (00:00:50 - 00:15:10), “Hemlock Grove” (00:15:15 - 00:31:45) and “Mary & Martha”(00:31:45 - 00:39:00), discuss Roger Ebert’s passing (00:39:05 - 00:50:00), answer Listener Mail about Lead-Ins (00:50:15 -…
176
Apr 8, 2013 • 93 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Da Vinci’s Demons” (00:01:10 - 00:18:00), “Nurse Jackie” (00:18:15 - 00:28:45) and “Veep” (00:28:50 - 00:36:05) and discuss finales for “Justified” (00:36:40 - 00:48:35) and “Shameless” (00:48:40 - 01:03:30) and the…
175
Apr 1, 2013 • 87 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Mad Men” (00:02:25 - 00:10:05), “Rogue” and TV saturation (00:10:05 - 00:22:30), “How to Live With Your Parents For the Rest of Your Life” (00:22:31 - 00:32:10) and “Hannibal” (00:32:10 - 00:48:35), answer Listener…
174
Mar 25, 2013 • 80 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Revolution” (00:01:10 - 00:13:55), “Orphan Black” (00:14:00 - 00:23:10), the third season of “Game of Thrones” (00:24:00 - 00:37:45) and “Mr. Selfridge” (00:37:45 - 43:50) offer a few words on “Happy Endings” on…
173
Mar 18, 2013 • 84 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Top of the Lake” (00:00:50 - 00:13:40), “Bates Motel” (00:13:40 - 00:27:20) and “Phil Spector” (00:27:20 - 00:39:50), discuss the “Veronica Mars” Kickstarter (00:39:50 - 01:04:20) and talk about the “Girls” finale…
172
Mar 11, 2013 • 66 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review 30 For 30’s “Survive and Advance” (00:01:30 - 00:11:35), check in on “Justified” (00:11:45 - 00:29:15) and “Saturday Night Live” (00:29:15 - 00:39:30), answer Listener Mail on Pilot casting (00:39:45 - 00:45:45), the…
171
Mar 4, 2013 • 107 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the Slow Week (00:00:30 - 00:08:00), check in on “The Americans” (00:08:05 - 00:17:05), “Shameless” (00:17:05 - 00:28:35) and “The Mindy Project” (00:28:40 - 00:37:50), discuss Midseason Struggles (00:37:55 -…
170
Feb 25, 2013 • 96 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the Oscars (00:02:45 - 00:26:20) and review “Golden Boy” (00:26:25 - 00:40:50), “Red Widow” (00:40:55 - 00:51:50) and “Vikings” (00:51:50 - 01:02:00) and answer Listener Mail about Watching TV on the road (01:02:20…
169
Feb 13, 2013 • 86 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Zero Hour” (00:01:10 - 00:13:40), “Cult” (00:13:40 - 00:28:30) and “Beyonce: Life Is But a Dream” (00:28:30 - 00:36:25), discuss NBC’s return to suckage (00:36:25 - 00:53:50) and answer Listener Mail on The Rise of…
168
Feb 4, 2013 • 97 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Super Bowl XLVII (00:00:55 - 23:20), review “Monday Mornings” (00:23:20 - 00:35:10), “Smash” (00:35:10 - 00:46:40), “Community” (00:46:40 - 00:56:15) and”The Walking Dead” (00:56:20 - 01:03:10), answer Listener Mail…
167
Jan 28, 2013 • 102 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg talk Sundance (00:00:50 - 00:4:30), “The Americans” (00:04:40 - 00:15:55), “Do No Harm” (00:15:55 - 00:29:20), “House of Cards” (00:29:25 - 00:51:30), “30 Rock” Pre-Finale Retrospective (00:51:35 - 01:10:25), “Fringe”…
166
Jan 14, 2013 • 90 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Press tour stuff (00:01:20 - 00:34:00) and review “The Carrie Diaries” (00:34:10 - 00:43:50), “Continuum” (00:44:00 - 00:50:55), “The Kroll Show” (00:50:55 - 00:55:30), “Archer” (00:55:30 - 00:58:00), “Legit”…
165
Jan 7, 2013 • 72 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss TCA Press Tour (00:01:20 - 00:34:55) and review “Banshee” (00:35:10 - 00:43:20), “Girls” (00:43:25 - 00:53:40), “Enlightened” (00:53:45 - 00:59:29) and “Shameless” (00:59:30 - 01:10:50).
164
Jan 3, 2013 • 66 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Downton Abbey” (00:02:08 - 00:18:45), “Bunheads” (00:18:47 - 00:26:27), “Deception” (00:26:28 - 00:33:20), “Justified” (00:33:28 - 00:44:53), “The Joe Schmo Show” (00:44:54 - 00:55:20) and “Cougar Town” (00:55:22 -…
163 - Worst of 2012
Dec 24, 2012 • 72 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “The Walking Dead” without Glen Mazzara (00:01:00 - 00:10:55) and celebrate The Worst of 2012 (00:11:00 - 01:11:00).
162 - Best of 2012
Dec 19, 2012 • 71 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the Best TV of 2012.
161
Dec 17, 2012 • 103 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “1600 Penn” (00:01:10 - 00:14:20), go through Dan’s CW Roundup (00:14:25 - 00:30:35), discuss “Dexter” (00:30:55 - 00:45:10) and “Homeland” (00:45:10 - 01:17:00) finales and do Sports Talk segments on the Baseball…
160
Dec 13, 2012 • 72 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg offer Golden Globes/SAG blather (00:01:30 - 23:00), answer Listener Mail regarding The Toupee Fallacy and Bad Actors or Bad Writing? (00:23:40 - 00:30:35), the future of “Parks & Recreation” (00:30:45 - 35:45) and “The…
159
Dec 3, 2012 • 85 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review ESPN’s “You Don’t Know Bo” (00:01:15 - 00:10:10), answer Listener Mail about Young performers and the Emmys (00:10:30 - 00:21:15), “Girl Meets World” (00:21:15 - 00:32:30), “Under the Dome” (00:32:40 - 00:37:10) and…
158
Nov 27, 2012 • 78 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Alan’s Book (00:00:50 - 00:07:10) and “The Hour” (00:07:15 - 00:16:05), answer Listener Mail regarding “Last Resort” cancellation (00:17:05 - 00:26:35), female TV stars in movie ensembles (00:27:00 - 00:30:35) and…
157
Nov 12, 2012 • 83 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Catfish: The TV Show” (00:02:35 - 00:14:50), “Crossfire Hurricane” (00:14:50 - 00:24:20), revisit “Go On” (00:24:20 - 00:31:30), “Boardwalk Empire” (00:31:30 - 00:42:20) and “Dexter” (00:42:25 - 00:52:40) answer…
156
Nov 6, 2012 • 92 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Witness” (00:01:55 - 00:11:05), “The Wedding Band” (00:11:05 - 00:23:25), NBC’s Midseason Schedule (00:23:25 - 00:37:30), “Nashville” (00:37:30 - 00:44:15), “Last Resort” (00:44:20 - 00:52:05), “The Walking Dead”…
155
Oct 22, 2012 • 81 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg talk “Happy Endings” (00:01:45 - 00:12:00), “Don’t Trust the B—— in Apartment 23” (00:12:00 - 00:24:25) and “Mockingbird Lane” (00:24:30 - 00:39:15), do an installment of Dan’s Reality Roundup (00:39:20 - 00:52:30), answer…
154
Oct 16, 2012 • 84 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Emily Owens MD” (00:01:00 - 00:08:15), “Underemployed” (00:08:20 - 00:16:15), “Suburgatory” (00:16:15 - 00:23:45), “American Horror Story” (00:23:50 - 00:32:20), “Hunted” (00:32:25 - 00:44:15), “The Girl” (00:44:20…
153
Oct 8, 2012 • 82 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Arrow” (00:01:10 - 00:15:00), “Chicago Fire” (00:15:00 - 00:27:00), “Nashville” (00:27:05 - 00:39:40), “Beauty and the Beast” (00:39:45 - 47:40), “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” (00:47:45 - 00:52:45), “The…
152
Oct 1, 2012 • 75 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Raising Hope” (00:01:15 - 00:10:55), “30 for 30” (00:10:55 - 00:23:45), Oscar host Seth MacFarlane (00:23:45 - 00:31:40), Early Ratings (00:31:40 - 00:40:30), “Sons of Anarchy” (00:40:40 - 00:50:15), “The Office”…
151
Sep 27, 2012 • 73 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Last Resort” (00:00:50 - 00:17:35), “Elementary” (00:17:35 - 00:28:00), “Made in Jersey” (00:28:00 - 00:39:00), “666 Park Avenue” (00:39:00 - 00:46:05), “Dexter” (00:46:10 - 00:58:15) and “Homeland” (00:58:15 -…
150
Sep 24, 2012 • 74 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the Emmys (00:01:10 - 00:38:20) and review “Ben and Kate” (00:38:45 - 00:45:20), “The Mindy Project” (00:45:30 - 00:52:30), “Vegas” (00:52:30 - 01:02:00) and “The Neighbors” (01:02:05 - 01:14:00).
149
Sep 18, 2012 • 93 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Treme” (00:01:10 - 00:19:15) and “Partners” (00:20:00 - 00:29:45), offer Emmy Predictions (00:29:50 - 01:23:45) and answer Listener Mail regarding the First Show Cancelled (01:23:50 - 01:32:30)
148
Sep 12, 2012 • 73 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Second episodes of “Go On” and “New Normal” (00:01:10 - 00:02:45), review “Guys With Kids” (00:02:50 - 00:11:30), “Glee” (00:11:30 - 00:22:35), “Boardwalk Empire” (00:22:35 - 00:35:40), “The Mob Doctor” (00:35:40 -…
147
Sep 6, 2012 • 82 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “The New Normal” (00:03:40 - 00:22:10), “Parenthood” (00:22:15 - 00:34:30) and “Sons of Anarchy” (00:34:30 - 45:50), answer Listener Mail on pilot changes (00:45:55 - 00:56:25) and talk “Breaking Bad” (00:57:15 -…
146
Aug 27, 2012 • 86 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Coma” (00:00:40 - 00:12:05), “Outlaw Country” (00:12:10 - 00:25:50) and “The Newsroom” finale (00:25:50 - 00:45:00), answer Listener Mail about Devolving Characters (00:45:20 - 00:54:00) and “Survivor” returnees…
145
Aug 20, 2012 • 84 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss MTV’s “The Inbetweeners” (00:00:55 - 00:12:15) and offer “Bunheads” finale preview (00:12:15 - 00:25:50), talk about the passing of Tony Scott (00:25:55 - 00:31:45) answer Listener Mail on the Sight & Sound rankings…
144
Aug 13, 2012 • 73 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Grimm” (00:00:50 - 00:14:20), “Boss” (00:14:25 - 00:26:05), “Strike Back” (00:26:05 - 00:35:20), “Copper” (00:35:20 - 00:50:00) and “Breaking Bad” (00:50:25 - 01:10:00)
143
Aug 8, 2012 • 55 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Go On” (00:01:30 - 00:15:30), “Hell on Wheels” (00:15:30 - 00:25:40), “Animal Practice” (00:25:45 - 00:38:25) and coverage of the Olympics (00:38:25 - 00:55:00)
142
Aug 6, 2012 • 94 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg talk TCA Press Tour (00:01:00 - 00:34:25), “Breaking Bad” (00:34:35 - 00:57:40) the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” S. 1 finale (00:57:40 - 01:15:15) and “The Dark Knight Rises” (01:15:20 - 01:33:00).
141
Jul 31, 2012 • 88 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the TCA Press Tour including the TCA Awards (00:02:05 - 00:42:15), talk “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and a little mail (00:42:15 - 00:58:50) and review “Breaking Bad” (00:59:15 - 01:26:45).
140
Jul 25, 2012 • 74 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg talk TCA Press Tour (00:00:00 - 00:40:30), answer Comic-Con Listener Mail (00:41:25 - 00:49:40) and recap “Breaking Bad” (00:49:40 - 01:03:20) and “Buffy the Vampire slayer” (01:03:25 - 01:13:30)
139
Jul 19, 2012 • 77 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the Emmy Nominations (00:01:40 - 00:38:20), review “Sullivan and Son” (00:38:25 - 00:45:15), the “Breaking Bad” premiere (00:45:25 - 01:04:40) and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (01:04:45 - 01:15:45).
138 - Annual Roadtrip Edition
Jul 11, 2012 • 56 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Bunheads” (00:01:15 - 00:13:15), “Political Animals” (00:13:15 - 00:28:15), “Breaking Bad” (00:29:00 - 00:44:15) and Comic-Con (00:44:15 - 00:55:10) in their annual Comic-Con Roadtrip Podcast.
137
Jul 9, 2012 • 73 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review TNT’s “Perception” (00:02:00 - 00:14:45) and DirecTV’s “Hit & Miss” (00:14:45 - 00:27:25) answer Listener Mail regarding Reviewing shows (00:28:00 - 00:33:15), Writerly tics (00:33:20 - 00:39:49) and why “Cheers”…
136
Jun 25, 2012 • 5300 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Twenty Twelve” (00:01:20 - 00:07:45), “Anger Management” (00:07:50 - 00:21:30), “Louie” (00:22:00 - 00:32:00), “Weeds” (00:32:00 - 00:40:05), “Episodes” (00:40:10 - 00:53:00), answer Listener Mail regarding Comedies…
135
Jun 18, 2012 • 5400 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Wilfred” (00:01:00 - 00:11:10) and “The Newsroom” (00:11:15 - 00:35:20) and talk about finales for “Veep” (00:35:25 - 00:43:00), “Girls” (00:43:00 - 00:57:15), “The Killing” (00:57:15 - 01:19:50) and discuss this…
134
Jun 11, 2012 • 5000 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Bunheads” (00:00:40 - 00:16:45), “Dallas” (00:16:45 - 00:29:55), “Falling Skies” (00:30:00 - 00:38:50), discuss the “Mad Men” finale (00:39:40 - 01:11:45) and Buffy: “Teacher’s Pet” (01:11:45 - 01:22:00)
133
Jun 7, 2012 • 3780 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss NBC’s “Saving Hope” (00:00:50 - 00:10:15), IFC’s “Comedy Bang Bang!” and “Bunk” (00:10:20 - 00:19:00), the return of “True Blood” (00:19:00 - 00:32:00), the TCA Award Nominations (00:32:00 - 00:42:25), Alan’s Kids’…
132
Jun 4, 2012 • 5400 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review Sundance’s “Push Girls” (00:03:05 - 00:10:05) and discuss Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” (00:10:10 - 00:55:45) and “Mad Men” (00:55:50 - 01:31:00).
131
May 29, 2012 • 4900 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Longmire” (00:01:45 - 00:11:00), the “Awake” finale (00:11:00 - 00:26:15) answer one bit of Listener Mail (00:26:15 - 00:36:15) and spend a lot of time on “Mad Men” (00:37:35 - 01:01:20) and the first two episodes…
130
May 22, 2012 • 5000 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Tessa’s Mom Candidates (00:01:30 - 00:05:00), TBS’ “Men at Work” (00:05:00 - 00:10:45), the “Community” finale/Dan Harmon (00:10:45 - 00:28:00), the finales for “Grey’s Anatomy”/”Scandal” finales (00:28:10 -…
129
May 18, 2012 • 4300 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss CBS and The CW upfronts (00:00:50 - 00:25:30), answer upfronts-themed Letters (00:25:50 - 00:39:40) and talk about the season finales for “Parks and Recreation” (00:39:45 - 00:46:15), “How I Met Your Mother”…
128
May 15, 2012 • 4200 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg talk Upfronts - NBC, FOX and ABC (00:01:00 - 00:49:30) and review Sunday’s “Mad Men” (00:49:30 - 01:14:30).
127
May 7, 2012 • 4700 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review USA’s “Common Law” (00:01:00 - 00:11:10), offer “Desperate Housewives” reflections (00:11:10 - 00:18:20) and an Upfronts Preview (00:18:20 - 01:01:50) and discuss Sunday’s “Mad Men” (01:02:00 - 01:26:20).
126
Apr 30, 2012 • 4800 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review the new season of “Sherlock” (00:03:50 - 00:19:50), answer Listener Mail touching on “Smash” (00:20:10 - 00:37:40), Walton Goggins Performances (00:37:45 - 00:43:00) and Jon Hamm in comedy (00:43:20 - 00:51:00) and…
125
Apr 23, 2012 • 4900 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss NFL on FOX (00:00:50 - 00:04:20) and The CW’s “L.A. Complex” (00:04:15 - 00:13:05), do an installment of Dan’s Reality Roundup (00:13:00 - 00:26:20) answer Listener Mail including two “Girls” Queries (00:26:35 -…
124
Apr 16, 2012 • 5400 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg talk 25 Years of FOX (00:00:40 - 00:22:00), review HBO’s “Veep” (00:22:00 - 00:31:50), answer Listener Mail touching on Ashley Judd’s “puffy face” article (00:32:10 - 00:38:20), “The Office”/”Parks & Rec” (00:38:25 -…
123
Apr 9, 2012 • 4900 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “The Bee in Apartment 23” (00:01:10 - 00:14:45), “NYC 22” (00:14:45 - 00:23:40) and “Girls” (00:23:40 - 00:39:15) and answer Listener Mail touching on David Simon’s Disapproval (00:39:30 - 00:48:15) and the impact of…
122
Apr 2, 2012 • 5200 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Best Friends Forever” (00:02:15 - 00:12:00), “Scandal” (00:12:00 - 00:25:20), “Magic City” (00:25:20 - 00:41:10) and “Nurse Jackie” (00:41:10 - 00:50:55) answer Listener Mail regarding “Community” vs. Chevy Chase…
121
Mar 26, 2012 • 5400 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review Dermott Mulroney on “New Girl” (00:01:25 - 00:06:55), “The Killing” (00:07:00 - 00:21:15) and “Game of Thrones” (00:21:15 - 00:33:40), answer Listener Mail about CBS Sunday Delays (00:33:45 - 00:39:10) and talk about…
120
Mar 19, 2012 • 6000 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Bent” (00:01:20 - 00:14:20) “Touch” (00:14:20 - 00:25:35) and “Mad Men” (00:25:35 - 00:33:50), discuss the cancelation of “Luck” (00:33:50 - 00:47:00) answer Listener Mail about following non-series content…
119
Mar 12, 2012 • 4920 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss "Community" (00:02:03 - 00:11:25), "Missing" (00:11:25 - 00:21:40), "Parenthood" (00:21:40 - 00:37:25) and "Justified" (00:37:25 - 00:47:00) and answer Listener Mail involving last week’s "Awake" twist and stuff…
118
Mar 5, 2012 • 4200 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss "Breaking In" (00:00:45 - 00:10:35), "Raising Hope" (00:10:35 - 00:17:40), "New Girl" (00:17:45 - 00:27:35), "Game Change" (00:27:40 - 00:40:00), "Bob’s Burgers" (00:40:00 - 00:45:00) and Grantland’s "Wire" Bracket…
117
Feb 27, 2012 • 4680 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review the Oscars (00:00:40 - 00:19:15), "Awake" (00:19:15 - 00:35:15), "I’ll Take Manhattan" (00:36:50 - 00:45:00) and "GCB" (00:45:10 - 00:53:45) and answer Listener Mail touching on what caused NBC’s plight (00:54:00 -…
116
Feb 20, 2012 • 4800 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review the full season of “Downton Abbey” (00:01:30 - 00:21:00) and HBO’s “On Freddie Roach” (00:21:00 - 00:29:30), do Dan’s Reality Roundup (00:29:30 - 00:44:10) and answer Listener Mail touching on Pilots (00:45:55 -…
115
Feb 13, 2012 • 4800 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss The Grammys (00:00:45 - 00:15:35), “Cougar Town” (00:15:40 - 00:29:50), “Life’s Too Short” (00:29:50 - 38:45) and “Lilyhammer” (00:38:55 - 00:51:10) and answer Listen Mail regarding “Person of Interest” (00:52:00 -…
114
Feb 6, 2012 • 4500 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review Super Bowl commercials (01:15 - 20:40), “Smash” (20:40 - 39:00) and “The River” (39:00 - 52:50) and answer Listener Mail regarding “30 Rock” (53:30 - 58:45), “Kid Nation” and stuff (58:45 - 01:05:45) and Casting…
113
Jan 30, 2012 • 5460 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Dan’s Sundance (02:00 - 07:00), “Key & Peele” (07:00 - 14:30), “Luck” (14:30 - 33:40), The End of “Chuck” (33:40 - 01:25:20) and offer a Super Bowl Preview (01:25:30 - 01:34:45)
112
Jan 16, 2012 • 4300 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Press Tour Week Two (00:00 - 44:35) and review “Justified” (44:40 - 51:40), “Unsupervised” (51:40 - 57:15) and “Touch” (57:20 - 01:06:00) before discussing the Golden Globes (01:06:45 - 01:15:00).
111
Jan 9, 2012 • 3700 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg talk TCA Press Tour (00:00 - 31:15) and review “Are You There, Chelsea?” (31:15 - 36:40), “Rob” (36:45 - 41:50), “The Finder” (43:10 - 50:20), “Napoleon Dynamite” (50:20 - 55:40) and “Alcatraz” (55:45 - 01:05:00)
110
Jan 2, 2012 • 5000 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Work It” (02:35 - 17:15), “Downton Abbey” (17:20 - 27:20), “The Firm” (27:25 - 38:20), “Shameless” (38:30 - 47:55), “House of Lies” (48:00 - 56:40), answer Listener Mail regarding Reviewing shows projecting forward…
109 - Worst of 2011
Dec 27, 2011 • 4000 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg rip into TV’s Worst of 2011 (02:30 - 01:02:00) and review HBO’s “Angry Boys” (01:02:05 - 01:11:10).
108 - Best of 2011
Dec 20, 2011 • 54 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg celebrate TV’s Best of 2011 (04:15 - 01:13:00) and delve into the “Homeland” finale (01:13:15 - 01:31:00)
107
Dec 15, 2011 • 3000 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg offer a Golden Globes/SAG Awards breakdown (00:00 - 33:30) and talk “Enlightened” (33:33 - 41:45) and “The Life and Times of Tim” (41:45 - 49:00).
106
Dec 12, 2011 • 5300 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss finales for “Sons of Anarchy” (02:00 - 23:55), “Boardwalk Empire” (23:55 - 42:40) and “Boss” (42:40 - 49:50), look at the premiere of “Luck” (49:55 - 58:45) and answer Listener Mail touching on Enduring comedies…
105
Dec 5, 2011 • 3960 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “State of Play” (02:15 - 09:30), “Appropriate Adult” (09:30 - 16:55) and “Bag of Bones” (17:35 - 27:40) and answer Listener Mail touching on The “Dexter” Twist (28:15 - 37:55), Old Cast on New Show (38:00 - 43:30),…
104
Nov 28, 2011 • 3960 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Innocent” (04:00 - 14:30), “I Hate My Teenage Daughter” (14:40 - 25:40), “The Exes” (25:45 - 33:30) “Neverland” (33:30 - 41:00). A few words on “Arrested Development” and Netflix (41:00 - 47:20), Random Sports…
103
Nov 21, 2011 • 6000 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “How I Met Your Mother” (01:35 - 10:50), “2 Broke Girls” (10:50 - 19:05), “New Girl” (19:05 - 25:00), “Suburgatory” (25:00 - 30:05), “Modern Family” (30:05 - 34:50), Justin Verlander winning AL MVP (34:50 - 37:50),…
102
Nov 14, 2011 • 5300 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg play catch-up, discussing dramas including “Parenthood” (02:30 - 12:45), “Prime Suspect” (12:50 - 18:30), “Fringe” (18:35 - 26:00), “Good Wife” (26:10 - 34:45), “Boardwalk Empire” (34:50 - 42:20), “The Walking Dead” (42:25…
101
Oct 31, 2011 • 4800 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg talk “Bones” (1:55 - 8:25), PBS’ “Page Eight” (8:30 - 17:00), FX getting into the Charlie Sheen business (17:10 - 27:00), AMC’s “Hell on Wheels” (27:05 - 41:40), over a recent Ratings Overview (41:45 - 53:45), do an…
100
Oct 24, 2011 • 4200 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Beavis & Bull-head” and “Good Vibes” (03:20 - 20:40), “Chuck” (20:35 - 28:00), “Grimm” (28:05 - 35:40) and “Allen Gregory” (35:45 - 46:46) and answer Listener Mail touching on “Reed Between the Lines” (46:50 -…
99
Oct 17, 2011 • 4000 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Man Up” (02:15 - 13:15), “Pearl Jam Twenty” (13:15 - 21:35), “Boss” (21:40 - 32:45) and “Once Upon a Time” (32:45 - 42:40) and answer Listener Mail regarding showrunners winging it (42:50 - 48:30), unintended…
98
Oct 10, 2011 • 4300 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Bored to Death” (01:00 - 8:30), “Enlightened” (8:30 - 20:15), “Last Man Standing” (20:20 - 27:00) and “The Walking Dead” (27:00 - 36:40), talk about the season’s early cancellations (37:00 - 45:30), discuss the…
97
Oct 3, 2011 • 4200 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “American Horror Story” (00:40 - 17:25), “George Harrison: Living in the Material World” (17:25 - 28:45) and “The League” (28:45 - 36:00) and answer Listener Mail related to “Arrested Development” movie (36:15 -…
96
Sep 26, 2011 • 4000 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Terra Nova” (01:50 - 12:30), “Hart of Dixie” (12:30 - 20:40), “Catching Hell” (20:45 - 25:55), “Suburgatory” (26:00 - 30:50), “How to Be a Gentleman” (30:50 - 36:15), “Dexter” (36:15 - 43:50), “Homeland” (43:55 -…
95
Sep 23, 2011 • 4500 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “A Gifted Man” (01:35 - 11:15), “Pan Am” (11:20 - 20:00) and “Boardwalk Empire” (20:00 - 29:30), talk Early Season Ratings (29:30 - 44:00) and look at premieres for “How I Met Your Mother” (44:10 - 48:40), “Glee”…
94
Sep 19, 2011 • 4500 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg post-mortem the Emmys (00:01:00 - 24:20), preview “The X Factor” (24:25 - 29:10) and review “Revenge” (29:10 - 36:20), “Charlie’s Angels” (36:20 - 42:45), “Person of Interest” (42:50 - 51:20), “Whitney” (51:25 - 57:40),…
93
Sep 16, 2011 • 4500 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg talk Emmys (00:40 - 41:45), review “2 Broke Girls” (42:15 - 48:30), “The Playboy Club” (48:35 - 56:25), “New Girl” (56:30 - 01:04:05) and “Unforgettable” (01:04:10 - 01:10:25) and discuss “Breaking Bad” (01:10:30 -…
92
Sep 12, 2011 • 4200 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Ringer” (05:00 - 16:30), “H8r” (16:35 - 26:45), “Up All Night” (26:45 - 35:45), “Free Agents” (35:50 - 43:40), “Secret Circle” (44:00 - 53:15), “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” (54:40 - 01:06:00) and “Archer”…
91
Sep 7, 2011 • 4200 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the concluding seasons of “Wilfred” and “Louie” (2:30 - 22:45), answer Listener Mail touching on “Entourage” (23:00 - 33:15), The season’s First Series canceled (32:20 - 37:50), Premise Pilots (38:00 - 45:30), a…
90
Aug 24, 2011 • 3900 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss MTV’s “I Just Want My Pants Back” (02:00 - 11:00), the new season of “Sons of Anarchy” (11:00 - 20:30), answer some Listener Mail (20:30 - 42:00) and talk about “Breaking Bad” (42:20 - 01:05:30)
89
Aug 16, 2011 • 3900 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg answer listener mail covering the recent AMC kerfuffles (01:30 - 14:00) the Kurt Sutter Twitter kerfuffles (14:00 - 21:00), a new “Friday Night Lights” Movie (21:25 - 28:00), the greatness of the “FNL” pilot (28:00 -…
88
Aug 8, 2011 • 4910 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Strike Back” (02:45 - 11:55), “The Hour” (11:55 - 21:25), Press Tour (21:25 - 1:09:30) and this week’s “Breaking Bad” (01:09:30 - 01:21:50)
87
Aug 1, 2011
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Whisker Wars” (01:45 - 11:20), Television Critics Association Press Tour (11:25 - 53:50), “Twin Peak” (53:50 - 01:02:45) and “Breaking Bad (01:02:45 - 01:12:40).
86
Jul 25, 2011 • 3900 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Comic-Con 2011 (00:00 - 46:30) and Sunday’s “Breaking Bad” (46:45 - 01:02:05).
85
Jul 21, 2011 • 3100 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss The breakdown: Comic-Con (01:15 - 08:40), “Entourage” (08:40 - 18:30), CBS’ “Same Name” (18:30 - 27:00), the “Breaking Bad” premiere (27:15 - 42:15) and “Twin Peaks” (42:30 - 52:00).
84 -Emmy Edition
Jul 14, 2011 • 4620 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the Emmy nominations (00:00 - 56:30), answer a few Emmy-related letters (56:30 - 01:08:30) and answer one “Friday Night Lights”-related question (01:08:30 - 01:16:20).
83
Jul 11, 2011 • 3720 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Alphas” (02:00 - 14:15), “Damages” (14:15 - 26:00) and “Breaking Bad” (26:35 - 37:15), answer Listener Mail focusing more on TV/Film Actors (37:20 - 52:50) and discuss “Twin Peaks” (52:55 - 01:03:30)
82
Jul 6, 2011 • 5400 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Torchwood: Miracle Day” (2:05 - 16:05), “Curb Your Enthusiasm” (16:05 - 24:25), the “Treme” finale (24:30 - 51:30) and answer Listener Mail on “Buffy” Big Bads (51:30 - 59:25) and Movie actors on TV (59:30 -…
81
Jun 27, 2011 • 4200 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Weeds” (01:00 - 10:25), “The Big C” (10:30 - 21:00), “The Voice” (21:00 - 28:10), “State of Georgia” (28:20 - 34:00) “Necessary Roughness” (34:00 - 44:20), Listener Mail: Peter Falk (44:30 - 50:40), Listener Mail:…
80
Jun 23, 2011 • 3060 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “Suits” (02:35 - 15:10), “Wilfred” (15:15 - 26:45) and new season premieres of “Louie” (26:50 - 36:30), “Burn Notice” (36:40 - 42:30), “True Blood” (42:30 - 50:00).
79
Jun 20, 2011 • 5160 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss ABC’s “Combat Hospital” (02:00 - 10:10), “Twin Peaks” (10:15 - 33:10), The “Game of Thrones” finale (33:15 - 53:30) andThe “Killing” finale (53:30 - 01:25:00)
78
Jun 13, 2011 • 3720 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review “The Nine Lives of Chloe King” (01:00 - 11:25), “John Benjamin Has a Van” (11:30 - 17:30) and “Falling Skies” (17:30 - 27:40) and answer Listener Mail about Tracy Morgan (27:45 - 34:40), Statutory Romance in genre…
77
Jun 7, 2011 • 3660 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review ABC Family’s “Switched at Birth” (01:40 - 12:00) and talk about “X-Men: First Class” (12:00 - 19:40) before answering Listener Mail about Showkillers (19:50 - 30:50) and Empty Cups (31:00 - 34:20) and then begin the…
76
May 31, 2011 • 4200 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review MTV’s “Teen Wolf” (01:50 - 14:15) and TNT’s “Franklin & Bash” (14:20 - 21:30), plus the return of TNT’s “Men of a Certain Age” 21:30 - 28:05). They also answer Listener Mail about Network Branding (28:20 - 34:45),…
75
May 23, 2011 • 4200 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the cancelation of “United States of Tara” (01:30 - 06:45), offer an “American Idol” finale preview (06:50 - 12:10) and talk about the finales for “Survivor” finale (12:15 - 18:20) “The Office”/”Community”/”Parks…
74
May 20, 2011 • 3600 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss CBS’s Upfront (01:00 - 28:20), The CW’s Upfront (28:25 - 39:30), answer pilot-related Listener Mail (42:30 - 50:45) and review HBO’s “Too Big to Fail” (51:00 - 01:00:00)
73
May 17, 2011 • 4800 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss NBC’s Upfront (06:00 - 36:40), FOX’s Upfront (36:45 - 53:30), ABC’s Upfront (53:35 - 01:20:30).
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May 9, 2011 • 3660 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg offer an Upfronts Preview (00:40 - 42:00) and answer listener mail regarding TV shows you like despite unappealing heroes (42:05 - 47:20), non-English-language programming (47:20 - 50:30 ), shows with overlapping locations…
71
May 2, 2011 • 3540 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Justified” pre-finale (01:00 - 20:30) and “Fringe” pre-finale (20:40 - 33:00) and answer Listener Mail regarding whether a comedy be “the best show on TV” (33:22 - 39:15), how low-rated networks can get audiences…
70
Apr 25, 2011 • 4200 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Steve Carell’s “Office” departure (01:15 - 21:25) and “The Voice”/”American Idol” (21:30 - 36:30) and then answer a lot of Listener Mail, touching on subjects including “Archer” (36:40 — 42:30), Boston Rob’s…
69
Apr 18, 2011 • 3660 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss The return of “Cougar Town” (01:00 - 11:00), answer Listener Mail about Nudity (11:45 - 17:45), The NY Times “Game of Thrones” review (17:50 - 26:05) and Industry info seeping into our opinions (26:25 - 30:30), and…
68
Apr 11, 2011 • 3600 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the rebooted “Law & Order: Los Angeles” (01:30 - 09:55), review the premieres of “Happy Endings” (10:00 - 18:05) and “The Paul Reiser Show” (18:30 - 27:00), touch on the NBC premiere of “Friday Night Lights” (27:00…
67
Apr 4, 2011 • 3840 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss WonderCon (00:50 - 04:45), reflect on the run and cancellation of “Lights Out” (04:45 - 21:30), review “Breaking In” (21:35 - 31:40), “Workaholics” (31:45 - 38:35) and “Top Chef Masters” (38:40 - 50:20) and answer…
66
Mar 28, 2011 • 3900 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review new seasons of “Nurse Jackie” (01:50 - 11:40) and “United States of Tara” (11:40 - 20:20), plus “Body of Proof” (20:25 - 28:13), “Chaos” (28:15 - 35:40), “Camelot” (35:40 - 44:40), “The Borgias” (44:45 - 50:30) and…
65
Mar 21, 2011 • 3840 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg talk “Bob’s Burgers” (01:17 - 08:30), review Syfy’s “Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen” (08:30 - 18:20) and HBO’s “Mildred Pierce” (18:20 - 32:25), answer some Listener Mail touching on supporting characters and plausibility of…
64
Mar 14, 2011 • 3660 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Parks & Recreation” (01:10 - 09:50), HBO’s “The Pee-wee Herman Show on Broadway” (09:50 - 18:05) and answer lots of Listener Mail touching on the Sweeps System (18:20 - 24:43), “Shameless” (24:55 - 35:05), Media…
63
Mar 7, 2011 • 3500 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the return of “The Event” (00:40 - 10:54), the finale of “Greek” (11:00 - 15:00) and the season of “American Idol” (15:05 - 34:00) and then answer Listener Mail touching on TV scores (34:30 - 39:30), detrimental…
62
Feb 28, 2011 • 3780 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Sunday’s Oscars (00:53 - 19:20), the ongoing Charlie Sheen saga (19:25 - 27:00), offer a few quick words on “American Idol” (27:00 - 31:00), take the pulse of “The Good Wife” (31:00 - 39:15), and review “Breakout…
61
Feb 21, 2011 • 4300 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg do a Reality Round-Up including “Survivor: Redemption Island” (02:00 - 07:00), “The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business” (07:00 - 10:45), “America’s Next Top Model” (10:15 - 14:20), “Shedding for the Wedding” (14:25 -…
60
Feb 14, 2011 • 3720 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Sunday’s Grammys (01:00 - 08:30), review CBS’ “Mad Love” (08:30 - 20:15), talk a bit about “No Ordinary Family” (20:20 - 28:20), preview “Survivor: Redemption” (28:25 - 39:00), review “Criminal Minds: Suspect…
59 - ‘Friday Night Lights’ Finale Edition
Feb 10, 2011 • 5040 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg talk “Friday Night Lights” for 84 minutes. If you haven’t watched the finale yet, hold off, because there are spoilers aplenty.
58
Feb 7, 2011 • 3600 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the commercials and halftime show from Super Bowl XLV (01:20 - 23:45), discuss the post-Super Bowl “Glee” (23:45 - 32:10), discuss the return of FOX’s “Raising Hope” (32:45 - 38:00) and review “Traffic Light” (38:00…
57
Jan 31, 2011 • 3720 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg return to podcasting with a two-week catchup (including Sundance, Charlie Sheen and recent awards shows) (00:01:20 - 00:20:00), a review of “Chicago Code” (00:20:00 - 00:29:00) and answer a slew of Listener Mail (with…
56
Jan 17, 2011 • 3560 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg offer a final Press Tour Roundup (00:55 - 03:40), review American versions of “Being Human”/”Skins” (03:45 - 12:30), preview the new season of “American Idol” (12:35 - 24:30), discuss NBC’s Thursday, specifically the return…
55 with ‘Chuck’ creators Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak
Jan 14, 2011 • 3800 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg offer a Press Tour Rundown (00:00:00 - 00:20:40), conduct a candid conversation with Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak (00:20:40 - 01:09:20) and review the “Big Love” S. 5 premiere (01:09:45 - 01:21:10)
54
Jan 10, 2011 • 3700 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg discuss Television Critics Association Press Tour (00:00:00 - 00:21:10) and review “Off the Map” (00:25:40 - 00:35:50), “Lights Out” (00:36:00 - 00:50:05) and “Harry’s Law” (0051:20 - 01:01:30)
53
Jan 3, 2011 • 3600 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the return of “V” (00:02:05 - 00:11:10), the return of “Southland” (00:11:10 - 00:18:40), answer some Reader Mail relating to TV with an agenda (00:19:00 - 00:28:20) and review the premieres of “Bob’s Burgers”…
52 - TV’s Best of 2010
Dec 27, 2010 • 2820 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss TV’s Best of 2010 for the full 47 minutes of their last podcast of the year.
51 - The Worst TV of 2010
Dec 20, 2010 • 3660 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg preview NBC’s “Perfect Couples” (00:01:00 - 00:10:30) and celebrate TV’s Worst of 2010 (00:10:30 - 01:01:10)
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Dec 14, 2010 • 3900 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the Golden Globe nominations (01:35 - 21:40), 2010’s Best TV Episodes (22:00 - 56:00), and the “Dexter” finale (57:30 - 01:06:10)
49
Dec 6, 2010 • 3600 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the finale and cancellation of “Terriers” (00:00 - 14:55), the return of TNT’s “Men of a Certain Age” (15:00 - 23:35) and then the finales for “Sons of Anarchy” (23:40 - 37:15), “Walking Dead” (37:20 - 48:00) and…
48
Nov 29, 2010 • 3450 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the late Leslie Nielsen (00:45 - 10:45), the newly announced Oscar hosts (10:50 - 19:45), NatGeo’s premiere of “Restrepo” (19:50 - 25:55), the premiere of “Top Chef All-Stars” (26:00 - 35:30), answer Reader Mail…
47
Nov 22, 2010 • 3660 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg answer Reader Mail, tackling Mid-season scheduling changes at NBC & FOX (1:40 - 15:38), The power of TV critics (or lack thereof) (15:38 - 18:40), The lack of fidelity to foreign languages on American TV (18:40 - 23:51), TV…
46
Nov 15, 2010 • 3660 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss TBS’ “Glory Daze” (01:00 - 12:25), Crackle’s “Backwash” (12:25 - 21:05), “Human Target” (21:10 - 33:45), “How I Met Your Mother” (33:45 - 38:55), offer a Reality TV Round-Up (39:00 - 53:00) and ask people to watch…
45
Nov 9, 2010 • 3000 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the premiere of “Conan” (01:40 - 11:15), the return of “Burn Notice” (11:20 - 16:20), answer Reader Mail (accents and pacing) (16:30 - 32:25) and delve into this season of “Sons of Anarchy” (32:30 - 49:20)
44
Nov 1, 2010 • 3120 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Chuck” (01:45 - 10:10), 30 for 30 (10:20 - 20:45), “Modern Family” (20:55 - 29:25), answer Reader Mail (29:30 - 38:00) and talk “Boardwalk Empire” (38:00 - 50:00).
43
Oct 25, 2010 • 3600 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg talk “Sherlock” (00:45 - 06:35), “In Treatment” (06:40 - 17:00) and “The Walking Dead” (17:00 - 28:35), answer some Reader Mail (28:45 - 50:00) and discuss the new season of “Friday Night Lights” (50:00 - 59:30).
42 with special guest Shawn Ryan
Oct 18, 2010 • 5400 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg welcome special guest Shawn Ryan to talk “Terriers” and “Ride-Along” (00:00 - 47:45) and discuss the “Rubicon” (47:50 - 01:00:45) and “Mad Men” (01:00:50 - 01:27:00) finales.
41
Oct 13, 2010 • 3120 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg review BBC America’s “Luther” (02:00 - 05:45) talk up this Thursday’s “30 Rock”/”Community” (05:50 - 15:25), answer a piece of Reader Mail (15:30 - 20:55) and discuss last week’s “Rubicon” (22:50 - 32:00) and “Mad Me”…
40
Oct 4, 2010 • 3120 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg pay tribute to Stephen J. Cannell (00:00 - 08:30), mock “Saturday Night Live” (09:10 - 18:00), discuss the return of “Caprica” (18:10 - 24:05), answer Reader Mail regarding Ratings and Show Titles (24:40 - 35:10) and babble…
39
Sep 27, 2010 • 3360 min
Alan Sepinwall & Dan Fienberg discuss “No Ordinary Family” (01:20 - 10:25), “Law & Order: Los Angeles” (10:26 - 21:00), “The Good Wife” (21:00 - 25:50), “Human Target” (25:55 - 33:50) and “Mad Men” (34:15 - 56:20).
38
Sep 23, 2010 • 3120 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the “American Idol” judging announcement (01:40 - 08:30), early ratings returns (08:30 - 19:25), offer after-the-fact reviews of new Wednesday shows (9:30 - 32:10) and review “My Generation” (32:15 - 37:20), “Feces…
37
Sep 20, 2010 • 3660 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg preview new seasons of “Chuck” (02:00 - 07:40), “How I Met Your Mother” (07:45 - 12:35), “House” (12:35 - 17:05), “Glee” (17:10 - 20:45), “Cougar Town” (20:45 - 25:50), “Community” (26:00 - 31:10), “Big Bang Theory”…
36
Sep 16, 2010 • 3360 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg put on their Fall Preview caps to review “Lone Star” (03:40 - 10:10), “The Event” (10:10 - 16:00), “Mike & Molly” (16:00 - 21:05), “Hawaii Five-0” (21:45 - 27:30), “Chase” (27:45 - 34:10), “Raising Hope” (34:15 - 39:25),…
35
Sep 14, 2010 • 3480 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg grumble about the “True Blood” finale (00:00 - 08:55), review NBC’s “Outlaw” (08:55 - 17:40), talk up the returns of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “The League” (19:50 - 31:00), wax rhapsodic about HBO’s “Boardwalk…
34
Sep 7, 2010 • 3661 min
Alan welcomes special guest co-host Maureen Ryan from AOL to fill in for Dan (0:00-3:07) “Sons of Anarchy” season 3 (3:07-15:30) “Terriers” (15:30-25:59) Mo yells at Alan about “Supernatural” (25:59-27:22) “Hellcats” (27:22-31:10) “Nikita” (31:10-37:28)…
33
Aug 30, 2010 • 3120 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg offer Emmy analysis (00:00 - 21:10), answer reader mail (21:10 - 32:15) and chat about this week’s “Mad Men” (32:30 - 52:00).
32
Aug 27, 2010 • 2640 min
It’s a special All-Emmys podcast for Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg.
31
Aug 23, 2010 • 4080 min
“Parks and Recreation” co-creator Mike Schur joins Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg to discuss “The Wire” and “The Sopranos” (00:00 - 50:50), followed by Dan and Alan discussing this week’s “Mad Men” (52:30 - 01:07:20).
30
Aug 16, 2010 • 2820 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Showtime’s “The Big C” (00:00 - 07:00) and “Weeds” (07:05 - 12:50), review Comedy Central’s “Big Lake” (12:55 - 17:00), answer Reader Mail (17:05 - 32:20) and discuss this week’s “Mad Men” (32:20 - 47:07).
29
Aug 10, 2010 • 2700 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg wrap up the Television Critics Association press tour TCA Press Tour wrap-up (00:00 - 27:40) and discuss this week’s “Mad Men” (27:45 - 44:10). “Mad Men” — 27:45 -
28
Aug 2, 2010 • 2368 min
Alan Sepinwall & Dan Fienberg discuss the first week of press tour (0:00-26:45) & the latest episode of “Mad Men” (26:45-39:28).
27
Jul 26, 2010 • 3120 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss Comic-Con (00:00 - 14:05), preview Press Tour (14:05 - 24:10), review AMC’s “Rubicon” (24:10 - 31:35), and discuss Sunday’s “Mad Men” (31:35 - 48:52).
26
Jul 21, 2010 • 3120 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg drive down to Comic-Con and do a Comic-Con preview (3:10 - 17:20), offer some spoiler-free “Mad Men” talk (17:20 - 28:15) and go through our final three episodes of “Undeclared” (28:20 - ???)
25
Jul 14, 2010 • 3080 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg offer an Early Pilot Preview (03:30 - 24:20), answer Random Reader Mail (24:24 - 41:00) and talk about two episodes of “Undeclared” (41:00 - 49:30).
24
Jul 8, 2010 • 3420 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the Emmy nominations (03:15 - 20:30), Syfy’s “Haven” (21:40 - 27:00), A&E’s “The Glades” (27:00 - 30:00), TNT’s “Rizzoli and Isles” (27:00 - 36:15), USA’s “Covert Affairs” (36:10 - 42:20) and two episodes of…
23
Jun 30, 2010 • 2880 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg say farewell to “Party Down” (01:00 - 03:00), preview the upcoming Emmy nomination (03:00 - 22:00), answer Reader Mail (22:50 - 34:50) and go through three episodes of “Underclared” (35:00 - 48:50).
22
Jun 23, 2010 • 3480 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss the “Treme” finale (01:10 - 14:30), the “Party Down” finale (15:00 - 22:30), the return of “Futurama” ( 22:30 - 28:15), FX’s “Louie” (28:50 - 34:05), “Huge” ( 34:07 - 39:12), “Rookie Blue” (40:05 - 43:45) and this…
21
Jun 16, 2010 • 3480 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg discuss ABC’s “Scoundrels” and “The Gates” (01:55 - 15:35), “Memphis Beat” (15:40 - 19:30), “Hot in Cleveland” (19:30 - 23:15), ESPN’s “June 17, 1994” (23:15 - 27:35), “Undeclared” (27:40 - 39:35), “Rubicon” (39:40 -…
20
Jun 9, 2010 • 2820 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg discuss the “Justified” finale (00:30 - 11:30), the “Glee” finale plus Reader Mail (12:00 - 25:10), the premiere of “True Blood” (25:15 - 35:05) and this week’s episodes of “Undeclared” (35:10 - 47:00)
19
Jun 2, 2010 • 3060 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Are We Done Yet?” (02:19 - 9:25), “Burn Notice” (9:25 - 13:30), “Royal Pains” (13:30 - 19:10), answer Listener Mail (19:20 - 39:00) and begin the summer viewing of “Undeclared” (39:00 - 49:50).
18
May 26, 2010 • 3600 min
Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Lost” (02:00 - 28:10), “American Idol” (28:10 - 38:55), “Chuck” (40:00 - 47:00), Random other finales (47:00 - 54:10) and What’s next for Firewall & Iceberg (54:15 - 59:40)
17
May 19, 2010 • 3600 min
In an hour-long podcast, Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg discuss Network Upfronts — NBC, FOX, ABC and then CBS (01:45 - 43:45), FOX’s “The Good Guys” (43:45 - 49:40) and ABC’s “Lost” (49:40 - 01:01:45).
16
May 12, 2010 • 2895 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg discuss “American Idol” (02:10 - 04:00), “Cougar Town” (04:15 - 12:10), “Modern Family” (12:15 - 19:35), “Parks and Recreation” (19:45 - 26:00), “The Pacific” (26:00 - 29:00), “Lost” (29:10 - 48:15)
15
May 5, 2010 • 2842 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg discuss “American Idol” (02:15 - 05:20), “Community” (05:20 - 13:20), Reader Mail/Return of “Friday Night Lights” (13:50 - 25:00), “Lost” (25:10 - 35:15), “The Shield” (35:45 - 47:22)
14
Apr 28, 2010 • 1820 min
On the plate this week are Sepinwall coming to HitFix (00:00 - 02:15), “American Idol” (02:35 - 04:20), “Happy Town” (4:25 - 11:40), Reader Questions (“Lost”-ish and “Survivor”) (11:50 - 21:30), “Breaking Bad” (22:00 - 29:00).
13
Apr 21, 2010 • 2040 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg discuss “Idol”/”Glee” (01:00 - 6:30), Starz’s “Party Down”/”Gravity” (6:35 - 15:20), “You Don’t Know Jack” (15:25 - 21:00), favorite British shows (21:10 - 24:40), A minute on “Chuck” (24:45 - 26:00) and “Lost” (26:00 -…
12
Apr 14, 2010 • 2317 min
In a special night-time podcast, Alan Sepinwall and Dan Fienberg discuss “Lost” (00:00-09:30), Conan O’Brien on TBS (09:37-1730), the new “Doctor Who” (17:35-24:15), “Glee” (24:20-29:15) and “American Idol” (29:20-37:30).
11
Apr 7, 2010 • 1598 min
In a short-but-sweet Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, our hosts discuss “Lost” (00:55 - 12:25), “Chuck” (12:30 - 17:55) and “Justified” and the need for serialization (18:00 - 26:10)
10
Mar 31, 2010 • 2602 min
Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg discuss the “V” Countdown Bug (00:00 - 04:00), “American Idol” (04:00 - 10:00), “Treme” and David Mills (10:00 - 20:10), “Miami Medical” (20:15 - 25:00), “Fringe” and “Bones” (25:40 - 33:00), Reader Mail (33:00 - 36:45)…
9
Mar 24, 2010 • 3259 min
This week’s Firewall & Iceberg topics are “Fly Girls” (00:00 - 2:10), “American Idol” (02:15 - 08:20), “Caprica” (08:20 - 15:20), “V” (15:25 - 21:00), “Life” (22:10 - 25:20), “Survivor” (27:28 - 38:50), Reader Mail (38:50 - 41:50) and “Lost” (42:10 -…
8
Mar 17, 2010 • 3755 min
Over an hour, Daniel Fienberg and Alan Sepinwall discuss “American Idol” (02:00 - 13:45), “Breaking Bad” (13:50 - 21:00), “United States of Tara”/”Nurse Jackie” (21:15 - 34:00), “Chuck” vs. Daylight Savings Time (34:10 - 40:00), Listener Mail (40:45 -…
7
Mar 10, 2010 • 3130 min
An extra-long podcast in which we discuss “American Idol” (02:15 - 06:20), The Oscar telecast (07:00 - 12:20), “The Pacific” (13:24 - 20:25), “Winning Time” (20:15 - 24:00), “Sons of Tucson” (24:20 - 27:20), “Justified” (27:30 - 31:15), the possible end…
6
Mar 3, 2010 • 2953 min
A lengthy podcast in which we discuss “American Idol” (01:05-07:00), the casting of NBC’s “Prime Suspect” and “Rockford Files” remakes (07:05 -18:00), the Big Baby episode of “The Office” (18:15-23:45), “The Marriage Ref” (23:50-27:30), the season of “Big…
5
Feb 24, 2010 • 2405 min
A jam-packed podcast discussing the start of the post-Olympics season, including a teaser about HBO’s “The Pacific” (0:45-2:45), “American Idol” (3:00-9:30), Jay Leno’s return to “The Tonight Show” (10:00-14:!5), “Southland” (14:30-18:30), “Parenthood”…
4
Feb 17, 2010 • 2907 min
We finally (or perhaps temporarily) lick the audio problems and discuss the Olympics ( from the 2:30 mark - 7:00), “American Idol” (7:00-13:20), HBO’s new animated comedies (13:30-19:00), NBC’s Thursday sitcoms (20:20-29:40), “Burn Notice” (30:40-35:55),…
3
Feb 10, 2010 • 2444 min
Our sound engineering difficulties continue, as we discuss the “Chuck”-pocalypse (from 1:00 - 9:30), “Lost” (10:20 - 17:10), “American Idol” (17:15 - 20:10), “Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains” (22:00 - 26:30), “How to Make It in America” (26:30 - 30:40),…
2a
Feb 3, 2010 • 1708 min
Our semi-disastrous second episode - technically our second attempt to do a second episode after the first one was all-disastrous - in which we discuss the “Lost” season premiere, “Fringe,” “American Idol,” “Undercover Boss” and Super Bowl ads.
Listen: The Inaugural Firewall & Iceberg Podcast
Jan 16, 2010 • 2486 min
The first installment of the Firewall & Iceberg podcast - and possibly the only one that will ever feature Dan & Alan in the same room with no audio problems - as we discuss the shows previewed at the January 2010 Television Critics Association press tour.