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Re: TV thread

Postby WrigleyField 22 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:21 am

jersey cubs fan wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:Quite the parade of garbage, though they included a bunch of shows that lasted for years.

Most of the failures I had to look up...Heath Ledger started in a TV series called Roar? The horsefeathers?

Wasn't it just 21 years of promos? Other people have noted the failure thing but I'm pretty sure that was just a straight op documentary of joe buck promoting whichever show was being promoted that year.

Yea, seems so. Though most of the successes in that were for season premieres of established shows.
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:23 am

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Sammy Sofa wrote:Quite the parade of garbage, though they included a bunch of shows that lasted for years.

Most of the failures I had to look up...Heath Ledger started in a TV series called Roar? The horsefeathers?

Wasn't it just 21 years of promos? Other people have noted the failure thing but I'm pretty sure that was just a straight op documentary of joe buck promoting whichever show was being promoted that year.

Yea, seems so. Though most of the successes in that were for season premieres of established shows.
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Re: TV thread

Postby OleMissCub » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:24 am

jersey cubs fan wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:Quite the parade of garbage, though they included a bunch of shows that lasted for years.

Most of the failures I had to look up...Heath Ledger started in a TV series called Roar? The horsefeathers?

Wasn't it just 21 years of promos? Other people have noted the failure thing but I'm pretty sure that was just a straight op documentary of joe buck promoting whichever show was being promoted that year.


Probably so. Nevertheless, it’s not hard to get the impression that the video is about failed shows because damn, Fox has a crappy track record of shows apparently. Which shows lasted on there? American Idol, X-factor, Glee, New Girl, and Gotham?
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Postby OleMissCub » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:25 am

WrigleyField 22 wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:Quite the parade of garbage, though they included a bunch of shows that lasted for years.

Most of the failures I had to look up...Heath Ledger started in a TV series called Roar? The horsefeathers?

Wasn't it just 21 years of promos? Other people have noted the failure thing but I'm pretty sure that was just a straight op documentary of joe buck promoting whichever show was being promoted that year.

Yea, seems so. Though most of the successes in that were for season premieres of established shows.


Ya I think Gotham and New Girl were the only “new shows” that were successes unless I missed a few.
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Re: TV thread

Postby WrigleyField 22 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:28 am

OleMissCub wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:Quite the parade of garbage, though they included a bunch of shows that lasted for years.

Most of the failures I had to look up...Heath Ledger started in a TV series called Roar? The horsefeathers?

Wasn't it just 21 years of promos? Other people have noted the failure thing but I'm pretty sure that was just a straight op documentary of joe buck promoting whichever show was being promoted that year.


Probably so. Nevertheless, it’s not hard to get the impression that the video is about failed shows because damn, Fox has a crappy track record of shows apparently. Which shows lasted on there? American Idol, X-factor, Glee, New Girl, and Gotham?

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Re: TV thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:38 am

I mean, the first one, New York Undercover, wasn't that one of the many, MANY Dick Wolf spinoffs that inexplicably was around for years?
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Postby Derwood » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:39 am

There are plenty of successful shows in that montage
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Re: TV thread

Postby OleMissCub » Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:45 am

WrigleyField 22 wrote:
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jersey cubs fan wrote:Wasn't it just 21 years of promos? Other people have noted the failure thing but I'm pretty sure that was just a straight op documentary of joe buck promoting whichever show was being promoted that year.


Probably so. Nevertheless, it’s not hard to get the impression that the video is about failed shows because damn, Fox has a crappy track record of shows apparently. Which shows lasted on there? American Idol, X-factor, Glee, New Girl, and Gotham?

24. That 70s Show.


Both of which were established products by the time of those promos. The one for That 70’s Show was in 2003. 70’s Show had been on for five seasons at that point. I said new shows.
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Re: TV thread

Postby WrigleyField 22 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:49 am

OleMissCub wrote:
WrigleyField 22 wrote:
OleMissCub wrote:
Probably so. Nevertheless, it’s not hard to get the impression that the video is about failed shows because damn, Fox has a crappy track record of shows apparently. Which shows lasted on there? American Idol, X-factor, Glee, New Girl, and Gotham?

24. That 70s Show.


Both of which were established products by the time of those promos. The one for That 70’s Show was in 2003. 70’s Show had been on for five seasons at that point. I said new shows.

Definitely the American Idol one was established too then... thought you meant any established shows.

I can't imagine their track record is worse than any other network, except maybe CBS.
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Re: TV thread

Postby OleMissCub » Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:51 am

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I can't imagine their track record is worse than any other network, except maybe CBS.


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Re: TV thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:18 am

https://www.spin.com/2017/11/on-cinema- ... der-trial/

It has been a strong week for high-concept comedy on television, with last Thursday’s emotionally resonant movie-length finale of Nathan For You and the cathartic conclusion of HBO’s Vice Principals this past weekend. Now Tim Heidecker, Gregg Turkington, and the team behind Adult Swim’s On Cinema have thrown their hat into the ring with a bizarre multi-part TV event.






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Postby Brian » Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:10 am

OleMissCub wrote:
WrigleyField 22 wrote:
I can't imagine their track record is worse than any other network, except maybe CBS.


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If you're talking about the NBC time travel show from last season, i've got some good news for you. It was un-canceled like the day after it was canceled.
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Postby cl smooth » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:29 am

In the process of watching Seinfeld from the beginning; currently in the middle of season 2. What's everyone's favorite season?
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Postby NonProfitCow » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:48 am

4-7 are all pretty equal to me, but probably season 5 by a hair.
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Postby Derwood » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:50 am

I can't say that I've ever seen them in order. Syndication blurs them all together
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Postby TBS Playoffs Insider » Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:00 am

Sammy Sofa wrote:https://www.spin.com/2017/11/on-cinema-tim-heidecker-murder-trial/

It has been a strong week for high-concept comedy on television, with last Thursday’s emotionally resonant movie-length finale of Nathan For You and the cathartic conclusion of HBO’s Vice Principals this past weekend. Now Tim Heidecker, Gregg Turkington, and the team behind Adult Swim’s On Cinema have thrown their hat into the ring with a bizarre multi-part TV event.








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Re: TV thread

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Sammy Sofa wrote:https://www.spin.com/2017/11/on-cinema-tim-heidecker-murder-trial/

It has been a strong week for high-concept comedy on television, with last Thursday’s emotionally resonant movie-length finale of Nathan For You and the cathartic conclusion of HBO’s Vice Principals this past weekend. Now Tim Heidecker, Gregg Turkington, and the team behind Adult Swim’s On Cinema have thrown their hat into the ring with a bizarre multi-part TV event.








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Re: TV thread

Postby Proven Veteran » Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:41 pm

The shrooms episode of Broad City was great.
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:31 am

finally got around to Nathan for you. holy horsefeathers, I’m glad I got to binge the season instead of waiting between episodes. felt like horsefeathers all night so this definitely helped
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Postby weis21 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:41 am

Are the Nathan episodes (at least the past few seasons) available on Netflix/Amazon/etc?

I’m sick and won’t be going into work tomorrow.
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Re: TV thread

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:51 am

weis21 wrote:Are the Nathan episodes (at least the past few seasons) available on Netflix/Amazon/etc?

I’m sick and won’t be going into work tomorrow.

looks like they’re all available in the CC app
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Postby rocket » Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:52 pm

Proven Veteran wrote:The shrooms episode of Broad City was great.


wow, i kind of hated it and now have like the past 4 episodes sitting in my dvr.
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Postby 17 Seconds » Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:31 pm

jb smoove has aged more since season 8 than larry has since season 1
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Re: TV thread

Postby jersey cubs fan » Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:45 pm

17 Seconds wrote:jb smoove has aged more since season 8 than larry has since season 1


if black don't crack then maybe jew don't accrue?




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Postby Proven Veteran » Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:48 pm

rocket wrote:
Proven Veteran wrote:The shrooms episode of Broad City was great.


wow, i kind of hated it and now have like the past 4 episodes sitting in my dvr.

I thought they nailed it, what didn't you like?
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