62 – Bob And Tony Talk…

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Bob and Tony sit down in a bar…

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Post Factum:

Stephanie at Browns SocialHouse serves up Guinness & Honey Lager
as Tony begins with:

  •  Vikings – History Channel – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.5 – 37 000 users

They mention along the way:

  • (ECC: A book series called – A Dream of Eagles) – Book One is Skystone – A story of Arthurian Camelot
  • Spartacus – Starz – 3 seasons + 1 miniseries – IMDB: 8.7 – 113 508

Then Bob counters with:

  • Cracker – ITV – 3 seasons + 2 specials – IMDB: 7.8 – 2600 users

Also mentioned:

  • Luther – BBC – 3 seasons – IMDB: 8.5 – 26 100 users
  • Once Upon A Time – ABC – 2 seasons – 3rd/2013 – IMDB: 8.0 – 90 700 users

Then they cut to:

  • Spartacus – Starz – 3 seasons + 1 miniseries – IMDB: 8.7 – 113 508

Along the way they touch on:

  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys – Syndicated – 6 seasons + 5 TV movies – IMDB: 6.2 – 14 600 users
  • Xena: Warrior Princess – Syndicated – 6 seasons – IMDB: 6.4 – 22 200 users
  • BeastMaster – Syndicated – 3 seasons – IMDB: 5.8 – 1007 users
  • (ECC – Queen Of Swords) – Global – 1 season – IMDB: 6.5 – 240 users

or maybe

  • Cleopatra 2525 – Syndicated – 2 seasons – IMDB: 5.6 – 1037 users

Then they segue into:

  • Defiance – Syfy – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 6.6 – 15 300 users

Designed as a true transmedia production with a TV series & a Video Game
which reminds them of several things:

OT: The Boys talk about CGI faces & the trouble with sci-fi shows & the suspension of disbelief   Which segues back into the writing on Defiance.
It’s not:

  • Justified – FX – 4 seasons – 5th/2014 – IMDB: 8.7 – 37 200 users

But more like:

  • SGU Stargate: Universe – Syfy – 2 seasons + 34 webisodes – IMDB: 7.4 – 28 400 users
  • Battlestar Galactica – Sci-Fi – 4 seasons + 2 TV films + 3 webisodes – IMDB: 8.7 – 87 000 users

Then Tony introduces:

  • The Americans – FX – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 7.9 – 13 400 users

Bob counters back with:

  • The Simpsons  – Fox – 24 seasons – 25th/2013 – IMDB: 8.9 – 155 400 users

Tony continues with:

  • Red Widow – ABC – 1 season – IMDB: 5.9 – 2200 users

Which passed them through:

  • Desperate House Wives – ABC – 8 seasons – IMDB: 7.2 – 70 200 users
  • Dexter – Showtime – 7 seasons – 8th/2013 – IMDB: 8.9 – 242 400 users

Then the guys talk a bit about new watching habits then they tease:

  • Hemlock Grove – Netflix – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 6.9 – 12 700 users
  • Bates Motel – A&E – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 7.8 – 18 200 users

Then Bob brings up:

  • Hannibal – NBC – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.4 – 41 500

Then they name drop:

  • Elementary – CBS – 1 season – 2nd/2013 – IMDB: 7.7 – 29 300 users

With comparisons to:

  • The Following – Fox – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 7.5 – 36 700
  • Dexter – Showtime – 7 seasons – 8th/2013 – IMDB: 8.9 – 242 400 users
  • Virtuosity – 1995 – IMDB: 5.4 – 19 000 users

The a final quick chat about:

  • Ripper Street – BBC One – 1 season – 2nd/2013 – IMDB: 7.8 – 5500 users

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