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TV Break Episode #8: HBO’s Watchmen & Succession Dominate Emmy Nominations, & Our Program of The Year, Muppets Now & More

Here’s the format of the show:

The Best Thing I Saw on TV Last Month – Alex, Bill, Josh and special guest Matt Taylor talk about a show/episode/event we liked from the last month including and they go very HBO heavy by recommending — WatchmenPerry Mason, P-Valley and Drag Race Canada.

The News You Need to Know – Alex, Bill, Josh and Matt talk extensively about the 2020 Emmy Nominations and they pick their Top 6 shows of the year.

Featured Review – Alex, Bill, Josh and Matt look at the latest attempt by Disney+ to revive The Muppets as they review Muppets Now.

You can listen to TV Break on SpotifyApple PodcastsAnchor and Google Podcasts.

Previous Episodes Include:

July’s Episode: The seventh episode looks at the pilot of The West Wing, COVID-19’s impact on the Emmy campaigns, Hamilton and more.

June’s Episode: The sixth episode dives into the HBO reality ballroom competition Legendary, the cancelation of Live P.D. and Cops, the future of police procedurals, the first black contestant on The Bachelor and more.

May’s Episode: The fifth episode sees the trio discussing COVID-19 related storylines in modern television, who won the streaming wars, and Damien Chazelle’s jazz drama The Eddy.

April’s Episode: The fourth episode finds the gang once again discussing Hulu, but this time with Mrs. America – the all-star ensemble piece about the second wave of feminism. They also look at J.J. Abram’s massive deal with HBO MAX, and who won the streaming wars.

March’s Episode: On the third episode the gang discusses FX on Hulu’s mind-bending series Devs, the third season of Westworld, Alex’s heavy rotation of content he binged, plus how quarantine is impacting the television world and how we watch it.

February’s Episode: The second installment looks at the Hulu comedy/drama High Fidelity, the low Oscar ratings, why Disney Plus won the February streaming wars and the lads give you a number of shows to check out.

The Debut Episode: The premiere episode of TV Talk looks at HBO’s new thriller The Outsider, who won the streaming wars in the first month of the year, the gang’s reactions to the announcement of NBC’s streaming service Peacock, and what you should be watching from January. All this and a singalong!

Alex Marcus
Alex Marcushttps://anchor.fm/CinemaJoes
Alex Marcus is The Pop Break's Podcasting Director and host of the monthly podcast TV Break as well as the monthly Bill vs. The MCU podcast. When he's not talking TV, he can be found talking film on his other podcast Cinema Joes, a podcast where three average Joes discuss the significant topics in movie culture. New episodes debut every other Thursday on Spotify, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, and more!

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