Appointment Television

Appointment Television

Margaret H. Willison, Kathryn VanArendonk, and Andrew Cunningham

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Appointment Television

Appointment Television is a podcast about the TV you want to make time for. Every other Thursday Margaret, Kathryn, and Andrew will revisit old shows, discover new ones, and debate everything from highbrow dramas to episodes of The Bachelor.
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Episode 194: Our TV and our politics and our The Office reruns May 23, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 193: Summer TV preview, plus William Shakespeare? May 16, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 192: Picking Bones clean, and Netflix’s show Special May 9, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 191: Why was Game of Thrones so dark!? May 2, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 190: Killing Bear Grylls and Gaming Thrones By The Watercooler.mp3 Apr 25, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 189: Rom-com TV and Margaret's feelings on Shrill [uncensored] Apr 18, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 188: Horny for sweets and the WGA thing Apr 11, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 187: Cozy mysteries and whatever the heck is happening at Apple TV Apr 4, 2019 Listen Download
Ep 186 - Bones News Alert and Deadwood TV Book Club Finale Mar 28, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 185: Someone made Andrew watch Dr Facehands Mar 21, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 184: Deadwood and Dadwood (S01E07-09) Mar 14, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 183: Netflix personalization and Russian Doll Mar 7, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 182: Deadwood TV Book Club S01E04-06 Feb 28, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 181: TV Chemistry Fight Fight Fight! Feb 21, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 180: Kathryn Recommends, and Deadwood TV Book Club Part One Feb 14, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 179: Patreon recommendation and Forged in Fire Knife or Death Feb 7, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 178: Andrew watches Travelers, listener Bandersnatch pitches, and Star Trek Discovery S2 Jan 31, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 177: Masked Singer and Killing Eve book club part 3 Jan 24, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 176: Bandersnatch and Sparking Joy Jan 17, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 175: Killing Eve book club part 2 Jan 10, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 174: TV superlatives and 2019 TV resolutions Jan 3, 2019 Listen Download
Episode 173: Motion Smoothing and Killing Eve book club part 1 Dec 27, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 172: Dirty John and Winter 2019 Television Dec 20, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 171: A Christmas Prince 2 - The Royal Wedding Dec 13, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 170: Good One Bad One - Sabrina and New Amsterdam Dec 6, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 169: Final chapter of The Newsroom book club Nov 29, 2018 Listen Download
Episode Classic: A Re-Run of our Favorite TV Themes Nov 23, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 168: Bad Interfaces, Good Content (Salt Fat Acid Heat and Patriot Act) Nov 15, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 167: Foundational TV crushes and The Newsroom bookclub Nov 8, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 166: Mailbag Q&A Extravaganza Nov 1, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 165: Part 2 of our Newsroom book club Oct 25, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 164: Surviving The Purge and being friended by God Oct 18, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 163: American Vandal S2 and we sadly kick off our Newsroom book club Oct 11, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 162: Manifest is bad and The Good Cop is fine Oct 4, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 161: Bad frustrating bad men at CBS and bad frustrating TV journalists Sep 27, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 160: New Horny Bake-Off and the Macaroni Rascals Sep 20, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 159: TV Narrators and some objectively sick wrestling moves Sep 13, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 158: Our 2018 Fall TV Preview Extravaganza Sep 6, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 157: Making It and TV shows based on songs Aug 30, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 156: Picard Trek and Better Things TV Book Club Finale Aug 23, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 155: Patreon recommendations and Trial & Error Aug 16, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 154: Kathryn Recommends Stuff and Better Things S01E05-07 Aug 9, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 153: Talking Superstore and Sex and the City with guest Kamille Washington Aug 2, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 152: Comedians In Cars Getting Schooled For Being Anachronisms, and Better Things S01E02-04 Jul 26, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 151: Handmaid's Tale wine, and how to ruin HBO Jul 19, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 150: Checking Our Email, and Better Things S01E01 Jul 12, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 149: What've we been watching lately? Jul 5, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 148: Trusting the Process, Travel TV, and Our Philly TV shows (LIVE) Jun 28, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 147: Kathryn goes to ATX, and the characters TV chooses to kill Jun 21, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 146: Netflix taste buckets and ER book club part 4 Jun 14, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 145: Roseanne gets the Kiss of Death, and our summer TV preview Jun 7, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 144: Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Law & Order TV Justice May 31, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 143: ER book club part 3, and are we the kiss of death? May 24, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 142: New Arrested Development, and what intelligence looks like on TV May 17, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 141: Late-night Busy-ness and ER book club part 2 May 10, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 140: Alex Inc., Zach Braff, and working-class TV May 3, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 139: The Simpsons' problem with Apu and ER book club part 1 Apr 26, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 138: "80% attention" recommendations and solving magical crimes Apr 19, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 137: Quantum Leap and TV news anchors Apr 12, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 136: Roseanne the person is bad and Roseanne the show is complicated Apr 5, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 135: TV renewal news and HBO's Barry Mar 29, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 134: The soulless spectacle of Nailed It, and more TV recommendations Mar 22, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 133: NBC's Good Girls, and what is TV criticism even for? Mar 15, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 132: ATV Lightning Round! Featuring Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Cougartown, and bisexuality Mar 8, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 131: Spring TV and Queer Eye Mar 1, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 130: Wonder Woman and Slings and Arrows S01E05-06 Feb 22, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 129: This Is Unnecessarily Morbid and One Day at a Time S2 Feb 15, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 128: Kathryn Recommends More TV, and Slings and Arrows S01E03-4 Feb 8, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 127: Black Mirror twiststravaganza Feb 1, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 126: Better Never Than Late, and Slings and Arrows S01E01-02 Jan 25, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 125: 2018 resolutions and TV to look forward to Jan 18, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 124: The Dreadful Jeremy Piven and the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Jan 11, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 123: Five Came Back and a 2017 TV retrospective Jan 4, 2018 Listen Download
Episode 122: The Crown, and trying to make fetch (and a podcast episode) happen Dec 28, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 121: A Christmas Prince Dec 21, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 120: TV to binge over the holiday, and Alias Grace Dec 14, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 119: Separating the art from the artist and Stranger Things 2 Book Club Part 3 Dec 7, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 118: Lord of the Rings Redux and the Geico Caveman Show Nov 30, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 117: Tiny House Hunters and Stranger Things 2 book club part 2 Nov 23, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 116: A busy TV November and our favorite women who make TV Nov 16, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 115: TV recommendations and Stranger Things 2 Book Club Nov 9, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 114: Bad dicks, good dicks, and American Vandal Nov 2, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 113: The good Mayor and the idiocy of the crowd Oct 26, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 112: Return to the mailbag and farewell to Kings Oct 19, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 111: Patreon, bad fall TV, and Star Trek Discovery Oct 12, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 110: One-season wonders and Kings S01E07-10, with special guest Jackson McHenry Oct 5, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 109: Amazon is not great at making TV, but Rob Lowe is Sep 28, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 108: A Grand Discussion of Grand Designs and Kings S01E03-06 Sep 21, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 107: Outlander and TV couples Sep 14, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 106: TV fashion and NBC’s Kings, our most obscure TV Book Club to date! Sep 7, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 105: Game of Thrones thoughts and The Bold Type Aug 31, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 104: Sexy Broad City Sex Toys and Less Sexy Returning TV Shows Aug 24, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 103: How to make the Bachelor franchise better Aug 17, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 102: The best and the worst of the fall premieres Aug 10, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 101: Confederate nonsense and grief on TV Aug 3, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 100: The 100th episode Jul 27, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 099: Please Like Me Book Club Part 3 Jul 20, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 098: Handmaid’s Tale wrap-up, lady parts, and menses Jul 13, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 097 - Please Like Me Book Club Part 2 Jul 6, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 096: Bachelor in Paradise grossness and what we watched on maternity leave Jun 29, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 95: Please Like Me Book Club Part 1 Jun 22, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 094: Shows to catch up on and social justice criticism Jun 15, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 093: Star Trek TNG Book Club: The End Jun 8, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 092: When TV gets tech so wrong you just can’t ignore it Jun 1, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 091: Star Trek TNG Book Club: Q Week May 25, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 090: Listener Q&A week! May 18, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 089: Star Trek Borg Week May 11, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 088: Our least favorite tropes and Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale May 4, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 087: Star Trek Gettin' Comfy Week Apr 27, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 086: A farewell to Girls, and a hello to finales Apr 20, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 085: Talking about Mrs Maisel and TV we've fallen out of love with Apr 13, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 084: Checking in on TV in Trump’s America, and Star Trek TNG Week 2 Apr 6, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 083: Streaming services showdown Mar 30, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 082: A newbie's guide to Star Trek: TNG, and watching its ridiculous pilot Mar 23, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 081: Amazon pilot season and the spring TV avalanche Mar 16, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 080: This Is Us (Kate Edition), and a quick visit to Riverdale Mar 9, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 079: Big news in Bachelor world and the end of Fargo TV book club Mar 2, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 078: Wishbone and TV vs TV, Best Book-to-TV Adaptation Edition (Live show) Feb 23, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 077: Gay blasts from the past and Fargo S01E05-07 Feb 16, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 076: We don't care about The Young Pope, and Fargo TV book club Part 2 Feb 9, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 075: Vice President of Our Hearts and This Is Us (w/ Christina Grace) Feb 2, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 074: Fargo TV book club part one and why no one is ever cold on TV Jan 26, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 073: Whether to watch the Inauguration and One Day at a Time Jan 19, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 072: Mapping American TV and Previewing New Shows for 2017 Jan 12, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 071: Hygge detectives and returning TV in 2017 Jan 5, 2017 Listen Download
Episode 070: Christmas Special Roundup and Cranford TV Book Club Part 3 Dec 29, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 069: Shows we missed in 2016 and TV programming in the age of Trump Dec 22, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 068: Search Party and Cranford TV Book Club part 2 Dec 15, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 067: Gilmore Girls, A Year in the Life Dec 8, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 066: Abortion on TV and Cranford TV Book Club Part 1 Dec 1, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 065: Why TV and TV criticism still matter, and comfort shows Nov 24, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 064: Debating the best TV homes Nov 17, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 063: Making the next great TV show and Veep S01E06-08 Nov 10, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 062: Fleabag, and Ben and Lauren, Happily Never After Nov 3, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 061: ABC's Speechless and Veep S01E03-05 Oct 27, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 060: Designated Survivor and Abominable MacGyver Oct 20, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 059: Politics on TV and Veep S01E01-02 Oct 13, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 058: The Good Place and the other place Oct 6, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 057: Donald Glover's Atlanta and fall TV boners Sep 29, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 056: Breadxit, class and TV consumption, and everything is terrible Sep 22, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 055: Bad TV Kids and Stranger Things S01E08 Sep 15, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 054: Live from the Philly Podfest 2016, TV bars and the best TV live audiences Sep 8, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 053: Mystery solving teens and Stranger Things S01E05-07 w/ guest Kate Racculia Sep 1, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 052: The Standalone Episode and TV Theme Song Extravaganza Aug 25, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 051: TV topics medley, Stranger Things TV Book Club Part 2, and some rocky humor Aug 18, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 050: Match Game’s Charming, High-Functioning Alcoholism, and TV Auteurs Aug 11, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 049: Close-reading the Gilmore Girls teaser and Stranger Things TV book club kick-off Aug 4, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 048: Bachelorette Blowout! Fantasy League, Meat Chad, and TV vs TV Jul 28, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 047: Checking in with animated TV, and Orange is the New Black Season Four Jul 21, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 046: Nielsen ratings, OITNB, and when TV eats its own tail Jul 14, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 045: Animated TV shows, plus TV dealmakers and dealbreakers Jul 7, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 044: Juice Patrol, The Mayonnaise Incident, and Great British Bake-Off S01E08-10 Jun 30, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 043: Looking forward to summer TV, and what is the deal with recaps Jun 23, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 042: The Americans Season 4 was excellent, and also Great British Bake-Off S01E05-07 Jun 16, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 41: Spring cancellation bloodbath and TV trailer mockery Jun 9, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 040: Vulture's UnREAL panel and Great British Bake-Off S01E02-04 Jun 2, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 039: CBS's Star Trek Streaming Problem, and Procedural TV vs TV Madness May 26, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 038 - Reality tropes and Great British Bake-Off S01E01 May 19, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 037: In Praise of iZombie and Food on TV May 12, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 036: The Myers-Briggs Hat and Kimmy Schmidt Season 2 May 5, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 035: The Appeal of the Rewatch and Historical TV Apr 28, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 034: Sorting Jane the Virgin, The Americans S01E10-13, and #Winestunts Apr 21, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 033: Apology Tour and Hating the One They're With Apr 14, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 032: The Babineaux and The Americans S01E06-09 Apr 7, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 031: Tossing Salads and the Unicorn Age of Comedy Mar 31, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 030: TV of Our Bygone Youth and The Americans S01E02-05 Mar 24, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 029: The Problem of Network TV Ads and Spring TV Updates Mar 17, 2016 Listen Download
ATV APB: Wine Matthews and Pinot Noir Mar 15, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 028: How to Get Away with Hatewatch and The Americans S01E01 Mar 10, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 027: TV vs TV Sitcom Showdown Mar 3, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 026: Hiding TV Pregnancies and Bunheads S01E14-18 Feb 25, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 025: Awards shows, celebrity culture, and whatever happened to Ricky Gervais Feb 18, 2016 Listen Download
ATV Bulletin: Sutton Foster on Gilmore Girls and Stars Hollow Podcasters Feb 15, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 024: Preconceived Notions and Bunheads S01E09-13 Feb 11, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 023: The Super Bowl and Sports as TV Events Feb 4, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 022: The simple joys of Masterchef Junior and Bunheads S01E04-08 Jan 28, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 021: Talking and watching TV, and what's new about binge-watching Jan 21, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 020: TV Resolutions and Bunheads S01E01-03 Jan 14, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 019: Return of Bashville, High Wire TV, and the Wall of Plot Jan 7, 2016 Listen Download
Episode 018: A Very Murray Christmas, TV Christmas specials, and holiday melacholy Dec 24, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 017: Game shows and Tennessee Business Dec 17, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 016: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and TV's most damaging ironic titles Dec 10, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 015: MST3K, Endless Reboots, and a Fall TV Check-In Dec 3, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 014: Thanksgiving TV, bottle episodes, and the Butterball hotline Nov 26, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 013: Master of None, the Comedian Sitcom, and Black Mirror S01E03 Nov 19, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 012: Baby's first hatewatch and the best TV to watch in hotel rooms Nov 12, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 011: The Bechdel Test and Black Mirror S01E02 Nov 5, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 010: TV Halloween costumes and the best Halloween episodes Oct 29, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 009: Bashing Nashville, Black Mirror S01E01, and the return of the dead-eyed sex pigs Oct 22, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 008: The Carmichael Show, All in the Family and Monica the Medium Oct 15, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 007: The Muppets, TV tropes, and dead-eyed sex pigs Oct 8, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 006: Best Bras and Terriers S01E11-13 Sep 24, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 005: Fall TV Preview and Terriers S01E08-10 Sep 10, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 004: TV Seasonality and Terriers S01E05-07 Aug 27, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 003: Summer Reality TV and Terriers S01E02-04 Aug 13, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 002: Art of the Rewatch and Terriers S01E01 Jul 30, 2015 Listen Download
Episode 001: Pilot Jul 16, 2015 Listen Download

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