The fall season is underway, and Jason and Joel are ready to talk all about it, starting with the Emmys:
- We talk about the Emmy Awards show itself — how Jimmy Kimmel did OK during a boring show — then go on to talk about the (mostly) dull and predictable winners (00:00 – 38:30),
- Then we talked the season premiere of How I Met Your Mother and the other CBS Monday comedies, including how 2 Broke Girls and Mike & Molly haven’t skipped a beat (bad in one case, good in the other) (38:30 – 47:00),
- We then talk about the second episode of Revolution, happy that the show might not jerk us around for weeks on end (47:00 – 59:45),
- Then the conversation turns briefly to the renewal for The Voice, and how NBC is doing just as we predicted: running the show into the ground (59:45 – 1:02:00),
- Then we talk about the return of the NBC Thursday comedies, including a solid start to The Office’s final season, a puzzling reboot for Up All Night, and Parks and Rec’s ability to be a quality comedy machine (1:02:00 – 1:23:00),
- Finally, we talk about the premiere of The Mindy Project and how Mindy Kaling might just break a bunch of barriers if the show succeeds (1:23:00 – 1:51:33).
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By the way, the bumper music is “Trevor Trailer Trash” from the late, great band Cropduster.