what to do during no new tv show blues


It’s season finale season. The time of year when a lot of top favorite shows like to leave you at a wedding/death/twist cliff hanger to ensure your interest in the show so you’ll return in the fall. Or hope they return in the fall. Yeah, sometimes the powers that be will keep you from knowing secrets that may or may not ever be known unless they come out with a companion book, unaired episode or special feature DVD or movie version a year or so later if the viewership isn’t large enough to keep the show on the air. Some Arrested Development fans still aren’t forgiving FOX.

Today, NBC announced what shows they will or will not bring back for the fall, as well as some new shows line up. Meanwhile, EW resident gossip guru on all things TV has some scoop on the possibilities on TV shows’ fates.

The big news everyone is waiting to hear about is what’s going to happen to Chuck. Unfortunately, at this time, that’s a show I’m not onboard with. To date, I haven’t seen a single episode. So I can’t be on either side of the fence, but I can tell you what: I’ll DVD and Hulu to catch up to see what all the hoopla is all about.

That’s what the summer is for in TV land. TV networks know this, and they usually air reruns, special news fillers or a brand new TV show that didn’t quite make the cut to be in the fall season’s lineup. But hey, at least they are on TV, right? Chances are, they won’t be back next year (not always true).

For me, this is when I would catch up on shows I’m usually not home to see. My dearest sister and her husband would constantly contend that I lack the benefit of DVR. I’ll possibly have that in August. In the meantime, I’ll take Hulu and other shows streamed online. Plus that’s free.

This year, the TV shows I plan on doing some catching up on: How I Met Your Mother, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Dexter (season 3, whenever it’s released), Lost (seasons 4 and 5), Extras, Weeds, and Chuck. Not sure what else, but we’ll see as time goes by. And this is also considering I’m actually home or in front of a TV to watch these shows. Because it’s summertime. That’s another big reason TV show’s end around May: people start going outside. So make sure you get some sun, some rain (be careful if there is lightning, watch it from inside), and even some moon and starlit skies. But when you are done being burnt or attacked by bugs, the TV will be waiting for you.

Advertisements
Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in babbling, DVD, hulu, tv

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,727 other followers

Follow the indoob! network on WordPress.com
May 2009
S M T W T F S
« Apr   Jun »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  
Blog Stats
  • 24,691 hits
  • episode 44 - the great wine heist February 8, 2017
    Much is discussed in this packed episode including how Sterling spent his 31st birthday which leads to a Doctor Who tangent and 10th Doctor theory that must be investigated. Sterling later introduces a theory on podcasting which may forever change the way you listen to podcasts. Kortney reviews the film “Split” and teases a future episode on the polarizing s […]
  • episode 43 - the hamilton mixtape breakdown January 29, 2017
    Apologies for all the audio issues in this episode, lots of fun things began happening to the equipment but the show went on, albeit delayed. Sterling and Kortney review the Hamilton Mixtape track by track to discuss the highs and low (but mostly highs) of this brilliant companion piece to the original Broadway music. Leslie Jones brings the Black History Fa […]
  • episode 42 - slap a shark January 11, 2017
    Sterling welcomes in the new year with new hopes, aspirations, affirmations and a quick look back on The Year That Was. Sterling also gives brief reviews of last year’s underrated films “Magnificent Seven”, “10 Cloverfield Lane”, “Arrival”, and “Midnight Special.” Also, don’t forget to tweet or email (tsterling3sfx@gmail.com) your questions with #IndoobiansA […]
%d bloggers like this: