Friday, October 14, 2011

What's Worth Watching Notes - October 13, 2011

What's Worth Watching show #10 will replay Sunday at 7am Eastern on Howard 101.

- Jenny's TV News (The Rosie Show, Celebrity Apprentice, Seth McFarlane possibly canceling Family Guy, all network cancellations and pickups)
- This Is The Week That Was {Boardwalk Empire, South Park, Dexter, Modern Family, The Rosie Show, Breaking Bad}
- 140 Seconds with Ronnie Mund
- Interview with Chuck Klosterman
- What's Worth Watching: October 13 - October 19

Chuck Klosterman (
- Best selling author who has just released The Visible Man
- Agrees with Jon about how strange being a pop culture pundit is
- Amazed that people are offended he considers The Wire the 2nd best TV show of all time, followed by The Sopranos and Mad Men
Made his case why Breaking Bad is actually better than The Wire
- Feels most who love The Wire are political and identify with that
- Explained why Fringe alt reality works but why some bailed on LOST

Ronnie Mund (
- Is now the official field correspondent for What's Worth Watching
- Declared he has given up on Two and a Half Men
- Enjoyed a wild Gossip Girl and Grey's Anatomy
- Watches many cop shows, but not the original CSI in Vegas
- Feels Playboy Club was cancelled because it was stupid

JD Harmeyer (
- Is now an official regular on WWW
- Argued How To Be A Gentleman was cancelled too soon
- Can't wait for "piece of ass" Ashley Tisdale comedy announced by ABC
- Feels Tim Allen show was a weird Home Improvement
- Can't decide to start Breaking Bad or Mad Men first

Steve Brandano (

- Tried to help Jon sound less smug as he took credit for his Breaking Bad prediction
- Still can't enough of that Zooey D

Jenny Hutt (
- Was in the crowd for The Rosie Show and flew home on Ro's private jet
- Knew she wouldn't get a word in with Chuck Klosterman thanks to Jon
- Can handle the violence in Homeland but not Breaking Bad
- Wondered what the appropriate age is to watch South Park
- Keeps watching Pan Am in spite of the rest of the room

Jon Hein (
- Thrilled to be back live at 2pm with the crew
- Almost got his skull crushed by a falling clock
- Warned the audience before spoiling Breaking Bad season finale which he loved (and predicted)
- Loved talking to Chuck Klosterman about smart TV
- Doesn't think meat eating caused Survivor to jump the shark
- Can't get into The X Factor in spite of Jenny's pleas
- Has watched The Wire 6 or 7 times and will do the same with Breaking Bad when it ends

What’s Worth Watching
October 13 – October 19

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