Thursday, May 10, 2007

Show #17 is here!

We are back! It's only been a few weeks...did you miss us? We have another great show lined up for you with plenty of pop culture goodness from the world of TV and Movies. Also, Jamie shares about a recent trip to Kansas City and Doug talks about summer plans for camping in Oregon.

Check out the show notes below for great stuff on Heroes, Lost, 24, American Idol, Studio 60 and the season finale of The Amazing Race. Also, we chat about May Sweeps and the Network Upfronts where TV Networks reveal their schedules for the fall. We also get you ready for summer TV and review the first big summer movie, Spider-Man 3.
We know you've been waiting for it and Doug finally delivers a new 60 Second Sitcom. This time he gives the treatment to the series premiere of Futurama. Also, we have a new Pop Culture Confessional. This time we confess about our favorite song from a movie soundtrack.
Show #17 is lined up and ready for your enjoyment! Happy listening...

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  • Is Heroes the best show on TV? We think so...the season finale airs on May 21, 2007.
  • We are still watching 24, but this season has been a let down. The big climax will have Jack Bauer saving his kidnapped girlfriend from the Chinese? This 24 hours comes to a close on May 21 as well.
  • Lost and American Idol will duke it out on May 23, 2007, with season finales. Can anyone guess who will get the better ratings?
  • The Amazing Race: All Stars has reached the finish line. We were a bit surprised that Eric and Danielle took the crown.
  • It's May Sweeps time...check out Zap2It for complete coverage of when shows will be airing their finales.
Want to prep for Summer TV? Summer TV = Reality TV, check out the websites below for all of THAT goodness...
And in TV News you can use...

CBS will air an American version of Creature Comforts from Nick Park and Aardman Animation ("Wallace and Gromit", "Flushed Away") this summer. Check out a classic clip of the British version over at YouTube...

60 Second Sitcom
Doug presents an episode of Futurama from Season 1. Enjoy "Space Pilot 3000" below...

Have you seen Spider-Man 3 yet? Jamie rated it MATINEE PRICE and thinks it is DEFINITELY worth seeing in the theater. He just regrets seeing it at took a day and a half to recover! Check out this summer's first big blockbuster that pulled in $148 million in its first weekend.

The MTV Movie Awards are coming up on June 3rd, 2007.
You can submit a movie spoof of your own and you might win a trip to the show. Check out the funny clips over at the website and check out this hilarious spoof of Star Wars Episode III that Jimmy Fallon did in 2005...

Pop Culture Confessional
This week: What is your favorite song from a movie?

Doug's pick: Huey Lewis and the News with "Power of Love" from Back to the Future. Check out the video from 1985.

Jamie's pick: Survivor with "Burning Heart" from Rocky IV. Check out the video, also from 1985.

Listener confessions:
Trevor wrote in to say that his favorite is also from a Rocky movie. He confessed to loving "Eye of the Tiger" from Rocky III.

New question: Is there a movie that you have not seen that surprises people?

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