PC #73: Once Upon a Walking Dead

On today's Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels dish the latest pop culture, TV and film headlines, include:

David Letterman announced his retirement from The Late Show. CBS chose Stephen Colbert to fill Letterman's shoes. Can Colbert succeed without his faux conservative character?

Scandal and Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes will be interviewed on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Melodie can't wait.

Luke and Melodie dish Once Upon a Time's latest episode and The Walking Dead's season finale. Mad Men returns on AMC. Les Moonves earns a heft paycheck.

Jamey doesn't get the reaction he expects when he brings up Syfy's new space opera Expanse.

Jillian wishes she could have attended Coachella.

The PC crew wraps up by talking about Non-Stop, Divergent, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and The Grand Budapest Hotel.

All this and much more on today's Pop Confidential podcast!




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    Preach Jamey! Olivia Pope is a hypocritical ho and Pres. Fitzgerald Grant is a sanctimonious Dynasty style murderous punk bitch. If anyone needs to slap somebody it’s my girl Mad Mellie Mel who needs to haul off and slap Olivia hard across her face. I’m no fan of Jake either since he killed my boy James but I’m SO over Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings. Yeah, I went there. I mean even Momma Pope calls her the help. Tom-Tom can hit it from the backside in broom closets but Mellie can’t get her own good-good. How can anyone defend that level of hypocrisy? Oooh, this show really tests me sometimes.

    With all that said…great podcast!

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    I actually enjoyed the smaller episodes on The Walking Dead this season. I thought it allowed for more character development as well as some very emotional stories. I can see how maybe a whole string of them made for a bit of a drag but I thought the pay off as the season finale provided, was well worth a bit of dragging. Luke I agree about Shameless too. It was the first time that I wasn’t hanging on every minute. I even let a few eps get away from me. I think most of Shameless’ problem was William Macy spent too much time sick. That and EVERYONE was having a bad time of things. We needed some comic relief and the potentially funny stories (the multiple births, the hookers above the bar) didn’t work until of they put Joan Cusak front and center wanting to marry Frank and adopt ten little indians. However the show did get a new star in Mick.Ian and Mick are the new supercouple on the show Mick finally gave that role the heart it needed. I LOVED everything about the last ep though EXCEPT one thing….. Jimmy. Is he coming back to wisk Fiona out of town? I hope not. I need Fiona to stay around.

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    Great Podcast! Luv it and the opening part had me on floor at work. Would love to get your take on The Good Wife and some of the reality shows.
    Also can’t wait to get the crew take on Scandal last show for the season.

    Luke your a tv news junkie like myself and do you watch CNN’s docu-series Chicagoland? I like it and was wondering if you and the crew watch it…

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    Luke Kerr

    @titanman – I haven’t watched Chicagoland. I enjoy political coverage, but I haven’t had a lot of time to watch it as news. I mostly read political coverage now because I can hardly keep up with all the daytime and primetime TV shows on my DVR.

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