KCRW's The Spin-off

KCRW's The Spin-off


  • Big Summer Shows, Chelsea Handler and Cable Makeovers

    Jun 25, 2014 | 30 min
    Lots of big new shows launch this summer, and several cable channels get naming makeovers. Chelsea Handler will bring her late-night show, or some version of it, to Netflix, and AMC's Better Call Saul will be around for at least two seasons.
  • Diversity Is Up, Comedy Is Down; TV Stars on Film

    May 21, 2014 | 33 min
    Diversity and comedy -- two trends that emerged at the broadcast television upfronts this year. Then, can TV stars in hot shows launch hit movies?
  • Colbert to CBS; What's up with CNN and HLN?; Twitter and TV

    Apr 17, 2014 | 33 min
    Can CBS get the Colbert bump? What has become of CNN and its sister network, HLN? Plus, the intersection of Twitter and TV.
  • The State of ABC; Is There Too Much Good TV?; Amazon Shows

    Mar 14, 2014 | 39 min
    ABC loses a top exec and gains a (potential) new hit show, "Resurrection." Also, is there too much good TV? Can Amazon rival Netflix?
  • Changes in Late Night; The Olympics, NFL, and 'Bubble' Shows

    Feb 6, 2014 | 31 min
    Do changes in late night matter? Live sports: The Olympics and NFL; ?Bubble? Shows
  • TCA's; Wherefore Pilot Season; Duck Dynasty

    Jan 15, 2014 | 34 min
    What are the TCA's and do you care? Some TV networks are changing pilot season. What's the fallout from the "Duck Dynasty" drama?
  • Special TV Roundtable Edition

    Dec 12, 2013 | 36 min
    The roundtable discusses the Fall TV Season, how we watch and the Emmys.
  • The Comedy Crisis; The Walking Dead; Social TV

    Dec 12, 2013 | 30 min
  • Netflix; DVR Ratings; Reality TV

    Dec 12, 2013 | 33 min
    The Netflix deal with Marvel; the changing TV ecosystem and what's up with Reality TV?
  • 'The Sound of Music Live;' TV Violence; Netflix

    Dec 12, 2013 | 34 min
    'The Sound of Music Live' hits big. Also, TV violence and the top TV stories of 2013.

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