EPISODE 31: 'CURB,' 'THE DEUCE,' 'BONUS FAMILY' AND "MTN GOES BACK TO 2002 WHEN CNN HEADLINE NEWS ACTUALLY SHOWED NEWS AND 'HIP-HOP' LINGO WAS ADDED TO THE TICKER
Meet the Nielsen's
Goes back to the current week of 2002
Manager's Special (00:30); The Right Stuff (Amazon Prime), Art and Craft (Amazon Prime), Spielberg (HBO), Jerry Before Seinfeld (Netflix) and Heaven Can't Wait (Hulu)... Meet the Nielsen's: 2002; Sweet Home Alabama tops the box office, Friends tops the Nielsen Ratings, CSIL Miami makes its debut, CBS tops the networks, Speilberg's 8-films recommended as honorary artist-in-residence as Long Beach State's most famous alum, CNN Headline News hoping to attract a younger audience adds "Hip-Hop" slang to its ticker... Scott and Josh talk (13:20); Scott's been Lampin', 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' returns! it's been six years and Larry has a little Monty Burns to him, drone shots, could Ted put the moves on Cheryl this season, Netflix new Swedish series, 'Bonus Family,' NBC plans to air an American version, Scott rewatches the 'CSI' pilot from 2000 and is reminded of the tragic story of Owen Alexander Wolf (PA on CSI killed during Costco robbery in the Valley), Hulu inks exclusive rights to 'Full House,' Netflix continues to make 'Fuller House,' NFL and the Los Angeles market craziness, 'The Deuce,' Scott and Josh feel episode 4 has been the best so far, James Franco is killing it, tough watching Candy trying to get out of the world of prostitution, Ralph Macchio! Has 'Transaprent' "Jumped the Shark?" Jill Soloway leaving the show... Scott's 5 best; honorable mention to 'This Is Us' and 'Ozark,' 5) Bonus Family and Ray Donovan, 4) 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' 3) 'The Deuce' 2) 'Better Things' 1) 'Halt and Catch Fire' Josh's 5 Best; 5) 'Ozark' 4) 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' 3) 'The Deuce' 2) 'Better Things' 1) 'You're the Worst' 'The Deuce' and all those 'The Wire' alums, if you just quit smoking 'The Deuce' might have you bumming a cigarette, 'Magic City,' 'Danny Huston,' Nobody beats The Whiz! Coming up, David Fincher's Mindhunter, hockey and 'Red Oaks!'