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Ep. 69 Jetropolitans and Fall Preview

On this episode: What is a Jetropolitan? Why are the guys so annoyed? Why is there a run away train? The guys break down the Fall season and talk about literally everything. Click to listen!

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Ep. 68 Heroes and Hits

On this episode: The guys count down the top 5 Marvel Movies as phase 3 is coming to a close soon. They also recap their Big Brother Draft and catch up on where they both stand on the show this … Continue reading

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Big Brother Draft!

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Ep 67. The YouTube of it all

On this episode, why is Billy so focused on a website this podcast doesn’t belong on? Why is Paul hiding things from his friend, Billy? Why can neither of them seem to focus and stay on topic? What is the … Continue reading

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Ep 66. Fall Preview

On this episode, the guys break down the new fall schedule and recap all the big renew/cancel news. Why do some shows get saved by other networks and some stay gone? And where has Paul been? Find out all this … Continue reading

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Ep. 65 Frustration into Fascination

On this episode, the guys discuss social media and the rise of the voice of the idiot. They also break down all things Super Bowl and make their lovely (pun intended) Hallmark Valentine’s pitches. All that and more, on the … Continue reading

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Ep. 64 Psychphrancisco, We’re Not Animals

On this episode: The guys make their pitches about Paul’s birthday, do some channel surfing and talk about living as animals. Plus, they don’t have to wait for it anymore! They break down the Psych movie as well as TV … Continue reading

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Ep. 63 The Space Between

On this episode: How does one cranberry their face and why is Paul suggesting it? What do the Property Brothers have to do with the fall of East Berlin? The guys pitch their Thanksgiving shows, argue about the meaning of … Continue reading

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Ep. 62 Fall Preview

Find out who is going to be who’s butler, Paul digs at Billy’s past, and they go over the fall schedule. All this and more on the IBE Podcast!

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Ep. 61 “I Need a Hero”

On this episode the guys make their pitches filled with all the product placement you didn’t know you needed. They break down their Big Brother draft teams and talk about this season’s explosive cast and discuss the evolution of the … Continue reading

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Ep. 60 #FakePodcast

On this episode: The guys have their annual Big Brother draft. See what the bet is and who drafted the best team. They also talk about the ‘fake news’ phenomenon and clear up a lot of misconceptions. All that and … Continue reading

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Ep. 59 TV season wrap up

On this episode, the guys pitch machines taking over the world, countdown their favorite all time TV characters, and run down all the renew/cancel news now that the season is over. They also look ahead to the fall schedule. A … Continue reading

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Ep. 58 Rise of Paultron

On this episode, Paul is on vacation, so Billy invented the Paul bot. Billy co-hosts the show with the automated version of Paul created in Billy’s top secret laboratory. Will you be able to tell the difference between Paul and … Continue reading

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Ep. 57 Sports Production Behind the Scenes

On this episode: The guys welcome special guest Carter Gustin to the show to talk sports production. Find out who knows more about the Office, who masters generational knowledge, and why Paul thinks the show is about something else. All … Continue reading

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Ep. 56 “Storytellers”

On this episode: Why is Paul a little loopy? Billy plays 2 truths and a lie, can you get it right? Who got more Super Bowl predictions right? The guys make their pitches, make fun of each other, talk storytelling … Continue reading

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Ep. 55 “The Revival”

On this episode: why does Paul go down memory lane? Why is Billy so worked about Die Hard? The guys make their pitches, talks reboots and revivals, give you all the lasted news, and more. All in this episode of … Continue reading

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Ep. 54 The Entirety of Rants

On this episode, why does Paul not know that ‘all of’ and ‘entirety’ is the same thing? Why does Billy rant about all of the things? Hear their pitches, thoughts on election season, and hear what makes good TV storytelling. … Continue reading

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Ep. 53 The Rookies

On this episode: Paul jumps on a soap box while Billy shows people how to interview. Why is Paul not dressing up for Halloween? Why does Billy not grasp basic wedding etiquette? Which new shows are worth watching? The guys … Continue reading

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EP. 52 Super Sized Fall Preview Show

On this episode, the guys do their usual channel surfing and pitch segments plus preview every major network’s primetime fall  schedule with a night by night look. Find out when all your returning shows are airing as well as which … Continue reading

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Ep. 51 Twice the Talent, Twice the Length

On this episode: The guys are joined by special guests Brandon Etheredge and JJ Jackson. Find out which one is #BigBrotherBehind. They all discuss Netflix shows, local and national news, and a whole lot of non sense. Click to listen … Continue reading

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Ep 50: BB Draft

On this episode: The guys have a Big Brother fantasy draft. What’s that, you need more. Well, Billy Brings us the third installment of 1776 on this July 4th episode, Paul broadcasts from a special location, and the guys talk … Continue reading

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Ep. 49: This Episode Gave Me the Vape-ahs

On this episode: The guys let you know which shows were canceled and which shows will be back in September. They make their rhyming pitches and give you some bad news for cable channels. Why are hot wings a central … Continue reading

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Ep. 48 You Have Failed This Podcast

On this episode: The guys are back with all the renew/cancel updates you can handle. Find out why Paul has trouble with clocks, why Billy thinks he failed the podcast, and which shows have been binged over the last month. … Continue reading

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Mini-episode Bill Phones it in

On this special mini-sode, find out WHY Billy phoned it in. What does Fandango have to do with DC universe, and Bill has some BIIIIIIIIIGGGGG NEEEWWWSSS!!

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Ep. 46 Fixing the C-Dub

On this episode: The guys theorize on what the CW could do to become equal to the big 4 networks. They make their TGIF pitches, get on a soapbox, and play everyone’s favorite game renew or cancel. Find out which … Continue reading

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Ep 45. Straight to DVD and Ad Free

On this Episode: The guys pitch their straight to DVD movie ideas, duel over channel surfing, and talk Deadpool. Find out what mistake advertisers are making, who blasts the media’s election coverage, and why Paul wants to be a potato. … Continue reading

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Ep 44. Making Idiots Experts Again

On this episode: It’s the season 3 premiere. The guys are back to make podcasting great again. Which superhero battle represents the hosts? Why does Paul keep talking about someone named Heather? Why does Billy suddenly care about the war … Continue reading

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Ep. 43 “A Rusty Christmas”

On this episode, the guys are back after some time off to talk Christmas and Fall Finales. Are they a little rusty? Listen to find out. Why does Billy keep making bad jokes? Why does Paul hate real trees? The … Continue reading

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Ep 42 “The Rebuttal”

On this episode: Lunatics on the fringe, big dogs and the death of Sports?Center. Paul gets a chance to defend himself for missing the last episode, one that some have called groundbreaking for women’s rights. Spoiler alert, Billy doesn’t buy … Continue reading

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Ep 41 “We Know Women”

FROM THE MINDS OF WOMEN AND THE HERO THAT GAVE THEM A VOICE: On this episode, Paul wasn’t around, so Billy brought in Christina and Jessie, two known women, to discuss how women are represented on television, how the female … Continue reading

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Ep. 40 “Rhythm and the Great Beyond”

On this episode: Billy makes good on his promise to do his pitch improv style, Paul seems overly annoyed by his co-hosts antics, and the guys talk movies in Space. All this and more on the Idiot Box Experts!

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Ep. 39 Bickering and Banter

On this episode: What’s Paul’s deal with the ocean, and why does he have a hit list? Why is there controversy over Billy’s pitch? The guys break down the first few weeks of ratings for TV shows new and old … Continue reading

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Ep. 38 “Fall TV Preview”

On this episode: Why was Paul listed as Questionable? Why does Billy suddenly care about forging rivers? The guys make their pitches, Paul gives Billy several Sophie’s Choices to make, and the guys preview the full Fall TV lineup. This … Continue reading

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Ep. 37 “NBC It To Believe It”

On this episode: The guys play a game of pick your poison, pitch their summer camp movies, and grade NBC’s latest effort. Why does Billy say that there is no I in team, but there is in win? Why is … Continue reading

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Ep. 36 “What does the Fox Say 2.0”

On this episode: The guys are back after an extended break, find out what took them so long, why USA Network shows are so original, and why they disagree so strongly on click-bait and sleeping music. They break down Fox’s … Continue reading

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Poll Question

What Can't You Live Without

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Ep. 35 “Legally Premium and Uncut” Feat. Mike J. Moore, Esq. LDO NCLE ABO

**SPOILERS** This episode does contain some spoilers from past episodes from some of your favorite shows on HBO, Starz, and Showtime. Billy is missing.. again and Paul has Mike from Ep. 19 “Cutting the Cord” to fill in. They grade … Continue reading

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Ep. 34 “CBS Summer Report Card”

On this episode: Billy and Paul record in the same room together and hijinks ensue! Both are proud of their pitches this week, but why does Billy’s pitch cast seem so familiar? And why does Paul’s pitch plot hit so … Continue reading

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Ep 33. “Summer Report Card-ABC”

On this episode, the guys go over ABC and give you the grade it deserves. Also, a long discussion about restaurant pet peeves, find out why Paul hates JR Crickets, and more!

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Ep. 32 “And the winner is…”

On this episode: why does Billy keep saying decorum? Why is Paul so worked up about the last episode? The guys pitch their telenovelas, give out some Boxie awards, and find out who you voted as the best host of … Continue reading

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Boxie Award Poll: Best host of the podcast

Last year, Paul took home the Boxie for best Idiot Box Expert narrowly beating out ‘Other.’ There was also Billy, who came in a distant third. Vote to crown this year’s champion!

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Ep. 31 “A TV Conversation with Brad Tillery

On this episode: With Paul on vacation, Billy calls on Brad Tillery to host the show with him. Like Billy, Brad is a former professional media member and the two have an extended conversation about the state of all things … Continue reading

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Ep. 30 ” Don’t Touch That Dial”

On this episode of the Idiot Box Experts, the guys revisit commercials and delve deeper into the effect that streaming and DVRs have on them. Also, Billy and Paul give their best Disney ride pitches, talk annoying people, and argue … Continue reading

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“The Following: It Didn’t Have One” The Renew/Cancel Special

In this special episode of the Idiot Box Experts, the guys go Network by Network and review the final Renew/Cancel list with you as well as take a peak into the future!

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Ep. 28 “Dawn of Ultron” Feat. Tyler Brenner

On today’s show, the guys give their best used car salesman style pitches, give more terrible impressions and, with help of comic book aficionado Tyler Brenner, they discuss the Marvel and DC universes!!

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Ancona’s Anecdotes “Zimmer Project” With Nathan Porter

We help a friend out with a school project and we wanted to share that with you!! Listen and learn about the man who scored some of your favorite movies all brought to you by Nathan Porter!

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Ep. 27 “Sweeping You Off Your Feet”

On this episode: get out your brooms, it’s time for sweeps! You’ll see why that’s a good thing in our main topic. Also, why is Paul getting personal? Why does Billy want to strike? Hear the pitches for HGTV shows…now … Continue reading

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Ep. 26 “Once More Through the Wringer”

On this episode: The guys get heated in a quick take debate, Paul hasn’t seen any recent movie trailers, and Billy is in an undisclosed location. The guys talk about the 24 hour news cycle’s impact on society, pitch clown … Continue reading

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Mini Episode “#FindBilly”

Billy is off somewhere on this side of the Mississippah; Paul is on his own for an abbreviated episode and he spends about 8 mins with you explain what’s going on and asking to return the Ferris!

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Ep. 25 “Evolution, and now it’s Personal”

On this episode: Can chowder really ruin a friendship? Is Paul sure that HBO really is premium? The guys pitch sequels, fantasy cast the next host of the Daily Show, talk the evolution of television, and much more!  

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