Category Archives: Podcast Episodes

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 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. 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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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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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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Ep. 24 “Coming to an ITunes Near You” Feat. Devon Dalton

On this episode: the guys welcome in Devon Dalton as a guest host to talk crossovers, pitches, and classroom pranks. Why does Paul want to bring a Farmers Almanac time traveling? Why does Billy’s pitch sound oddly familiar and have … Continue reading

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Ep. 23 “Crossing Over with Idiots”

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Mini-Episode “How Quickly They Forget-A Super Bowl Special”

On this special mini-cast episode, what has Billy so fired up? Why does Paul seemingly agree and disagree with him at the same time? The guys take the media to task over their questionable journalism ethics, plus they break down … Continue reading

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“Best of” Season 1 Pt 2

Here you go! The final installment of the ‘Best of’ from 2014! They guys are back in two weeks with fresh material, announcements, and we will see if Rodrigo will shine in 2015!

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Renew/Cancel Bonus Episode

We have a bonus episode that you do not want to miss. Billy and Paul talk early renew/cancel news and projections as well as a look at some key premier dates you may want to write down.

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“Best Of” Season 1 Pt. 1

On this episode: We take a look back at the best of season 1. The guys lead into some of their favorite segments from the first year. Listen back to the best channel surfing with the experts segments, find out … Continue reading

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Ep. 22 “‘Season Finale: Merry Viewer and a Happy New Listener!”

On this episode of The Idiot Box Experts: The guys unwrap their countdown of the best Christmas movies, eulogize the Colbert Report, and pitch their Christmas movies. They talk about Sony pulling The Interview, Paul quotes Billy back to himself, … Continue reading

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Ep. 21 “Other Wasn’t Available” Feat. Julie Ferris

In this episode we go the full Ferris with Billy and his sister Julie as they discuss the holidays as well as Hallmark Christmas movies. Billy also give us an update with  the Renew/Cancel news.

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Ep. 20 “Time for Sale”

In this milestone episode the guys talk about great opening sequences, Billy may need therapy, and they talk about the effectiveness of commercials.

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Ep. 19 “Cutting the Cord” Feat. Michael J. Moore, Esq. LDO NCLE ABO

On this episode of the Idiot Box Experts: Is Alaska bigger than Louisiana? What do the guys say about the video they owe you? Find out the best karaoke songs, hear their Sci-fy pitches, plus the guys welcome in a … Continue reading

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Ep. 18 “The Strait Man (Not that there is anything wrong with that)”

On this episode of the Idiot Box Experts; The guys talk about sitcoms, scary movies, and give their pitches of original hero’s. This pitch does have a twist and things could get ugly.

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