Category Archives: Podcast Episodes

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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Ep. 17 “Listener Appreciation”

This special episode is written by YOU the listener!! Come hear the 3 pitches, theme song, and questions asked by you!

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Ep. 16 “Fall Preview”

On this episode, the guys preview what is to come for this Fall including some reviews of early pilots that have already aired. They also give their most American pitches yet and they let everybody know what is going to … Continue reading

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Ep. 15 “Paid Channel Language”

On this episode, It it the last installment of the report cards and the guys grade HBO, Showtime, and Starz. Listen to what shows they are looking forward too in the fall as well as The Pitch: Cooking Shows!! Please … Continue reading

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Ep. 14 “The Return”

On this episode of the Idiot Box Experts: Does Billy make his return? What gave the hosts a case of the giggles? Hear Paul’s response to some notable TV and Movie questions/quotes, find out what grade last season’s network champ, … Continue reading

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Ep. 13 “Not On My Watch!” Feat. Leah Valvano BSN, RN, EMT-I

On this special episode of the Idiot Box Experts, we have Leah Valvano filling in for Billy while he gets his batteries recharged. We talk powerful women on the screen, medical shows, and find out why Tara Reid’s new fragrance … Continue reading

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Ep. 12 “What Does the Fox Say?”

On this Episode: The guys are back in their respective places and they have “it”. They discuss and grade Fox on their performance as well as what they are giving away, what would Paul remove from this world, what movies … Continue reading

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Ep. 11 “Cable: We Know Very Funny Character Drama”

On this episode of the Idiot Box Experts: Paul and Billy are recording across the table from each other in the same room for the first time. Listen to all their sidetracks, hear their bad student film pitches, and find … Continue reading

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Minicast 3- “Ancona’s Anecdotes ‘Skype-in Show'”

On this Minicast, Paul has our first Skype in show! We talk Sea Turtles, Big Brother, True Blood, and we find out who uses Kangaroo Urine for their hair!!

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Ep. 10 “CBS, Eye of the Beholder”

On this episode of the Idiot Box Experts: What has Paul so tongue-tied? Why is Billy suddenly checking the skies? The guys countdown the best and worst fictional roommates, make their War of Roses pitch, and hand out the CBS … Continue reading

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Ep. 9 “ABC, First Alphabetically, Last in Viewers”

On this episode of the Idiot Box Experts: what has Billy so upset? Is there an impression Paul can’t do? The guys make their pitch, countdown the best and worst fictional TV/Movie jobs, and kickoff their summer report cards with … Continue reading

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The Boxie Awards Pt. 2

Part 2 of The Boxie Awards will not disappoint! We hand out the major hardware for Best Sitcom, Best finale, and Show of the Year! We finish the awards show with our first inductees into the Idiot Box Experts Hall … Continue reading

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The Boxie Awards Pt. 1

We are finally here! This is part 1 of our special awards episode! Lets see who walks away with the coveted Boxie Award. Big winners in the Animated Series, and Best TV Drama plus much more. Also, find out who … Continue reading

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Renew/Cancel Special

On this episode of the Idiot Box Experts: Paul and Billy bring you a bonus episode, the Renew/Cancel Special! The guys recap the fate of all the network shows that were on the bubble at the end of the TV … Continue reading

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Ep. 8 “And Now We’re Gonna Tell You Exactly What’s Happening… WHAMMY!”

On this episode of the Idiot Box Experts: Find out who Paul wants to have dinner with, why a bird and a Twinkie played a pivotal role in the guys’ lives, and what catchphrase you voted as the best in … Continue reading

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Ep 7. “I’ll Show You Late Night My Pretty”

On this episode of the Idiot Box Experts: What will Billy’s funeral be like? Why does Paul like animals on tv so much? The movie villain poll results are revealed, find out which bubble show is the most watched show … Continue reading

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Ep. 6 “How I Wrote Your Script”

On this episode of the Idiot Box Experts: How is Paul using ‘aluminum foil’ to change the world? Why is Billy distraught about the HIMYM finale? Find out what you voted as the worst series finale of all time, what … Continue reading

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Minicast 2- Ancona’s Anecdotes “B-Movies” Feat. Doug

In our 2nd Minicast, Paul debuts Ancona’s Anecdote. He has our very own Doug, from Doug’s “B” Movie review! Listen to find out why he hates Killer Clowns from Outer space,  hear a story that shows how much Doug loves … Continue reading

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Ep. 5 “We’re Not Inclined to Resign to Maturity”

On this episode of the Idiot Box Experts: Why does Billy like Paraguay so much? Find out why Harry Potter and Star Wars fans are fighting over this weeks poll question. The guys make what they call their most controversial … Continue reading

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Ep. 4 “We’ve Been Framed?”

On this episode of the Idiot Box Experts: Does Paul have an alter ego? See what the survey says when the guys break down television’s best and weirdest game shows. Find out which popular TV show was renewed for 3 … Continue reading

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Minicast 1-As the Ferris Wheel Turns: “Ratings”

In the first ever Idiot Box Experts Minicast, Billy explains exactly how television ratings work and why you should care about them. If you’d rather read it than listen to it, then here’s a brief synopsis (But trust us, it’ll … Continue reading

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Ep. 3 “Spin Move”

On this episode the guys pitch their Toy Story Spin-off, argue about Saved By the Bell, discuss the formula for successful Spin-offs, reveal why Billy’s at war with the birds, and much more!!

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Ep. 2 “Thirst for Firsts”

This week the guys countdown their top TV theme songs of all time as well as reveal their Lifetime pitches. They talk about the  strong crop of first year TV shows and what they need to do to establish themselves … Continue reading

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Ep. 1 “The Pilot”

Today the guys go over some of the best sitcoms from the 1990s through today, as well as some of your favorites. They also discuss how TV pilots work. Lastly, Billy and Paul also finally show off their first TV … Continue reading

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