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Forum: HDTV Programming   03-27-2017, 07:10 AM
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That's an intriguing closing scene: Quinn...

That's an intriguing closing scene: Quinn readying a revenge shot after summoning Carrie--for some oddball reason--to squint at his target though his rifle scope (photo in the NYT recap...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-20-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 6,292
Posted By John Mason
"Hedge Fund Titan’s Surefire Bet Turns Into a $4...

"Hedge Fund Titan’s Surefire Bet Turns Into a $4 Billion Loss" (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/19/business/william-ackman-pershing-valeant.html?ref=business). Today's NY Times business-news item...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-20-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,539
Views: 120,744
Posted By John Mason
Yes, dialog does get a bit sappy at times, as the...

Yes, dialog does get a bit sappy at times, as the NYT recap (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/19/arts/television/homeland-recap-season-6-episode-9.html) details. The president elect's coffee fest with...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-13-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,539
Views: 120,744
Posted By John Mason
Quinn bopped the dude spying on Carrie from near...

Quinn bopped the dude spying on Carrie from near her home with a tire iron. Seems to have ticked the guy off; (he's called "Watch Cap Man" in this NYT recap...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-27-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2,539
Views: 120,744
Posted By John Mason
Getting better all the time. Expected to see...

Getting better all the time. Expected to see alien insects emerging from the ears of folks Carrie's new FBI (ex-) friend ran into. ;-) NYT recap...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-23-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By John Mason
The jungle hacking trip had foreboding warnings...

The jungle hacking trip had foreboding warnings from another local expert about being eaten by mosquitoes (or wild boars) or 5-second flash-flood sound warnings.So the wilderness hacker devised an...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-20-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,539
Views: 120,744
Posted By John Mason
Nice location shooting at Carrie's brownstone...

Nice location shooting at Carrie's brownstone home, outlined in a add-on snippet to episode 5. Action, good cinematography, plus a humorous NYT recap headline...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-16-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By John Mason
Science: "Hacking the Wild"

Discovery's "Hacking the Wild" (http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/hacking-the-wild/hacking-the-wild-videos/escaping-this-thick-mud-is-no-easy-task/) seemed a little overboard in the promos. A...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-15-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 6,292
Posted By John Mason
‘Billions’ Season 2 Premiere: Neanderthals (...

‘Billions’ Season 2 Premiere: Neanderthals ( https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/10/arts/television/billions-season-2-episode-1-premiere-recap.html?rref=collection%2Fspotlightcollection%2Ftv-recaps). New...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-14-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,539
Views: 120,744
Posted By John Mason
Goody. Looks like the fictional explosion missed...

Goody. Looks like the fictional explosion missed my home. News this morning (Flynn's departure) was delivered as: don't mess with D.C. intelligence and other agencies. There's an implication some of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-13-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,934
Posted By John Mason
Went through all 8 episodes and the first...

Went through all 8 episodes and the first foretold how good this season would be. Wow, the French detective, who also stars in season 1, is the ultimate in persistence. Even his anesthesiologist...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-12-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,934
Posted By John Mason
^^^Watched season 2, episode 1 yesterday, after a...

^^^Watched season 2, episode 1 yesterday, after a 2nd search in Starz's premium-channel folder. Looks like it's a fantastic series addition, especially after the episode ending. Thanks for the news...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-10-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,767
Posted By John Mason
Series 3 final episode showed Fowler, a Maine...

Series 3 final episode showed Fowler, a Maine boat builder, winning after ~87 days--with a jaw-dropping 73-pound weight loss. Of the two women left, Callie North's body mass index fell one point...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-03-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,767
Posted By John Mason
An episode that showed periodic medical visits...

An episode that showed periodic medical visits after all. That's what knocked Dave out, despite his protests he had food (dried fish). But he stored it away and apparently starved himself badly...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-30-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,539
Views: 120,744
Posted By John Mason
Kind of expected Quinn, as his health improved,...

Kind of expected Quinn, as his health improved, to have a 'conversation' with the dude that smashed him with a gun when he was in worse shape. Rememberd his violence in an earlier episode with the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-30-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,732
Posted By John Mason
News to me Sunday's show was the season final...

News to me Sunday's show was the season final until reading it in a review (NYT recap...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-27-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,767
Posted By John Mason
At 70+ days Callie finally did tap out, leaving...

At 70+ days Callie finally did tap out, leaving four. She just had enough. The dude with the hunting bow is so weakened by hunger he couldn't string his bow to hunt boar. One woman put together two...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-23-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,732
Posted By John Mason
Season 3, Episode 9: The Truth About Gunther...

Season 3, Episode 9: The Truth About Gunther (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/22/arts/television/the-affair-season-3-episode-9-recap.html) NYT recap. Yeah, a bit spooky at times if Noah's...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-23-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 9,968
Posted By John Mason
Espn2 is delivering the tennis 2017 Australian...

Espn2 is delivering the tennis 2017 Australian Open in its 720p (converted to 1080p by my 65" Panny plasma). Tennis Channel delivers lots of duplicate rounds at 1080i via my Verizon FIOS, and some...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-23-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,539
Views: 120,744
Posted By John Mason
‘Homeland’ Season 6, Episode 2: Carrie Is Back to...

‘Homeland’ Season 6, Episode 2: Carrie Is Back to Her Old Self, Bending Rules...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-21-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,767
Posted By John Mason
Callie didn't tap out but instead used her herb...

Callie didn't tap out but instead used her herb know-how to apply a stronger poultice and brew special tea. Seemed to have helped her spider bites and gland swellings. A few others have tapped out so...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-16-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2,539
Views: 120,744
Posted By John Mason
‘Homeland’ Season 6, Episode 1: Carrie’s a...

‘Homeland’ Season 6, Episode 1: Carrie’s a Civilian — and a Brooklynite (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/15/arts/television/homeland-season-6-episode-1-carries-a-civilian-and-a-brooklynite.html). NYT...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-16-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,732
Posted By John Mason
Cole devised a plausible story why he was near...

Cole devised a plausible story why he was near Noah's home when the nearly fatal throat slashing occurred: He claimed a visit to the N.J hospital Alison stayed at for 6 months when she nearly lost...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-14-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,539
Views: 120,744
Posted By John Mason
'"Review: A Transfer of Power in ‘Homeland.’...

'"Review: A Transfer of Power in ‘Homeland.’ Situation Normal, for Now." (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/13/arts/television/review-a-transfer-of-power-in-homeland-situation-normal-for-now.html). NYT...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-13-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,767
Posted By John Mason
With contest days in the 40s, looks like several...

With contest days in the 40s, looks like several spider bites (http://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/infected-spider-bites-torment-callie-on-alone-as-contestant-taps-out/) caused survivalist...
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