Nothing But Static

This week Dan and Chris discuss the TV Schedule in the UK over Christmas week. Including Still Open All Hours, Doctor Who, QI, Sherlock, Downton Abbey, Bluestone 42 and Gangsta Granny. Catch us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 37._Festive_Telly.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 6:57pm UTC

This week Dan and Chris discuss how the modern culture of binge watching TV shows has changed the way they are written. Plus they discuss xfactor and I'm A Celebrity. Catch us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us on nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 36._Binge_Culture.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 5:11pm UTC

This week Dan and Chris discuss fifty years of time and space and the anniversary episode of Doctor Who in this bumper length episode. Warning: Doctor Who special spoilers inside. Catch us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 35._An_Unearthly_Podcast.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 4:28pm UTC

This week Dan and Chris drag themselves to the microphone after a very long week of shooting to discuss several news stories. Including the announcement of Daredevil and other Marvel heroes coming to TV via Netflix, The Doctor Who 50th trailers and the return of Fresh Meat. Catch us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us on nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 34._Not_So_Fresh_Meat.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 2:03pm UTC

This week Dan and Chris finally discuss the new and returning shows as the American TV season gets into full swing. This episode is bumper length to make up for the lack of an episode last week. Catch us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us on nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 33._The_New_Season_Cometh_Finally.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 11:44am UTC

This week Dan and Chris discuss the final episode of The IT Crowd before comparing the final seasons of Dexter and Breaking Bad in their long promised Finale Showdown. WARNING: SPOILERS. Catch us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 32._Breaking_Dexter.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 11:25am UTC

This week Dan and Chris discuss the start of the new season including the first episode's of Brooklyn Nine Nine, Dad's and Sleepy Hollow. As well as the final episode of the Newsroom, The Walking Dead spin off, AMC dividing the final season of Mad Men and Batfleck. Catch us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 31._Batfleck_Nine-Nine.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 9:49am UTC

This week Dan and Chris forget they're supposed to be recording a podcast and as a result derail it completely. Also, they do eventually get round to discussing some news stories and the relationship between stand up comedy and TV in the UK and US. Catch us on Twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 30._Stand_Up_and_Derail.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 7:04pm UTC

This week Dan and Chris discuss the new shows that most excite them in the upcoming season. As well as the four US shows Channel 4 have picked up and Danny Boyle returning to TV. Also, Dan reveals his thoughts on 'Auf Wiedersehen, Pet'. Catch us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 29._Mischievous_Billingham.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 12:30am UTC

This week Dan and Chris discuss the growing trend of darker protagonists in TV as well as the 12th Doctor casting and whether Chris enjoyed The Last Airbender. Plus Chris returns the favour and sets Dan a challange. Catch us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 28._The_Dark_Protagonist_Rises.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 12:47pm UTC

This week Dan and Chris discuss some exciting news for UK Breaking Bad fan's and other stories including Luther, The Newsroom, True Blood and Community. Also, Dan set's Chris a challange. Catch us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us on nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 27._Honking_Royal_Family_Fan.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 11:21pm UTC

This week Dan and Chris look back at the 9 year run of the US remake of The Office. Warning: They got a little carried away with this retrospective and it ended up being 2 hours long, we'll understand if you don't make it to the end. Catch us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 26._Scranton_Calling.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 4:58pm UTC

This week Dan and Chris discuss the most recent additions to the ever growing list of moody euro drama shows; The Fall and The Returned before the conversation takes an unusual turn to the topic of sexism in TV. Catch us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 25._Euro-drama.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 11:22am UTC

This week Dan and Chris continue to celebrate one year of recording their conversations with the second part of their double episode recaping the year of TV in the style of an award show. Catch us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 24._The_Second_Annual_Static_Awards_Part_Two.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 11:43am UTC

This week Dan and Chris celebrate one year of recording their conversations with a double episode recaping the year of TV in the style of an award show. Welcome to the Second Annual Static Awards. Catch us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 23._The_Second_Annual_Static_Awards_Part_One.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 8:17pm UTC

This week Dan and Chris watch all 15 episodes of the new series of Arrested Development in a single day, while in costume, eating frozen bananas and stopping occasionally to discuss the episodes as they go. Find us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com 

Direct download: 22._Off_The_Hook.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 11:26pm UTC

This week Dan and Chris discuss the recent spout of announcements from networks regarding which shows they have renewed and cancelled for next season as well as which pilots got picked up to series. Find us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 21._Picked_Up_And_Put_Down.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 7:22pm UTC

This week Dan and Chris talk Amazon Instants comedy pilots and whether or not the rise of original streaming content hails the end for traditional broadcast television. Find us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com


This week Dan and Chris analyse the last two weeks of TV news and episodes. Including Life's Too Short, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Hannibal and the ridiculous return of Jonathan Creek. Find us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 19._Almost_Parody.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 10:24am UTC

This week Dan and Chris discuss the Veronica Mars Kickstarter and what that mean's for the rest of your favorite cancelled shows. Also, Chris is devestated to discover quiche does not go very far when split six ways. Find us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us on nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 18._Kickstarted.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 6:08pm UTC

This week Dan and Chris discuss all things UK TV; including Being Human, Broadchurch, Bluestone 42, Doctor Who, Derek and upcoming BBC drama In The Flesh. Find us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us on nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 17._GC-161.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 11:30am UTC

This week Dan and Chris discuss some of the pilots recently commissioned in the states and exactly how doomed they are. Also, Community, Happy Endings, Do No Harm and Up All Night are discussed. Find us on Twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us on nothinbutstatic@gmail.com.

Direct download: 16._Pilot_Inspectors.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 5:04pm UTC

This week Dan and Chris return after a month off to tackle some of the new TV episodes and news that has happened since; while Chris digs himself into a christmas-chutney related hole. Find us on twitter @nothinbutstatic or email us at nothinbutstatic@gmail.com

Direct download: 15._A_Chutney_Related_Hole.mp3
Category:Entertainment and Televison -- posted at: 5:09pm UTC

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