19 Jan SoS Ep 103: The X-Files, Black Lightning and All Your 2018 Superhero & Comic Book TV Shows
Digital Trends’ @RickMarshall drops by to help us pit the best new Comic Book and Superhero related TV shows like The X-Files vs Legion, Black Lightning vs Krypton, New Warriors vs Cloak and Dagger and Jessica Jones vs Luke Cage against each other in one-on-one battle! With so much superhero and sci-fi stuff on the DVR which new series will come out on top?
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Segment 1: What’s the Deal With The Delay Between Seasons?
This segment talks about “the wait”. The wait for new seasons of hit TV shows is driving viewers crazy. Hit’s like Game of Thrones and Stanger Things will not be premiering their new seasons in 2018.
Segment 2: Bringing back Old TV Shows
Is bringing old TV shows giving us what we want? Are they giving us “more” or the “same”? Even though sometimes it IS the same stuff as opposed to new, it is getting views and that’s all that matters. “Nobody cares.”
Segment 3: Trends of TV with Rick Marshall, Black Lightning, X-Files & More
Mike And Hassan ask Rick Marshall, “Are we at a point of over Saturation? when it comes to television “To be honest were seeing some interesting takes on things now.” – (Rick) “I don’t think we’re reaching that over-saturation point as long as people are still thinking outside the box. ” -(Rick)
“If everyone that watched comic book TV shows went into comic stores and bought comic books, there would be no articles out about how the comic book industry is dying.” -(Mike).
Segment 4: Spinning The Racks
What TV shows are hot, what actors are leaving, coming, or staying, what new superheroes are getting their own show?
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