Posted by: JoanieCan'tDance | December 1, 2009

SYTYCD – Top 10

We are finally to the top 10 dancers. I am excited, because this is where I start to pay attention. It seems like when there are more dancers I can never remember who is who.

Tonight the contestants change partners. They will draw a name out of the hat each week to find out who their partner will be. Another major change this week is that the judges do not have the final say as who goes anymore. It is all based off votes, and you vote for the individual dancer not the couple. The last change is that each dancer will each perform a solo.

So, let’s get to it… Read More…

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Posted by: JoeOnTheTube | December 1, 2009

TVontheDVD- December 1st

WOW, it’s December already.  I love this time of year.  Here are not much in the way of TVontheDVD releases this week, but there is at least one gem.

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Posted by: JoeOnTheTube | November 29, 2009

Times They Are A Changin’

We’re updating our look here at JoeOnTheTube.  Other than that nothing is really changing, just hosting the site ourselves so that we can make it more of our own without the restrictions of WordPress.com.

If you read the site on an RSS reader or if you have it bookmarked, you will have to change them.  From now on we will just be at HTTP://WWW.JOEONTHETUBE.COM

Big things are coming.  See you on the other side!

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Posted by: JoeOnTheTube | November 28, 2009

Top Ten TV Series of the Decade from The Hollywood Reporter

Yesterday I read this article from the Hollywood Reporter.  As this decade comes to a close I’m sure that we will start seeing a lot more of these types of lists.  I personally love lists and I’ve been thinking about doing my top ten of the decade for a while now.  First, since I think Barry Garron’s list is pretty damn good I’m going to re-post it with my comments (which are in italics).  Look out for JoeOnTheTube’s Top 10 of the Decade list tomorrow.

10. MODERN FAMILYABC, 2009-present: Now I love Modern Family, but with only 9 episodes under it’s belt it’s too early to put among the 10 best shows of the decade.  In a few years I might look back and admit I was wrong, but I couldn’t include it.
9. LOST-ABC, 2004-present: I have to agree will this one.  Even with a season or two that were stinkers Lost has kept me coming back again and again.  For me it really all hinges on the upcoming season.  It is ends well then It should be there, but if it doesn’t it could knock it off my list.
8. 24-Fox, 2001-present: Another solid pick in my opinion. Like Lost it’s had some seasons that were less than stellar, but it did introduce us to one of TV’s great heroes, Jack Bauer.
7. 30 ROCKNBC, 2006-present: Once again, dead on.  One of the funniest and most clever shows on TV.
6. MAD MEN-AMC, 2007-present: I;m on the fence about Mad Men being on this list.  I’m going to have to think long and hard about including it in my top 10.
5. DAMAGESFX, 2007-present: Not really a fan of Damages.  Wouldn’t make my top 20.
4. THE SHIELD-FX, 2002-08: I missed out on The Shield, but I’ve never heard anything but great things about it so I can understand why it would be on someone’s list.
3. CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASMHBO, 2000-present: Yes, Yes, Yes
2. THE WEST WING– NBC, 1999-2006: Another one that I missed the boat on.  I was in college when West Wing, and not really interested in this type of series so I never watched it.  It will be on many top ten lists I’m sure.  I love Aaron Sorkin (Sports Night would be in my top 10 of all time), so I’m sure this show was great.
1. THE SOPRANOS-HBO, 1999-2007: No surprises here.  Maybe one of the greatest shows of all time.

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Posted by: JoeOnTheTube | November 27, 2009

Big Love Season 4 Promo

I’ve already talked about how excited I am that Big Love is returning for it’s 4th season of January 10.  I’m sure all of you are just as excited.  To help ease that excitement, here is the promo that HBO has been running for the upcoming season.  Enjoy!!

 

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Posted by: JoeOnTheTube | November 26, 2009

JoeOnTheTube- What We Are Thankful For

Happy Slapsgiving, or Thanksgiving everyone.  At this time every year the writers of JoeOnTheTube get together in one post and talk about what they are thankful for as far as TV goes.  I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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  • I’m thankful for Lost.  It has survived long enough to come to its natural conclusion.  Most serialized TV shows get cancelled before their time and an ending is simply fabricated.  Let’s hope they end this right.
  • I’m thankful for being able to pause live TV.  I can start an American Idol results show 2/3 of the way through, skip past all of the filler and still catch the ending right along with the rest of the world.

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  • This year I am thankful for Psych, How I Met Your Mother, The Office & 30 Rock for making me laugh; All the Real Housewife’s for sharing all the crazy drama; and to SYTYCD for the entertainment. I am also thankful for my DVR. Without you, I would never get to enjoy all of my favorite shows.

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  • The return of Curb Your Enthusiasm. The near-heroic levels of sarcasm on this show warm my heart. It’s been nice to see the Seinfeld cast again too, but Larry’s the true star of the show.
  • I’m not sure who gave the programming controls to the Metalheads out there, but I’d like to buy them a shot of Jagermeister. VH1’s That Metal Show and Fuse’s Talking Metal are standouts of the resurgence. Rawk!
  • Via Netflix, I’m catching up on Dexter. I totally missed it the first time around due to my lack of Showtime. This show is dark and dirty, and did I mention the main character has very few redeeming qualities? I can see why the networks were so afraid of this show. Dig it.
  • The wife is thrilled to have a second helping of So You Think You Can Dance this fall. And, as you married guys know, it’s good to have a happy wifey. Read More…

Well everyone else is jumping on this bandwagon and posting the Muppets Bohemian Rhapsody, so I might as well post it for my viewers as well.

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While I think that one is great, I’m a big fan of this as well.  Pretty much anything CollegeHumor does is great.

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Posted by: JoeOnTheTube | November 25, 2009

In Case You Missed It- Paula Dean Hit In The Face With A Frozen Ham

I figured I might as well post it since it’s popping up all over the net.  At some charity event Paula Dean was loading hams into a van and she was accidently hit in the face with one.  Poor Paula Dean.

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Posted by: JoeOnTheTube | November 25, 2009

Bubba Is Going to Be Running CTU- 24 Season 8 Cast Photo

As we’ve previously reported 24 returns for it’s 8th season on January 24th with a 2-night 4-hour event.  We knew that the show was moving to New York City this season, and we knew that there were going to be new cast members, but we didn’t know much else aside from that.  Here is the official promo cast shot for season 8 of 24.  The photo features new cast members Katee Sackhoff, Freddie Prinze, Jr, Anil Kapoor, Chris Diamantopoulos, Mykelti Williamson, and John Boyd.

Mykelti Williams, who is most well known for playing Bubba Blue in Forrest Gump will be the head of the newly reorganized CTU.  Sounds good. I feel like shrimp for lunch.

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Posted by: JoeOnTheTube | November 25, 2009

Sons of Anarchy- The Culling

Tonight I held my sleeping newborn son while I watched Sons of Anarchy.  It doesn’t get any better than that now does it.  Tonight’s episode of Sons of Anarchy, The Culling just blew me away.  It was so amazing.  I know the finale is going to be great, but I don’t know if it could get much better than it did tonight. Lots of stuff happened tonight to move the story along so bear with me in this recap.  I normally don’t go into this much depth, but it was so good I don’t want to leave anything out.

Looks like the Sons of Anarchy are getting ready for war.  SAMCRO has gotten everyone important to them into the clubhouse and put it on lock down.  They don’t want any of their families or friends hurt in what’s about to happen.  They’ve also brought in some outside charters to help them out.  In the chapel they run down the plan to get their guns, clear Chibs with Jimmy O, and turn Weston and others against Zobele.  They are organized and they are ready.  They briefly discuss Half-Sac after they find out that his body rejected the implant.  It’s good to see Clay with such a clear head all of a sudden.

Jax, Opie, and Juice go to tell Weston about Zobele’s dealings with the Mayans.  Of course Weston is pissed about Jax busting in his house and messing with his sons.  He also has no idea that Jax and the Sons know about what he did to Gemma.

Chibs meets his wife Fiona at a park and he tells her that he wants to get her out since the ATF is aware of Jimmy O and they are planning to take him down.  Clay has arranged for the Belfast charter of SOA to watch out for Chibs daughter.  While the two share a brief moment in the bathroom at the park, she doesn’t seem sure about leaving.  Clay and Bobby meet with Jimmy O and tell him that it’s really the Hayes’ who’ve turned on the Irish, they give him photos that Unser took from the ATF as proof.

Back at the clubhouse Gemma and Tara are sitting at the bar when a “croweater” offers Tara some coffee.  At first she refuses, but Gemma insists that she needs to take advantage of it.  She tells her that people need to show her respect in Charming, since she’s Jax Teller‘s old lady.

Clay and Jax meet with the Niners and the Asians.  They explain that they have a common enemy, Zobele.  They hatch a plan to wipe out Zobele and the Mayans wich is good business for all.

Weston finds Zobele’s drug house and busts in killing the two workers and Ule after he tells Weston that the guns went to the Mexicans, corroborating what Jax told him.  Back at the club house Chuckie has resurfaced with burns from the Cara Cara fire.  He agrees to file a report that Weston torched the studio and is sent outside while the grown-up talk shop.

Over at the IRA safe house Polly is leaving and Agent Stahl heads in to talk to Edward.  She warns him that if he doesn’t give up Jimmy O she will “bury him.”

Polly arrives at the cigar shop and Weston bust in with some of his Aryan Brotherhood goons and pulls a gun on Zobele for betraying the cause.  Polly pulls a gun on Weston and Zobele is able to calm them all down enough to at least put down the guns.  Weston is pissed and is starting to get a little irrational.  He’s playing right into SAMCRO’s hands.  Zobele tells his daughter to call Hale and get some cops over to watch her and the store while he goes for more new protection.  Weston arrives at the Charming PD as his sons are being taken away by social services since he left them alone in a house with loaded firearms.  Jax, Opie and Juice show up and set up a time for a fight between the ten best of Weston’s crew and the ten best of Jax’s, no weapons.

Inside the police department Hale tells Chief Unser about the killings that Weston committed and he thinks it’s SAMCRO’s work.  Unser tells him that it isn’t, and it doesn’t matter anyway since it didn’t take place in their jurisdiction.  At that pint Hale notices Chuckie and asks why he’s there.  Unser informs him that he witnessed who burned down CaraCara.  Hale has a tail put on Jax and Clay.

Gemma and Tara are out running errands and have a little heart to heart about their roles in life.  Tara’s role is healing and Gemma’s is to be a fierce mother.  Read More…

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