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|Posted by: CelticRose 18-Feb-2007, 01:00 AM|
| I have many favorite TV shows. Probably would take up the whole space here. LOL
Here is a miniscule of my list.
1. Desperate housewives....mystery, drama and much comedy!
2. Grey's Anatomy...drama with mystery and comedy
3. American Idol! I can't believe people think they can sing! LOL
4. Survivor...love the personality dynamics
5. Big Brother...same as above
6. The Amazing Race. ....the personality dynamics and all the places they get to visit.
7. Ugly Betty! I absolute love this show and everything about it!
8. 48 Hours Mystery. While I really love this show it appears that most of the programs are about spouses killing one another!
9. Boston Legal: the two lawyers are hilarious to me!
10. Nancy Grace
Shows I do not like:
1. Most comedy sitcoms....to silly for me.
2. Rome on HBO. Thought I would love this but when I heard actors using 21st century language, that really turned me off. I am a history buff and prude.
3. Deadwood. I really wanted to enjoy this show but the bad language is beyond what I would expect how people really spoke in the 19thc. Perhaps they did, but regardless if they did or not, it really turned me off.
4. Used to be a dedicated Saturday Night Live fan. What the heck happened? it is no longer funny!
|Posted by: Lady of the Loch 19-Feb-2007, 11:01 AM|
| hmm, this is a toughy
Shows I like: (not in any particular order)
2.) bad girls
3.) most haunted
4.) ghost Whisperer
5.) the office
6.) my name is earl
8.) las vegas
Those are the only ones I watch through the week.
I don't know if there are any real shows I don't like
|Posted by: j Padraig moore 20-Feb-2007, 06:38 AM|
| Favorites - typically any crime drama
1. Law & Order
2. L&O CI
3. L&O SVU
We also watch 24, mostly for my wife (I don't really like, although there is a quote from it on my sig line).
Least favorites, hard to say. If I don't like 'em, I don't watch 'em!
|Posted by: Emmet 20-Feb-2007, 07:40 AM|
The vast majority of programming I find painfully insipid.
I can't stand "reality shows", I find sitcoms too stupid for words, I couldn't possibly care less about Paris Hilton, Brittany Spears, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, or Anna Nicole Smith, and dramas I find deeply disturbing; what does it say about a culture that finds sexual assault and child molestation, mass murder, and graphic images of mutilated decomposing corpses entertaining?
Go get some exercise and fresh air. Read a book, make something, play music, go to a coffeehouse or pub and have a conversation with someone. Pretty much anything would be a better use of your time, and healthier for you mentally, spiritually, and physically.
|Posted by: John Clements 20-Feb-2007, 08:49 AM|
| TV is a double edge sword, and it’s probably the reason we’re now fat and stupid. Just the way “Big Brother” wants us to be. Take the show 24 for example. To me it’s just propaganda, or to scare us into buying something that you don’t need.
Of course that’s not to say that I don’t watch TV, but very selectively. Hey… Does anyone remember Sea Hunt; it was my favorite show at the time.
|Posted by: valpal 59 20-Feb-2007, 09:28 AM|
| Grey's Anatomy
Dancing With The Stars
Brothers and Sisters
|Posted by: j Padraig moore 21-Feb-2007, 10:55 AM|
Oh, never mind...
...my brain is rotted...
|Posted by: Roberto Phoenix 21-Feb-2007, 09:27 PM|
| Dr Who is the only one I try not to miss. Other than that I usually watch the Daily Show or the History channel. My wife usually has the TV tied up to the WB watching Charmed and all the others that follow it (Law & Order, etc). I'm usually on the internet. Can't stand any of the teen-scratch that-family shows that make men, especially fathers, look like idiots (Disney loves these programs) who couldn't find their bums if their mental superior wives didn't show them where they were. The Simpsons is the only exception to that rule. But I suppose we had it coming for all those George and Gracie shows.
At least the internet can't rot my br...ohh smilies!!!
|Posted by: haynes9 21-Feb-2007, 11:26 PM|
| Hey, John, I remember Sea Hunt. Actually thought that was a pretty cool show.
I admit it. What little TV I watch includes American Idol. Love Simon. What can I say?
Truth is, if I can watch anything I want, give me that classic Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck stuff. I'm telling you, Mel Blanc never gets the credit he was due for his amazing vocalization work. Numero Uno!
|Posted by: CelticRose 22-Feb-2007, 11:52 PM|
| I very much enjoy, American Idol. I sooooooo love Simon Cowell. He is honest, straightforward, does not patronize and tells it like it is...his opinion. Take it or leave it! I respect that in people as you always know where you stand with folks like that.
Oh I loved Sea Hunt! Terrific show!
|Posted by: John Clements 23-Feb-2007, 08:19 AM|
| Anyone who can remember the original Sea Hunt TV show… must be in the prime of their lives. That is to say that they can remember the show, but can’t remember what they had for breakfast.
Have fun today, no matter how serious it get.
|Posted by: ballydun 25-Feb-2007, 11:41 PM|
| I don't watch much TV. Well not anything for "grown-ups" anyway. Disney and ABC fasmily are on a lot around here.
I do watch Court TV when I can as well as any forensic themed shows. If I could that would be a really cool job...well, if you didn't have to deal with bodies and blood and that stuff. Maybe a forensic Phychiatrist would be interesting.
|Posted by: Lady of the Loch 26-Feb-2007, 07:52 AM|
lol, your house sounds like mine. I have had enough of the Disney Channel's "The suite life of zach and cody "and "that's so raven" to last a lifetime, but the kids really seem to enjoy it!
|Posted by: TheCarolinaScotsman 26-Feb-2007, 10:04 AM|
Yeah, but what hurts is when you explain that Lloyd Bridges was Beau's and Jeff's father and "they" say, "Who are Beau Bridges and Jeff Bridges?"
|Posted by: stevenpd 26-Feb-2007, 04:31 PM|
Agreed. The only one that I really watch any longer is "24", other than that I don't know much more of what is on.
|Posted by: stevenpd 26-Feb-2007, 04:34 PM|
Always enjoyed Lloyd Bridges in "Sea Hunt." Especially with the old twin hose regulators.
|Posted by: Emmet 26-Feb-2007, 07:37 PM|
Not only do I remember Sea Hunt, my first SCUBA training was with a Nimrod single stage ("twin hose") regulator, a steel tank with a J valve, steel back plate and canvas straps, and no BCD or pressure gauge. We used the US Navy tables, a wrist-mounted depth gauge and a wristwatch.
|Posted by: Macfive 26-Feb-2007, 09:31 PM|
| About a year ago we got rid of cable and just subscribe to a 9.95 life line with about 35 channels. The kids hated it at first, but then they started doing more stuff together like playing games, game cube and sitting down and watching a DVD movie together.
Now we are taking the money we are saving and buying DVD box sets.
Maybe we are a little strange, but we are watching Little House on the Praire, Full House, Leave it to Beaver, Sponge Bob sets. I plan on ordering a few Next Generation seasons and hope to get the full original Star Trek Set sometime.
Probably someday we will get full cable back, but for now it seems better we don't have 300 channels to choose from as the kids have found other things to do!
|Posted by: haynes9 26-Feb-2007, 10:50 PM|
I hate it when you're right, but you're right !
But I'm sure whatever I had for breakfast was good!
|Posted by: John Clements 27-Feb-2007, 10:35 AM|
| Dear stevenpd and Emmet,
Back when Sea Hunt was on TV. My friend Rich and I were diving with single hose regulators. You know the kind with the regulator at the mouth piece. I thought it was great regulator, because it would automatically force you to the surface, when your air supply was running low.
Of course we didn’t have much money so we always had to improvise, as far as the rest of our equipment was concerned. Take my depth gage example. It was simply a forty foot line attached to an inflated tier floating at the surface. Of course the tier had a net and dive flag attached to it. We also did a lot of experimentation, like eating banners, and drinking fresh water, from squeeze bottles, while diving. When diving at night, we just put flash lights into a preserve jars. It wasn’t the best but it worked.
Once we even went diving under some sheet ice, out on Long Island. I remember pouring heated water from a canteen into the necks of our wet suits, to reduce the shock of entering the icy water.
Back then you could a great deal on a wet suit, by mail order. You sent them your measurements, and they would send you a wet suit, that you then glued together. Come to think of it, I never had a wet suit that fit so well.
Those were the days my friends, those were the days.
|Posted by: CelticRose 28-Feb-2007, 06:01 PM|
|Watched a new show last night called, "Are you Smarter than a Fifth Grader?" I was really suprised by how many us adults did not know the answers to these questions. I really loved the show cause you get to learn so much........stuff you should have learned in fifth grade! I couldn't believe people didn't know what month Columbus Day was! Even my own hubby didn't know! LOL|
|Posted by: TheCarolinaScotsman 28-Feb-2007, 08:30 PM|
|This is the month that WUNC-TV (North Carolina's Public TV station) has its fund raising drive. They always have some good specials. Tonight is two different programs of Celtic Women.|
|Posted by: stevenpd 28-Feb-2007, 09:23 PM|
They are two good shows! I love watching and listening, especially Mairead, dancing around playing her fiddle like a Puck playing in the forest. Enjoy!
|Posted by: TheCarolinaScotsman 28-Feb-2007, 10:25 PM|
|Found out that Celtic Woman will be in concert in Raleigh, NC two nights: March 30 and 31.|
|Posted by: Gwynhwyvar 20-Jul-2007, 02:39 PM|
| I remember Sea Hunt and watching it when I was small. I always enjoyed watching it with my dad. Do you remember "Have Gun Will Travel"? My all time favorite t.v. show (I posted this on another CR forum) was "The Addams Family".
As for t.v. today - I don't care for it too much. I have people always asking me if I had seen a certain t.v. show, I tell always them no. Most t.v. today is vulgar and toally uncreative. Plus, I would rather spend my time either listening to CR, reading, doing something artsy, or spending time with husband and kids.
|Posted by: TandVh 20-Jul-2007, 04:55 PM|
| Lost in Space- !!!
Robot was soo cooool
We all hated Dr. Smith
And, as kids, we all wanted to be like Will-
|Posted by: j Padraig moore 20-Jul-2007, 09:49 PM|
| Danger Will Robinson!
|Posted by: Robert Phoenix 22-Jul-2007, 10:36 PM|
|Who wants to be a Superhero-season 2 starts this Thrusday on Sci fi network. The first season was pretty good and surprisely addicting. Never did see the movie that the winner was suppose to have made with his character.|
|Posted by: Donajhi 29-Aug-2007, 01:53 PM|
|Love BBC's "How Clean is Your House?"|
|Posted by: Nova Scotian 11-Sep-2007, 05:43 PM|
|I remember during my Nova Scotia summers having only two channels on the tube. I think those were the days to remember. Now a days up there everyone has a dish. I miss those days up there. We always found something to do. Even now when I'm there I watch little to no TV. It seems that most of the TV viewing I do is at the FD.|
|Posted by: aschsmom 13-Sep-2007, 11:53 AM|
|I watch very little television. Why bother, when most of it's dreck, and there's about a million other more interesting, worthwhile things to do. I say that now, but as winter closes in, and we find ourselves housebound by wild weather and road closures I'll watch a bit more, but not much more. Now that I've said that, I must confess I've a terrible weakness for "24". It's a wonderful way to pass an hour, a great ride, and so much better than the other shows out there. I also have a married woman crush on Kiefer Sutherland. A great actor, that one, not to mention a humble Canadian lad. I can't wait for January and season seven.|
|Posted by: deckers 14-Sep-2007, 01:38 PM|
| A few favorites for me:
2. Family Guy
3. The Office
5. 30 Rock
Also, speaking of Scottish television (were we?) I've recently started watching Monarch of the Glen on DVD. I have the first six seasons on DVD, and my wife and I love it.
And for those of you who remember me from 2005, I'm back!! Howdy to the folks I remember, Carolina Scotsman, Maisky, Irish Stepper, etc. (And if I missed your name, I have an excuse -- it's been 2 friggin' years!!)
|Posted by: cylassie 16-Sep-2007, 08:08 AM|
TV rots your brain.
AMEN, AMEN And AMEN! I went 20 years without TV in my home and only have it now because my father moved in and had to have his cable.
So, now I will watch the History Channel, Mythbusters and Good Eats.
I teach Physics and Chemistry so Mythbuster and Good Eats are MY style!!!! Jamie and Adam do PHYSICS and Alton Brown does CHEMISTRY in the kitchen.
I somehow discovered BBC series that are off the air now, but I watch on DVD -
BalleyKissAngel (English Priest in Irish Town) and Monarch of the Glen (Young Laird of Glen Bogle, Clan Mac Donald), enjoyed them very much.
When I need a laugh I try to catch Reba - I can relate . . .
|Posted by: ogdenmusic 03-Oct-2007, 10:00 PM|
| I agree most of the programs on TV/Cable are junk and not worth watching. With PBS programs being the exception.
However being a sport junky my favorites are
ESPN, ESPN2 ESPNU, ESPN Classics, FOX Sports
|Posted by: gcw57 03-Oct-2007, 10:51 PM|
| I like Scrubs, Corner Gas, Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmares (language notwithstanding), NCIS and many others. I always want to be watching the Vancouver Canucks play and watch sports recap programs, too.
I confess that of the reality series the only ones I watch are Survivor & Amazing Race but that's mainly because I'm a travel twit and love to see other parts of the world. I have a great many documentaries about Ireland and enjoy the old movies, so I can almost always find something to look at if I try hard enough!
|Posted by: aschsmom 15-Oct-2007, 08:34 AM|
|Hello everyone. I just wanted to recommend "The Tudors" to you, especially if you're a history geek, as am I. It runs on the CBC on Tuesday nights. Tonight, Henry VIII meets Anne Boleyn. Oooooh, we all know where this is heading, don't we!|
|Posted by: aschsmom 15-Oct-2007, 10:58 AM|
|Good Lord, I must be losing what's left of my marbles. What I SHOULD have said was tomorrow night Henry VIII meets poor Anne Boleyn.|
|Posted by: maggiemahone1 30-Oct-2007, 06:10 PM|
| Here lately I've been watching alot of Sesame Street, Barney, Clifford The Big Red Dog, Dora and Diego!!!
|Posted by: gwenlee 30-Oct-2007, 08:45 PM|
| I don't like reality shows and I'm glad I don't have to watch children programs. After 4 kids you get your fill. I love history channel
|Posted by: Lil 30-Nov-2007, 05:01 AM|
| I don't watch a whole lot of tv either, although it is on most of the time, its usually on low, so it's just kind of there. When I watch TV, I tend to watch either the History Channel, or Sci-Fi and Food network. I love 24 and would love to watch it regularly, but with a hubby who won't hand over the remote after he gets home, and channel surfs constantly, it's hard to get into anything.
I used to watch Nip/Tuck, but it got WAY too weird and I just couldn't take it, lol.
The movie that the winner of "Who Wants To Be a Superhero" made? Dreck. It was awful. Sometimes Sci-Fi makes good movies, but most of the time, they're just baaaaaaaaad, and I have way less tolerance for B movies than I used to.
The shows I like are,
NCIS (Love love love Mark Harmon)
CSI Miami, NY and the Original (thank goodness for Reruns, lol)
Just about anything on History or Food, the Barbarians (I think that's right) was awesome, at least what I got to see of it.
These days, I don't watch much in the daytime, usually too busy playing with our new granddaughter, Samantha.
|Posted by: DesertRose 05-Feb-2013, 12:25 PM|
| Still rotting my brain with TV, but my taste in what I watch has changed...lol
I love The Tudors and Downton Abbey.
|Posted by: Robert Phoenix 09-Feb-2013, 01:04 PM|
|Been watching Downton Abby, Doctor Who, and Big Bang Theory. My wife watched a couple of BBT shows and went out and bought all the DVD's. At least it got her away from NCIS for a while.|
|Posted by: j Padraig moore 06-Mar-2013, 10:56 AM|
Interesting to came back to this thread six years later. The only show I am continuing to rot my brain with on my list is LO: SVU.
Admittedly I still watch way too much TV. Now it is mostly Blue Bloods, the Middle, Modern Family, reruns of Big Bang Theory. Although I do not have, I have seen and like Rizzoli & Isles. We bought Seasons 1 & 2 on DVD.
|Posted by: j Padraig moore 06-Mar-2013, 10:58 AM|
Interesting to came back to this thread six years later. The only show I am continuing to rot my brain with on my list is LO: SVU.
Admittedly I still watch way too much TV. Now it is mostly Blue Bloods, the Middle, Modern Family, reruns of Big Bang Theory. Although I do not have cable, I have seen and like Rizzoli & Isles. We bought Seasons 1 & 2 on DVD.
|Posted by: Shadows 06-Mar-2013, 12:25 PM|
| Big Bang Theroy
Mike and Molly ( my wifes choice )
There are others but those are my favorites
|Posted by: Grace2302 08-Mar-2013, 02:39 PM|
| Favorites at the moment:
Shadows, I love Grimm too. I'm so glad the new season finally starts tonight!
|Posted by: ryansgirl 18-Mar-2013, 12:00 AM|
| Favorite TV shows include.
Last Man Standing
Can't stand reality shows. I wish they would take those except for Amazing Race.
|Posted by: togo 28-Jul-2013, 06:26 PM|
| I'm into the "Reality Shows" which may not be so much reality the more I hear about them nonetheless I'm entertained.
Fast and Loud (funny guys)
Naked and Afraid (good new show)
Deadliest Catch (couldn't do it)
Mountain Men (the way life used to be)
Life Below Zero (Sue is my new hero)
Finding Bigfoot (was a believer unfortunately the more I watch the show not so much anymore, darn)
Impractical Jokers (these guys are crazy!)
America's Got Talent (entertaining)
Seinfeld (always stop and watch me some Seinfeld when channel surfing)
MASH (one of my all time favorite, reruns are awesome)
And pretty much any sporting event!
|Posted by: TartanFox 17-Aug-2013, 05:54 PM|
| Favorite shows (some are still on but others have been over for a long time):
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Xena: Warrior Princess
Parks and Recreation
How I Met Your Mother
Battlestar Galactica (the remake)
V (both the 1983 miniseries/series and the 2009 remake)
Some others as well but these are my favorites. I'm definitely more of a TV person than a film person (although there are certainly films I love as well).
|Posted by: MattPayton 19-Aug-2013, 12:31 PM|
| I have a bunch of favorites. I usually watch tv more than movies, even though I work at a movie theater, haha.
Law and Order SVU (I've seen every episode that has come out so far)
Copper (Gotta love 1860's Irish New York)
Car Warriors (Amazing what some people can do to a car in less than 48 hours)
Gearz (I've learned all kinds of things to do to my car from this show)
Monster Jam (I've always loved monster trucks)
Prison Break (Just awesome in general)
Rome (Great show with great actors)
Game of Thrones (Everybody already knows this is a great tv show, haha)
North and South (Anything with Patrick Swayze and the Civil War is good)
Foyle's War (Great WWII detective drama)
Luther (Awesome British modern day detective show)
Ultimate Force (No holds barred tv show about the SAS)
I'm sure there are some others that I can't think of right now as well!
|Posted by: Robert Phoenix 25-Aug-2013, 12:07 PM|
|Doctor Who, Downtown Abby, and Big Bang Theory. My wife has the TV most of the time so I'm more of an internet junkie now. Been meaning to start watching the "Once upon a Time" series but I just haven't had the motivation to do so.|
|Posted by: TartanFox 16-Sep-2013, 06:40 AM|
| Robert, I've seen Once Upon a Time, and I have to say I liked the first season, but the second season I didn't enjoy as much. Maybe you'll feel differently, but yeah just my two cents on that.
Also, I've started watching Doctor Who ('new who' as they say) pretty recently, and I like it a whole lot. I'm almost caught up; about half-way through series 6.
|Posted by: Séreméla 12-Oct-2013, 11:19 PM|
| (LOL! Yes I have tons of freetime!)
Programmes I like
Most horror programmes
Touch by an Angel
Anything with Billy Boyd
Anything with Dominic Monaghan
The Walking Dead
WWE anything (wrestling programme)
Phineas and Ferb
Witches of East End
Abby Ultimate Dance Comp.
Heroes of Cosplay
King of the Nerds
My little Pony (yes I said it!)
Red Green Show
Anything Bam Margera related
Sons of Anarchy
Hatfields and McCoys:White Lightening
Programmes I dislike
Teen Wolf (love wolves but hate this programme)
Anything with Miley Cyrus
Good luck Charlie
Two and a Half Men
Anything with Charlie Sheen
Anything with Taylor Swift
NCIS (the LA one)
CSI:Miami and CSI
Law and Order
Cold Case (all but one episode)
|Posted by: MelissaDawn7 28-May-2014, 07:52 PM|
|I love old shows like Star Trek, Murder She Wrote, Columbo, Blackadder, A Bit of Fry & Laurie, etc. My favorite "new" show is Sherlock! I also like Futurama...so sad it keeps getting cancelled|
|Posted by: five4 21-Feb-2016, 09:06 AM|
| Too many too post but a list of channels might be a better gage...
The History Channels
The Science Channels
The National Geo and Nat Geo Wild Channels
The Smithsonian Channel
The Discovery Channel
WGCU and PBS Channels
Military and American Hero's Channels
NBC Sports, CBS Sports and FOX Sports Channels
Destination America Channel
FOX News and FOX Business Channels
TCM and MGM
Sportsman and Outdoorsman Channels
HGTV...Velocity and Food networks.
|Posted by: Squire 10-Mar-2016, 01:28 PM|
| My top 3 are :
|Posted by: Shadows 10-Mar-2016, 01:35 PM|
I agree about Blindspot, great show!
|Posted by: Robert Phoenix 16-Jun-2016, 07:32 PM|
|I've been watching Blue blood. One of the better cop shows I've seen. Not happy with the Real O'Neals. I find it to be just a bit insulting to my Celtic side. Poldark is a good show except for that same Cornish cliff shot they seem to like to show a lot of.|
|Posted by: CycleVancouver 18-Jul-2016, 01:19 AM|
|For people who like a bit more character development, I highly recommend The Affair (Showtime) and Bloodline (Netflix).|
|Posted by: pretentiouswombat 22-Sep-2016, 09:45 AM|
| Just finished the 5th series of Call the Midwife on Netflix. Wow, there was an ending I wasn't expecting.
Still working my way through Midsomer Murders. We're on the 9th series.
Luther's newest series on Netflix was only a two-parter, but it was good.
On Acorn TV, we just started Boomers. It's fun. June Whitfield is a hoot, as always. Working through The Last Detective, too. Peter Davison - :-)
I don't watch anything that's not on Netflix or Acorn TV these days. Can't tolerate the commercials, and most of it's not worth my time, anyway. LOL!
|Posted by: five4 23-Sep-2016, 07:43 AM|
|Love a bunch of bunch of foreign series...Peaky Blinders, Ripper Street, The Tunnel/The Bridge, Wallander (both) and so on...Currently My lovely bride and I are watching Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, the first time for her but a revisit for me...Cheers.|
|Posted by: ryansgirl 20-Oct-2016, 07:58 PM|
|I like the NCIS shows, Blue Bloods Criminal Minds miss Hotch but glad they brought Prentiss back., Scorpions and Supergirl.|
|Posted by: Shadows 21-Oct-2016, 07:18 AM|
|How about THE BIG BANG, love that show!|
|Posted by: Derek3646 03-May-2017, 08:33 AM|
|I'm really into Once upon a time myself, the stories are amazing and I love all the actors and actresses on it mostly Regena and rumple, been into a lot of cooking shows late too like Iron chef, cook off shows and dinner drive in and dives.|
|Posted by: FloridaCracker 06-May-2017, 08:11 AM|
I really didn't care for Once Upon a Time. They did a horrible job with the Arthurian legends. Plus, I am more of a traditional when it comes to fairy tales, happy endings were rarely associated with the Fair Folk.
|Posted by: CopperbAron 08-Dec-2017, 08:13 PM|
| I don't watch a lot of TV, but some favourite made for TV series are
The Office (US version)
Jeeves & Wooster