TV Pilot Watching

Wife and husband duo Kei and Clyde Haynes discuss some of the best TV pilots of all time, plus cover TV news and more. Learn more at PilotWatching.com.

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LATEST EPISODES

One Day At A Time, ATX Fest

Fresh off talking to writers and showrunners at the ATX TV festival, this week we are talking Netflix’s One Day at a time, Toronto's exploding film and TV production industry, are shows really cancelled, and major cast changes on Kevin Can Wait.

EP 50: BILLIONS, BLACK LIGHTNING, AND TOP GUN 2

In episode 50, we cover why Billions season 2 has brought us back to covering the pilot episode. We address the excitement around Black Lightning.

EP 49: NEW GIRL, MASTER OF NONE S2, AND WHERE’S BLACK TV ON STREAMING...

We discuss the pilot of New Girl but what’s made it work for 6 seasons, our first impressions of Master of None season 2 on Netflix, and what’s happening with the lack of Black TV shows on streaming platforms.

EP 48: DEAR WHITE PEOPLE, NORMAN LEAR’S PODCAST

We discuss Dear White People, Norman Lear’s Podcast, and James Earl Jones’ Lifetime Achievement Award.

EP 47: AMERICAN CRIME, CANNES, AND FALL 2017 PILOTS

This week, we are talking ABC’s American Crime, Cannes Film Fest + TV, and Fall 2017 pilots are headed to the Upfronts.

EP 46: RIVERDALE, DESUS & MERO, AND THE CYLONS ARE COMING TO AUSTIN

This week, we are talking Riverdale, Desus & Mero and the Cylons are coming to Austin

EP 45: 13 REASONS WHY, YOUTUBE TV, PBS FOCUSES ON AUTISM

This week, we are talking about Netflix’s 13 Reason’s Why, YouTube TV, PBS’ focus on Autism

EP 44: BROCKMIRE, WGA STRIKE, REBOOTING RE-BOOT

This week we are talking about IFC’s Brockmire, a possible WGA strike, Rebooting Re-Boot, and what to do with the best TV pilots never produced.

JULIE’S GREENROOM, IRON FIST, AND NETFLIX’S HIDDEN PAGE

This week we are talking about Julie’s Greenroom, Marvel’s Iron Fist and Netflix’s hidden page. We also discuss CBS renewing 16 shows, the AV Club’s new TV show, a couple upcoming season premieres, and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

MRS. MAISEL, OASIS, AND QUEEN LATIFAH’S BIBLE PROJECT

This week we are talking about Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”, Amazon’s “Oasis”, and Queen Latifah’s Bible project.