|Broadcast Date||August 6, 2012|
|Hosts||Brian Brushwood, Tom Merritt, Justin Robert Young|
Pay TV, Amazon VS Netflix, YouTube double down, Aereo victory, and more!
The Big Story
Another Big Story
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- Netflix testing 'Max' assistant on some PS3 users to improve movie recommendations. 
- YouTube to double down on its 'channel' experiment. 
- Fanhattan video-aggregating app adds HBO and NBC content, universal 'WatchList' queue. 
- Watch live TV on your phone! No, really. 
- Aereo celebrates a court victory with clever marketing: free web TV for an hour, or a dollar for a day. 
- New Bill Nye The Science Guy show coming to YouTube. 
- H+ debuting August 8th. 
- BBC shows off 33-megapixel Super Hi-Vision Olympic footage. 
- Warner Bros has ‘Dark Tower’ decision looming: and Russell Crowe is in the mix. 
- Deadline's Weekly YouTube Rankings. 
Summer Movie Draft
- (1) Justin = $893,482,799
- (2) Tom = $658,354,517
- (3) Scott = $641,761,707
- (4) Brian = $613,396,497
- (5) Sarah = $392,387,427
- (6) Veronica = $204,914,294
Justin is unofficially declared the victor.
The Campaign and The Bourne Legacy premiere this week.
What We're Watching
- Breaking Bad
- Re-watched The Avengers
- Breaking Bad
- The Olympics
- Curiosity landing on Mars!
- 21 Jump Street
- Ander T. notes that both Brian and Tom are right about the Olympics foley and mic mixing.
- Tom, "And now you've spoiled the email."
- Brian, "Well now, actually he didn't spoil the email until you pointed out that's what was in the email."
- Tom, "And now I've spoiled the email!"
- Brian, "By the way, Bill Meeks joined me on our adventure all the way out to Indonesia. [He] did a fantastic job shooting that stuff for Scam School.
- Justin, "Shame what happened to him out there. RIP Bill Meeks, we'll always remember him."
- Tom, "Well they have the right to do anything stupid. That's not much of a point."
- Brian, "I'm looking forward to our new show Grousin' with Tom."
- Both Brian and Justin are live in studio this week.
"It's Grandma Good"