The TV Obsessive Podcast Episode 10: Winning Time Season 2 Episode 3, News, Notes & More

Pat Riley and Paul Westhead stand in the doorway of Westhead's office.
Photograph by Warrick Page/HBO

This week on Episode 10 of The TV Obsessive Podcast, Caemeron and Ryan talk about:

  • The state of things at ESPN
  • HGTV making a Barbie Dreamhouse
  • On the Jeopardy! beat, that Ken Jennings will host Celebrity Jeopardy!
  • The cancellations of The Peripheral and A League of Their Own
  • An upcoming series called The Curse from Nathan Fielder and Benny Safdie
  • The announcement of a release date of October 12 for the Frasier revival
  • Ahsoka and the state of Star Wars
  • The impending 30th anniversary of The X-Files in September
  • The current season of Hard Knocks featuring the New York Jets

On Winning Time Season 2 Episode 3

Tensions are rising after the Lakers embarrassing loss in the 1981 playoffs: Westhead and Riley; coaches versus management; Magic and Norm Nixon; Jerry and Jeanie Buss; Celtics vs. Lakers. We also explore the backstory of Larry Bird, his family in French Lick, IN, and the time right before he joined the Celtics.

We also talk about plans for further seasons and join Jeff Pearlman in encouraging fans to promote the show, in light of apparently diminished numbers for Season 2.

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