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Welcome to Pilot Inspectors, a podcast where your hosts, Dylan and Jen, watch a new television pilot each week.
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Oct 19, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we're talking about the premiere episode of the new Showtime series White Famous, starring Jay Pharoah.

 

Today's intro music is "Broad Shoulders" by Taylor Bennet, feat. Chance the Rapper.

Oct 17, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the new Netflix original series from David Fincher, Mindhunter, starring Johnathan Groff.

 

Today's intro music is "John Wayne Gacy Jr." by Sufjan Stevens.

Oct 12, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the new NBC series Ten Days in the Valley, starring Kyra Sedgwick.

 

Today's intro music is "Come Down" by Anderson .Paak.

Oct 9, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the premiere episode of the new ABC series Kevin (Probably) Saves the World, starring Jason Ritter.

 

Today's intro music is (unfortunately) "Fight Song" by Rachel Platten.

Oct 8, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are taking a look at the new X-Men universe Fox series the Gifted, starring Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker.

 

Today's intro music is the X-Men cartoon theme song, written by Ron Wasserman.

Oct 5, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing two new comedy pilots premiering this fall. The first is Ghosted on Fox, starring Adam Scott and Craig Robinson. The second is the Mayor starring Brandon Michael Hall, Lea Michele, and Yvette Nicole Brown.

 

Today's intro music is "Drew Barrymore" by SZA.

Oct 2, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the pilot episodes for two new sitcoms from CBS. Young Sheldon, starring Iain Armitage and Zoe Perry, chronicles the childhood family life of Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory. Me, Myself & I follows the life of inventor Alex Riley across three different periods of his life.

 

Today's intro music is "There She Goes" by the La's.

Sep 28, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the original pilot episode for the 1998 sitcom Will & Grace, as well as the first episode of the current revival season, airing on NBC on Thursdays at 9/8 Central.

 

Today's intro music is the Will & Grace theme song, written by Jonathan Wolff.

Sep 26, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the two hour premiere of the new CBS All Access streaming series Star Trek: Discovery, starring Sonequa Martin-Green.

 

Today's intro music is "Voyager" by Daft Punk.

Sep 21, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are taking a look at the pilot episode of the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm, starring Larry David.

 

Today's intro music is the Curb Your Enthusiasm theme song, "Frolic" by Luciano Michelini.

Sep 18, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the new Netflix original mockmentary series American Vandal.

 

Today's intro music is the TRONICBOX 80s remix of Justin Bieber's "What Do You Mean?"

Sep 14, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we (well, mostly Dylan) discuss the new Fox science fiction comedy The Orville, created by and starring Seth MacFarlane.

 

Today's intro music is "It's Anybody's Spring" performed by Seth MacFarlane, originally written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke.

Sep 11, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the pilot episode of the new HBO series the Deuce, from creator David Simon, and starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

 

Today's intro music is "(Don't Worry) If There's a Hell Below We're All Going to Go" by Curtis Mayfield.

Sep 7, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the pilot episodes for both the UK and the American versions of the Office.

 

Today's intro music is "That One Night" by Todd Fancey.

Aug 31, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we discuss pilot episodes for the Returned, both the 2012 French series and the 2015 American A&E series. Content warning: this episode contains discussion regarding death, including the death of a child.

 

Today's intro music is "Hungry Face" by Mogwai.

Aug 28, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about two pilot episodes for the show that would eventually be known as Saved by the Bell. We first watched the first episode for the Disney channel series Good Morning, Miss Bliss, starring Haley Mills. We then watched the original pilot for Saved by the Bell, which aired as the fifteenth episode of the series.

 

Today's intro music is the Saved by the Bell theme song by Scott Gayle.

Aug 24, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we discuss the pilot episode for the 2009 sitcom Parks and Recreations, starring Amy Poehler.

 

Today's intro music is "Here and Now" by Letters to Cleo.

Aug 21, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the first episode of the Netflix original series the Defenders, bringing together Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and the Iron Fist.

 

Today's intro music is "Untitled" by Interpol.

Aug 17, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the pilot episode for the 2015 fantasy musical comedy Galavant.

 

Today's intro music is "Once Upon A Time...Storybook Love" from the Princess Bride soundtrack, by Mark Knopfler.

Aug 14, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the pilot episode for the 1993 sitcom Living Single, starring Queen Latifah.

 

Today's intro music is "We Are Living Single" by Queen Latifah.

Aug 10, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the premiere of the new VICE series What Would Diplo Do? created by and starring James Van der Beek.

 

Today's intro music is "Lean On" by Major Lazer & DJ Snake feat. MØ.

Aug 7, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing two new anthology series set in hotel rooms. First, we are discussing the first episode of the new Greg Garcia anthology series Guest Book. For the second half of today's episode, we are talking about the new HBO anthology series Room 104, from the Duplass brothers.

 

Today's intro music is "American Wedding" by Frank Ocean.

Aug 4, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the pilot episode of the new USA series The Sinner, starring Jessica Biel and Bill Pullman.

 

Today's intro music is " Jenny Was a Friend of Mine" by the Killers.

Jul 31, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the pilot episode of the new Freeform series The Bold Type.

 

Today's intro music is "Higher" by The Naked and Famous.

Jul 27, 2017

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the pilot episode for the new NBC series Midnight, Texas.

 

Today's intro music is "Midnight In A Perfect World" by DJ Shadow.

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