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TV critic and host Mekeisha Madden Toby pays tribute to filmmaker John Singleton, who died April 28. He was 51 years old. Madden Toby interviewed the father of six just before his BET drama "Rebel" premiered two years ago and "Snowfall" on FX, both of which Singleton wrote and created. "Rebel" has since been canceled but "Snowfall" is returning for its third season later this year. The saddest part is when she asked him what was next and Singleton said he had "more to do." Don't miss this now touching but tragic exchange.

TV critic and host Mekeisha Madden Toby goes full nerd-girl on this insightful, funny and jam-packed installment tackling the "Game of Thrones" series finale and the show as a whole. Rod and Karen, from "The Black Guy Who Tips" podcast, drop by to share their thoughts and theories as does actress and poet Yeauxlanda Kay. Don't miss this fuego discussion full of laughs, rants and keen observations. 

Broadcast journalism veteran Gayle King said she isn't tired of talking about her headline grabbing interview with R. Kelly. And that's a good thing because neither are we. Podcast host Mekeisha Madden Toby talked to King about the interview and the memes and parodies it inspired -- all of which King finds surreal. The two even discussed Michael Jackson and what the molestation allegations against him mean for the culture. 

Netflix's new real estate reality offering "Selling Sunset" hasn't been around for a long time. But the show is already garnering an impressive and passionate audience domestically and overseas -- especially on social media. 

This is due in large part to the oversized personalities of its leading ladies, six beautiful and brilliant real estate agents, who work hard and sometimes bump heads. Joining host Mekeisha Madden Toby to talk about fan reactions, bullying, gender bias and more are stars Christine Quinn and Davina Potratz. "Selling Sunset" is now streaming.

It’s January, which means we've hit the midway point in the 2018-2019 television season. Some things have been canceled already – i.e., "Luke Cage" and "Good Behavior" – and some shows turned out to be unexpected treats – including "Kidding" on Showtime and Netflix's "The Haunting of Hill House."

 

Meanwhile, new offerings such as "True Detective" season three and "Deadly Class" on SyFy are catching our eye.  

 

Mekeisha wades through what we saw in 2018 and what we want to see in 2019, with special guest Christina Radish. A show and listener favorite, Radish is a staff writer at Collider and covers an insane amount of television and movies.

For Your Consideration or FYC season can be so stressful for TV critics. Desite their best intentions, there is always a show or an actor that slips the mind. Sometimes, as is the case with "Westworld" season two, shows premiere too late for consideration. 

 

Here to talk about this and more with podcast host Mekeisha Madden Toby is Collider.com staff writer Christina Radish. Don't miss these two TV nerds as they comically agonize over all things FYC just as nominations for the Emmys, TCA Awards and other ceremonies kick off. 

Chuckle and smile during this fun and lively discussion between podcast host Mekeisha Madden Toby and her critical prodigy of a child, Zoe Toby. The 7-year-old has no shortage of opinions, making this an enjoyable exchange for all ages. The mother and daughter duo talk about everything from "A Wrinkle In Time" to Fox's reality singing competition "The Four." Don't miss out on this insightful and candid installment. "A Wrinkle In Time" is now in theaters. 

TV critic and podcast host Mekeisha Madden Toby talks to podcast superstars 2 Dope Queens -- Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson -- about everything from the versatility and power of black women's hair to the pair's ever evolving fan base and influence. 

 

HBO aired the four-part "2 Dope Queens" special every Friday night for a month. But you can still find the installments OnDemand and in reruns featuring a bevy of stand-up comedians and special guests such as Jon Stewart, Uzo Aduba, Tituss Burgess and Sarah Jessica Parker. 

 

Don't miss this fun and enlightening interview.  

Podcast host Mekeisha Madden Toby caught up with comedic genius Jerrod Carmichael just before the start of season three. NBC canceled the show when Carmichael quit due to creative differences. BUT here's hoping he finds another outlet for his talent (we're talking to you, HBO) because season three was just as fun and fearless as the previous seasons if not moreso

Podcast host Mekeisha Madden Toby loves "Insecure" including season two and defends the sophomore offering in a friendly discussion with guest Leila Banks. She's an armchair critic and a teacher who loves star and creator Issa Rae but she just wasn't feeling season two. Don't miss this insightful exchange.  

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