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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.  

The 2016-17 TV season is coming to an eventful end and podcast host Mekeisha Madden Toby is here for you to talk about ABC's "Scandal" "American Gods" on Starz, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" and more.

Joining Madden Toby is her amazeballs sister-in-law Tasha Akitobi. She's a working mom who knows TV like nobody's business. Don't miss out on this insightful and funny exchange. 

Host Mekeisha Madden Toby talks to fellow TV critic Christina Radish about several midseason offerings including FX's "Legion," HBO's "Big Little Lies" and the season-three finale of "How To Get Away With Murder" on ABC. Radish is a staff writer for Collider.com and covers TV and movies. 

Madden Toby and Radish even discuss a couple of shows they hate -- we're talking to  you "Too Close to Home" and "Billions." So don't miss this edifying and entertaining exchange. 

Check out host Mekeisha Madden Toby's fun and flavorful conversation about "This Is Us" on NBC with TV critic John Griffiths. He's the television critic for Us Weekly and the president of the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Associaton. 


Madden Toby loves the show and Griffiths so does not and you'll love their individual reasons why. The two also talk about "The Walking Dead" and their 2016 Top 10/best-of-TV considerations. Don't miss this delightfully edifying exchange. 



TV critic and podcast host Mekeisha Madden Toby chats up Ajay Rochester. She is an actress, author, working mom and casting director on the new Myx TV reality series “Cast Me,” which premieres Tuesday Sept. 27 at 9 pm ET. 

Take a listen and get ready to laugh out loud as Mekeisha and Ajay talk about everything from reality TV realness to demeaning industry terms such as "plus-sized." Ajay even talks about "Squadron 42," the Star Citizen based series she recently helped cast.

Fall TV is fast approaching and with dozens of shows to choose from, it can be hard to decide what to watch and what to skip. 

TV critic and podcast host Mekeisha Madden Toby chats up her brilliant sister-in-law, Tasha Akitobi, on some of the best television offerings this season including "Atlanta" on FX and "Queen Sugar" on OWN. Both shows debut Tuesday Sept. 6. There are also groan-worthy offerings such as "Bull" on CBS. It premieres Sept. 20 and as the title implies, it is some real bull-ish. Poor Michael Weatherly. He deserves so much more. The two also talk about "The Good Place," "This Is Us" and "Timeless" on NBC and "Insecure" on HBO. 

Akitobi, is a friend to the show, a returning guest and a working wife and mom who makes the time to watch an impressive amount of TV. Together, the two also discuss hot-topic issues such as diversity, subjective journalism, and sexual violence against women on the small screen. At the end of the chat, the pair even grapple with the controversy surrounding the upcoming film "Birth of Nation" and whether or not it is possible to support the movie without supporting Nate Parker, the filmmaker behind the film. In case you haven't paid attention, Parker is embroiled in the fallout from a messy rape allegation from his past.

Don't miss this candid and often comical discussion. 

Michael Hyatt is a brilliant and versatile actress. Best known for her turn as crime boss Brianna Barksdale on "The Wire," the British born actress has enjoyed roles on "True Detective," "Major Crimes" and "Nightcrawler." Now she'll play Det. Sheila Muncie on season four of Showtime's "Ray Donovan." The drama returns Sunday June 26 at 9 pm ET. 

Podcast host Mekeisha Madden Toby caught up with Hyatt, who graduated from Howard University, in time to talk about "Ray Donovan," overly enthusiastic fans of "The Wire" and more. 

Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Aldis Hodge acted their butts off and helped turn "Underground" into one of the best dramas on TV. In time for the season-one DVD release in June, check out the actors' interview with podcast host Mekeisha Madden Toby. 

The three talk about the writing and timing of the show and if it is possible to shake off such emotionally draining material. 

TV is not checkers. It's chess. And when podcast host Mekeisha Madden Toby and her hilarious sister-in-law Tasha Akitobi -- who watches a miraculous amount of TV for a working mom -- talk about television, you will laugh, cry and cheer. This is an installment that can't be missed. 

Shows discussed: "Game of Thrones," "Empire" "Scandal" "House of Cards" "The Family" and "Underground." The conversation also includes a few non-TV subjects including Prince (RIP, Purple One) and Beyonce's "Lemonade." 

Regina King delivered yet another award-worthy performance on season two of ABC's "American Crime." This time around, she played Terri LaCroix an elitist wife, mother and career woman who stopped at nothing to protect her son. 

In advance of the DVD release -- season two wrapped in March -- here's a look back at the fun and edifying interview King did with podcast host and TV critic Mekeisha Madden Toby. As for King, chances are she'll get a second Emmy nod for her turn as Terri. King won her first Emmy for her heartbreaking role as Aaliyah in the drama's inaugural season. 

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