The Shows We Watched

The Shows We Watched

We all have love for our favorite TV shows. Those shows we went back to, sometimes for years, became like best friends. Each week TV aficionados James King and Emily Johnston take us back to hang out with those best friends and bask in the best TV shows of all time while learning nuggets that might surprise you. From the lowbrow to the highbrow, from the comedies to the dramas, from Gossip Girl and Mad About You to Beavis & Butthead, The Osbournes, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, explore the stories of our favorite shows with the humor and enthusiasm that connects us. The Shows We Watched covers a different TV show every episode and includes deep dives into Friends, Sex & the City, My So-Called Life, Frasier, Married with Children, The Larry Sanders Show, The Joy of Painting, and countless more.


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EMILY JOHNSTON
EMILY JOHNSTON

EMILY JOHNSTON is a lifestyle blogger and influencer known to her hundreds of thousands of followers as @FashionFoieGras. Travel, interiors, clothes and showbiz—she covers them all. She’s an American in the UK and if there are any embarrassed fans of ‘Titanic’ out there, fear not… Emily’s here for you.

JAMES KING
JAMES KING

JAMES KING is a writer, broadcaster, and one of the best known film critics in the UK. He appears regularly on TV and radio shows including the BBC News Film Review, ITV’s Weekend and is BBC Radio 2’s resident movie critic, among others. James was the host of “The Official James Bond Podcast: No Time To Die” (MGM Studios & Universal Pictures) and is the author of several books including the funny and insighful Be More Keanu (2020) and Fast Times & Excellent Adventures: The Surprising History of the 80s Teen Movie (2018). He has also made several documentaries for the BBC on subjects including the Academy Awards, the Cannes Film Festival, and Quentin Tarantino. James continues to be a go-to interviewee for a number of television documentaries, including The James Bond Story, The Harry Potter Story, The Lego Story and The Mamma Mia! Story. After completing degrees in Film Studies at both Warwick and Westminster universities, James began his career as resident movie expert on BBC Radio 1, a Sony Award nominated role he held for 11 years. He followed this with three series of ITV2’s weekly film show and was the regular reviewer on ITV1’s London Tonight.

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