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Welcome to Punch Drunk TV, where your intrepid hosts Jack Conway and Aaron Pruner navigate the often tumultuous Peak TV landscape -- one drink at a time.

Aug 3, 2018

 

Welcome back, Clinkers. We took a bit of a hiatus after San Diego Comic-Con. Basically, things have been a bit busy over here in Punch Drunk world. Jack got a new job at CryptTV. Aaron's been buried in his school-work and the current Television Critics Association Summer Tour. But finally, we're back. And we missed you.

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:

  • The final season of "Parts Unknown" will premiere to CNN in the fall.  
  • AMC has completed its investigation against Chris Hardwick and is letting him return to hosting duties on "Talking with Chris Hardwick." He will also return as host of NBC's "The Wall" and appear as a guest judge on the new season of "America's Got Talent."
  • HBO has greenlit their long-rumored "Deadwood" TV movie. 
  • Fox finally released the details of Seann William Scott's character in Season 3 of "Lethal Weapon." Spoiler: he's not playing Riggs' brother. 
  • Fox is developing a "24" prequel series because Fox hasn't learned from their mistakes.
  • There is an "ALF" TV reboot in development at Warner Bros. The reboot of the series "would reportedly focus on ALF returning to Earth, with a new family and characters."

AARON'S LOSER: "Who is America"
AARON'S FENCERS: "Last Chance U" and "Dark Tourist"
JACK'S FENCERS: "Who is America," "Cupcake and Dino" and "Hollywood Love Story"
AARON'S WINNERS: "Making It," "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," "Explained," "Somebody Feed Phil" and "Castle Rock"
JACK'S WINNERS: "Making It," "Dark Tourist," "Mister Tachyon" and "Last Week Tonight" 

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