Aug 24, 2018
After a few weeks of exploring the netherworld, where we battled
three-headed Trump-beasts and drank from the fountains of Cola
Mountain, Jack and I have finally returned to bellow our opinions
into the TV chasm. Didja miss us?
In all seriousness, Jack started a new job at CryptTV and was in
heavy production mode which had us go dark for a time. I can only
assume that'll be happening more frequently as Baby Pruner touches
But until then ...
NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:
is doing a full-length documentary about Anthony Bourdain that will
be released in theaters sometime in 2019.
- Season 3 of "Stranger Things" will take place
in 1985 and obviously reference "Back to the Future," but according
to David Harbour, the new season will also make multiple references
to the movie "Fletch."
- Netflix has renewed both "GLOW" and "Anne with
an E" for a third season.
- Netflix has canceled "The Joel McHale Show" and
"The Break with Michelle Wolf."
- "Castle Rock" has been renewed for a second
season on Hulu.
- "Knightfall" — History Channel's series about
the Knights of the Templar — has been renewed for a second season
and Mark Hamill is joining the cast.
has ordered a Jason Bourne TV series called "Treadstone."
Production is set to begin in 2019.
According to THR, "the first season will follow sleeper agents —
none of them played by Matt Damon — across the globe as they're
instructed to carry out deadly missions."
- Before it could even open, a "Rick and Morty"
pop-up bar was shut down by Turner Broadcasting. It was going to be
called Wubba Lubba Dub Pub and would've been located in Washington
AARON'S LOSERS: "Carter," "All About the Washingtons"
FENCERS: "Shut Eye," "Live PD," "Cloak and Dagger"
and "Mary and the Witch’s Flower"
AARON'S WINNERS: "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" (Nicki
Minaj episode), "The History
of Comedy" (Season 2, the animation episode), "Dark Tourist" (also "Tickled" movie on
HBO), Hannah Gadsby's
Comedy Special "Nanette," "Random Acts of Flyness" and
JACK'S WINNERS: "Castle
Rock," "Better Call Saul," "Tickled" (PLUS "The Tickle King!" on
HBO), "Hollywood Love Story" and "Mister Tachyon"
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