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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 31, 2018

Did you want a three-hour episode? Well, your wish has been granted. Maybe it's due to Jack's fluid work schedule. Maybe it's because Aaron's unsure if his baby will be born before next Friday. At any rate, we hope you enjoy Episode 107. Who knows when Episode 108 will happen?!?

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:

  • "The Walking Dead" has cast Ryan Hurst, better known as Opie from "Sons of Anarchy," to play Beta, one of the new villains in Season 9.
  • Connie Britton and Dylan McDermott are reprising their roles as Ben and Vivien Harmon from "Murder House" for "American Horror Story: Apocalypse." Evan Peters and Taissa Farmiga will be playing Tate and Violet again, as well. In addition, all the "Coven" witches, played by Sarah Paulson, Farmiga, Emma Roberts, Gabourey Sidibe, Lily Rabe, Stevie Nicks and Frances Conroy, will return.
  • Clayne Crawford appeared on the Drinkin' Bros. podcast to tell his side of the "Lethal Weapon" drama.
  • Louis CK performed a surprise set at the Comedy Cellar earlier this week and was met with a standing ovation from the majority of the men in the audience while many of the women sat stone-faced. Is it the right time for Louis to make a comeback?
  • Rob Thomas is close to a development deal with Hulu to revive "Veronica Mars" with Kristen Bell attached as star.
  • "Gravity Falls" creator Alex Hirsch has signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to develop original animated series and movies on the platform.
  • "The End of the F*cking World" has been renewed for a second season, for some reason.
  • "Mr. Robot" will end after Season 4
  • "The Big Bang Theory" will end after Season 12
  • The details of this year's CW Superhero Crossover Event have been released.

AARON'S LOSERS: "Who is America" (Showtime) and "Find Me in Paris" (Hulu)
JACK'S LOSERS: "The Innocents" (Netflix)
AARON'S FENCERS: "Disenchantment" (Netflix), "Magic for Humans" (Netflix) and "Preacher" (AMC)
JACK'S FENCERS: "Trial and Error" (NBC) and "Magic For Humans" (Netflix)
AARON'S WINNERS: "Making It" (NBC), "Follow This" (NBC), "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (Netflix), "Wrecked" (TBS), "Better Call Saul" (AMC), "Random Acts of Flyness" (HBO) and "Castle Rock" (Hulu)
JACK'S WINNERS: "Castaways" (ABC), "The Shop" (HBO), "The Characters" (Netflix), "Castle Rock" (Hulu) and "Animals" (HBO)

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Welcome to Episode 107.