Dec 7, 2018
It's a weird week here at Punch Drunk TV. Jack just got back
from a sad trip with the wife and Aaron learned his deceased father
used to do biker porn in the '70s. So get ready, things go a bit
off-the-rails for a bit.
There's also some Oscars drama to discuss and the Golden Globe
nominations were announced, so we sort through the most important
TV nods. Who do you think should win?
NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:
- Netflix canceled "Daredevil" but spent $100
million to keep "Friends" for another year.
solidified a deal with Sony's Funimation Ink, which will give Hulu
exclusive U.S. streaming rights to international anime hits like
"My Hero Academia," "Attack on Titan" and "Tokyo Ghoul." Hulu
described the pact as its "largest agreement for anime programming
to date." According to THR, "The deal also grants Hulu a first look
at on-demand U.S. streaming rights to future anime series released
by Funimation beginning in 2019. These future titles will premiere
day-and-date on Hulu and Funimation with the worldwide premieres in
has renewed "The Good Place" for a 4th season
is rebooting Rod Serling's other anthology series, "Night
is rebooting "Celebrity Death Match" with Ice Cube serving as
Hart has been tapped to host the Oscars. Not a day later, the
Internet dug up old tweets featuring homophobic slurs. The Academy
asked Hart to make a public apology. Hart refused. Then two hours
later, he stepped down.
Samberg and Sandra Oh will co-host the 2019 Golden
AARON'S LOSER: "Sick Note"
JACK’S FENCER: "The Final Table"
AARON'S WINNERS: "Room 104," "Vikings," "Bumping Mics" and "South Park"
WINNERS: "The Kids Are Alright" and "Sally4Ever"
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Welcome to Episode 116.