Jan 25, 2019
Aaron here -- after taking a week off my wife, her mother, my
baby and I all got hit with the flu, we have returned for Episode
119 of Punch Drunk TV. There's a lot we go over in this episode,
including the multiple Fyre Festival docs that hit streaming last
Before we kick things off, Jack's wife JoEllen poses a question to
us and you Clinkers: How would you describe The CW? Because they
definitely have their own very specific brand going on.
NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:
CW has ordered a musical dramedy spinoff of "Riverdale" titled
CW also ordered a "Lost Boys" TV series which will no longer be an
anthology series but, as THR says, will be "set in Santa Carla and
explores the secret underworld of vampires. After the sudden death
of their father, two brothers move to Santa Carla with their
mother, who hopes to start anew in the town where she grew up. But
the brothers find themselves drawn deeper and deeper into the
seductive world of Santa Carla's eternally beautiful and youthful
- "Queer Eye" will go to Tokyo for four episodes
in its next season. The special four-episode installment, titled
"Queer Eye: We're in Japan!," will premiere on Netflix after Season
3 of the series drops later this year.
- Netflix is rebooting "Unsolved Mysteries" from
the show's original producers. According to THR,
"the new series will follow a
similar format to its predecessor, which first aired on NBC in the
late 1980s. Each of the 12 episodes will focus on a single mystery
— the broadcast version had multiple cases per episode — and like
the original, will enlist viewers' help in solving each
- Showtime has bought the rights to a four-part
docuseries titled, "Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men." The first two
episodes will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival and then the
series will air on the network in the spring.
Fyre Festival-inspired GoFundMe campaign for Bahamian restaurant
owner Maryann Rolle has raised more than $100,000 to help her with
the debt she went into during the disastrous music
AARON'S LOSER: "Roswell, New Mexico"
LOSERS: "Roswell, New Mexico," "True Detective,"
"Valley of the Boom," "Fam" and "Schooled"
AARON'S FENCERS: "Trigger Warning With Killer
Mike," "SNL" and
FENCERS: "Future Man" and "Sally4Ever"
AARON'S WINNERS: "Sex Education," "The Punisher," "The Passage" and "Fyre Fraud"
WINNERS: "Sex Education," "The Passage," "Fyre,"
"Fyre Fraud," "Tigtone" and "Bad Chad Customs"
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Welcome to Episode 119.