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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.

Mar 8, 2019

A whole bunch of celebrity deaths and a disturbing documentary lead us into a more somber episode. We try to keep things as entertaining as possible, though. Welcome to Episode 123. #ClinktheDrink

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:

  • Luke Perry died from a stroke at the age of 52.
  • WWE wrestling legend, 450 lb King Kong Bundy, died at the age of 61.
  • "Arrow" will end after a shortened 8th season which will only consist of 10 episodes.
  • Hulu's "Vampire Chronicles" series will begin production in Budapest in September with Dee Johnson ("ER," "Southland") taking up showrunner duties.
  • "Mad About You" is being rebooted with Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt returning as their characters Paul and Jamie Buchman. It'll air on … Spectrum Originals?
  • Brie Larson will star in and executive produce the upcoming Apple series based on "Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA," the upcoming memoir penned by Amaryllis Fox, the 37-year-old CIA operative who is married to Robert F. Kennedy III.

JACK'S LOSERS: "The Widow"
AARON'S FENCERS: "American Gods" and "Leaving Neverland"
JACK'S FENCERS: "Better Things" and "Sherwood"
AARON'S WINNERS: "State of the Union," "Losers," "Good Girls," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "Saturday Night Live"
JACK'S WINNERS: "Hot Ones" (The Desus & Mero episode), "Leaving Neverland," "Losers," "Deadly Class" and Wayne"

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Welcome to Episode 123.