May 25, 2018
It's that time again. Episode 98 of Punch Drunk TV is here and
we start off with an apology from Aaron who clarifies his stance on
the legality and morality of raping and murdering robots in
Westworld. Because, for some reason, last week he just couldn't
communicate his argument properly. Also, the whiskey ... it be
It's Memorial Day Weekend, what are you all doing? Besides
listening to this new episode, of course...?
NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:
Lindelof says his "Watchmen" series will not be an adaptation of
the comics or a sequel to the movie, instead saying, it'll be "a
remix." Via The Hollywood Reporter, Lindelof says,
"Those original twelve
issues are our Old Testament. When the New Testament came along, it did not erase what
came before it. Creation. The Garden of Eden. Abraham and Isaac.
The Flood. It all happened. And so it will be with
The Comedian died. Dan and Laurie fell in love. Ozymandias saved
the world and Dr. Manhattan left it just after blowing Rorschach to
pieces in the bitter cold of Antarctica. To be clear.
- Netflix has canceled their "Arrested
Development" press tour in the UK following backlash against
- Barack and Michelle Obama have inked a
multi-year production deal with Netflix where they will be creating
new documentaries, docu-series, feature-length movies, and other
types of content.
Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis — the co-showrunners of ABC's "Once Upon a
Time" — have replaced Bryan Fuller as the new showrunners for
Apple's "Amazing Stories."
and WWE are close to a five-year $1-billion dollar deal to bring
Smackdown to the network. Raw will stay on USA.
being canceled by SYFY, "The Expanse" has been rescued by
- "Krypton" has been renewed at SYFY for a second
Up: High Water" renewed for a second season at YouTube
has renewed "Baskets" for a fourth season
Wahlberg is currently in the
process of bringing back the children’s educational TV series
"Captain Kangaroo" with his
non-scripted production company Unrealistic Ideas. “We are bringing
back a cool STEM scientist as Captain Kangaroo,” he said. There are no other details about
the series or where it'll air at this time.
- There's a new "Thundercats" series on the way,
called "Thundercats Roar," and some fans are really unhappy about
the new show's silly aesthetic.
AARON'S LOSERS: "Fahrenheit 451" and "13 Reasons Why"
LOSERS: "Evil Genius" and "Rea(L)over"
AARON'S FENCERS: "The Royal Wedding Live with
Cord and Tish," "13 Reasons Why: Beyond the Reasons," "The Final Year" and "McMafia"
FENCERS: "Saturday Night Live" finale w/ Tina Fey,
"Scijinks," "The Split" and "Royal Wedding Live with Cord &
AARON'S WINNERS: "Brooklyn Nine-Nine,"
JACK'S WINNERS: "Mob Psycho
100," "Terrace House: Opening New
Doors," "The Handmaid’s
Tale" and "Westworld"
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Welcome to Episode 98.
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