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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.

Feb 19, 2016

News highlights:

David Milch lost $100 million due to gambling so, let’s hope that “Deadwood” movie makes some money. Damon Wayons will star in Fox’s TV series reboot of “Lethal Weapon.” Also, McG is directing. Dr. Dre is going to produce and star in Apple’s first ever scripted TV series called “Vital Signs.” The autobiographical program will consist of six half-hour episodes that will each be about a different emotion. John Lithgow to parody "The Jinx" in NBC’s comedy pilot “The Trail.” He’ll be playing poetry professor Larry Henderson, who thinks it’s absurd that he’s been accused of murdering his wife. On May 15, Homer Simpson will broadcast live through motion capture in the final three minutes of “The Simpsons” and will take questions from fans. Jill Solloway, the creator of Amazon’s “Transparent” series, is bringing another show to the platform, called “I Love Dick.”  There’s a petition gaining traction on Change.org to get Deadpool to host “SNL”

AARON’S LOSERS: Sleepy Hollow, The Muppets, Animals, and Vinyl

JACK’S LOSERS: SNL, Chelsea Does, Snervous, Join or Die with Craig Ferguson, Lucifer, and New Girl

AARON’S FENCERS: 11.22.63, Triumph Election Special, The Walking Dead, and X-Files

JACK’S FENCERS: The Muppets, You, Me and the Apocalypse, Bunnicula, and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

AARON’S WINNERS: American Idol, New Girl, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Circus, Agent Carter, People v. OJ Simpson, and Better Call Saul

JACK’S WINNERS: Better Call Saul, 11.22.63, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, The Expanse, Shannara Chronicles, Bob’s Burgers, and Madoff

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