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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.

Oct 21, 2016

It's a little over a week until Halloween and, well, we're celebrating it all month long. Unfortunately, we will not have another new episode before the big day hits so, please check all your apples for razor blades! Also, if you get apples when you're out trick or treating... you're doing it wrong!

NEWS:

  • While shooting Season 7, "The Walking Dead" had body doubles on set to throw off rumors of who Negan killed.
  • AMC pulls a no brainer and renews "The Walking Dead" for an 8th season.
  • FX has renewed "American Crime Story" for a third season, before the second season (about Hurricane Katrina) has even started shooting. The 3rd season will be about Gianni Versace’s murder.
  • Netflix’s "The Get Down" cost roughly $16 million to produce each episode of Season 1.
  • CBS has canceled "BrainDead" but it ordered full seasons of "MacGyver," "Bull" and "Kevin Can Wait."
  • CBS is making Candy Crush Saga into a real live game show
  • Terry Crews will host a week-long Christmas special event for The CW called "Terry Crews Saves Christmas" starting Dec. 20 and ending with a 2 hour finale event on Dec. 23
  • For a very brief moment, the creators of "Westworld" were planning a "Game of Thrones" crossover by making a Westeros-themed Medieval World. It didn’t happen.

AARON’S LOSERS: "South Park," "Supernatural," "The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror," "Divorce" and "Surviving Compton"

JACK’S LOSERS: "Designated Survivor," "Haters Back Off," "New Girl," "The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror," "American Housewife," "Freakish," "Scream Queens," "Son Of Zorn," "Modern Family" and "Goliath"

AARON’S FENCERS: "Timeless" and "American Horror Story"

JACK’S FENCERS: "Agents of SHIELD," "Gotham," "This Is Us," "The Flash" and "Legends of Tomorrow"

AARON’S WINNERS: "Channel Zero: Candle Cove," "Lethal Weapon," "Ash vs. Evil Dead," "Black Mirror," "The Exorcist" and "Westworld"

JACK’S WINNERS: "Lethal Weapon," "Black Mirror," "American Horror Story: Roanoke," "Westworld," "Real O’Neals," "Supergirl" and "Arrow"

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