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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.

Dec 16, 2016

It's the end of the year, which means we look back at the big list of our favorites for 2016. Did your favorite make the cut? Let us know! What are you excited about for 2017? Let us know!

We've got a lot to unpack and discuss. But first, here's the news...


  • Alan Thicke died on Tuesday at the age of 69.
  • "The Walking Dead" star Sonequa Martin Green, who plays Sasha on the show, has been cast to star in "Star Trek: Discovery," becoming the first African-American woman to lead a Star Trek series.
  • Cartoon Network has announced an eight-part miniseries event called "Adventure Time: Islands" that promises to finally solve the mystery of what happened to all of the world’s humans. It will premiere on Jan. 30.
  • Classic episodes of "Unsolved Mysteries" will be available on Amazon Prime and are being updated to provide new information.
  • TV Land has canceled "Impastor"
  • WGN America has canceled "Salem"
  • Netflix has canceled "Marco Polo"
  • TBS has renewed "Search Party" and "People of Earth"
  • Another "How I Met Your Mother" spinoff is in the works, this time from the team behind "This Is Us." The first attempt was called "How I Met Your Dad… This" one is called "How I Met Your Father." At this point, no network has picked up the idea.
  • CBS is looking to reboot "The Honeymooners" because, fuckin’ CBS man
  • Fox News was the most watched TV network of 2016 because the world is going to hell.

AARON’S LOSERS: "Fuller House" and "Shooter"

JACK’S LOSERS: "Son of Zorn" and "Fresh Off the Boat"

AARON’S FENCERS: "White Rabbit Project," "Salem" and "Ash vs. Evil Dead"

JACK’S FENCERS: "Horace and Pete," "SNL" and "Nightline"

AARON’S WINNERS "SNL," "Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency," "Last Man on Earth," "Incorporated" and "The Exorcist"

JACK’S WINNERS: "Last Man on Earth," "Real O’Neals," "The Night Of," "Quantum Break" and "Star"

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