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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 10, 2017

Welcome to Episode 44 of Punch Drunk TV where we, allegedly, have issues with Brendan Fraser. Just go ahead and press play, invest some time into this episode, you'll find out just what I'm talking about when you get there. Poor poor Brendan Fraser...

NEWS:

  • A Castlevania animated series is coming to Netflix later this year and the story will be based on Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse.
  • Nathan Fillion will guest star in an upcoming episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
  • SNL is enjoying its highest ratings in 20 years with an average of 10.6 million viewers tuning in each week.
  • Oh, the Internet is now pushing to have Rosie O’Donnell to play Steve Bannon on SNL.
  • NBC is in talks to possibly revive American Idol.
  • Michael C. Hall has been tapped to play JFK in Season 2 of Netflix’s The Crown.
  • Netflix is rebooting the Magic School Bus and Kate McKinnon will voice Ms. Frizzle. 
  • Netflix has announced the official premiere date of Bill Nye Saves the World: All 13 episodes will drop on April 21. It’ll feature celebrities like Donald Faison, Alton Brown, Tim Gunn, Karlie Kloss and Steve Aoki.
  • The CW has pushed their Charmed and Lost Boys reboots back to 2018.
  • The OA has been renewed for a second season.
  • Spike TV is rebranding. Their new name will be The Paramount Network and the name will kick in sometime next year.
  • There is now an alt-right boycott against Netflix’s new series Dear White People, based on the 2014 movie of the same name. They’ve gone to Twitter to get #BoycottNetflix trending. Why? Because of “anti-white discrimination” and “white genocide.” So, to keep track, that means white supremacists can no longer drink Coke, Pepsi, or Budweiser, eat Oreos, go to Starbucks, watch Star Wars movies, or binge on Netflix…

AARON’S LOSERS: "Super Bowl," "Emerald City" and "APB"

JACK’S LOSER: "Other Space"

AARON’S FENCER: "Riverdale" and "24: Legacy"

JACK’S FENCER: "Santa Clarita Diet"

AARON’S WINNERS: "SNL," "Roast Battle," "Vikings," "Lethal Weapon," "Santa Clarita Diet" and "Legion"

JACK’S WINNERS: "SNL," "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," "Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special," "Star" and "Detroiters"

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