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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.

May 11, 2017

[Aaron here -- In a little over a week, I'll be attending the "Twin Peaks" premiere. How nuts is that? Do you have questions you'd like me to ask David Lynch and the cast? Hit me with them on our Facebook page (link is below)!]

Another long episode, you guys. Look, we're living in trying times and everyone has a different means of coping. Please enjoy the sugar-laden insanity -- also, Starburst Jelly Beans are the sh*t!

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  • A "Judge Dredd" TV show is finally in the works!
  • Donald Glover and his brother Stephen will write, executive produce and act as showrunners on FXX newest Marvel animated series, "Deadpool."
  • "The Lego Movie" is getting an animated spinoff on Cartoon Network called "Unikitty!"
  • After thirteen months, ABC has plans in place to revive "American Idol" -- which is convenient since Ryan Seacrest is now Kelly Ripa’s new cohost.
  • Jennifer Morrison is leaving "Once Upon a Time," leaving fans wondering how the new season will look without Emma Swan.
  • Netflix has renewed "13 Reasons Why" for a second season because of course they did.
  • NBC has two live musicals in the works: "Bye Bye Birdie" for a live December telecast and "Jesus Christ Superstar" for a live Easter 2018 telecast.
  • The very conservative Sinclair Broadcast Group (think, further right than FOX News) has bought Tribune for $3.9 billion leaving questions about WGN America’s future and its flagship show “Underground.”

Network Renewals/Cancelations:

  • NBC - "Timeless" and "Powerless" canceled. All of Dick Wolf’s Chicago shows (except "Justice") renewed. "Blindspot" has been renewed for a Season 3 and "Taken" renewed for a Season 2.
  • ABC - "Last Man Standing" has been canceled after 6 Seasons. "Scandal" is expected to end after Season 7. "Modern Family" has been renewed for Seasons 9 and 10.
  • CW - "No Tomorrow" and "Frequency" have both been canceled after 1 Season.
  • FOX - “Sleepy Hollow” and “Rosewood” have been canceled. "Last Man on Earth," "Lucifer," "Lethal Weapon" and "Gotham" have all been renewed. 

AARON’S LOSERS: The "Preacher" Season 2 promo campaign, "The Great Indoors" and "Sense8."

JACK’S LOSERS: "Truth and Iliza" and "Great News" 

AARON’S FENCERS: "Bosch," "Bill Nye Saves the World" and "The Last Man on Earth"

JACK’S FENCERS: "Batman and Bill," "The Therapist," "Catastrophe" and "The Last Man On Earth"

AARON’S WINNERS: Hulu's new Live TV platform, "Soundtracks," "Believer with Reza Aslan," "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," "Riverdale," "Twin Peaks," "The Leftovers," "Better Call Saul," "American Gods" and "The Handmaid’s Tale" 

JACK’S WINNERS: "Desus & Mero," "Lip Sync Battle," "The Handmaid’s Tale," "American Gods" and "The White Princess"

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