Jun 23, 2017
Happy Birthday to me -- Aaron here, and in case you're
wondering, we recorded Episode 58 on the eve of my 41st birthday.
I'm totally still accepting presents, if you feel so inclined. And
given the nature of this special event, my lovely wife Kelly joined
Jack and myself as our special guest. Get ready for a heaping
helping of alcohol, cake and rambling about television.
Friday, Apple poached Sony TV’s co-presidents Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht leading to
rumors of layoffs at Sony while also bringing Apple’s presence in
the TV game back in a big way.
is once again developing a "Watchmen" TV series, this time with
Damon Lindelof -- the showrunner of "Leftovers" (yay!) who is also
the writer behind "Prometheus" and some of the dumbest "LOST"
CW is once again developing a "Supernatural" spin-off idea. "The
Wayward Sisters" would follow Sheriff Jody Mills as she leads a
“group of troubled young
women, all of them orphaned by supernatural tragedy. Under Mills’
training and protection, these women will emerge as a supreme
monster-fighting force.” The plan is to introduce the series via a
backdoor pilot episode airing as part of
upcoming 13th season.
have a new premiere date for "Star Trek: Discovery": September 24.
The series premiere will air on CBS and CBS All Access, with all
the following episodes set to air solely on the network’s streaming
Universal has officially green-lit a "Downton Abbey" movie. No word
yet on which members of the original cast will appear in the film
-- it’s set to begin production in 2018.
- "Sherlock" creators Steven Moffatt and Mark
Gatniss are setting their sights on "Dracula." They’re planning to
present the series in 90-minute episodes, much like Sherlock, while
dipping into the Bram Stoker story. No network is attached as of
yet, but it’ll probably go to BBC … right?
an internal investigation, ABC will resume shooting this season of
"Bachelor in Paradise" in Mexico. Parent company, Warner Brothers,
viewed the tape of the whole thing -- which makes this so much more
icky -- the company has decided that no wrong-doing occurred.
Contestant Corinne Olympios will be continuing her own
investigation through her personal attorney.
will not be acquiring "Last Man Standing," after all.
next Spike TV roast will be of Alec Baldwin with Kate McKinnon,
Jack McBrayer, Julianne Moore, Jane Krakowski and Tracy Morgan all
set to attend. The special will air on July 9.
AARON’S LOSERS: "So You Think You Can Dance,"
"The Ranch" and
JACK’S LOSERS: "Blood Drive"
"Blood Drive" and
JACK’S FENCERS: "Cardinal," "Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level" and
"Legends of Chamberlain
AARON’S WINNERS: "World of Dance," "Wrecked," "Silicon Valley," "Better Call Saul," "Twin Peaks" and "Preacher"
Tale," "F is for Family" and
"T.J. Miller: Meticulously
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