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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.

Nov 6, 2015

It's the first week of November and we are now recording at midnight so let the weirdness begin...

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This week’s NEWS HIGHLIGHTS include: New Star Trek series to premiere on CBS in January 2017 and subsequently air on their streaming service CBS All Access, the Twin Peaks revival has been pushed back to 2017. Agent Carter is adding Ken Marino to the cast for season 2 as Joseph Manfredi, a crime boss in the Maggia crime syndicate. Jon Stewart signed a 4 year deal to bring short form news content to HBO NOW & HBO GO. Fox is moving forward with a Greatest American Hero reboot from Phil Lord and Chris Miller. After six episodes, The Muppets is getting a new showrunner and the show will be “rebooted” in the Spring. Netflix renewed Longmire for a fifth season and acquired streaming rights to Power Rangers. Idris Elba is returning to BBC America for a special Christmas episode of Luther. Netflix’s Iron Fist is now rumored to be a TV movie. Dana Carvey is going to host a new reality competition game show on USA called First Impressions where contestants will battle it out of who does the best celebrity impressions. The O.C. is streaming now, in its entirety, online at The CW’s online streaming service called CW Seed. A Superior Court judge is withholding money Bindi Irwin has earned on Dancing with the Stars until proof of Steve Irwin’s death is given. To celebrate his 72nd birthday, Twitch ran a Bob Ross marathon on October 29th. That’s 403 episodes of watching the late Ross paint and the stream brought about 60,000 viewers

AARON’S LOSERS: CMAs, Supernatural, and Bones. JACK’S LOSERS: Bones

AARON’S FENCERS: Supergirl, The Muppets, The Leftovers, Sleepy Hollow, Hellevator, American Horror Story: Hotel, and the Preacher trailer. 

JACK’S WINNERS: Scream Queens, Gotham, Muppets, The Grinder, Crazy Ex Girlfriend, and Ash vs Evil Dead.

AARON’S WINNERS: X-Files, Gotham, The Flash, Limitless, South Park, You’re The Worst, The Knick, Scream Queens, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, The Walking Dead, and Fargo.

[Throughout this episode, we reference subjects previously discussed on episodes of Pass The Effin’ Remote which you can find right here at GeekNation.]

Jack and Aaron can be found on Twitter here: @flatlinejack and @aaronflux

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