Aug 18, 2017
It's been a garbage fire of a week. We can all agree on that,
yes? So while we attempt to concentrate solely on the TV items of
the week that really got our attention, Episode 63 of Punch Drunk
TV does delve a wee bit into the chaos America has gone through
over the past few days. There's talk of Nazis and Donald Trump in
this episode. You've been warned...
still thinks "Confederate" is a good idea and has released a new
statement defending the series’ development.
Espana and HBO Nordic accidentally posted this Sunday’s episode of
“Game of Thrones,” titled “Death is the Enemy,” ahead of
has been in an alleged standoff with a hacker who has demanded
money from the company. HBO denies offering the hacker money, but
an email was leaked detailing a “$250,000 bounty payment.” In the
end, new episodes of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Insecure” and
“Ballers,” along with shows that have yet to premiere, “Barry” and
“The Deuce” were leaked to torrent sites.
Fuller and Martha De Laurentiis have begun talks in bringing
"Hannibal" back for a fourth season.
- Amazon is turning the Neil Gaiman, Terry
Pratchett novel “Good Omens” into a miniseries starring Michael
Sheen and David Tennant.
is shutting down Seeso later this year.
Meyers is developing a “The Munsters” reboot at NBC. According to
Deadline, it will be “a half-hour single-camera” series and “follow
members of an offbeat family who are determined to stay true to
themselves but struggle to fit in in hipster Brooklyn.”
- Netflix has canceled "Gypsy" after one
season but has renewed "Ozark" and "GLOW."
- Netflix has signed a multi-year deal with
Shonda Rhimes, creator of ABC's "Grey’s Anatomy," "Scandal," "How
to Get Away With Murder" and "The Catch."
Kohan, the creator of "Orange is the New Black" and "GLOW," has a
new show coming to Lifetime. It’s called “American Princess” and is
an hourlong drama about a woman who runs away from her old life to
serve as a “wench-in-waiting” at a Renaissance Faire...
Vardalos, the woman from "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," is set to star
in a new dramedy for Bravo called “Suburban Famous.” It’ll be
loosely based on her own life experiences—and, apparently, the time
she met the Chewbacca Mom while doing a morning show...
QUESTION OF THE
WEEK: What show do you watch to help you relax and go to
sleep at night?
AARON’S LOSERS: "The Strain" and "Ryan
Hansen Solves Crime on Television"
JACK’S LOSERS: "Baller Wives," "Swedish
Dicks," "I Hart Food" and Donald Trump’s "Real News Updates"
AARON’S FENCERS: "Preacher" and "Rick and Morty"
FENCERS: "Rick and Morty" and "Weekend Update"
AARON’S WINNERS: "Vice News Tonight," "The History of Comedy," "Ducktales," "What Would Diplo Do," "Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later" and
"Game of Thrones"
WINNERS: "States of
Undress," "Desus and Mero,"
"Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Game of Thrones," "Hoarders" and in a special
Winner/Fencer/Loser combo... "Voltron: Legendary
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