Sep 8, 2017
Instead of giving you a quirky intro to this entry, let's just
dive right into the question of the week: What TV genres and trends
have stayed their welcome and need to go?
It's one of many topics we address in Episode 66 and invite our
dear Clinkers to play along in the comments of our Facebook page.
Join us, won't you?
- According to TorrentFreak, Season 7 of “Game of
Thrones” has hit a billion illegal downloads. You
season premiere of “American Horror Story: Cult” brought in 3.93
million viewers. This is a 24 percent decline in ratings compared
to last year’s "Roanoke."
- Netflix has placed a two season order for a
“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” prequel series from Ryan Murphy
and Sarah Paulson called “Ratched.” It will begin in 1947 and
follow “Ratched’s” path from “nurse to full-fledged monster,” and
it will “track her murderous progression through the mental health
first two episodes of “Inhumans” premiered on 676 IMAX screens over
the weekend, grossing an estimated $2.6 million globally. In
America, it brought $1.5 million in at the box office. To put it
into perspective, this past weekend’s 40th Anniversary screenings
of “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” brought in $2.6 million at
the U.S. box office. Ouch.
- Lin-Manuel Miranda updated the “Magic School
Bus” theme song for Netflix’s reboot. While Kate McKinnon will
star, Lily Tomlin is returning to supply the voice for Professor
Frizzle as she hands over the keys to her younger sister Ms.
- Antonio Banderas will play Pablo Picasso in Nat
Geo’s next season of “Genius.”
Pine has signed on to play Bobby Kennedy in an untitled limited
series for Hulu.
Spicer will be a guest on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Sept.
- Hillary Clinton will be a guest on “The Late
Show with Stephen Colbert” on Sept. 19
will bring an end to “Veep” after Season 7 in 2018.
has canceled “Blood Drive” after one season and “Dark Matter” after
canceled “Will” after one season. It averaged just 697,000 viewers
Amazon renewed “Z: The Beginning of Everything” and opened up a
writers room for a Season 2, spending roughly $7 million on the new
episodes, it decided to cancel the show instead.
AARON’S LOSERS: "Disjointed" and "Little
JACK’S LOSERS: "Gear Dogs" and "ABC Fall
AARON’S FENCERS: "Preacher" and "American Horror Story:
JACK’S FENCERS: "Guilty Rich"
AARON’S WINNERS: "Epic’ly Later’d," "You’re the Worst," "Twin Peaks" and "Room 104"
Horror Story: Cult," "Lego
Elves: Secrets of Elvendale" and "The Deuce"
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