Sep 29, 2017
Hey Clinkers, it turns out Episode 69 was such a special
endeavor on our parts that we had to break the thing up into two
parts! So, you're welcome.
For the first time in Punch Drunk TV history, we brought a guest
on (aside from our lovely wives) to join us in the television
chaos. And for you old school Pass the Effin' Remote listeners, you
know what that means: It's the return of Jack's favorite game
segment, Guess the Premise!
Coy Jandreau from Marvel Movie News and many acting things joins
us, mostly to geek out about comic book things and spread some
Lethal Weapon love. But as one would expect things get nutty pretty
NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:
Walking Dead” is now allowed to say “fuck.” That’s right! AMC has
buckled and will allow two instances of the f-word each season of
“The Walking Dead,” as well as “Fear the Walking Dead.”
has officially ordered Damon Lindelof’s “Watchmen”
and Anthony Russo are turning the Image Comics’ series “Deadly
Class” into a TV show at Syfy. The story is a “coming of age
journey set against the backdrop of late-’80s
counterculture and follows a teen who gets recruited into a
high school for assassins."
Cronenberg's “Scanners” is being turned into a TV show. Lionsgate,
Paramount and Skydance are all currently fighting to get the
has canceled “The Mist” after one season.
final six episodes of “Game of Thrones” will cost $15-million
dollars each to make.
TV is in the process of acquiring new original series to rival
Hulu, Netflix and Amazon. One of the projects they have put a bid
on is a modern version of Stephen Spielberg’s “Amazing Stories." If
done right, it could be a huge win for the platform.
THE RETURN OF GUESS THE PREMISE:
and Jack pitched new ideas for FOX's "The Nice Girls," Showtime's
"Kidding," Hulu's "Dawn," Gaumont Television's Stephen King
adaptation, "8" and Lifetime's "A Midsummer's Nightmare"
Spoiler: Coy won...
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