Feb 23, 2018
Another week, another episode. We're still in the midst of
Olympics mayhem, which means a lot of shows have yet to return or
premiere. But that'll change soon. Until then, uh ... what's your
favorite brunch food?
NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:
Walking Dead" star Lauren Cohan has yet to renew her contract for
Season 9. She's not necessarily leaving the show but has been
grappling with AMC over less-than-satisfactory salary offers. She
has just been cast as the lead in a new ABC pilot called "Whiskey
Cavalier." The show would star "Scandal's" Scott Foley and is
described as a "high-octane hourlong action dramedy that follows
the adventures of tough but tender FBI super-agent Will Chase
(codename: "Whiskey Cavalier") who, following an emotional breakup,
is assigned to work with badass CIA operative Francesca "Frankie"
Trowbridge (codename: "Fiery Tribune"). Together, they lead an
interagency team of flawed, funny, heroic spies who periodically
save the world (and each other) while navigating the rocky roads of
friendship, romance and office politics."
is rebooting "L.A. Confidential" as a TV series. Walton Goggins
will star as "Detective Jack Vincennes, who is described as all
swagger and flash with a movie-star smile. He knows how the system
works and uses it to his best advantage, including some corrupt
shakedowns on the side." Kevin Spacey played the role in the 1997
cast it's new "Magnum P.I." Thomas Magnum will be played by Jay
Hernandez, who is a Mexican American. He previously played Dimitri
Havelock in "The Expanse" and Daniel Acosta in Fox's short-lived
series "Gang Related."
- Comedy Central has renewed "Drunk History" for
a 6th season
News is launching a streaming service called "Fox Nation" in late
2018 and will be targeted towards the network's "super
- Comedian Michelle Wolf — hot off of getting her
own Netflix late-night series — will host this year's White House
Correspondents Dinner. It'll happen on April 28th.
AARON'S LOSERS: "Legends of Tomorrow" and the first episode of "Everything
JACK'S LOSERS: "Everything
Sucks" and "Here and Now"
AARON'S FENCER: "Crashing"
FENCERS: "The Frankenstein Chronicles" and
AARON'S WINNERS: Every other episode of "Everything
Sucks," "The Joel
McHale Show with Joel McHale," "Atlanta" and "CNN Town Hall: The
JACK'S WINNERS: "The Joel
McHale Show with Joel McHale," "Soft Focus with Jena
Friedman," "Adventure Time" and "Uncensored"
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Welcome to Episode 87.
As always, #ClinktheDrink.