Mar 9, 2018
In Episode 89 of Punch Drunk TV, Jack and Aaron discuss a very
important topic: Their rekindled Tori Amos fandoms. Seriously, it's
overtaken everything ... but only '90s Tori.
NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:
- Barack and Michelle Obama are in early talks
with Netflix to produce a new global series for the
platform. The deal is said
to be focused on a series that would highlight inspirational
stories, not anything to serve as a direct rebuttal to current
President Donald Trump or his policies.
- Bronson Pinchot, aka Balki from "Perfect
Strangers," has been cast as a recurring character in Netflix's
"Sabrina" series. Pinchot will recur as George Hawthorne, "Baxter
High's villainous, puritanical principal. He is a constant thorn in
Sabrina's side and is always trying to thwart her
- Disney Jr is working on a new "Rocketeer"
animated series. This time, the story will follow Kit: “a young
girl who receives a surprise package on her birthday revealing
she’s next in line to become the Rocketeer, a legendary superhero
who has the ability to fly with the help of a rocket-powered
jetpack.” Assisting Kit with her adventures will be “her
gadget-minded best friend, Tesh, and airplane mechanic uncle,
Favreau has been tapped to write and executive produce a
live-action "Star Wars" TV series that'll air exclusively on
Disney's yet-to-launch standalone streaming service
million people tuned in to the Oscars on Sunday, making it the
lowest rated event in the awards show's history.
QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Do the Oscars still matter?
AARON'S LOSERS: "Life Sentence," "The Walking Dead" and "UnREAL"
LOSERS: "Life Sentence"
AARON'S FENCER: "Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and Notorious
JACK'S FENCER: "The Tick"
AARON'S WINNERS: "Booze Traveler," "Hap & Leonard," "The X-Files," "Ash vs. Evil Dead" and "Flint Town"
WINNERS: "Far Cry 5: Inside Eden's Gate,"
"Flint Town," "Sundays with Alec
Baldwin," "Hard Sun" and "Queer
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Welcome to Episode 89.
As always, #ClinktheDrink.