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Welcome to Punch Drunk TV, where your intrepid hosts Jack Conway and Aaron Pruner navigate the often tumultuous Peak TV landscape -- one drink at a time.

Apr 6, 2018

It's been a long week and Jack and Aaron will be taking a week off next week. Just so you know.

Be warned: Aaron had an itchy trigger finger going into this episode. Basically, coffee and whiskey and no sleep and all work make Aaron a grumpy ... oh well, you get it. 

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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:

  • "Stranger Things" will be the first Netflix series to get its own maze at Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando, Hollywood and Singapore this fall.
  • FX Networks has ordered the pilot for "Y," based on the post-apocalyptic comic book series "Y: The Last Man"
  • Ryan Murphy says Joan Collins will join the cast of "American Horror Story" for Season 8
  • Roseanne's ratings dropped 17 percent in its second week, bringing in 15.2 million viewers, as opposed to the adjusted number of 25 million who tuned in for the premiere.
  • Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions is making a four-part Lorena Bobbitt docuseries for Amazon.
  • Amazon's "Lord of the Rings" TV series will be the most expensive TV show ever. The streaming service is planning on producing at least five seasons and it'll cost around $1 billion dollars to make.
  • "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" will end after Season 4. The CW has renewed "Arrow," "Black Lightning," "Legends of Tomorrow," "Dynasty," "The Flash," "Jane the Virgin," "Riverdale," "Supergirl" and "Supernatural."
  • The Parents Television Council wants Netflix to hold off on airing Season 2 of "13 Reasons Why" until "experts in the scientific community have determined it to be safe for consumption" by minors.

AARON'S LOSER: "The Crossing" and "Roseanne"
JACK'S LOSERS: "Roseanne," "The Dangerous Book For Boys" and "The Crossing"
JACK'S FENCERS: "The Last OG"
AARON'S WINNERS: "Rapture" The Logic episode, "The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Supernatural" Scoobynatural, "A Series of Unfortunate Events" and "Legion"
JACK'S WINNERS: "Barry," "Supernatural" and "Legion"

SHOWS COMING UP WORTH WATCHING: Jay-Z on "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction" on Friday (Netflix), "Paterno" on Saturday (HBO), "Saturday Night Live" with Chadwick Boseman hosting with Cardi B as the musical talent (NBC), "Howard's End" on Sunday (Starz), "Killing Eve" on Sunday (BBC America), Wrestlemania 34 on Sunday (WWE Network), "New Girl" Season 7 premiere on Tuesday (FOX), "HBO Special: Andre the Giant" on Tuesday (HBO), "CW Special: Harry Potter: A History of Magic" on Wednesday (CW), "The Expanse" on Wednesday (SYFY), "Lost in Space" on Friday (Netflix), "Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas" on Friday (HBO)

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