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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.

Jan 11, 2019

It's been a long three weeks but we have returned just in time for "The Masked Singer" to capture our full attention and for "The Sopranos" to turn 20.

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK:

  • The Academy Awards will go without a host for the first time since 1989.
  • "Vikings" will end after Season 6.
  • The CW has ordered a pilot for Ruby Rose's "Batwoman" standalone series.
  • The Season 3 premiere date of "Stranger Things" is July 4, 2019.
  • Netflix has canceled Buzzfeed's news series, "Follow This."
  • Hulu has canceled Sarah Silverman's "I Love You, America."
  • A LEGO competition series is in the works from Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment production company. 
  • NatGeo has shelved Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Star Talk" amid the sexual harassment investigation.
  • Deadpool director Tim Miller and David Fincher have teamed up to bring an animated anthology series titled, "Love, Death & Robots" to Netflix. 

Before digging into our winners and losers, Jack and I look at the shows who won at the Golden Globes this past Sunday and discuss how "The Sopranos" changed the game for TV. And if the show never hit HBO, it's possible our podcast wouldn't exist.

Aaron's Losers: "Stand Up and Away with Brian Regan," "Bird Box," "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch" and "Superstore"
Jack's Losers: "Project Blue Book" and "Gotham"
Aaron's Fencers: "Tidying Up with Marie Kondo" and "Surviving R. Kelly"
Jack's Fencers: "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch," "Forever," "Big Mouth," "Tidying Up with Marie Kondo" and "Good Trouble"
Aaron's Winners: "Titan Games," "Dirty John," "The Masked Singer," "Project Blue Book," "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" and Deadly Class"
Jack's Winners: "Pinky Malinky," "Aggretsuko Christmas Special," "Anne With an E," "Runaways," "Atlanta," "The Titan Games," "Happy!," "The Masked Singer" and "Deadly Class"

 

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