Thursday, January 18, 2018

TV and Media

Sunday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballWomen: UCF at USFnoonESPNU; 1040-AMWomen: Army at NavynoonCBSSNWomen: North Carolina at Wake Forest12:30 p.m.FSFWomen: LSU at Florida1 p.m.SECWomen: Tennessee at South Carolina1 p.m.ESPN2Women: St. Louis at Dayton2 p.m.ESPNUWom...
Published: 01/13/18
Review: ‘Black Lightning’ creates electrifying platform for race and the real world

Review: ‘Black Lightning’ creates electrifying platform for race and the real world

Black Lightning is the most grounded, mature series the CW has ever aired.A bold statement, but a true one nonetheless.Not only is Black Lightning (played by Cress Williams) the network's first black superhero, he was also the first black superhero f...
Published: 01/12/18
Updated: 01/15/18

Saturday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballSt. Bonaventure at Rhode Island11 a.m.ESPNUKansas State at KansasnoonESPNPurdue at MinnesotanoonESPN2Wake Forest at DukenoonCh. 44Michigan at Michigan StatenoonFoxGeorgetown at Seton HallnoonFS1Women: Duquesne at George Washing...
Published: 01/12/18
Here are this week’s pop culture winners and losers

Here are this week’s pop culture winners and losers

Winners:Serena WilliamsTennis champion Serena Williams opened up about her recent childbirth and the health scare that followed  in Vogue's February issue. Williams said her husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, cut the cord after an emerge...
Published: 01/12/18
What to watch this weekend: ‘Electric Dreams,’ new ‘Victoria,’ Tampa couple on ‘Love After Lockup’

What to watch this weekend: ‘Electric Dreams,’ new ‘Victoria,’ Tampa couple on ‘Love After Lockup’

The future might be okay: Electric DreamsIt's inevitable that this new science fiction series on Amazon will be compared to Netflix's Black Mirror. But it's not packed with as much existential dread, and delves into more science fantasy than science ...
Published: 01/12/18
TV is showing us the dark side of playing God

TV is showing us the dark side of playing God

Theologians and other thinkers have described God in several ways over the centuries. God is a stern father. He’s a mechanistic prime mover. He’s a watchmaker. And, most recently, in the NBC sitcom The Good Place, God is a television showrunner.Sever...
Published: 01/11/18
‘The X-Files’ Season 11, Episode 2: 30 things we learned in ‘This’

‘The X-Files’ Season 11, Episode 2: 30 things we learned in ‘This’

The X-Files delights in keeping viewers on their toes, asking dozens of questions and only half-answering half … only to turn around a few episodes (or seasons) later and challenge those same notions. Herewith is a list of 30 things we learned ...
Published: 01/10/18
Updated: 01/11/18

Thursday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballWomen: Marist at Quinnipiac10 a.m.ESPNUMaryland at Ohio State7 p.m.ESPN2Tulsa at Houston7 p.m.ESPNUTennessee State at Eastern Illinois7 p.m.CBSSNWomen: Miami at Florida State7 p.m.FSFWomen: Notre Dame at Louisville7 p.m.ESPNWom...
Published: 01/10/18
Tampa couple stars in new series ‘Love After Lockup’ on WeTV

Tampa couple stars in new series ‘Love After Lockup’ on WeTV

Some people find love through blind dates, online matchmakers or simply coincidence. Others, like a Tampa couple on the WeTV series Love After Lockup, find love through communicating with people in prison.The new series premieres Friday and follows s...
Published: 01/10/18

Wednesday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballWomen: Richmond at St. Joseph’snoonNBCSNMississippi State at Florida7 p.m.SEC; 1250-AMDuke at Pittsburgh7 p.m.ESPN2Notre Dame at Georgia Tech7 p.m.ESPNUVirginia Tech at Wake Forest7 p.m.Fox SunUCF at Connecticut7 p.m.CBSSNRutge...
Published: 01/09/18