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What to watch this week: New ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,’ ‘Channel Zero: Butcher’s Block,’ Winter Olympics


Ant-Man, 6:30 p.m., TNT: Just saw the new trailer for Ant-Man and the Wasp and wondering what all the fuss is about? Watch the movie where it all began for the minuscule Marvel hero.
The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar, 8 p.m., Lifetime: A television bio of the Olympic gymnast, from her being spotted by a local coach at a training center to her years of sacrifices to pursue her dream. Based on Biles' book.

Shows you should be watching: 'Dark' on Netflix

Jeopardy fail: Contestants whiff on every football questions


American Experience: The Gilded Age, 9 p.m., PBS: The titans and barons of the late 19th century are spotlighted and contrasted harshly with the poverty of the struggling workers of the era.
Chopped, 10 p.m., Food Network: Four New Orleans chefs take on a Mardi Gras competition with ingredients like po' boys, roux, traditional king cake and boozy coffee.

Review: Altered Carbon is a dark and dizzying cyberpunk thriller

The X-Files Season 11: 28 things we learned in 'Ghouli'


SERIES PREMIERE: Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, 3 a.m., Netflix: There's a new Fab Five in town and they're ready to offer advice to men struggling with culture, food and wine, interior design, fashion and grooming.
Inside Out, 8 p.m., ABC: The television premiere of the Oscar-winning animated film about a young girl's emotions after she's uprooted from her life in the Midwest and moves to San Francisco.

SEASON PREMIERE: Channel Zero: Butcher's Block, 10 p.m., Syfy: The next season of the anthology series based on horror fan-generated Creepypastas follows two sisters who move to a new city and learn about a series of mysterious disappearances that may or may not be related to a local creepy park.

Review: Channel Zero pumps up the prestige horror with 'No-End House'


Winter Olympics 2018 Prime Time: Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing, 8 p.m., NBC: Team competition gets underway and freestyle skiing begins with moguls. The opening ceremony for the Olympics airs at 8 p.m. Friday on NBC.
SEASON PREMIERE: Death in Paradise, 10 p.m., PBS: In the sixth season, the death of a scientist on the side of a live volcano proves a difficult case to crack. Everything appears to point to a death from natural causes.

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Roseanne overdosed on opioids and left ‘The Conners’ behind. It’s better this way.

Roseanne overdosed on opioids and left ‘The Conners’ behind. It’s better this way.

BC's The Conners, a retitled reboot of a revival, made its return Tuesday night with the now widely known news that its main character, Roseanne Conner, had recently died in her sleep at the sitcom family's home in Lanford, Illinois, a small town tha...
Published: 10/17/18
Hey, NPR geeks: ‘Science Friday’ is coming to Tampa

Hey, NPR geeks: ‘Science Friday’ is coming to Tampa

Ready for some “brain fun for curious people," live on stage? Science Friday, one of NPR’s most popular radio shows and podcasts, is coming to Tampa Theatre on Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. for a live show with host Ira Flatow.Tampa’s NPR affil...
Published: 10/16/18
Lester Holt cancels NBC 'Nightly News’ from Tampa, heads for Panhandle

Lester Holt cancels NBC 'Nightly News’ from Tampa, heads for Panhandle

The realities of breaking news have interrupted Lester Holt’s planned NBC Nightly News broadcast from Tampa that was to be part of the anchor’s Across America tour.Holt will instead report tonight from Panama City in the Florida Panhandle...
Published: 10/10/18