Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • The Feed
  • What you're talking about today

What to watch this week: ‘Rise’ on NBC, ‘For the People’ on ABC

Monday

Sgt. Pepper's Musical Revolution, 8 p.m., PBS: An exploration of the creation and influence of the Beatles' landmark Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, released in 1967. It's still considered one of the greatest albums of all time.

Jane, 8 p.m., NatGeo: A special portrait of anthropologist and environmentalist Jane Goodall with previously unseen footage of hear earlier research trips to Africa in the 1960s.

Marvel: Jessica Jones digs into her past in slow burning Season 2

More TV: Bachelor Arie and fiance Lauren make cameo at Grand Prix St. Pete

Tuesday

SERIES PREMIERE: For the People, 10 p.m., ABC: A new drama about six talented young lawyers working on opposites sides of the law, but working together to handle high-profile and high-stakes federal cases.

SERIES PREMIERE: Rise, 10 p.m., NBC: A frustrated high school English teacher takes over the theater department in an attempt to revitalize his love for teaching and bring together students from all walks of life. It's like Glee meets Friday Night Lights and stars Moana herself, Auli'i Cravalho.

More TV: Wesley Chapel teen steals spotlight in new American Idol

Wednesday

Krypton: The Making of a Legend, 11 p.m., Syfy: Before Krypton premieres, take a look back at 80 years of Superman and get a sneak peek at the new series.

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, 10 p.m., FX: A young Andrew Cunanan struggles with an oppressive father while a young Gianni Versace becomes a fashion designer.

Previous coverage: Truth and lies are focus of Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Thursday

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, 9 p.m., Syfy: The new Tomb Raider (with Alicia Vikander as the titular heroine) comes to theaters this weekend, but relive Angelina Jolie's time as Lara Croft in the 2001 film inspired by the video game.

RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race, 8 p.m., VH1: The queens have to write and perform a rap on RuPaul's new single. But before a winner can be crowned, eliminated queens get to weigh in.

Contact Chelsea Tatham at [email protected] Follow @chelseatatham.

Comments
ICYMI: Pete Davidson says he proposed to Ariana Grande right away, they’re ‘learning how to be adults’

ICYMI: Pete Davidson says he proposed to Ariana Grande right away, they’re ‘learning how to be adults’

Here's some entertainment (and entertaining) news you might've missed this week.Pete Davidson talks about getting engaged Ariana Grande and ‘learning how to be adults’Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson says he's the "luckiest g...
Published: 08/17/18
Idris Elba to star in film based on Tampa author G. Neri’s book

Idris Elba to star in film based on Tampa author G. Neri’s book

Have you heard the latest about Idris Elba?No, not the new round of speculation that the acclaimed actor might be the next James Bond. I'm talking about a role he's actually signed for — in a movie based on a book by Tampa author G. Neri.Elba h...
Published: 08/10/18
ICYMI: Demi Lovato cancels tour, Brad Pitt says he’s given Angelina Jolie millions since split

ICYMI: Demi Lovato cancels tour, Brad Pitt says he’s given Angelina Jolie millions since split

Here's some entertainment (and entertaining) news you might've missed this week.Demi Lovato cancels tour dates to focus on recoveryDemi Lovato has canceled the rest of her fall tour to focus on her recovery.The singer was scheduled to perform in Mexi...
Published: 08/10/18
What does John Prine do while living in St. Petersburg?

What does John Prine do while living in St. Petersburg?

Yes, in case you didn't know, Grammy-winning folk-country singer John Prine is a Tampa Bay resident.Prine, 71, was recently featured in the New York Times' Carry On column, which said he and wife Fiona spend time in Nashville and Galway, Ireland, but...
Published: 08/09/18
Brian Kilmeade, ‘Fox and Friends’ host, coming to the Straz Center in Tampa

Brian Kilmeade, ‘Fox and Friends’ host, coming to the Straz Center in Tampa

Maybe the Straz Center should put a hold a couple of presidential tickets on hold for this one.Brian Kilmeade, the co-host of Donald Trump's favorite morning show Fox and Friends, is embarking on his first live tour this fall, and it'll kick off at i...
Published: 08/08/18
Dust off your cloak: Harry Potter series returns to theaters for one week

Dust off your cloak: Harry Potter series returns to theaters for one week

It's time to start practicing those spells — the Harry Potter films are coming back to the big screen.From Aug. 31 to Sept. 6, each of the 141 Cinemark theaters will be showing all eight Harry Potter movies, plus Fantastic Beasts and Where to F...
Published: 08/08/18
Ruby Rose cast as lesbian superhero Batwoman for The CW

Ruby Rose cast as lesbian superhero Batwoman for The CW

NEW YORK – Ruby Rose is making history with her latest role as Batwoman, the first openly gay superhero to headline a TV series.Batwoman will be introduced in a December crossover event between the network's other DC Comics shows, Arrow, The Fl...
Published: 08/08/18
‘The Bachelorette’ makes choice, and its Garrett Yrigoyen

‘The Bachelorette’ makes choice, and its Garrett Yrigoyen

LOS ANGELES — The Bachelorette has chosen.Becca Kufrin celebrated her engagement to Garrett Yrigoyen, capping Monday's finale on ABC following the usual tears and drama.It came down to Yrigoyen and Blake Hortsmann.She told Hortsmann he mad...
Published: 08/07/18
‘Facts of Life’ star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

‘Facts of Life’ star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

LOS ANGELES — Charlotte Rae, who played a wise and patient housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom "The Facts of Life" during a career that encompassed many other TV roles as well as stage and film appearances, has di...
Updated one month ago
A guide to all reboots, revivals and sequels coming to a TV or movie screen near you

A guide to all reboots, revivals and sequels coming to a TV or movie screen near you

Has Hollywood completely run out of original ideas?You might think so by looking at any upcoming network TV or movie production schedule. Disney is remaking its classics in live-action format while TV reboots everything from the '80s and '90s —...
Published: 08/03/18
Updated: 08/07/18