TV & Media

  1. Lazydays to star in new Travel Channel show about buying an RV

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    SEFFNER — Shopping for an RV at Lazydays is the focus of a reality show premiering Sunday on the Travel Channel.

    Jack and Phyllis Fredericks, of Chatham, N.Y., look at Fleetwood RVs  at the Lazydays RV SuperCenter in Seffner in this 2009 file photo.
  2. James Garner, reluctant hero of TV and film, dies at 86

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    James Garner had a Hollywood chin but Everyman's eyes. He was a relatable lug whose most iconic work — TV's Maverick in the '50s, The Rockford Files in the '70s — endures because his beat-up, beleaguered guys looked a whole lot like us: trying and failing to avoid trouble, dodging bill …

    As a veteran of the Korean War, James Garner was a real hero. Here he receives a Purple Heart, presented in 1983.
  3. Top TV week of July 21: 'The Leftovers', 'Hotel Hell', 'The Bachelorette'

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    The Bachelorette, 8 p.m., ABC

    You'll have to wait one more week to see if Tampa native Josh Murray wins Bachelorette Andi Dorfman's heart for good, or if she chooses contender Nick Viall instead. In the meantime, the men who didn't make it to next week's finale spill …

    Justin Theroux in HBO’s ‘The Leftovers’.
  4. St. Pete native quitting as voice of Thomas the Tank Engine

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    All is not peachy on the Island of Sodor.

  5. Virgins on the verge

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    There are two kinds of virgins: the willing and the unwilling.

    At 23, Lisa finally has sex — on her wedding night — on MTV’s new show Virgin Territory.
  6. Tampa native Josh Murray pays off in 'Bachelorette' fantasy league

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    I check my fantasy league scores every Monday.

    Last week, Bachelorette Andi visited Tampa with Murray. She was impressed enough to give him a rose.
  7. Top TV week of July 14: '24: Live Another Day', 'Under the Dome', 'The Divide'

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    SERIES FINALE 24: Live Another Day, 9 p.m., Fox

    Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer in ‘24:  LIVE ANOTHER DAY’.
  8. Review: FX's new vampire horror series 'The Strain' could use more bite

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    FX's new horror series The Strain wears its heart on its sleeve. Sure, that heart may be a decades-old blood-slurping organ floating in a grimy jar, but it still beats. And it makes The Strain surprisingly sappy.

    Cory Stoll plays CDC chief medical officer Ephraim Goodweather, researching a vampiric parasite epidemic, in FX’s The Strain.
  9. Top TV week of July 7: 'The Strain', 'MasterChef', 'Extant', 'Welcome to Sweden'

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    MasterChef, 8 p.m., Fox

    Not only is St. Pete native Francis Biondi still in this cooking competition, now down to 15 contestants, he's consistently one of the best performers. Let's hope tonight's partner cooking doesn't trip him up.

     

    24: Live Another Day, 9 …

    Halle Berry as a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family in 'Extant'.
  10. The rise of the nerd prankster

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    We are all on Candid Camera now — or at least it can seem like it. Prank comedy is everywhere, from Jimmy Kimmel's many hoaxes to joke Twitter accounts and online stunts that go viral. Yet overkill won't end this comedic genre. The appeal of pranks is so ingrained that smart comics will always find a new …

    Nathan Fielder with one of his pranks: a Dumb Starbucks store.