Wednesday, December 13, 2017
TV and Media

On TV this weekend, jan. 4-6

On TV this weekend


CSI: NY, 9 p.m., CBS Two different murder victims are killed with a very unusual weapon. We keep getting accused of spoiling shows, so we won't tell you it's a computer printer.

Arrow, 9 p.m., CW This show turned out pretty well, so now you can watch the pilot all over again, without that pesky sense of dread about another superhero getting the hackneyed writer treatment.

SEASON PREMIERE Merlin, 10 p.m., SyFy Alexander Vlahos shows up as Mordred, who just may be a problem for Camelot. Arthur may want to meet this guy.

Over/Under, 10 p.m., USA A day trader loses his job because of his gambling problem, so he becomes a bookie. Makes perfect sense. This movie is actually the pilot for a show that didn't get picked up, even though they liked the pilot enough to show it. Go figure.

SEASON PREMIERE Portlandia, 10 p.m., IFC A series so nice, they're premiering it twice: Two episodes about the hip, hilly, misty, liberal paradise. Kind of the opposite of Florida.


SEASON PREMIERE Pit Boss, 9 p.m., Animal Planet Shorty and his pitbulls return, as opposed to MTV, where Pitbull's shorties return.

SEASON FINALE Redneck Island, 9 p.m., CMT The redneckiest of them all wins $100,000 tonight. Or as the rednecks call it, 50,000 Powerball tickets.


SEASON PREMIERE The Biggest Loser, 8 p.m., NBC Just in time for your New Year's resolution to lose all that blubber you packed on during the holidays, fatso.

SEASON PREMIERE Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity cook-Off, 9 p.m., Food There's no way a kitchen packed with Gilbert Gottfried, Dean McDermott, Kathy Najimy, Carnie Wilson, Hines Ward, and Johnny Weir passed OSHA codes.

SEASON PREMIERE Downton Abbey, 9 p.m., PBS (check local listings) The British class-system equivalent of Mad Men returns for a third season of thumbing its nose at network TV dramas that can't seem to realize people will become devotees of a show that has fully realized characters and plot.

An Amish Murder, 9 p.m., Lifetime Neve Campbell plays a woman returning to her former Amish community to investigate a series of murders. Unlike the Scream series, she won't have to worry about the killer contacting her with a succession of creepy phone calls.

— Joshua Gillin [email protected]

Uber Eats is delivering 'free' chicken McNuggets across Tampa Bay

Uber Eats is delivering 'free' chicken McNuggets across Tampa Bay

You'll still have to pay the delivery fee, but the 10-piece McNuggets are free.
Updated: 11 hours ago

Wednesday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYBoxingWelterweights: Corcoran vs. Horn6:30 a.m.ESPNCollege basketballWomen: McNeese State at Baylor1 p.m.Fox SunVillanova at Temple7 p.m.ESPN2Women: Oregon at Mississippi State7 p.m.SECWestern Kentucky at Wisconsin8 p.m.FS1Longwood at Illinois8 ...
Published: 12/12/17
Video: Jimmy Kimmel holds his baby son, post-heart surgery, in emotional health-care monologue

Video: Jimmy Kimmel holds his baby son, post-heart surgery, in emotional health-care monologue

Jimmy Kimmel was absent from his ABC late-night show last week while his 8-month-old son, Billy, recovered from his second heart surgery. Ever since Billy was born with a heart defect and required immediate surgery, Kimmel has become an outspoken adv...
Published: 12/12/17

Tuesday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballMississippi State vs. Cincinnati7 p.m.ESPN2Fordham at Rutgers7 p.m.ESPNUSt. Peter’s at Seton Hall7 p.m.FS1Michigan at Texas9 p.m.ESPN2Albany at Memphis9 p.m.ESPNUNBALakers at Knicks7 p.m.ESPN76ers at Timberwolves9:30 p.m.ESPNNH...
Published: 12/11/17
What to watch this week: New season of ‘The Librarians,’ Gwen Stefani’s Christmas special

What to watch this week: New season of ‘The Librarians,’ Gwen Stefani’s Christmas special

MondaySEASON FINALE: The Gifted, 9 p.m., Fox: The team at Mutant HQ is divided on what to do next after Jace is forced to hand over something valuable to Dr. Campbell.Disney's Fairytale Weddings: Holiday Magic, 8 p.m., Freeform: A behind-the-scenes l...
Published: 12/11/17

Monday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballBryant at Louisville7 p.m.ESPNUChicago State at Northwestern7 p.m.FS1Drake at Minnesota8 p.m.Big TenAlabama A&M at DePaul9 p.m.FS1NBAHeat at Grizzlies8 p.m.Fox SunPelicans at Rockets8 p.m.NBARaptors at Clippers10:30 p.m.NBANFLP...
Published: 12/10/17

Sunday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballTulane vs. Florida StatenoonESPNU; 1010-AMLa Salle at Villanova1 p.m.FS1Women: Marshall at Florida1 p.m.SECArizona State at Kansas2 p.m.ESPNWomen: Texas at Tennessee3 p.m.ESPN2Women: SE Louisiana at TCU3 p.m.Fox SunSouthern at ...
Published: 12/09/17

Saturday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYBoxingSuper featherweights: Lomachenko vs. Rigondeaux9 p.m.ESPNSuper featherweights: Roman vs. Salido10:30 p.m.HBOCollege basketballDuke at Boston CollegenoonESPNUCLA at MichigannoonCBSMonmouth at KentuckynoonESPNUCoastal Carolina at South Carol...
Published: 12/08/17
This week’s pop culture winners and losers: Tonya Harding edition

This week’s pop culture winners and losers: Tonya Harding edition

WINNERS: Tonya Harding The once disgraced Olympic figure skater is no longer on thin ice in the pop culture world. Harding joined Margot Robbie, who is playing her in the upcoming film I, Tonya, on the red carpet this week. While Harding pleaded g...
Published: 12/08/17

Thursday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballValparaiso at Purdue6:30 p.m.FS1Ohio at Maryland7 p.m.Big TenIowa at Iowa State8 p.m.ESPN2Howard at Georgetown8:30 p.m.FS1College footballAwards show7 p.m.ESPNGolfLadies European: Dubai Masters4:30 a.m.GolfPGA Europe: Australia...
Published: 12/06/17