Wednesday, November 22, 2017
TV and Media

On TV this weekend, July 26-28

RECOMMENDED READING


On TV this weekend

FRIDAY

ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night, 8 p.m., CBS Put down the cowboy hat, because this special includes Nelly, Ne-Yo, Pitbull and John Fogerty. The Band Perry, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley and McGraw's wife, Faith Hill. It's safe to say not everyone watching tonight drives a pickup truck.

Magic City, 9 p.m., Starz Now Ike is trying to rig the Cuban lottery. He really has a tendency to bite off more than he can chew.

Banshee, 10 p.m., Cinemax Carrie ditches the hospital so she can save her family before Rabbit gets too close. Plus, her insurance co-pays are outrageous.

72 Hours, 10:30 p.m., TNT Heading through the southern Rockies can be dicey. If there isn't 3 feet of snow falling on you, there's the potential for huge wildfires. Guess which one they're getting this week …

SATURDAY

SEASON PREMIERE America's Cutest Dog, 8 p.m., Animal Planet If it's not Boo the Pomeranian, the whole competition is fixed. Seriously, the dog has a stuffed toy line.

SEASON PREMIERE Iyanla: Fix My Life, 9 p.m., OWN If you're watching Iyanla Vanzant on a Saturday night, chances are this really is the show for you.

SEASON PREMIERE Welcome to Sweetie Pie's, 10 p.m., OWN Former Ikette Robbie Montgomery continues to sell southern cooking to the masses. She should be sure to hire a better team of lawyers than the ones Paula Deen had.

SUNDAY

SEASON PREMIERE Unforgettable, 9 p.m., CBS We would write a capsule for this Poppy Montgomery series, but we can't remember what it's about. See what we did there?

SERIES PREMIERE Inside the American Mob, 9 p.m., NatGeo Kind of odd that a series about the Mafia is on this channel. Perhaps they'll be focusing on the precise locations of each crime family and explore the environment there.

— Joshua Gillin [email protected]

On TV this weekend

FRIDAY

ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night, 8 p.m., CBS Put down the cowboy hat, because this special includes Nelly, Ne-Yo, Pitbull and John Fogerty. The Band Perry, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley and McGraw's wife, Faith Hill are also there. It's safe to say not everyone watching tonight drives a pickup truck.

Magic City, 9 p.m., Starz Now Ike is trying to rig the Cuban lottery. He really has a tendency to bite off more than he can chew.

Banshee, 10 p.m., Cinemax Carrie ditches the hospital so she can save her family before Rabbit gets too close. Plus, her insurance co-pays are outrageous.

72 Hours, 10:30 p.m., TNT Heading through the southern Rockies can be dicey. If there isn't 3 feet of snow falling on you, there's the potential for huge wildfires. Guess which one they're getting this week …

SATURDAY

SEASON PREMIERE America's Cutest Dog, 8 p.m., Animal Planet If it's not Boo the Pomeranian, the whole competition is fixed. Seriously, the dog has a stuffed toy line.

SEASON PREMIERE Iyanla: Fix My Life, 9 p.m., OWN If you're watching Iyanla Vanzant on a Saturday night, chances are this really is the show for you.

SEASON PREMIERE Welcome to Sweetie Pie's, 10 p.m., OWN Former Ikette Robbie Montgomery continues to sell Southern cooking to the masses. She should be sure to hire better lawyers than the ones Paula Deen had.

SUNDAY

SEASON PREMIERE Unforgettable, 9 p.m., CBS We would write a capsule for this Poppy Montgomery series, but we can't remember what it's about. See what we did there?

SERIES PREMIERE Inside the American Mob, 9 p.m., NatGeo Kind of odd that a series about the Mafia is on this channel. Perhaps they'll be focusing on the precise locations of each crime family and explore the environment there. — Joshua Gillin [email protected]

Comments

Wednesday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballTennessee vs. PurduenoonESPN2Western Kentucky vs. Villanova2 p.m.ESPN2Maui Invitational seventh-place game2:30 p.m.ESPNUMaui Invitational fifth-place game5 p.m.ESPN2Wofford at Texas Tech6:30 p.m.Fox SunHoward at USF7 p.m.820-AM...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Meet Amazon’s bawdy, opinionated Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Meet Amazon’s bawdy, opinionated Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Miriam "Midge" Maisel seems to have it all.It’s 1958 New York City, Upper West Side, and she’s a quick-witted Jewish housewife with two kids. She and her husband live in a plush apartment just a few floors below her meddling yet endearing parents.He’...
Published: 11/21/17
What to watch this week: ‘Marvel’s Runaways,’ ‘Godless,’ Thanksgiving specials

What to watch this week: ‘Marvel’s Runaways,’ ‘Godless,’ Thanksgiving specials

MondayDavid Letterman: The Mark Twain Prize, 9 p.m., PBS: A special celebrating the work of Late Night and The Late Show host David Letterman.SERIES PREMIERE: Big Hero 6 the Series, 8 p.m., Disney Channel: The new animated series takes place after th...
Published: 11/20/17

Monday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballMarquette vs. VCU2:30 p.m.ESPN2Wichita State vs. California4:30 p.m.ESPN2Molloy at St. John’s6:30 p.m.FS1UCLA vs. Creighton7 p.m.ESPNUTexas A&M vs. Oklahoma State7 p.m.ESPN2Jackson State at Maryland7 p.m.Big TenWomen: Butler at...
Published: 11/19/17

Sunday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYAutosMonster Energy Cup: Ford EcoBoost 4003 p.m.NBCCFLSaskatchewan at Toronto1 p.m.ESPNewsEdmonton at Calgary4:30 p.m.ESPNewsCollege basketballMonmouth at Virginia1 p.m.FSFWomen: Maryland at Connecticut1:30 p.m.ESPNPuerto Rico Tip-Off, fifth pla...
Published: 11/18/17

Saturday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYAutosXfinity: Ford EcoBoost 300 qualifying11 a.m.CNBCXfinity: Ford EcoBoost 3003:30 p.m.NBCSNCollege basketballMaryland-Eastern Shore at GeorgetownnoonFox SunBucknell at Maryland8:30 p.m.Big TenGolfPGA Europe: Tour Championship2:30 a.m.GolfPGA: ...
Published: 11/17/17
Video: Forget Pizza Rat. Meet St. Petersburg’s Pizza Squirrel

Video: Forget Pizza Rat. Meet St. Petersburg’s Pizza Squirrel

New York, it seems, doesn't have a monopoly on pizza-chomping rodents.Around 2:45 p.m. Friday, the Tampa Bay Times spotted a squirrel digging a nearly entire slice of pizza out of a trash can at 146 Second St. N in St. Petersburg. The squirrel hoppe...
Published: 11/17/17
Jeffrey Tambor accused of sexual harassment by his ‘Transparent’ co-star

Jeffrey Tambor accused of sexual harassment by his ‘Transparent’ co-star

"Transparent" actress Trace Lysette has accused actor Jeffrey Tambor of sexually harassing her on the set of the Amazon series.Lysette’s allegations mark the second time the star, who plays Maura Pfefferman on the critically acclaimed dramedy, has be...
Published: 11/17/17
Here are this week’s pop culture winners and losers

Here are this week’s pop culture winners and losers

WINNERS:Taylor SwiftFollowing the death of his mother, Gloria, The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon shared a touching story with the audience about his mom squeezing his hand three times and saying "I love you," when he was a kid. "Last week, I was in ...
Published: 11/17/17
Review: ‘Marvel’s Runaways’ pits rebellious teens against their evil parents

Review: ‘Marvel’s Runaways’ pits rebellious teens against their evil parents

The parents in Runaways really are the worst.Hulu's new Marvel series follows a ragtag group of teenagers who have to band together to defeat their own parents, who are collective members of a secret criminal organization called the Pride.In the wake...
Published: 11/17/17