Saturday, January 20, 2018
TV and Media

On TV this weekend, Oct. 18-20

On TV this weekend

FRIDAY

The Neighbors, 8:30 p.m., ABC Larry tries to combine Hanukkah with Halloween to come up with eight nights of trick-or-treating. On the very last night the trick will be a Type II diabetes diagnosis.

SERIES FINALE What Not to Wear, 9 p.m., TLC Stacy and Clinton finally decide a decade is long enough and plan their escape, helping a Las Vegas train wreck and checking in on past makeovers to see how little of their advice was taken. Whose wardrobes will millions of wives make fun of now?

SEASON FINALE Strike Back, 10 p.m., Cinemax The team has to take potentially immoral, illegal and unethical action to stop the impending attack. That delay in congressionally funded counter-terrorism assistance sure isn't helping.

SATURDAY

Grave Halloween, 9 p.m., SyFy A college student wants to save the spirit of her dead mother. That usually doesn't happen to women until after they get out of college and realize their moms were right about a lot of things.

SERIES PREMIERE Dancing on the Edge, 10 p.m., Starz Remember that episode of Downton Abbey where Lady Rose McClare was caught living it up with a married man in a jazz club? Well, imagine a whole show like that, with John Goodman trying very hard to make everyone forget King Ralph.

SEASON PREMIERE The Graham Norton Show, 11 p.m., BBC America Graham starts his 14th season with Benedict Cumberbatch, star of The Fifth Estate, Star Trek: Into Darkness and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Okay, but what big movies has he been in?

SUNDAY

Guy's Grocery Games, 8 p.m., Food Guy Fieri hosts a reality show in which normal people have to complete cooking challenges. Ironically, Guy Fieri looks exactly like the kind of guy we would avoid in a grocery store.

Queer Eye Reunion: 10 Years Later, 9 p.m., Bravo It's a cast reunion for the 10th anniversary of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. Or as we like to call it, The Year Bravo Started Showing Nothing But Reality Programming. — Joshua Gillin [email protected]

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Saturday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballWomen: La Salle at Rhode Island11 a.m.CBSSNPurdue at IowanoonESPNFlorida State at Virginia TechnoonESPN2; 1010-AMWichita State at HoustonnoonESPNUVillanova at ConnecticutnoonCBSSt. John’s at GeorgetownnoonFS1Ohio State at Minne...
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This week’s pop culture winners and losers

This week’s pop culture winners and losers

WinnersTimothée ChalametOscar darling Timothée Chalamet, whose breakout performances include Lady Bird and Call Me By Your Name, has pledged to donate his salary from his role in Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York to charities fighting s...
Published: 01/19/18
Review: ‘The Alienist’ is a grisly tale of murder, madness and class division

Review: ‘The Alienist’ is a grisly tale of murder, madness and class division

A doctor, an illustrator and a police department secretary are tasked by a young Theodore Roosevelt to conduct a secret investigation into a series of murders in 19th century New York City.The macabre tale is the focus of the new TNT series The Alien...
Published: 01/19/18
What to watch this weekend: ‘The Open House’ on Netflix, ‘The Alienist,’ ‘The Resident’

What to watch this weekend: ‘The Open House’ on Netflix, ‘The Alienist,’ ‘The Resident’

19th century serial killers: The AlienistIn the late 19th century, a doctor who studied and treated the mind (a modern-day criminal psychologist) was called an alienist because their patients were believed to be "alienated from their mind." Dr. Laszl...
Published: 01/19/18

Friday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYAutosNASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony8 p.m.NBCSNCollege basketballBuffalo at Western Michigan7 p.m.ESPNUSt. Bonaventure at Davidson7 p.m.ESPN2Canisius at Manhattan9 p.m.ESPNUIllinois at Wisconsin9 p.m.FS1College gymnasticsFlorida at Kentuc...
Published: 01/18/18
'American Pickers' is coming to Florida, and wants to pick through your stuff

'American Pickers' is coming to Florida, and wants to pick through your stuff

Know someone with a cool collection of antiques, collectibles or dust-covered old “junk” they’ve been holding onto for years in the hopes of someday cashing in? The time may be now. American Pickers, the A&E reality series fol...
Published: 01/18/18
Nancy Pelosi is going to be a guest judge on 'RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars'

Nancy Pelosi is going to be a guest judge on 'RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars'

She might be more familiar with democracy, but top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi is soon going to show her expertise on a certain kind of monarchy: The California congresswoman is slated to appear as a guest judge on RuPaul’s drag-queen competiti...
Published: 01/18/18
Voodoo Doughnut opening at Universal Orlando’s CityWalk this spring

Voodoo Doughnut opening at Universal Orlando’s CityWalk this spring

Get ready for Old Dirty Bastards, Grape Apes and Voodoo Doll rolls. Voodoo Doughnut is coming to CityWalk at Universal Orlando this spring.The now iconic doughnut shop was created by Kenneth "Cat Daddy" Pogson and Tres Shannon in Portland, Ore. in 20...
Published: 01/18/18

Thursday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballMurray State at Belmont7 p.m.ESPNUJacksonville State at Morehead State7 p.m.CBSSNWomen: Florida at Arkansas7 p.m.SECWomen: Tennessee at Notre Dame7 p.m.ESPNMinnesota at Maryland8:30 p.m.FS1UNC Asheville at Winthrop9 p.m.ESPNUSt...
Published: 01/17/18
‘The X-Files’ Season 11, Episode 3: 18 things we learned in ‘Plus One’

‘The X-Files’ Season 11, Episode 3: 18 things we learned in ‘Plus One’

The X-Files delights in keeping viewers on their toes, asking dozens of questions and only half-answering half … only to turn around a few episodes (or seasons) later and challenge those same notions. Herewith is a list of things we learned in ...
Published: 01/17/18