Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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SEASON PREMIERE Face Off, 9 p.m., SyFy It's 90 minutes of pure bliss for anyone with enough special-effects knowledge to be overjoyed at the word that McKenzie Westmore's father Michael shows up as the mentor. Whatever that means.

Emily Owens, M.D., 9 p.m., CW A psychic thinks her tarot cards are predicting her death. Well, if you had to ask anyone, she would know.

Justified, 10 p.m., FX Raylan meets a family that's hiding something. That's about as specific as these Justified synopses get, folks.

Total Blackout, 10:30 p.m., SyFy Urkel is back from his midseason break, back to scare people in the dark. He must tell really frightening tales about Reginald Veljohnson.

— Joshua Gillin [email protected]

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Wednesday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballMarquette at Xavier6:30 p.m.FS1South Carolina at Florida7 p.m.SEC; 1250-AMGeorgia Tech at Florida State7 p.m.FSF; 1010-AMBoston College at Syracuse7 p.m.ESPNUSt. Joseph’s at St. Bonaventure7 p.m.CBSSNNebraska at Rutgers7 p.m.Bi...
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New Hogwarts light show, wand combat lessons, Harry Potter mobile game and 4 more things you must do at A Celebration of Harry Potter

New Hogwarts light show, wand combat lessons, Harry Potter mobile game and 4 more things you must do at A Celebration of Harry Potter

If you know the colors and creatures of the four Hogwarts houses and that the spell is "leviOsa" not "leviosA," then you're probably planning to attend A Celebration of Harry Potter this weekend at Universal Orlando.For the past five years, the theme...
Published: 01/23/18
Jordan Peele had a priceless reaction to 'Get Out's' Oscar nominations

Jordan Peele had a priceless reaction to 'Get Out's' Oscar nominations

Jordan Peele made history on Tuesday morning when the 2018 Oscar nominations were announced and his movie Get Out received four nods. Peele is only the fifth black filmmaker nominated for the best director Oscar and the third to helm a best-picture n...
Published: 01/23/18
Review: Taylor Kitsch is a scary-good David Koresh in ‘Waco’

Review: Taylor Kitsch is a scary-good David Koresh in ‘Waco’

Twenty-five years ago a 51-day shootout and weapons raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, left 82 followers of the religious sect and four federal agents dead.The limited series Waco on the newly minted Paramount Network aims to give a...
Published: 01/23/18

Tuesday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYCollege basketballArkansas at Georgia6:30 p.m.SECProvidence at Villanova6:30 p.m.FS1Kansas at Oklahoma7 p.m.ESPNWisconsin at Iowa7 p.m.ESPN2Oklahoma State at Texas Tech7 p.m.ESPNewsVanderbilt at Tennessee7 p.m.ESPNUDavidson at Dayton7 p.m.CBSSNW...
Published: 01/22/18
Shows you should be watching: ‘Dark’ is the German ‘Stranger Things,’ only better

Shows you should be watching: ‘Dark’ is the German ‘Stranger Things,’ only better

What if everything that came from the past was actually influenced by the future?That's the main premise in Netflix's sci-fi horror, Dark, which has been deemed the German Stranger Things.While the two shows are entirely different beasts, it's an eas...
Published: 01/22/18
What to watch this week: ‘The Alienist,’ ‘Waco,’ RuPaul’s ‘All Stars’

What to watch this week: ‘The Alienist,’ ‘Waco,’ RuPaul’s ‘All Stars’

MondaySERIES PREMIERE: The Alienist, 9 p.m., TNT: The new drama follows an "alienist" (modern-day forensic psychologist), a secretary and an illustrator as they attempt to solve a series of grisly murders in 19th century New York City.The Resident, 9...
Published: 01/22/18
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