Sunday, April 22, 2018
TV and Media

TV week

SEASON PREMIERE The Voice, 8 p.m., NBC: New judges Shakira and Usher help NBC roll out its revolutionary new "All The Voice, all the time" format.

Castle, 10 p.m., ABC: Castle and Beckett investigate a body found inside an industrial cake mixer. Yet another casualty of America's ever-escalating cupcake wars.

SERIES PREMIERE Lava Chasers, 8 p.m., Weather: Studying volcanoes in Hawaii sounds more fun than hauling cargo through the icy Arctic. But not by much.

Cougar Town, 10 p.m., TBS: If an old woman agreed to buy your house in exchange for you hanging out with her, would you do it? We would if the lady was Shirley "Mama Partridge" Jones.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, 9 p.m., NBC: The Walking Dead's Lauren Cohen guest stars as a sports reporter who accuses a cameraman of stalking and raping her. A glutton for onscreen punishment, that Lauren.

Nashville, 10 p.m., ABC: Rayna goes on a P.R. blitz about her marriage, giving an interview to guest star Katie Couric. Also guest starring in this episode? Wyclef Jean. You know, country music legend Wyclef Jean.

Archer, 10 p.m., FX: We'd like to believe this episode, dealing with a plot to assassinate the pope, was ripped from last week's Vatican-obsessed headlines. But it probably wasn't. South Park's the only show that can do that.

Scandal, 10 p.m., ABC: Hollis Doyle recruits Olivia and company for help when his daughter is kidnapped. Doesn't the word "scandal" seem a little light for something like that?

Happy Endings, 8 p.m., ABC: Let's hope this witty sitcom's move to Fridays doesn't signal its own (un)happy ending.

Tanked, 9 p.m., Animal Planet: The guys visit St. Leo University in Pasco County to build a lionfish aquarium. Because their mascot is the lion, you see. Shouldn't they build a lion cage instead?

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Monday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYAutosIndyCar: Grand Prix of AlabamanoonNBCSNBaseballAutosIndyCar: Grand Prix of AlabamanoonNBCSNTwins at Yankees7 p.m.ESPNMarlins at Dodgers10 p.m.FSFCollege softballTennessee at Alabama7 p.m.SECLouisville at Florida State7 p.m.ESPNUNBA playoffs...
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Sunday’s sports on TV/radio

TODAYAutosNHRA: SpringNationals2 p.m.FS1IndyCar: Grand Prix of Alabama3 p.m.NBCSNBaseballTwins at Rays1 p.m.Fox Sun; 620-AMMarlins at Brewers2 p.m.FSFIndians at Orioles2 p.m.MLBCubs at Rockies (in progress)4 p.m.MLBNationals at Dodgers8 p.m.ESPNColle...
Published: 04/21/18
Tampa Theatre is showing ‘Reefer Madness’ tonight on 420 Day

Tampa Theatre is showing ‘Reefer Madness’ tonight on 420 Day

The campy gem known as Reefer Madness is screening at 10:30 p.m. tonight at the history Tampa Theatre, a perfect bit of programming on 420 Day. Today's day is 4/20 and it has beeen adopted in some circles as Weed Day because of the numeral code used ...
Published: 04/20/18
Watch this weekend: ‘Westworld,’ ”The 100,’ ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Watch this weekend: ‘Westworld,’ ”The 100,’ ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Back online: WestworldIt's crazy to think that the first season of Westworld premiered more than a year ago. But the hype surrounding this modern sci-fi series hasn't let up since. In the first season we explored the high-tech theme park of Westworld...
Published: 04/20/18
Tampa Bay disciples of 'Wild Wild Country' guru remember Oregon commune

Tampa Bay disciples of 'Wild Wild Country' guru remember Oregon commune

SPRING HILL Joe Lemieux sat on the cream sofa near several relics from another era in his life, out of place in this retiree’s pastel-tinged living room and brought into the morning light specifically for this occasion. There was a beaded nec...
Published: 04/19/18
Eva Longoria’s American ‘Gran Hotel’ adaptation in Miami: What we know so far

Eva Longoria’s American ‘Gran Hotel’ adaptation in Miami: What we know so far

I forever sing the praises of Gran Hotel, the gasp-inducing Spanish drama that is hands-down the most addicting show I have ever binged. It's been remade in Italy, Mexico (as El hotel de los secretos) and Egypt (as Grand Hotel but on Netflix as Secre...
Published: 04/19/18
Bring yourself back online: ‘Westworld’ returns with a vengeance and even more head-spinning narratives

Bring yourself back online: ‘Westworld’ returns with a vengeance and even more head-spinning narratives

The violent delights and violent ends have returned.Westworld premieres a second season Sunday on HBO, and this time the artificial intelligence "hosts" are in charge of the high-tech theme park.If you thought the first season was brutal, you're in f...
Published: 04/18/18
‘Night Court’ star Harry Anderson, 65, found dead in home

‘Night Court’ star Harry Anderson, 65, found dead in home

Harry Anderson, the actor best known for playing an off-the-wall judge working the night shift of a Manhattan court room in the television comedy series Night Court, was found dead in his North Carolina home Monday. Mr. Anderson was 65. A statement f...
Published: 04/16/18
Video: Meteorologist goes on epic on-air rant during another cold forecast

Video: Meteorologist goes on epic on-air rant during another cold forecast

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The winter that won’t end has taken its toll on a TV meteorologist in western Michigan.Garry Frank of WXMI-TV in Grand Rapids, Michigan, went on a rant to colleagues because they weren’t excited about his forecast.Video of the r...
Published: 04/16/18
Blockbuster stores are still open, and soon to receive a special gift from John Oliver

Blockbuster stores are still open, and soon to receive a special gift from John Oliver

Blockbuster is still open in Alaska, and about to receive some interesting movie memorabilia from "Last Week Tonight" and John Oliver.
Published: 04/16/18