Stories tagged: television
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25, 2016
Around the remote: Clinton and Trump face off Monday in first presidential debate
They’ve been throwing long-distance verbal jabs at one another for months. On Monday the candidates – Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump – finally come face to face on …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 24, 2016
Analysis: Can Ghost Rider give ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ the buzz it’s been lacking?
That burn you felt Monday night around 10 p.m. on ABC was new life being given to Marvel/ABC’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” courtesy of the flames of Ghost Rider. And not …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 5:03 P.M.
Rupert Murdoch reaps $34 million in compensation
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch might be getting out of the office more, but he continues to pull down handsome compensation.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 22, 2016, 11:11 A.M.
PBS’ “Poldark” is back: Flawed hero, satisfied star
The reincarnated Poldark struck some viewers as more of a “do-gooder” than Robin Ellis’ portrayal of a moral but willful man in the original series, Turner acknowledges. But he says …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 7 P.M.
Kristen Bell is well cast in ‘The Good Place’ as someone sent to heaven by mistake
In the smart and delightful “The Good Place,” which got a two-episode preview Monday before taking up its regular time slot Thursday, Kristen Bell plays Eleanor, who opens her eyes …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 1:39 P.M.
Your TV may use more energy than you think, group charges
An environmental group on Wednesday accused three major television manufacturers of misleading consumers and regulators about how much energy their high-definition screens devour by designing them to draw less power …
MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2016, 2:38 P.M.
Central Valley grad Taylor Stocker a contestant on new season of ‘Survivor’ on CBS
Taylor Stocker, was raised in Liberty Lake and is now a resident of Post Falls, grew up watching “Survivor.” Now he’s among the millennial contestants in the series’ “millennials vs. …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18, 2016
Around the remote: Kimmel hosts 68th Emmys
It’s always tough to predict the whims of Emmy, but it’s a pretty safe bet that the night will feature several wins for “The People v. O.J. Simpson” and at …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2016, 7 P.M.
Actress Natascha McElhone: ‘I didn’t have a choice in the gutsiest thing I ever did’
British-born Natascha McElhone balances acting with role as a single mother of three. Her new series, “Designated Survivor,” with Keifer Sutherland, premieres Wednesday on ABC.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2016, 10:59 A.M.
Update from Clinton’s doctor: Democrat is ‘fit to serve’
Donald Trump on Wednesday handed over a one-page summary of his recent physical on a doctor’s television show – but the campaign won’t reveal what was disclosed.
MONDAY, SEPT. 12, 2016, 1:15 P.M.
Analysis: Trump calls for no debate moderators a week after praising them
Monday Donald Trump is having a debate with Last Week Donald Trump about whether he’s satisfied with his debate moderators. In an interview with CNBC on Monday morning, Trump said …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016
Around the remote: Dance with Lochte, Vanilla Ice
Welcome to the next stop on the Ryan Lochte apology tour. The disgraced Olympian joins 12 other celebrities on “Dancing With the Stars,” where he won’t be able to fabricate …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 10, 2016, 10 A.M.
Donald Glover takes different direction with ‘Atlanta’
His new FX series “Atlanta” has some lighter moments, but at its heart is a deep story of two cousins working their way through the Atlanta music scene in order …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2016, 1:02 P.M.
Chevy Chase is back in rehab for an alcohol-related ‘tune-up’
Chevy Chase has checked into a Minnesota addiction center for an alcohol issue, according to his rep.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2016, 11:38 A.M.
Greta Van Susteren out as Fox News host
Greta Van Susteren has abruptly quit after 14 years as a prime-time anchor at Fox News Channel, saying that Fox “has not felt like home to me for a few …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016
Around the remote: Glover’s ‘Atlanta’ debuts on FX
Donald Glover (“Community”) shines in “Atlanta.” He plays Earnest “Earn” Marks, a broke young man struggling to gain some traction in life. A chance to reverse his fortunes comes when …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 2, 2016
Emeril Lagasse feasts globally on new Amazon Prime series
Caution: Eat before you watch “Eat the World.” Do not come to this new Emeril Lagasse-hosted docuseries hungry for anything other than new insights about food, travel and culture.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 7 P.M.
Endicott’s Mariana Klaveno continues to make a name in Hollywood
Former “True Blood” star Mariana Klaveno is featured in the third season of “Full Circle,” on DirecTV’s Audience Network.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 8:27 A.M.
Bankruptcy fraud sentencing delayed for ‘Dance Moms’ star
The federal court sentencing for “Dance Moms” star Abby Lee Miller has been postponed from Oct. 11 to Dec. 2.
MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2016
It’s a wrap on third season of zombie series ‘Z Nation’
Two women crept down an alley in downtown Spokane, looking back and forth warily. One kept a Glock pistol at her side, ready in case she needed to shoot a …
SUNDAY, AUG. 28, 2016
Around the remote: Will VMA’s bring Kanye moment?
TV picks for Aug. 28-Sept. 3.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24, 2016, 7 P.M.
Henry Winkler bonds with icons in new show, dreams of Tony
Aaaayyy. Henry ‘The Fonz” Winkler thrilled to still putting his passion for acting to use.
TUESDAY, AUG. 23, 2016, 3:16 P.M.
Ex-host sues Fox News claiming sexual harassment, retaliation
A former Fox News host has sued the network, its ousted chairman and other top executives, claiming they retaliated after she detailed unwanted sexual advances made by her onetime boss, …
MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2016, 4:51 P.M.
Shannen Doherty settles with ex-managers she said mismanaged money
Court records show Shannen Doherty has settled a lawsuit against her former business managers, who she accused of leaving her without health insurance and caused a delay in doctors diagnosing …
MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2016, 3:37 P.M.
‘Good Morning America’s’ Amy Robach sorry for ‘colored people’ reference
“Good Morning America” co-anchor Amy Robach has apologized for saying “colored people” on Monday’s broadcast of the ABC program.
FRIDAY, AUG. 19, 2016, 7 P.M.
Q&A: Jim Gaffigan may look ordinary, but his comedy is anything but
An enormously successful comedian, actor and author who has opened for the pope, Jim Gaffigan is also the star of TV Land’s “The Jim Gaffigan Show,” in which he plays …
THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2016, 11:33 A.M.
‘Fixer Upper’ Magnolia House to begin booking 2017 stays
FORT WORTH, Texas – “Fixer Upper” fans, you finally get another chance to step inside Chip and Joanna Gaines’ kingdom of shiplap – and sleep there at least two nights. …
SUNDAY, AUG. 14, 2016
Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s picks for Aug. 14-20
Haven’t had your fill of Bob Costas just yet? The competition in Rio de Janeiro continues with more drama, more patriotic fervor and, yes, many more commercials. The week’s prime-time …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10, 2016, 7 P.M.
Q&A: Louie Anderson’s Emmy-nominated turn is a loving tribute to his mom
Louie Anderson finds himself channeling his own mom, Ora Zella Anderson, in his Emmy-nominated portrayal of Christine Baskets on the FX comedy “Baskets,” starring Zach Galifianakis.
SATURDAY, AUG. 6, 2016
Archie Panjabi goes for action in ‘Blindspot’ TV role
Archie Panjabi of “The Good Wife” is getting back into series TV with “Blindspot” and out of her comfort zone.