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Around the remote: Shark Week makes its return

It’s time once again to dive into the summer’s most fin-tastic programming event.

Around the remote: HBO documentary celebrates Robin Williams

Chuck Barney’s TV picks for July 15-21.

Around the remote: Celebrate the Fourth with TV specials

What’s the best thing about celebrating Independence Day in front of the TV? You can turn the volume down if the pyrotechnics get too loud. (Plus, fireworks look real pretty …

Around the remote: ‘GLOW’ returns to Netflix for Round 2

Chuck Barney’s TV and streaming picks for June 24-30

Around the remote: Costner takes starring role in ‘Yellowstone’

Chuck Barney’s TV and streaming picks for June 17-23

Around the remote: Tony Awards honor theater’s shows, stars

Chuck Barney’s TV and streaming picks for June 10-16

Around the remote: ‘America’s Got Talent’ makes its return

Chuck Barney’s TV and streaming picks for May 27-June 2

Around the remote: ‘Dancing With the Stars: Athletes’ hits the ballroom

Chuck Barney makes his TV picks for the upcoming week.

Around the remote: ‘Westworld’ returns to HBO for second season

HBO show back for its highly anticipated second season.

Around the remote: Be prepared for anything as ‘Scandal’ ends its run

Chuck Barney’s TV picks for the week of April 15.

Around the remote: Netflix debuts “Lost in Space” reboot

Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV and streaming picks for April 8-14

Around the remote: Legend stars as ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

Chuck Barney’s TV and streaming picks for this week.

Around the remote: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ spin-off makes debut

Chuck Barney’s TV and streaming picks for March 18-24.

Around the remote: ‘American Idol’ hopes to hit high notes

Less than two years after its swan song, the show that gave us Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson … and, yes, William Hung, is back on a new network, …

Around the remote: Academy Awards celebrate Hollywood

Around the remote TV column for the week of March 4.

Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV picks for Feb. 18-24

After a three-month hiatus, our favorite fake anchor guy returns to launch the fifth season of his Emmy-winning satirical program.

Around the remote: From Super Bowl to Olympics, sports dominate TV week

Ah, Super Bowl Sunday: The day we gather around the TV set, shovel thousands of calories into our faces and pretend we’re down with football, even if we don’t know …

Around the remote: ‘The Alienist’ makes its debut on TNT

Based on the best-seller by Caleb Carr, this moody psychological thriller takes viewers into the darkest corners of New York City during the Gilded Age.

Around the remote: Meyers hosts 75th Golden Globes

Normally, this celebration of the year’s best movies and TV shows is a fun, free-wheeling and booze-filled bash. But as Hollywood continues to be rocked by claims of sexual harassment …

Around the remote: Stars come out for Kennedy Center Honors

This year’s celebration of the arts spotlights dancer Carmen de Lavallade, singer Gloria Estefan, hip-hop artist and actor LL Cool J, producer Norman Lear and musician Lionel Richie.

Around the remote: ‘A Christmas Story Live!’ takes stage

Break out the leg lamp and guzzle some Ovaltine. Not to be confused with the 1983 film that annually airs in 24-hour marathons, this is a live version of the …

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 8:33 a.m.

Around the remote: Carol Burnett Show celebrates 50 years

My, how time flies. It has been five decades since Burnett and her band of merry jokers took TV by storm with their groundbreaking variety show. In this two-hour special, …

Around the remote: Annual parade highlights holiday TV

Strike up the bands. Our day of gastronomical gluttony just wouldn’t be the same without the massive procession in Manhattan, with its fancy floats, cheerleaders, clowns, celebrities and bloated balloons …

Around the remote: ‘Good Behavior’ jumps back into action

Life on the run can be so messy … and dangerous. As Season 2 of this seductive drama series begins, con artist Letty Raines (Michelle Dockery) finally has custody of …

Around the remote: Franco plays dual role in 1970s-set ‘Deuce’

Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV picks for Sept. 10-16

Around the remote: ‘AHS’ kicks off with last year’s presidential election

The seventh installment of the popular creep-show franchise has a curious jumping-off point: Last November’s presidential election. It goes on to track various characters’ responses to the shifting political realities …

Around the remote: ‘Ray Donovan’ returns, helps studio mogul

As the addictive drama launches its fifth season, Ray (Liev Schreiber) returns to his life as a Hollywood fixer and his first client is a bigwig studio mogul played by …

Around the remote: Spacey in charge of the Tony Awards

After a “Hamilton” domination last year, the race among Broadway’s best figures to be much more wide open. There’s also an air of unpredictability around this year’s host as Kevin …

Around the remote: ‘Fargo’ shows two sides of Ewan McGregor

The snow-capped crime anthology makes a welcome return. For Season 3, the story is set in 2010 and centers on two brothers – both wonderfully played by Ewan McGregor. One …

Around the remote: ‘Prison Break’ comes back to life for nine-episode reboot

When we last left “Prison Break” nearly eight years ago, Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller) was presumed dead, leaving his wife, Sara (Sarah Wayne Callies), to raise their baby son alone. …