TV listings
74 results total, viewing 1 - 20

New firefighting drama 'Station 19' premieres

By Kevin McDonough "Grey's Anatomy" churns out another spin-off. This time in a firehouse. I'm no expert, but somehow I doubt that real firemen and women obsess about the fire pole as much as they do on "Station 19" (9 p.m., ABC, TV-14). Like … more

Syfy's 'Krypton' concocts confusing new storyline

By Kevin McDonough How do you approach a series like "Krypton" (10 p.m., Syfy, TV-14)? One of the better aspects to the "Superman" comic is its neat and tidy origin tale. Why dig deeper into the legend of his doomed planet and make up stuff about … more

NBC's 'Rise' continues to be grim, unsatisfactory

By Kevin McDonough So I'm watching the second episode of "Rise" (9 p.m., NBC, TV-14) and waiting for somebody to crack a smile. It's a long wait. I wasn't looking for a belly laugh or a goofy guffaw. Just one brief respite from an onslaught of … more

Science presents a three-hour history of Silicon Valley

By Kevin McDonoughWhat do we remember or revere? When we talk about the past or history with a capital "H," we're almost always talking about military or political history, the spirit of '76, or the … more

A whole lot of drama on 'The Secret Life of Kids'

By Kevin McDonough Talk about drama! Grown-ups have no monopoly on feelings of love, jealousy, rejection, friendship and peer pressure. The new six-part documentary "The Secret Life of Kids" (9 p.m., USA, TV-PG) goes full surveillance on a … more

New police procedural 'Instinct' lacks chemistry

By Kevin McDonough Is "Instinct" (8 p.m., CBS, TV-14) a new project for Alan Cumming? Or the umpteenth adaptation of a James Patterson thriller? Cumming stars as a Dr. Dylan Reinhart, first seen as a comfortable, tweed-clad professor of … more

'How to Get Away With Murder' wraps up 4th season

By Kevin McDonough The 2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament begins in earnest. Or at least in prime time. Look for Davidson vs. Kentucky (7 p.m., CBS); San Diego State vs. Houston (7:15 p.m., TBS); Buffalo vs. Arizona (9:30 p.m., CBS) and Montana vs. … more

'Versace' returns to the roots of Cunanan's troubles

By Kevin McDonough The sins of the father emerge in the powerful penultimate episode of "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" (10 p.m., FX, TV-MA). This emotionally draining series has unfolded one flashback at a time, … more

NBC launches bleak musical melodrama 'Rise'

By Kevin McDonough NBC heralds its new prestige musical melodrama "Rise" (10 p.m., NBC, TV-14). Josh Radnor stars as Lou Mazzuchelli, an English teacher overwhelmed by his class's apathy and the bureaucratic grind of teaching in a … more

'Jane' recalls Goodall's years amid chimpanzees

By Kevin McDonough A glorious television experience, the acclaimed 2017 documentary "Jane" (9 p.m., National Geographic) makes its broadcast debut. Directed by Brett Morgen ("Kurt Cobain: Montage of … more

'Love' returns to Netflix for its final season

By Kevin McDonough Bryan Cranston has been a busy man. The "Malcolm in the Middle" and "Breaking Bad" star is the co-creator of "Sneaky Pete," now streaming its second season on Amazon Prime. Giovanni Ribisi stars as Marius, an ex-con who assumes … more

Will exhumed 'American Idol' prove successful for ABC?

By Kevin McDonough Sunday brings an interesting battle between networks. ABC has revived the most popular show in Fox history, so Fox has gone dumpster-diving in its own corporate landfill to come up with a competitive stunt. It's not a pretty … more

'Champions' offers a wrinkle on an old comedy gimmick

By Kevin McDonough Dude, you're a dad. The notion of the "instant paternity" sitcom has been around forever. "Champions" (9:30 p.m., NBC, TV-14) stars Anders Holm as Vince, a clueless "player" type who works in a gym and has no qualms about … more

Does 'Life Sentence' leave itself anywhere to go?

By Kevin McDonough So what are you doing for the rest of your life? A dark comic variation on the dying teen genre, "Life Sentence" (9 p.m., CW, TV-PG) stars Lucy Hale ("Pretty Little Liars") as Stella Abbott. The show's first five minutes play … more

ABC certainly isn't afraid to try something weird

By Kevin McDonough Tonight marks the season finale of "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World" (10 p.m., ABC, TV-14). I wouldn't be surprised if this far-fetched fantasy was headed toward cancellation. For those who haven't been paying attention, … more

Has 'The Good Doctor' met its match in 'Good Girls'?

By Kevin McDonough  Television ratings are often about showing us the goods. Last Monday shaped up to be a battle between the "Goods," pitting ABC's "The Good Doctor," the breakout freshman show … more

'Frontline' begins Oscars weekend on a sour note with 'Weinstein'

By Kevin McDonough "Frontline" (9 p.m., PBS, check local listings) opens Oscars weekend on a sour note. "Weinstein" offers a definitive look at Hollywood mogul and power broker Harvey Weinstein, who was alleged to have used his considerable … more

This year's Oscar goes to ... find out Sunday

By Kevin McDonough TCM concludes its month-long countdown to the Academy Awards with a day of Best Picture nominees and winners, including the 1982 epic "Gandhi" (8 p.m. Saturday), directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Ben Kingsley as the … more

A comedy with some drama in the mix, 'Atlanta' returns

By Kevin McDonough A hip-hop tragedy wrapped in a sly comedy, "Atlanta" (10 p.m., FX, TV-MA) returns for its second helping. The new episodes are thematically linked as "Robbin' Season," involving petty and sometimes violent bouts of burglary, … more

Daniels shines as complicated hero in 'Looming Tower'

By Kevin McDonough Fact is greater than fiction. And recent history has provided the stuff of some of the best scripted drama of recent years. Today, Hulu will begin streaming "The Looming Tower." Based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning book by … more
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 90 days.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.