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Need to make a new cooking show stand out? Add weed

By Kevin McDonough As comfortable as an old slipper, "The Great British Baking Show" (9 p.m., PBS, TV-PG, check local listings) returns. PBS is importing the fifth season, which first aired in 2014 and has not yet been seen in the United States. … more

'Love Means Zero' profiles legendary tennis coach

By Kevin McDonough Remember Nick Bollettieri? After watching the new documentary "Love Means Zero" (9 p.m. Saturday, Showtime), you'll find him hard to forget. For decades, Bollettieri ran a sports academy in Southern Florida where young … more

Creative team behind 'Castle' launches 'Take Two'

By Kevin McDonough Remember "Castle"? That series' creative team, Andrew W. Marlowe and Terri Edda Miller, return for "Take Two" (10 p.m., ABC, TV-PG), a second experiment with a familiar formula. Rachel Bilson stars as Sam, the former star of … more

Costner stars in 21st-century western series

By Kevin McDonough Big star. Big skies. Big show? It's a pretty safe bet that fans of TV westerns and Kevin Costner will tune in for "Yellowstone" (9 p.m., Paramount, TV-MA), a multigenerational saga set in Montana's ranching country. Costner … more

'Love Is ...' offers a multilayered tale of romance

By Kevin McDonough "Love Is ..." (10 p.m., OWN, TV-14) has nothing to do with that corny little single-panel comic strip. It's a multilayered tale of romance set in the 1990s, but narrated from the point of view of the present day. It's about two … more

Tiffany Haddish hosts MTV Awards; 'The Proposal' premieres

By Kevin McDonough Comedian of the moment Tiffany Haddish hosts the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards (9 p.m., MTV, CMT, Comedy Central, MTV2, TVLand, VH1). "Black Panther" leads all movies with seven … more

'Man in an Orange Shirt' is thoughtful film with heart

By Kevin McDonough A romance laced with tragedy, the "Masterpiece" presentation "Man in an Orange Shirt" (9 p.m. Sunday, PBS, TV-14, check local listings) follows two relationships separated by 60 years. The film was released last year in the … more

Syfy's '12 Monkeys' begins its fourth, final season

By Kevin McDonough For a Friday night in June, there is an abundance of new, returning and revived series to consider. - Based on a 1995 movie of the same name that was in turn based on "La Jetee," a 28-minute 1962 French language film, "12 … more

Problem-filled 'Marlon' returns for 2nd season

By Kevin McDonough Now entering its second season, NBC's "Marlon" (9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., TV-PG) is said to be loosely based on Marlon Wayans' own life. That's often a bad sign, but it's not the only problem with this strained sitcom. Wayans … more

Ramsay rescues restaurants (on a deadline)

By Kevin McDonough Don't mess with success. That seems to be the strategy of network reality series. But how do you define success? "Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back" (9 p.m., Fox, TV-14) offers a few new elements to his … more

Are you a true crime fanatic? 'Last Defense' is for you

By Kevin McDonough True crime buffs are in luck. If you've already binged on Netflix's revival of "The Staircase," check out "The Last Defense" (10 p.m., ABC). Produced by Viola Davis ("How to Get Away With Murder) and Julius Tennon, the … more

A&E shares David Cassidy's final days

By Kevin McDonough Come on, get (un)happy! Proving once again that celebrity and morbidity mix in all the worst ways, "Biography" presents "David Cassidy: The Last Session" (9 p.m., A&E, TV-14) … more

How much does Broadway matter to TV viewers?

By Kevin McDonough Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban host the 72nd Annual Tony Awards (8 p.m. Sunday, CBS), celebrating the best of Broadway over the past year. Both have been nominated for recent Tonys, Bareilles for the score to "Waitress" and … more

Netflix revives, updates riveting 'The Staircase'

By Kevin McDonough Your summer binge has arrived. With a revised and updated version of "The Staircase" (TV-MA), Netflix taps into two TV trends. We live in an era when everything that has aired must be rebooted. We've also seen an abundance … more

Marvel's TV presence grows with 'Cloak & Dagger'

By Kevin McDonough Any time "To Tell the Truth" (10 p.m., ABC, r, TV-PG) airs in prime time is a good excuse to check out something new. "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger" (8 p.m. and 9:03 p.m., Freeform, TV-14) has two good-looking stars and a … more

Audience Network's 'Condor' updates classic thriller

By Kevin McDonough As "television" changes, introducing new series often means explaining how, when and even where to watch them. The Audience Network, originally exclusive to DirecTV and now owned by AT&T and available on select cable services, … more

Backfield in motion: Roseanne and the NFL

By Kevin McDonough What a difference a week makes. Tonight's ABC schedule reflects the first Tuesday of the network's post-"Roseanne" reality. So much has been written about her firing that I, like many, have no desire to read, never mind write, … more

Angry, funny 'Dietland' debuts on AMC

By Kevin McDonough Can a show be subversive and funny too? "Dietland" (9 p.m., AMC, TV-14) is an adaptation of Sarai Walker's 2015 novel, a strange, darkly comedic odyssey from self-loathing to … more

J.K. Rowling detective series arrives on Cinemax

By Kevin McDonough Cinemax imports the British detective miniseries "C.B. Strike" (10 p.m., TV-MA), based on a series of crime novels by Robert Galbraith. Who is he? In a move right out of "Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition," best-selling … more

'Pose' is the worst new show you can't stop watching

By Kevin McDonough It's hard to stand out in a world with 800 new series debuting every year. How do you get noticed? Is it better to make the best show of the year? Or the worst? Or in the case of "Pose" (9 p.m. Sunday, FX, TV-MA), a little bit … more
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