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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

Seth Rogen hosts fundraiser for Alzheimer's disease

By Kevin McDonough Netflix may be taking over television itself, but is it changing it? Or serving up a cafeteria of the same old thing? Two of the streaming service's "new" programs debuting today have a ring of the familiar; others offer … more

'Howards End' should appeal to 'Downton Abbey' fans

By Kevin McDonough Has Al Pacino ever played a nice guy? Pacino stars in the title role of "Paterno" (8 p.m. Saturday, HBO, TV-MA), the latest in a string of portrayals of deeply flawed men, including Roy Cohn, Jack Kevorkian and Phil Spector. … more

'Civilizations' offers a history of 20,000 years of art

By Kevin McDonough Traditional television has entered a "greatest hits" phase. The ratings success of "Roseanne" (8 p.m., ABC, TV-PG) will only encourage other networks to follow suit. The notion of a "new" "Murphy Brown" makes me sad. It … more

'He Lied About Everything' gives away the story

By Kevin McDonough The ultimate anti-Valentine's Day treat, the documentary "He Lied About Everything" (8 p.m., ID, TV-14) can be enjoyed on so many strange levels. This tale of a suave con man and a woman betrayed is an example of television … 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

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

A president under siege on 'Designated Survivor'

By Kevin McDonough The leak of illegal tapes, mysterious computer hackers and questions about the president's fitness for office provide the backdrop of tonight's "Designated Survivor" (10 p.m., ABC, TV-14). President Tom Kirkman (Kiefer … more

Showtime presents 'Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars'

By Kevin McDonough Television has been obsessed with difficult men since Tony Soprano. Combining a cantankerous and frequently maddeningly selfish character with all the hallmarks of the standard rock hagiography, "Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars" … more

NBC offers an overabundance of Olympics coverage

By Kevin McDonough How do you get to PyeongChang? Practice, Practice, Practice! Mike Tirico and Katie Couric host coverage of the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games from PyeongChang Olympic Stadium (8 p.m., NBC). If you've never … more

Bob Knight film launches new ESPN streaming service

By Kevin McDonough "Mom" (9 p.m., CBS, TV-14) has been renewed for a sixth season by CBS. It is one of three comedies, along with "The Big Bang Theory" and "Young Sheldon," from producer Chuck Lorre. All will be back next season. Lorre did not … more

NBC offers Olympics preview

By Kevin McDonough Tara Lipinski And Johnny Weir host "The Best of the U.S.: The 2018 Winter Olympics" (10 p.m., NBC). This hourlong special focuses on past champions and new faces who will … more

Planet Earth explores the world's oceans

What killed Aaron Hernandez? Or, more to the point, what drove Aaron Hernandez to murder before he took his own life in 2017?"48 Hours" (10 p.m. Saturday, CBS) and best-selling author James Patterson examine the story of Hernandez, a convicted … more

'Animals With Cameras' is highly entertaining

By Kevin McDonough Wednesday nights belong to complicated antiheroes. Or American psychos. "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" (10 p.m., FX, TV-MA) really should be called "The Andrew Cunanan Story." Offering flashbacks … more

'Fixer Upper' and the Tim Tebow halo effect

By Kevin McDonough Is Tim Tebow the Doug Flutie of the 21st century? Both men had colorful, even legendary, moments as college football quarterbacks. But the world is full of promising college players who never quite made it in professional … more

'Notes From the Field' gives viewers much to ponder

By Kevin McDonough Art and activism mix in "Notes From the Field" (8 p.m. Saturday, HBO, TV-MA), the latest politically charged one-woman show from Anna Deavere Smith. Viewers may recognize her from "The West Wing," "Nurse Jackie" and … more

Netflix offers gritty drama 'Seven Seconds'

By Kevin McDonough Fans of complex, gritty realism have some binging ahead of them. "Seven Seconds" (TV-MA) premieres on Netflix, created by Veena Sud (who also is behind AMC's adaptation of "The Killing"). As in that series, the sun rarely … more

'Trust' is most addictive new series of 2018

By Kevin McDonough The search for the most addictive new series of 2018 is over. Executive-produced and directed by Danny Boyle, the 10-episode anthology series "Trust" (10 p.m. Sunday, FX, TV-MA) is a gorgeous fantasy evocation of a bygone era … more

'20/20' special looks back, forward to 'Roseanne'

By Kevin McDonough It's never easy competing against the Olympic Winter Games. ABC makes the most of the situation with a "20/20" special (10 p.m.) that glances back and looks forward to a show named "Roseanne." Roseanne Barr's eponymous … 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
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