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Does something sinister lurk below the sea on 'Siren?'

By Kevin McDonough It's hard to make a splash. Derivative yet different, alluring and preposterous, implausible, weird and ominous: Can "Siren" (8 p.m., Freeform, TV-14) break through the cable clutter to become appointment TV? "Siren" opens … more

ABC launches new sitcoms with familiar faces

By Kevin McDonough Several familiar faces arrive in new series. Zach Braff ("Scrubs") stars in the title role of "Alex, Inc." (8:30 p.m., ABC, TV-PG). A storyteller for a NPR-ish radio network, Alex grows tired of corporate restrictions and … more

After 21-year hiatus, 'Roseanne' returns for 10th season

By Kevin McDonough The "new" tenth season of "Roseanne" (8 p.m., ABC, TV-PG) pretty much asks viewers to forget everything that happened in the ninth season. And that's not hard to do, since it was broadcast in 1996-7. Not unlike Netflix's … more

Arctic chiller 'The Terror' debuts on AMC

By Kevin McDonough An epic adventure blending history and horror, the 10-episode series "The Terror" (9 p.m., AMC, TV-14) debuts with a two-hour helping. Set in the 1840s, this cinematic adventure … 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

'Alexa & Katie' brings lighthearted approach to cancer

By Kevin McDonough Netflix does a lot of things right. Mainly because with more than 700 new series, documentaries and films debuting in 2018 alone, it simply does a lot of things. If Netflix … more

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
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