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By Kevin McDonough Almost alone among broadcast television series, "Frontline" (10 p.m., PBS, check local listings) continues to prove itself worthy of the description of journalism as the first draft of history. Tonight, the series, now in … more
By Kevin McDonough Harrison Ford has embraced the small screen in a big way. The star of "Star Wars" and the "Indiana Jones" franchise appeared recently in the "Yellowstone" prequel "1923." Now he stars in "Shrinking," a comedy streaming on … more
By Kevin McDonough Polar bears are deadbeat dads. That's one of many alarming facts to emerge from "Planet Earth: Frozen Planet II" (8 p.m. Saturday, BBC America, TV-PG). Philosopher Thomas Hobbes once described life as "nasty, brutish and … more
By Kevin McDonough Everybody has a tell. That's the point of "Poker Face," a decidedly vintage vehicle for Natasha Lyonne ("Russian Doll"), streaming today on Peacock. When we first meet her, Charlie (Lyonne) is working as a cocktail waitress … more
By Kevin McDonough We're not even out of January, but I'm penciling in "Extraordinary" as one of my favorite new comedies of 2023. Streaming on Hulu, this wonderfully smart series, written by newcomer Emma Moran and produced by the talent behind … more
By Kevin McDonough I was never a fan of "Sex and the City." But it's painful to watch Kim Cattrall reduced to a cartoon character as the narrator of "How I Met Your Father," the spinoff sitcom streaming its second season on Hulu. Ensconced in her … more
By Kevin McDonough Hate-watchers rejoice! Two series make their debuts, each featuring the vapid behavior of aggressively vain and seemingly wealthy personalities drawn from the most grotesque stereotypes of their particular … more
By Kevin McDonough Fox premieres its new anthology series "Accused" (10 p.m. Sunday, TV-14). A large audience for the NFL playoffs used to assure generous exposure for such fare, but it's not clear if people still watch television in the same … more
By Kevin McDonough Scant days after the return of "Night Court" to NBC, Netflix, the home of "Fuller House," begins streaming "That '90s Show." For the record, "90s" returns to the Wisconsin abode of "That '70s Show," where now-grandparents … more
By Kevin McDonough Money, guns and indifference loom large in the series "Trafficked With Mariana van Zeller" (9 p.m., National Geographic, TV-14), now entering its third season. Over the course of 10 episodes, the investigative journalist … more
By Kevin McDonoughWho ordered the reboot of "Night Court" (8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., NBC, TV-PG)? The genial and popular series ran on NBC from 1984-1992, starring the late Harry Anderson as presiding … more
By Kevin McDonough Television, for lack of a better term, continues to evolve. Epix, a premium cable fixture and home to movies and original series, has been rebranded as MGM+. If you watch Epix fare on your cable television, your experience … more
By Kevin McDonough Review popular culture long enough and you learn some hard and fast rules. When times are tough economically, audiences want escapism. Some of the best movies to come out of the Great Depression were zany comedies ("My Man … more
By Kevin McDonough "Velma" debuts on HBO Max, offering a new evolution in the teenage melodrama and a reboot of a familiar franchise. Presented as the origin story of the "Scooby-Doo" series from one character's point of view, it's also a sendup … more
By Kevin McDonough It's almost impossible to remember when people watched HGTV, the "Home and Garden TV" network, to actually learn something. Entertainment has trumped practicality for so long that the network can refer to Drew and Jonathan … more
By Kevin McDonough Mega-mergers and massive debt have forced a reckoning in TV land. Streamers that used to have bottomless budgets are finally making cuts. Just last week, Netflix pulled the plug on "1899," a "Lost"-like head-scratcher that … more
By Kevin McDonough Pop culture's current love affair with true-crime stories and "ripped from the headlines" scandals continues as Peacock streams the very recently released 2022 true-life drama "She Said." The film stars Zoe Kazan and Carey … more
By Kevin McDonough Fans of the creepy are in luck. AMC, home to the recent adaptation of "Interview With the Vampire," now launches "Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches" (9 p.m. Sunday, TV-MA). Alexandra Daddario stars as Dr. Rowan Fielding, a young … more
By Kevin McDonough If I was to imagine a hip-hop duo named after weather conditions, I would figure "Hot & Steamy" might fit the bill. But this is Chicago, where "Kold x Windy" (10 p.m., WE, TV-14) conditions prevail. This scripted limited … more
By Kevin McDonough Now here's something new and dreadful. Actually, it's not even new. "Special Forces: World's Toughest Test" (8 p.m., Fox, TV-14) assembles a gaggle of 16 famous-ish personalities to undergo rigorous training exercises designed … more
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