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4 new sci-fi shows that aren’t about superheroes

4 new sci-fi shows that aren’t about superheroes

Geek culture is everywhere these days, but we’re over the summer’s influx of superhero shows. For geek TV to grab a bigger audience, it needs to take some risks. Here are some shows that have us crossing our fingers.Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams (...
Published: 01/04/18
If ‘This Is Us’ makes you cry, these new fall shows will, too

If ‘This Is Us’ makes you cry, these new fall shows will, too

We expected more tear-jerkers since This Is Us continues its ratings domination; and escaping from the real world is great. Get the tissues ready to go for these new sobworthy shows coming out for the winter TV season. Here and Now (HBO)9 p.m., Feb. ...
Published: 01/04/18
From Versace to Waco, check out these new true crime shows

From Versace to Waco, check out these new true crime shows

The winter TV season is upon us, and our hunger for true crime dramatizations remains fierce. Last year’s shows such as Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (NBC) and Mindhunter (Netflix) prove the genre is far from dead. Here are some newcom...
Published: 01/04/18
‘Roseanne,’ ‘The Chi,’ ‘Electric Dreams’ and other TV options to keep you warm this winter season

‘Roseanne,’ ‘The Chi,’ ‘Electric Dreams’ and other TV options to keep you warm this winter season

Winter is a time for sweaters, hot drinks and adding new TV shows to our never-ending lists. Just kidding. We know it’s Florida, and we won’t be snowed in. But let us live. We have a lot of TV to watch. The beginning of 2017 brought us some of the ye...
Published: 01/03/18
Updated: 01/05/18
‘The X-Files’ Season 11, Episode 1: 35 things we learned in ‘My Struggle III’

‘The X-Files’ Season 11, Episode 1: 35 things we learned in ‘My Struggle III’

The X-Files delights in keeping viewers on their toes, asking dozens of questions and only half-answering half of those … only to turn around a few episodes (or seasons) later and challenge those same notions.Herewith is a list of things we lea...
Published: 01/03/18
Updated: 01/04/18
YouTube star Logan Paul apologizes for showing body in Japan’s ‘suicide forest’

YouTube star Logan Paul apologizes for showing body in Japan’s ‘suicide forest’

Logan Paul, one of YouTube’s biggest stars, treated a video he uploaded over the weekend as the equivalent of a TV sitcom’s "very special episode." To indicate the seriousness of the matter to his young fans, Paul posted a warning at the beginning, t...
Published: 01/02/18
NBC names Hoda Kotb as Matt Lauer’s replacement on ‘Today’

NBC names Hoda Kotb as Matt Lauer’s replacement on ‘Today’

NEW YORK — NBC News opened the new year Tuesday by appointing Hoda Kotb as co-anchor of the "Today" show’s first two hours with Savannah Guthrie, replacing Matt Lauer following his firing on sexual misconduct charges in late November.Kotb, 53, will c...
Published: 01/02/18
The new season of ‘The X-Files’ is both classic and relevant in the ‘fake news’ era

The new season of ‘The X-Files’ is both classic and relevant in the ‘fake news’ era

If you want to believe in The X-Files in 2018, then I have good news. You should.The 2016 six-episode revival was solid, but Season 11 really hits its stride, flexing the full range of X-Files muscles (horror, sci-fi, mystery, comedy, romance) and fu...
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Why you should be watching the Spanish drama ‘Gran Hotel’ (before Eva Longoria’s American version)

Why you should be watching the Spanish drama ‘Gran Hotel’ (before Eva Longoria’s American version)

There could be an entire section of my Netflix list (and, really, my life) called "things my sister got me into," but this is among the best.Recently returned to Netflix after a brief stint on Hulu, Gran Hotel is a Spanish drama that has been picked ...
Updated one month ago
2017 pop culture winners and losers

2017 pop culture winners and losers

Winners:BeyoncéEven more magical than this year's solar eclipse was the birth of Beyoncé and Jay-Z's twins, Rumi and Sir. The couple announced the news on Instagram back in February in a now legendary photo of a celestial Bey holding her bu...
Updated one month ago