TV & Media
November 24, 2019

'MacGyver' back in early February

Q: Will "MacGyver" be coming back? I really liked that program.A: The reboot of the classic series will be back in CBS' Friday lineup on…
TV & Media
November 24, 2019
A contestant unveils her creation on “Nailed It! Holiday.”

Neal Justin's TV picks for Nov. 25: 'Balthazar,' 'College Behind Bars,' 'Nailed It! Holiday'

Baiser de la mortThe gloomy Guses of "CSI" could have learned a thing or two from "Balthazar," a forensics pathologist who doesn't let dissecting corpses…
TV & Media
November 24, 2019
Bard Prison Initiative students studied Spanish at Eastern New York Correctional Facility in the documentary “College Behind Bars.”

New PBS documentary about a school for prisoners has a lot to teach viewers

Four-hour film puts the spotlight on convicts eager to make the most out of their time in jail.
TV & Media
November 23, 2019
Keira Knightley as Katharine Gun.

New on home video: 'Official Secrets'

Tale of a whistleblower A new whistleblower may be dominating the headlines, but the story of Katharine Gun, less known in the U.S. than in…
TV & Media
November 22, 2019
Shania Twain

Neal Justin's TV picks for Nov. 24-28: Taylor Swift, 'Dolly Parton's Heartstrings,' 'Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season'

Don’t be stupid Shania Twain will run through a medley of her greatest hits during the “2019 American Music Awards.” Taylor Swift, who is being…
TV & Media
November 22, 2019
Marianne Milano at 98.5 KTIS read the weather report at the radio station on the Northwestern College campus.

Minnesota radio station launched by Billy Graham marks 70th year

The traditional organ recitals and church melodies have morphed into contemporary Christian music on KTIS FM 98.5.
TV & Media
November 22, 2019

MPR news leader Nancy Cassutt is heading to 'Marketplace' in Los Angeles

It's part of a reorganization at the St. Paul-based media company.
TV & Media
November 22, 2019

Neal Justin's TV picks for Nov. 23-24 – 'Turkey Drop,' Taylor Swift, Lil Rey Howery

Curb your expectations If Cheryl Hines could put up with Larry David on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” she can certainly handle advising her troubled teenage daughter…
TV & Media
November 21, 2019
Kathleen Turner and Tyler Crumley in “These Old Bones,” an episode from “Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings.”

Neal Justin's TV picks for Nov. 22-24 – 'Dolly Parton's Heartstrings,' 'Ready for War,' Will Ferrell, 'America's Test Kitchen'

Here you come again If you’re going to create an anthology series inspired by Dolly Parton songs, you’d better be high on tough women and…
TV & Media
November 21, 2019
Keith L. Williams, Jacob Tremblay and Brady Noon in “Good Boys.”

Nielsen ratings for the week of Nov. 11-17

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of Nov. 11-17 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…
Music
November 21, 2019
John Lassman, Tom Barnard's producer, departs KQRS

John Lassman, Tom Barnard's producer, departs KQRS

The longtime KQ personality was instrumental in helping Jon Bon Jovi get played on the radio.
TV & Media
November 20, 2019
Ford

Neal Justin's TV picks for Nov. 21: 'I'm With the Band: Nasty Cherry,' John Ford, 'Cheat'

How he won the WestIf John Ford had made only westerns, he'd still be considered a superstar director — and a fairly versatile one at…
TV & Media
November 19, 2019

Neal Justin's TV picks for Nov. 20 – 'Mad About You,' 'Home Alone,' 'Bears'

"Mad About You" reboot now streaming, but only on Spectrum.
TV & Media
November 18, 2019
San Antonio police officers Ernie Stevens and Joe Smarro in “Ernie & Joe: Crisis Cops.”

Neal Justin's TV picks for Nov. 19: 'For Sama,' 'Ernie and Joe: Crisis Cops,' Iliza Shlesinger

Good cop, good cop Law enforcement usually gets a bad rap on film. “Ernie and Joe: Crisis Cops” offers some much needed balance, profiling two…
TV & Media
November 17, 2019
James Earl Jones is interviewed for “N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear.”

Neal Justin's TV picks for Nov. 18 – 'N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear,' 'Hometown Horror,' 'Blind Date'

The write stuffRobert Redford and James Earl Jones are among the marquee names interviewed for "N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear," but their praise…
TV & Media
November 17, 2019

TV Q&A: No grace period for 'Will & Grace'

Q: Why is "Will & Grace" being canceled after only two seasons this time? This is the only show that makes me laugh out loud.A:…
TV & Media
November 15, 2019
Brenda Song, left, and Kat Dennings star in Hulu’s new series, “Dollface.”

Neal Justin's TV picks for Nov. 16-21: 'For Sama,' 'Dollface,' 'The Crown'

Living single “Dollface,” in which a socially awkward web designer (Kat Dennings) readjusts to single life with the help of her impossibly hot gal pals,…
TV & Media
November 15, 2019
Kat Dennings stars as Jules in “Dollface”.

Neal Justin's TV picks for Nov. 16-17: 'America in Color,' 'Dollface,' 'Ray Donovan'

It’s just a fantasy “Dollface,” in which a socially awkward web designer (Kat Dennings) readjusts to single life with the help of her impossibly hot…
TV & Media
November 15, 2019
“Seinfeld” is available for free on Sony’s Crackle service.

4 free streaming options you might be missing out on

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TV & Media
November 15, 2019

New on home video: 'Blinded by the Light'

“Blinded by the Light” (PG-13, ⋆⋆⋆½), an ode to Bruce Springsteen, breaking free and belonging, delves into the singular power of music. We meet Javed…

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