Dolly Parton’s two-hour holiday special includes her sisters, nieces, nephews and singers Willie Nelson and Miley Cyrus.

TV shows to watch this week: Dolly Parton saves Christmas special with old-time religion

Neal Justin also recommends "George & Tammy," "Mary Hanson Show" and "Stutz."

Jason Hackett to join KARE's 'Sunrise' team

November 30
Jason Hackett is moving as a morning show anchor from Oklahoma City to the Twin Cities.
He will co-anchor the morning show along with Alicia Lewis and Guy Brown.

Authenticity remains the heart of 'Criminal Minds: Evolution'

November 30
Joe Mantegna returns as agent David Rossi, who tries to track down a serial killer in “Criminal Minds: Evolution” on Paramount Plus.
The Behavioral Analysis Unit is back with some changes in the new Paramount Plus series.
Duluth
November 29
WELY radio station in Ely, Minn.

WELY radio sold to northwestern Wisconsin station owner

Shell Lake, Wis.,-based Zoe Communications, which owns 11 northwestern Wisconsin radio stations, has bought WELY for $130,000, according to a news release from the Bois Forte Band.
TV & Media
November 28
Jeff Foxworthy’s comedy special, “The Good Old Days,” was taped at Minneapolis’ Pantages Theatre in 2021.

Foxworthy explains how he coined 'blue-collar' comedy and why he loves Minnesota

The stand-up will appear Thursday at Mystic Lake Casino.
TV & Media
November 24
Jenna Ortega plays the cynical Wednesday character in the new “Addams Family” series.

Review: 'Wednesday,' new 'Addams Family' series, is an ooky-spooky delight

The eight-part series marks Tim Burton's triumphant return to form.
TV & Media
November 23
Aaron Motacek of Fargo needs to choose between finding love and leaving his close-knit family in “Love Without Borders.”

TV shows to watch this week: Fargo man searches for true love in new dating series

Neal Justin also recommends "Love, Lizzo," Groban's Radio City show and Stern's interview with the Boss.
TV & Media
November 23
Colleen Lindstrom said she’ll be popping up as a fill-in from time to time.

Colleen Lindstrom leaving MyTalk's 'Colleen and Bradley Show'

The radio host wants to spend more time with her family.
TV & Media
November 23
Claire Danes

Neal Justin: Why Claire Danes is one of our all-time great TV actors

Hulu's "Fleishman Is in Trouble" gives the Emmy winner another chance to shine.
TV & Media
November 23
NFL Hall of Famer John Randle and his young friends make Thanksgiving decorations for the Vikings-Patriots game opening.

See John Randle welcome viewers in NBC's special opening for 'Thursday Night Football'

The Vikings legend has some fun for the big game.
TV & Media
November 22
From left, Rebecca Coon as Grandma Walton, Alpha Trivette as Grandpa Walton and Bellamy Young as Olivia Walton in “A Waltons Thanksgiving” on CW.

The Waltons bring back nostalgia when they reunite for Thanksgiving

The iconic 1970s family shares the meaning of patience and kindness in the follow-up CW movie.
TV & Media
November 22

Cory Hepola hosts 'Rural by Choice,' Season 2, in Otter Tail County

The Twin Cities broadcaster explores his hometown with fresh eyes, hoping to bridge the urban/rural divide.
TV & Media
November 21
Ron White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking comedian on the Blue Collar Comedy Tour.

Review: Comics Ron White and Kathleen Madigan show why they're working-class heroes

The two veterans performed at Treasure Island Casino.
TV & Media
November 17
Tituss Burgess creepily hosts “Best in Snow” on Disney Plus.

TV shows to watch this week: Minnesotans are 'Best in Snow'; Netflix asks 'Pepsi, Where's My Jet?'

Neal Justin also recommends Tim Allen's "The Santa Clauses" and "Is That Black Enough for You?!?"
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November 15
Larry Wilmore attended the premiere of “Reasonable Doubt” earlier this year.

One joke changed the arc of Wilmore's career

As an actor, writer and comedian, Larry Wilmore has either created or had a hand in shaping many iconic shows, from "The PJs" to "The…
TV & Media
November 14
Mark Linn-Baker and Bronson Pinchot starred in “Perfect Strangers.”

Friendly fan misses 'Perfect Strangers'

Q: My family and I loved watching "Perfect Strangers" because it made us laugh so much. However, this show doesn't seem to be accessible anywhere.…
Variety
November 14
Local Rose Yang was named the Diamond of the Season by The Bridgerton Experience’s Queen.

Want to be in 'Bridgerton'? This is your chance (BYO Regency-era gown)

The immersive experience revels in the music, romance and pageantry of the popular Netflix series.
Photography
November 14

Photos: "The Queen's Ball: A Bridgerton Experience"

Fans of the Netflix series looked the part at the event's opening night in Minneapolis.
TV & Media
November 13
“Dancing with the Stars” casts a broad net when recruiting athletes.

Is 'Dancing with Stars' boycotting athletes?

It depends on how you define athletes.
TV & Media
November 11
Mayim Bialik and Eric Ahasic

Minnesota meteorologist's 'Jeopardy' run comes to an end

Eric Ahasic failed to qualify for the Tournament of Champions final
Celebrities
November 11
Christine Baranski: “I’ve never enjoyed the work more.”

How Christine Baranski remade herself, in her 60s, into a TV heroine: 'It was a long wait'

After an acclaimed six-season run, "The Good Fight" concluded Thursday.
TV & Media
November 10
Actor Leslie Jordan arrives for the 2022 White House Correspondents’ Association Annual Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel on April 30, 2022, in

'Masked Singer' dedicates Leslie Jordan's final episode to the frequent guest star

The comedic actor died in a car accident on Oct. 24 in Hollywood.
TV & Media
November 10
The new series “Mammals” is one of the reasons James Corden left “The Late, Late Show.”

TV shows to watch this week: James Corden shines in six-part 'Mammals'

Neal Justin also recommends "Enola Holmes 2," "Taken Hostage" and "Mind Your Manners."

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