Variety
February 8
Stephanie Szostak, Christina Moses, Christina Ochoa in “A Million Little Things.”

COVID derails many TV production schedules

Q: Is "A Million Little Things" off the air permanently or delayed?A: The pandemic has made the current TV season one full of delays, reduced…
Variety
February 7
Rachel Bilson as Dr. Zoe Hart in “Hart of Dixie,” currently streaming on Amazon Prime.

'Hart of Dixie' moves from Netflix to Prime

Q: What happened to the Netflix show "Hart of Dixie," which was abruptly taken off the air in the middle of the series?A: First, the…
Variety
February 5

Former KMSP news director Bill Dallman named KARE's new general manager

For the past three years, he was running the newsroom for the ABC affiliate in Seattle.
Variety
February 5
Rebecca Breeds as Clarice Starling.

How CBS' 'Silence of the Lambs' spinoff will survive without Hannibal Lecter

Agent Clarice Starling returns in a promising new CBS series.
Variety
February 5
Chief Janeé Harteau of the Minneapolis Police Department is featured in “Women in Blue.”

Minneapolis police documentary 'Women in Blue,' and four other things our TV critic is watching this week

Internal affairs"Women in Blue" investigates the Minneapolis Police Department, specifically its woeful record in hiring women for key positions. Former Chief Janeé Harteau is among…
Variety
February 5
Morena Baccarin and Gerard Butler in “Greenland.”

Out on video Feb. 9: 'Greenland' and 'Freaky'

Out Tuesday• "Freaky• "Elizabethtown"• "Greenland"• "Jiang Ziya"• "Love Story"• "Monster Zone"• "The Little Prince"• "The Right One"• "Sputnik"• "Wander Darkly"
Music
February 4
Contemporary Christian hitmakers like Andrew Ripp  will take the place of the hip-hop and rock programming on the two Go stations.

Christian music stations to replace Go 95.3 and 96.3 FM in April

Nonprofit EMF's K-Love, Air1 branding is waiting for approval from the FCC.
Variety
February 4
Nina Simone in “How It Feels to Be Free.”

A tribute to Black women trailblazers, and 7 other things to watch this week

Our weekly picks to lift your spirits and expand your pandemic playlist.
Variety
February 4
Gillian Jacobs and Azhy Robertson in “Come Play.”

Nielsen ratings: 'NCIS' fills NFL hole

'Come Play' is top movie rental.
Variety
February 3
Actor Hal Holbrook as himself (left) and as Mark Twain, circa 1976.

Former WCCO anchor Don Shelby pays tribute to the late Hal Holbrook

The former WCCO anchor shared a love for Mark Twain with the celebrated actor.
Variety
February 3
Ana Maria Lopez Joel McHale and chef Justin Sutherland in TruTV’s “Fast Foodies.”

Twin Cities chef Justin Sutherland is back on reality TV with "Fast Foodies"

Former "Top Chef" Justin Sutherland is now taking on fast food.
Variety
February 2
“Saturday Night Live” and late night talk show hosts made hay with impersonations and jokes about former President Donald Trump, with  Alec Baldwi

How political comedy will adjust to a Biden administration

What does the future of stand-up look like in the shadow of Trump?
Variety
February 2
Sean Murray as NCIS special agent Timothy McGee, a role that’s evolved from rookie status.

Sean Murray found a steady gig in 'NCIS'

Timothy McGee character has served him well for 18 years.
Business
February 2

Nearly $1 billion TV industry deal means new ownership for Duluth, Rochester stations

Quincy Media is being acquired by Atlanta-based Gray Television.
Variety
February 1
The next season of “Bridgerton” will focus on Lord Anthony Bridgerton played by Jonathan Bailey.

'Bridgerton' second season production set for spring

Q: Do you know if and when Season 2 of "Bridgerton" will be on Netflix?A: The costume drama from Shonda Rhimes' Shondaland company will indeed…
Variety
January 31
Hamza Haq as Dr. Bashir “Bash” Hamed in “Transplant.”

'Transplant' is back for a second season

Q: Do you have any info on one of our favorites, "Transplant"? It's about a Syrian doctor and his younger sister arriving in the U.S.…
Variety
January 29
Elizabeth Carmichael, shown with her Dale automobile in “The Lady and the Dale.”

A new Britney Spears documentary, and four other shows our TV critic is watching this week

Mother of inventionElizabeth Carmichael aspired to be the next Henry Ford, but she has more in common with Elizabeth Holmes, the con artist featured in…
Variety
January 29
Queen Latifah as Robyn McCall on “The Equalizer.”

How Queen Latifah is putting a new spin on 'The Equalizer'

Queen Latifah puts a new spin on a beloved character.
Variety
January 29
Diane Lane and Kevin Costner in “Let Him Go.”

Out on video Feb. 2: 'Let Him Go' and 'Love, Weddings & Other Disasters'

Out Tuesday• "Let Him Go"• "Breach"• "Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror"• "Host"• "JL Family Ranch: The Wedding Gift"• "Love, Weddings & Other Disasters"•…
Music
January 28
Jade Tittle toasted teen rockers Bruise Violet at 89.3 the Current’s birthday bash in 2016 at First Avenue.

89.3 the Current's Jade Tittle adds music director duties to her playlist

The midday on-air host at Minnesota Public Radio's alternative music station will now more heavily shape its programming.