Variety
February 16
THE BACHELOR - Ò2504Ó Ð Still reeling from SarahÕs sudden departure, Matt fights his tendency to put up walls as his journey continues with the 18

Minnesotan Michelle Young makes final four on 'The Bachelor'

Finalists nabbed roses during episode that aired amid controversy over host Chris Harrison's comments in interview.
Variety
February 15
Robert Costa, the moderator of “Washington Week,” on the set of the weekly program in July 2018.

Robert Costa leaves PBS show to co-write book with Bob Woodward

Q: On PBS' "Washington Week," host Robert Costa has not been on the show for several weeks, with guest-hosts substituting. Has Costa left "Washington Week…
Variety
February 14

Character on 'NCIS' felled by COVID

Q: On "NCIS," they did a story about Jimmy Palmer's wife dying. What did she die of? She was only in one or two episodes…
Variety
February 12
Host Jason Biggs on “Cherries Wild.”

A new sitcom from Kevin James and four other shows our TV critic is watching this week

No deal"Cherries Wild" wants to appeal to the same viewers who played "Deal or No Deal," but this time the centerpiece is a three-story slot…
Variety
February 12
HBO Courtney B. Vance, Jonathan Majors and Jurnee Smollett in “Lovecraft Country.”

Out on video Feb. 16: 'Lovecraft Country' and 'Archenemy'

Out Tuesday• "Lovecraft Country: The Complete First Season"• "A Call to Spy"• "Archenemy"• "Bordertown Season 2"• "Fear of Rain"• "Harley Quinn: The Complete Second Season"•…
Variety
February 11
Tucci

A mouthwatering trip to Italy, and 6 other things to watch this week

Our weekly picks to lift your spirits and expand your pandemic playlist.
Variety
February 11
Diane Lane and Kevin Costner in “Let Him Go.”

Nielsen ratings: Super Bowl delivers viewers, including for postgame debut of 'Equalizer'

"Let Him Go" is the top movie rental.
Variety
February 11
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NPR grants 8-year-old Minneapolis boy's wish for more dinosaur talk

Leo Shidla thought that not "All Things" were being considered on NPR's flagship show. "Cool things," for one.
Variety
February 11
Kenan Thompson, who has been a staple on “Saturday Night Live” for years, is trying out prime time with the premiere of “Kenan.” NBC

Is it time for Kenan Thompson to leave 'Saturday Night Live'?

It may be time for one of late-night's most beloved comics to move on.
Variety
February 9
Tom Payne played the character Jesus in “The Walking Dead.” Though he was killed off on the series, it changed the course of his career.

Tom Payne's career rose from the 'Dead'

He was taking any job he could get when zombies came calling.
Variety
February 9
Twin Cities radio personality Paul Geiger retires after 43 years on the air

Twin Cities radio personality Paul Geiger retires after 43 years on the air

Geiger has spent most of the decade at the classic-hits/oldies station WDGY, headquartered in Hudson.
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.