TV News: TCA Winter Press Tour 2019 – The CW

TCA Winter Press Tour 2019
The CW
January 31, 2019

This is the time of the year when all the networks makes their pilgrimage to the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California. Yesterday, it was The CW’s turn to give us the lowdown on things to come (all of the CBS-related network went I, believe) and we got some very interesting news.

Pictured: Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW Network Photo: Kevin Estrada/The CW 

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What To Watch Tonight – Sunday, January 27, 2019

What To Watch Tonight? With excitement (and not a little trepidation), we will be sitting down to watch RENT on Fox, the latest Live musical broadcast to come to network TV.  We love this show so much, we’re hoping Fox doesn’t fuck it up. If musicals aren’t for you, you have Supergirl, True Detective, Outlander, Counterpart, and Crashing . What are you watching?

Not on our list tonight but perhaps of interest, the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be airing on TBS all night. The SAGs will be hosted by Megan Mullally,  and Alan Alda will receive a Life Achievement Award.

RENT logo – © FOX 2019

8pm Hour:

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1st Choice:  RENTLive. “The Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical is a re-imagining of Puccini’s “La Bohème.” Set in New York City’s gritty East Village, it tells the story of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams during a time of great social and political turmoil.” Fox

2nd Choice:  Supergirl. “Kara joins Nia on a trip to Nia’s hometown to visit her family during the town’s annual Harvest Festival. While home, Nia’s mother encourages her daughter to embrace her destiny. Meanwhile, Alex deals with a street drug that is turning people violent and giving them temporary superpowers.” The CW

3rd Choice:  Outlander. “Season finale. Jamie, Claire and Young Ian’s attempt to rescue Roger from his Mohawk captors goes awry when a ghost from Claire’s past lays waste to their plan. Meanwhile, Brianna worries Claire, Jamie and Roger might not return.” Starz

9pm Hour:

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1st Choice:   RENT.  Continues on Fox.

2nd Choice:  True Detective. “Hays and West see a possible connection between the local church and the Purcell crimes. As the detectives search for one suspect and round up another for interrogation, Woodard is targeted by a vigilante group.” HBO

3rd Choice:  Valley of the Boom. “Episode 5 -Segfault.  A close look at “the culture of speculation, innovation and debauchery that led to the rapid inflation and burst of the 1990s tech bubble. The series features interviews with many of the people depicted in the dramatized portions of the production in addition to other Internet personalities such as Mark Cuban and Arianna Huffington.” Nat Geo

10pm Hour:

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1st Choice:  RENT.  Continues on Fox.

2nd Choice:  Crashing. “Pete feels like his time away from New York has taken him out of the scene, so he accepts an offer to perform at a Jewish show, where Elon Gold and Modi question his impulsive behavior with a woman he met earlier that day.” HBO

3rd Choice:  Valley of the Boom. Episode 6 -fatal error.  “Jim Barksdale continues the antitrust case, and Pixelon’s tech fails.” Nat Geo

What To Watch Tonight – Sunday, January 20, 2019

What To Watch Tonight? We’re excited to have Supergirl back from its Winter Break. At 9pm, all new True Detective, Our Top Pick To Watch Tonight. Also high on the list, new Outlander, Counterpart and the Season 3 premiere of the very funny, Crashing on HBO! What are you watching?

Credit: Warrick Page/HBO

8pm Hour:

Photo: Shane Harvey/The CW

1st Choice: Supergirl. “Colonel Haley is upset after Supergirl responds to a distress call from a Navy ship that turned out to be a deadly alien attack. Colonel Haley reclaims the site as DEO territory and demands that Supergirl step aside. After Supergirl refuses to be told what to do, Haley refocuses her energy on finding out Supergirl’s true identity and begins to interrogate all DEO agents, including Alex. Meanwhile, Brainiac-5 tries to persuade Nia to embrace her superpowers but she misinterprets his motives.” The CW

2nd Choice:  Outlander. “Brianna confronts a violent figure from her past in an attempt to cope with her trauma. Roger befriends a fellow captive and endeavors to escape the Mohawk Village, while Fergus and Marsali plan a dangerous mission.” Starz

3rd Choice:   NFL Football.  AFC Championship Game.  NOTE: Began at 6:30pm. “New England Patriots at Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC championship game. From Arrowhead Stadium.” CBS

9pm Hour:

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1st Choice:   True Detective. “Hays recalls his early romance with Amelia, as well as cracks in their relationship that surfaced after they married and had children. Ten years after the Purcell crimes, new evidence emerges, giving him a second chance to vindicate himself and the investigation.” HBO 2nd Choice:  Counterpart. “The origins of the Crossing are revealed.” Starz

3rd Choice:  NFL Football. Continues on CBS.

10pm Hour:

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1st Choice:  Crashing. Season 3 premiere. “Season 3 premiere. Pete’s successful two-month college comedy tour comes to an end, so he dons a new look and confidence to match, and takes a college-age aspiring comedian, Jaboukie, under his wing. But Pete’s return to New York finds him having an awkward reunion and a big audition at the Comedy Cellar that could change everything.” HBO

2nd Choice:  Valley of the Boom. “In its latest attack, Microsoft includes Internet Explorer on all new Windows computers, hitting Netscape hard; Paternot and Krizelman juggle the preparation of the initial public offering with the management of the start of its expansion.” Nat Geo

3rd Choice:  The Last Alaskans. “Heimo tests his trapping skills on both land and water to outsmart one of his favorite catches, beaver. Scott puts lessons learned to the test as he tracks marten. Tyler’s plan to run his sled dog team is threatened when the pack turns on each other.” ID

What To Watch Tonight – Tuesday, December 11, 2018

What To Watch Tonight?  Our Top Picks To Watch Tonight are “Elseworlds,” Part 3 on Supergirl and episode 8 of Nightflyers (have you read our Love It Or Leave It? Review here)! Also on, Black Lightning, FBI, NCIS and The Rookie.

(Photo by: Jonathan Hession/SYFY)
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What To Watch Tonight – Sunday, December 2, 2018

HOW IS IT DECEMBER?!?! Gah, the calendar marches on and there is nothing we can do to stop it. So, let’s watch some TV tonight!

So, What to Watch Tonight?!? A great night of TV awaits you with all new Supergirl, My Brilliant Friend, and our Top Pick to Watch Tonight, the series premiere of  Nightflyers. We’re really excited about this one, read our Love It Or Leave It? Review here! There is also Doctor Who, Shark Tank, and Dirty John And last, Sunday Night Football!

Bonus picks tonight include new Outlander at 8pm and the super sexy, The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special at 10pm! What will you be watching?

NIGHTFLYERS — “All That We Left Behind” Episode 101– Pictured: Sam Strike as Thale — (Photo by: Jonathan Hession/Syfy)

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What To Watch Tonight – Sunday, November 25, 2018

What to Watch Tonight?!? A great night of TV awaits you with all new Supergirl, Doctor Who, Outlander, the mid-season finale of The Walking Dead and our Top Pick to Watch Tonight, the series premiere of  Dirty John.  There is also Talking Dead because, if they kill someone off tonight (they will for sure), you’ll want to listen to Hardwick and crew break it down. And last, Sunday Night Football! What will you be watching?

DIRTY JOHN — DIRTY JOHN — “Approachable Dreams” Episode 101 — Pictured: Connie Britton as Debra Newell — (Photo by: Nicole Wilder/Bravo)

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TV Recap: Across the Arrowverse – Week 7

Across the Arrowverse
Week 7

Each and every week, we watch and recap all of the Arrowverse show so you don’t have to! We break them down for you and let you know what’s going on … Across the Arrowverse!  Catch up on last week’s action here!

This week didn’t have a lot of crossover material but with Elseworlds coming in less than two weeks, your crossover life is about to get real.

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TV Recap: Across the Arrowverse – Week 6

Across the Arrowverse
Week 6

Each and every week, we watch and recap all of the Arrowverse show so you don’t have to! We break them down for you and let you know what’s going on … Across the Arrowverse!  Not too much crossover work but we do get two references to Gotham this week, one from Talia al Ghul in Arrow and another from Seaver, the architect, in The Flash. As we know, Gotham will play some role in the “Elseworlds” crossover event in December).

Check out last week’s action here.

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What To Watch Tonight – Sunday, November 18, 2018

What to Watch Tonight?!? What to do now with the season finale of YOU and the series finale of The Last Ship last week.  Well, we still have lot of good options all night with Supergirl, Doctor Who and our Top Pick to Watch Tonight,  The Walking Dead. What will you be watching?

Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier, Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon, Matt Lintz as Henry – The Walking Dead _ Season 9, Episode 7 – Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

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What To Watch Tonight – Sunday, November 11, 2018

What to Watch Tonight?!? Sundays are always a packed night of great television but tonight, especially, is worthy of your attention.  We begin the night with a bang with Supergirl and Doctor Who providing great choices. But then, at 9p, we have the end of an era with the series finale of The Last Ship on TNT and the beginning of a new era with the first post-Rick episode on The Walking Dead. At 10p, the season 1 finale of the psychological thriller, YOU, keeps us company while you also have Talking Dead to mull over. So.Much.To.Watch! What will you be watching?

Photo by Erica Parise

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