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Sunday TV Picks: ‘Game of Thrones’ series finale; need we say more?

‘Game of Thrones’ The series finale; after last week’s fiery penultimate episode that set ratings records, topping the previous record number of viewers set by last year’s Season 7 finale, more epic drama is ahead in the final episode of the medieval fantasy based on George R.R. Martin’s best-selling book series, filled with magic, dragons […]
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‘Game of Thrones’: 8 Questions the Series Finale Must Answer

With only one episode left, “Game of Thrones” won’t tie up every loose end. But there are still several major mysteries that need resolution.
Tags: Television, Game of Thrones (TV Program


‘S.N.L.’ Takes Aim at Trump and the Abortion Bans

The 44th season finale was hosted by Paul Rudd, who played Pete Buttigieg, and featured a tribute to Nipsey Hussle from DJ Khaled.
Tags: Television, Saturday Night Live (TV Program, Rudd, Paul, National Broadcasting Co, DJ Khaled


Critic’s notebook: ‘Game of Thrones’ Is Going Out Fighting. So Will Its Audience.

The arguments over HBO’s dark fantasy made it the signature show of an era when no one agrees on anything.
Tags: Television, Game of Thrones (TV Program, Home Box Office


Madonna makes call for Israel-Palestine unity at Eurovision

Dancers wearing Palestinian and Israeli flags embraced at the climax of her song Future, with Madonna beseeching the crowd to ‘wake up’In her much-anticipated and politically contentious performance at Eurovision in Israel, Madonna made an apparent call for peace in the region.As she and guest star Quavo sang the lyrics “Not everyone is coming to the future / Not everyone is learning from the past”, a pair of her dancers – one wearing a costume bearing a Palestinian flag, another with an Israeli...
Tags: Madonna, Eurovision, Television, Television & radio, Music, Pop and rock, Culture, Israel, Palestinian territories, Middle East and North Africa, World news


Critic’s notebook: ‘Game of Thrones’ Is Going Out Fighting. So Will Its Audience.

The arguments over HBO’s dark fantasy made it the signature show of an era when no one agrees on anything.
Tags: Television, Game of Thrones (TV Program, Home Box Office


Running Scared: Network TV in the Streaming Age

Viewers are fleeing for Netflix. The ones who stay are older than the group prized by advertisers. Here’s a look back at the troubled 2018-19 season.
Tags: Television, Ratings (Audience Measurement, ABC Inc, CBS Corporation, Fox Broadcasting Co, National Broadcasting Co, Netflix Inc, Walt Disney Company, Colbert, Stephen, Fallon, Jimmy, Pompeo, Ellen, Rhimes, Shonda


Orioles-Nats dispute set for July 12 court arguments

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has set July 12 for oral arguments in the long-running dispute between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over money from the cable channel they jointly own, Supreme Court Justice Joel M. Cohen on Friday accepted the schedule proposed by the teams. Washington wants Cohen to confirm […]
Tags: Business, New York, Television, News, Supreme Court, Entertainment, Washington, Sports, Ap, Nation, Mlb, Baltimore Orioles, Cohen, Joel M Cohen, Orioles Nats


Judge won’t kick decision in Smollett case to another judge

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has rejected a request to have a judge outside Chicago consider whether to appoint a special prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett case. Judge Michael Toomin said Friday he’s not swayed by claims that it would be a conflict for Cook County judges to make the decision. Sheila O’Brien, a former […]
Tags: Television, News, Entertainment, Ap, Chicago, Nation, Jussie Smollett, Cook County, Smollett, Sheila O Brien, Michael Toomin


How Will Game of Thrones End for Daenerys? Here’s What Real Military History Can Tell Us

What Dany could have learned from military history, from ancient times to World War II
Tags: Television, News, Uncategorized, History, Game Of Thrones, Dany


These are the "biggest onscreen mistakes" in Game of Thrones

Nit pickers rejoice: Revisit the infamous coffee cup from this season, rubber swords, and other goofs and gaffs in Westeros.
Tags: Video, Television, News, Got, Bloopers


A Word With: The Hot Priest in ‘Fleabag’ Says Kneel, and It’s Never Sounded Sexier

Andrew Scott talks about creating a sensation as the Hot Priest on “Fleabag,” sexuality and religion, and who he’d cast to play himself.
Tags: Television, Fleabag (TV Program, Scott, Andrew (1976-, Waller-Bridge, Phoebe, Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Theater, Priests, Actors and Actresses, Hamlet (Play, Sherlock (TV Program


’60 Minutes’ Steve Kroft to retire from the show on Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) — The ticking clock for the longest tenured reporter at “60 Minutes” is about to go silent. CBS says Steve Kroft, 73, will retire from the news magazine at Sunday’s season finale. It will cap his 30th season and Kroft will discuss his plans to step down on the air. Kroft came […]
Tags: New York, Television, News, Cbs, Steve Kroft, Kroft


9 Shows to Watch After Game of Thrones Ends

Some ideas for how to fill that Westeros-shaped hole in your life
Tags: Television, News, Uncategorized, Streaming, Westeros, Onetime


An emotional send-off for lovable geeks of ‘Big Bang Theory’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Big Bang Theory” closed out its run as television’s top-rated comedy with an emotional final episode that saw some big changes for the show’s group of geeky misfits. The long-running series on CBS concluded with two final episodes, “The Change Constant” and “The Stockholm Syndrome,” in an hour-long finale Thursday […]
Tags: Television, News, Entertainment, Los Angeles, Ap, Nation, Cbs


How Jeopardy! Winner James Holzhauer Is Breaking Records

Here's how he's changing the way the game is played
Tags: Television, News, Uncategorized, Jeopardy, Ken Jennings, Daily Doubles, James Holzhauer


Varys May Have Left Game of Thrones Fans With an Important Finale Clue

Could the Spider have one last trick up his sleeve?
Tags: TV, Television, News, Uncategorized, Game Of Thrones


Watch: New 'BATWOMAN' trailer starring Ruby Rose

Boy are the bro-flakes gonna be upset about this new female superhero television series. 'Batwoman' airs Sundays on The CW starting in Fall 2019. The city is hers now. #Batwoman is coming Sundays this fall to The CW! pic.twitter.com/r9qa9TCPRA — Batwoman (@CWBatwoman) May 16, 2019 Protector of Gotham. #Batwoman is coming soon to The CW! pic.twitter.com/FPmXLXvV19 — Batwoman (@CWBatwoman) May 8, 2019
Tags: Video, TV, Television, News, Entertainment, Cw, Ruby Rose, Gotham Batwoman


Critic’s Notebook: I Ignored ‘Game of Thrones’ for 8 Years. Then Inhaled It in 5 Weeks.

For more than 70 hours, Wesley Morris caught up with the dragons, beheadings and brinkmanship before the series finale. Here’s what he learned.
Tags: Television, News, Martin, Wesley Morris, Home Box Office, Game of Thrones (TV Program, George R R, A Song of Ice and Fire (Book


What Came Before Before Game of Thrones: The 3 Classic Episodes That Made TV Finales Matter

It took years for television to develop the concept of a big finale episode
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Critic’s Pick: Review: As She Was Saying, Brilliantly, in a New ‘Fleabag’

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is better than ever in the ribald, rapid-fire, sacrilegious second season of her dark comedy.
Tags: Television, News, Phoebe, Phoebe Waller Bridge, Amazon.com Inc, Waller-Bridge, Fleabag (TV Program


These Two Five-Year-Olds Just Schooled Jimmy Kimmel on the Subject of Love

Love is "putting someone’s needs before yours," kindergartner Arlene explained
Tags: Television, News, Jimmy Kimmel, Uncategorized, Arlene, Onetime


Why Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy Is Having a Moment on TV

Why shows like "The Act" and "Sharp Objects" have turned to this disorder for drama
Tags: Television, News, Uncategorized, Sharp Objects


New series ‘Nancy Drew,’ ‘Batwoman’ join CW’s fall schedule

NEW YORK (AP) — Female power rules in the CW’s new fall TV series, with heroes including teenage detective Nancy Drew and Batwoman. In “Nancy Drew,” Kennedy McMann plays the sleuth whose life has been derailed by her mother’s death. “Batwoman” stars Ruby Rose as Kate Kane, who may be crime-ridden Gotham City’s best hope […]
Tags: New York, Television, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Gotham City, Cw, Ruby Rose, Nancy Drew, Kate Kane, Nancy Drew Kennedy McMann


Who’s ready for a new Archie Bunker, live on your TV?

NEW YORK (AP) — Archie Bunker is coming back to prime-time network TV and he might look a little different to viewers — even if what he says is exactly the same. Woody Harrelson is stepping into the iconic role as part of a 90-minute ABC special celebrating writer, director and producer Norman Lear. It […]
Tags: New York, Television, News, Entertainment, Norman Lear, Ap, Nation, Woody Harrelson, Archie Bunker


Do you have what it takes to get the final rose? ‘The Bachelor’ comes to Bellevue for an open casting call

Have you always wanted to be on "The Bachelor?" Now's your chance. The long-running ABC show is coming to Bellevue for an open casting call for Season 24.
Tags: Television, News, Entertainment, Abc, Bellevue


Future Man season 2 is brilliant

Season two of Future Man continues the hilarity while focusing more on your favorite characters. The first season of Future Man was a ridiculous comedy designed to feed lovers of science fiction nostalgia. I had hopes that Season 2 would be as good, but recent trends in television had me doubting. I enjoyed the first season so much I was actually reluctant to put this show on. I had nothing to worry about. Season 2 is wonderful. The first season of Future Man told the story of Josh Futterm...
Tags: Video, Television, News, Wolf, Josh, Patty Duke, Josh Futterman, Derek Wilson, Josh Hutcherson Eliza Coupe, Straight To Internet


Fleabag Season 2 Is a Raunchy, Redemptive Masterpiece

The rules of Peak TV dictate that no successful miniseries remains a miniseries for long. In recent years, sensations like Big Little Lies and Top of the Lake have followed Downton Abbey’s road map from limited-series Emmy recognition to arguably unnecessary second seasons. Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s 2016 breakthrough Fleabag—a ferocious British character study that stars the…
Tags: Television, Downton Abbey, News, Uncategorized, Phoebe Waller Bridge, Big Little Lies


‘Jeremy Kyle Show’ Canceled After Death of Guest

The man was found dead May 9 after failing a lie-detector test on an episode that had not yet aired. The incident has led to intense debate about British TV.
Tags: Television, News, Great Britain, Jeremy Kyle, iTV (TV Network, The Jerry Springer Show (TV Program, Love Island (TV Program, The Jeremy Kyle Show (TV Program



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