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2015
Apr
23
 
 
Sheldon is known to drone on on occasion – but on this particular occasion, he and Wolowitz can’t get a drone to fly, which leads to all sorts of problems.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Apr
23
 
 
Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal are the ABC shows that are getting the most press and attention as their seasons wind up, but this is the show that deserves the most attention. Stay with it, and be rewarded with a drama that is thoughtful as well as entertaining.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Apr
23
 
 
On tonight’s episode, the strongest one to date, Billy and Josh get stoned on the way to a red-carpet event, and take a detour that ends up getting them into more than a little bit of trouble.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Apr
23
 
 
Tonight’s Louie contains a scene that’s absolutely brilliant: Louie (Louis C.K.) asks a young kitchenware store employee (played by Clara Wong) to open a locked case and show him some expensive cookware. She demurs, because she’s about to close, which launches Louie into a mild tirade about the new generation. But instead of taking it, she offers a sizzling rebuttal – one which is so unexpected, and funny, it shows why Louie is such a great TV comedy. And the episode has
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Apr
22
 
 
Jerry Van Dyke has appeared many times on this series as Tag, the father of Patricia Heaton’s Frankie. But tonight, he shows up with a familiar special guest star in tow: His brother Dick Van Dyke, playing Tag’s long-estranged sibling. The two real-life comedy brothers first shared TV time when Jerry guest starred on his older brother’s The Dick Van Dyke Show back in the Sixties – and five decades later, little brother is returning the favor by bringing big brother to The
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Apr
22
 
 
Part 3. “Animal Cities” is the title of tonight’s concluding episode of this informative Nature miniseries, which examines how creatures interact in the habitats they’ve built for themselves. And wait until you see the possible sequel: “Animal Suburbs.” Check local listings.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Apr
22
 
 
It’s the silver anniversary of the Hubble telescope, which was launched into orbit in 1990, and, ever since, has provided moments of technological drama and victory and endless photographs of astoundingly clear and breathtakingly beautiful images of the universe around us. The better the resolution on your TV, the more resolved you should be to tune in. From start to finish, and from source point to your own home display, tonight’s Nova is all about modern miracles of science…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Apr
22
 
 
SEASON FINALE: The series that inspired, and is much better than, Gracepoint concludes Season 2 tonight, in the courtroom, as one of the people in the powdered wigs asks the key question, “Do you find the defendant guilty or not guilty?”  For a full review of Broadchuch, see Ed Martin's TV Mix. 
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Apr
22
 
 
SEASON FINALE: Season 3 ends with an episode entitled “March 8, 1983.” That’s the day then-President Ronald Reagan denounced the Soviet Union as an “evil empire” – and it’s also the day, in the lives of Phillip and Elizabeth Jennings (Matthew Rhys, Keri Russell) confront each other on exactly what to do about daughter Paige (Holly Taylor), whose discovery of what her parents do as Soviet spies has put her, as well as them, in danger.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2015
Apr
21
 
 
Two artists are eliminated in tonight’s results show, which will winnow contestants from the Top 10 to the Top 8. A few more weeks of this, and the singers left standing will be able to fit in the judges’ seats.