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2017
Nov
7
 
 
The grapes of wrath grow like kudzu on USA’s intense new drama Damnation, which premieres Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
7
 
 
With their corny lines and canned laugh tracks, ‘80s sitcoms are never far from ironic reference. For the recent premiere of the second season of Stranger Things, Jimmy Kimmel Live has chimed in and created its own mash up for that horror series since it has a fair amount of retro cliches of its own...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
7
 
 
Six weeks after PBS aired Ken Burns’s sobering The Vietnam War, we have a sequel: National Geographic’s The Long Road Home...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
7
 
 
The 50th anniversary of Rolling Stone is being marked a number of ways including this two-part documentary, Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge, that takes a swing from its heyday...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
6
 
 
Kelly Clarkson only had one chance last week to show off her skills as the special guest advisor for the Knockout Round level of this season’s The Voice – but she did quite nicely, displaying the combination of support and solid advice that will serve her well when she sits in one of the judges’ chairs in the fall.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
6
 
 
After last week’s adventures, the family at the center of this surprisingly involving Marvel Comics franchise series has been reunited, and now is on the same team as the underground mutants, with the same mission. But that doesn’t make their life any easier, as Sentinel Services keeps closing in… and even among the mutants, there are some sharp divisions and erupting emotions.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
6
 
 
DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE: Part 1 of 2. There are conflicting accounts of the history of Rolling Stone magazine being generated, adding to an already high pile of written and oral histories. Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine, was published in October, a biography denounced by its formerly willing interview subject, Rolling Stone editor Wenner. But there also have been other books and accounts – and now, in this two-part documentary account, there&rsquo
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
6
 
 
SEASON PREMIERE: Television already has given us one great attempt to appreciate the impact and artistry of John Coltrane’s saxophone skills: Ken Burns’ Jazz, in which the life and music of Coltrane was one of many memorable set pieces. Now comes John Scheinfeld’s Chasing Trane, which has the words (and liner notes) of Coltrane read by Denzel Washington, and features, in this new documentary, everyone from John Densmore of the Doors to Common, Carlos Santana, Sonny Rollins, and
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
6
 
 
Independent Lens kicks off its 16th season with what would be a perfect American Masters... the absorbing and uplifting biography of jazz giant John Coltrane...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
5
 
 
Last week was one long battle sequence, spread among several locations and featuring several resistance leaders – and the fight isn’t over yet. And since we didn’t see Negan at all last week, as we await checking into his story line, the show’s major antagonist hasn’t made his final intentions clear. Yet.