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2017
Nov
4
 
 
This ought to be good. In this new outing, the first of the November ratings sweeps, the guest host is Larry David, and the musical guest is Miley Cyrus.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
4
 
 

TV Worth Watching turns 10 years old this weekend – a proper time for a fond look back, and, if you’d like, a chance for you to share your opinions and memories as well…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
3
 
 
If you’re looking for a snappy and tidy resolution to a notorious murder case, don’t count on Netflix’s Alias Grace...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
3
 
 
Abused by her drunken father and then brutalized in a women’s prison, Irish immigrant Grace Marks perhaps has gone mad in the process. Or might she be more or less completely sane -- or driven by a dual personality?...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
3
 
 
Noel Coward’s Present Laughter provided jolly good escapist fun during World War II and it performs exactly the same function today...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
3
 
 
SERIES PREMIERE: Earlier this year, a new adaptation of a vintage Margaret Atwood novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, became the first streaming service TV production to win the Emmy as Outstanding Drama Series. Now comes another streaming-TV adaptation from another vintage Atwood novel, and Alias Grace, too, is sure to garner attention and praise. Sarah Gadon stars in this period story, based on actual events, about a woman accused and convicted of murder in the 1840s, who more than a decade late
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
3
 
 
The first time I saw Kevin Kline was in a 1980 TV production of The Pirates of Penzance, in which his athletic and boisterous performance as the Pirate King actually stole scenes from the otherwise hypnotic Linda Ronstadt. That was, sigh, more than 35 years ago. But here we are again, Kline and I. I’m still watching him on TV, and he’s still performing: This time presenting a version of his recent Broadway performance, starring opposite Kate Burton in a comedy that’s delightful
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
3
 
 
This week’s documentary – and the more of these installments are shown, the more its point is made that there are way too many mass shootings in the U.S. – is devoted to the 2013 killings on the Santa Monica College campus in California.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
3
 
 
Part 2 of 2. This episode concludes Mike Judge’s two-part animated overview of the lively and anecdote-filled story of country singer Waylon Jennings. If it’s as wild and crazy as Part 1, this Tour Bus trip will be a wild ride indeed.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Nov
3
 
 
Among tonight’s guests: Environmentalist Bill McKibben and filmmaker Rob Reiner.