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2019
Oct
17
 
 
On this day in 1999, HBO presented what it thought would be a one-time, one-hour special, Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
17
 
 
Talk about a pivotal childhood moment: In tonight’s new episode, Sheldon discovers the Lord of the Rings book series. For someone like Sheldon, it’s definitely about to become Hobbit-forming…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
17
 
 
Yesterday’s scheduled Game 4 in the ALCS was postponed due to inclement weather (as in Bob Dylan’s proverbial “Buckets of Rain”). That game is restaged tonight, with the New York Yankees hosting. But they’re behind, 2-1, in this best-of-seven series against the Houston Astros.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
17
 
 
This is the second week I’ve been recording and posting and disseminating “Best TV Tomorrow” mini-videos – and for the second week in a row, The Good Place gets mentioned as the best thing on television tonight. Read it here first. Watch it here second. Or vice versa…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
17
 
 
Tonight’s episode has the team investigating Eric, a 9-year-old who exhibits strongly psychopathic behaviors. But is he antisocial – or possessed?
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
17
 
 
This 1963 movie, at the time of its release, was one of the scariest, most effectively creepy haunted-house films ever released.  And guess what? Fifty-six years later, it still is. Julie Harris stars.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
16
 
 
The only postseason baseball game played tonight is Game 4 in the ALCS. The New York Yankees host, but they’re behind, 2-1, in this best-of-seven series against the Houston Astros. Last night, on the National League side, the Washington Nationals won the pennant by sweeping the St. Louis Cardinals. So while the Yankees and Astros are battling to advance, the Nationals are watching… and resting.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
16
 
 
One of the first nursery rhymes we’re taught as children has to do with the dangers of insufficient infrastructure when it comes to public pathways over bodies of water. And while this new Nova isn’t completely devoted to London Bridge falling down, it does look at more recent examples, nationally as well as internationally. Warning: Watch my video blog yesterday about today’s Best TV Tomorrow (I know, it’s as confusing as a John Oliver program title), at our TV
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
16
 
 
Podcasts have had problems in the transition to TV productions, and Limetown, whose 10-episode first season premieres Wednesday on Facebook Watch, doesn’t totally dodge that bullet...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Oct
16
 
 
This day in 2001 marked the series premiere of Smallville, which chronicled the life of a young Clark Kent in the years before he adopted his alter ego, Superman...