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2019
Jun
26
 
 
All this week, National Geographic Channel has been filming in Yellowstone National Park, augmented freshly filmed pieces with live telecasts, and following different creatures at different parts of the park. Some of the more breakout natural stars, all week, have been hidden inside a beaver lodge: a quartet of young, weeks-old kits, photographed with their mother with an infrared camera mounted inside the lodge itself. All this week, I’ve been making animal puns – but for this final
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jun
26
 
 
The numbers for this year’s field of Democratic hopefuls competing for the party’s 2020 nomination for the presidency is so swollen, the Democratic National Committee and the NBC family of networks established an unprecedented series of stipulations and guidelines for these first debates of the 2020 election process. The 20 hopefuls who met the guidelines, regarding either percentages in certain polls or political donations in a certain number of states, get to take place in a televi
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jun
25
 
 
DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE: Thirty years ago, a demonstration from Chinese students seeking democratic reforms from their Communist government leaders led to a seven-week occupation of Tiananmen Square in the central heart of China. Then, tragically, a bloodbath, with the Chinese Army surrounding and invading the city and opposing the protesters with troops, guns, and tanks. Three decades later, this documentary establishes the context, explains the calls for reform, presents news and amateur footage
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jun
25
 
 
Let’s see. On Sunday, the first day of this four-day live TV look at the flora and fauna of Yellowstone National Park, I made a geyser pun. Yesterday, continuing the tradition, I made a bear joke. But tonight? The last thing I want to do is buffalo you…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jun
25
 
 
Tonight’s installment of Drunk History tells, in inebriated form, the story of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s relocation to the United States, when they claimed New York City as their home – and were almost deported by J. Edgar Hoover, Richard Nixon and a resentful U.S. government. The real John and Yoko Ono Lennon are shown here; tune in tonight to learn who plays them, in this televised, inebriated ballad of John and Yoko.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jun
25
 
 

Stop and think about the weddings you've attended. Now do a calculation: In what percentage did the bride and groom say "I do" and become married? My own figure is 100 percent, but I might run with a dull crowd...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jun
25
 
 
Back when people watched TV the old-fashioned way, the term "binge-watching" hadn’t become part of the public lexicon yet. This was ages ago, mind you — all the way back in 2014...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jun
25
 
 
This day in 1957 marked the final telecast of The Jonathan Winters Show on NBC...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jun
24
 
 
On this day in 1956, yet another incarnation of The Steve Allen Show appeared on television...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jun
24
 
 
Two games are played today in the knockout stage of this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup. The United States team takes on Spain at noon ET, with the loser out of the tournament, and the winner advancing to face France on Friday. Then, at 3 p.m. ET, comes another Round of 16 game featuring a squad from North America: Canada, facing Sweden. Both games are televised live on Fox Sports 1.