Sports

Remembering Muhammad Ali: TV programs and schedules

Beloved boxer, philanthropist and American icon Muhammad Ali died June 3 at age 74  after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. As an athlete, he won the gold medal in the 1960 Summer Olympics in the light heavyweight division. He then won the world heavyweight championship in 1964, 1974 and 1978. Outside of the ring, he was an inspiration to many for his work as a philanthropist and his vocal opposition to the Vietnam War. He earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005. Below is a list of programs that pay tribute to “The Greatest,” including the Muhammad Ali […]

Movies

New to On Demand: Dirty Grandpa

There are numerous genres of movies. Dirty Grandpa, starring Robert De Niro and Zac Efron, falls in the disturbingly pathetic genre — even though I found myself chuckling throughout the movie. While watching this train wreck, I kept asking myself, “Why, Bob, why?” Maybe Mr. De Niro is trying to make the point that even he can make bad decisions. Life is looking pretty good for Jason Kelly (Efron), even though his grandmother just died. He is a lawyer at his father’s firm in Atlanta. He’s getting married to his beautiful yet controlling fiancée Meredith (Julianne Hough). That’s why Jason […]

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News & Current Events

Full schedule of TV tributes to Prince

Music fans lost a legend on Thursday, April 21. Prince Rogers Nelson died in Minnesota at age 57. Over four decades, Prince earned 40 Billboard Hot 100 Hits and seven Grammy wins, a Golden Globe and an Oscar for Best Original Score for Purple Rain. There are going to be a lot of tributes on TV for “The Purple One” this weekend. Below is a list of programming announced so far. Please check back for updates. MONDAY, APRIL 25 Happy Feet at 2:10pmET/PT on HBO Family Prince wrote, produced and performed  “The Song Of The Heart.” He also wrote “Kiss.” […]

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Binge Watching

Why I Should Binge-Watch Scrotal Recall

WHAT IS SCROTAL RECALL ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is Scrotal Recall now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees That line was so great Scrotal Recall is a British situation comedy that follows Dylan, a young man just diagnosed with chlamydia. He must contact all of his previous sexual partners to notify them he has the disease. Rather than sending the standard postcard provided from his doctor’s office, Dylan decides to personally contact all his partners from the past 11 years. Original TV Home: Britain’s Channel 4, Netflix Original Number Of Seasons: 1 Season (2014) Total Episodes/Time Table: 6 episodes […]

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Binge Watching

Why I Should Binge-Watch Top of the Lake

WHAT IS TOP OF THE LAKE ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is Top of the Lake now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great Elisabeth Moss (“Peggy” from Mad Men) is Detective Robin Griffin, who investigates the disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant girl in a small New Zealand town that is the home of an organized crime ring and a cult. Original TV Home: BBC Two, SundanceTV Number Of Seasons: 1 (2013) Total Episodes/Time Table: Seven 50-minute episodes Viewing Strategy: It’s important to finish this series as fast as you can. There are […]

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Binge Watching

Why I Should Binge-Watch The Fall

WHAT IS THE FALL ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is The Fall now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes Bottom Line Based in Northern Ireland, The Fall is a steamy psychological crime drama that chronicles a serial killer’s double life and a police detective’s pursuit to bring him to justice. Original TV Home: BBC Two Number Of Seasons: 3 (2013-2015) Total Episodes / Time Table: Season 1: five 60-minute episodes Season 2: five 60-minute episodes; season finale is 90 minutes Season 3: in production Viewing Strategy: Watch the first season in one day or over a weekend. […]