News & Notes

Watch Homeland S.6 via Showtime on AmazonTonight, ABC has the second season finale of To Tell the Truth, CBS has the series premiere of The Good Fight, FOX has the first season finale of Son of Zorn, and NBC has The Paley Salutes NBC’s 90th Anniversary special.

Over on cable, E! has the third season finale of The Royals, Hallmark Channel has the fourth season premiere of When Calls the Heart, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries has the TV movie premiere of Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Higher Ground, HBO has the series premieres of Big Little Lies and Crashing, Showtime has the second season premiere of Billions, and Spike TV has the ninth season premiere of Bar Rescue.

Next week, ABC has The 89th Annual Academy Awards.

Prime Picks

The Good Fight (CBS): Series Premiere. If you liked The Good Wife then you’re going to like this spin-off. Things kick-off with Diane Lockhart’s retirement being delayed by a financial scandal that nearly wipes out her savings. She joins a new firm where Lucca Quinn works. The second episode is available on CBS All Access today and subsequent episodes will be available weekly on the streaming service. Both episodes are really good and measures up to the best of its predecessor.

Homeland (Showtime): New. Keane is sidelined and Carrie deals with her following her home. Plays again later two times.

Elementary (CBS): New. Holmes and Watson help investigate a case involving a video game player that was murdered live during a video stream. Shinwell asks Joan what he should do when he finds out that his daughter wants to meet him.

Solid Selections

The Simpsons (FOX): New. Bart feels guilty after betraying his sister. Homer turns out to be a chess savant. Runs 30 minutes.

NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS): New. A member of the team is being held by the mole and the rest of the team is searching for them.

The Royals (E!): Season Finale. Liam ends up in an unexpected place. Helena deals with a loss. Jasper tries one more time to get Eleanor. Plays twice.

Other Option

  • The Walking Dead (AMC): New. Rick and the gang come across another group while searching for members of their group. Runs 66 minutes. Plays again later three times. Last week’s episode, “Rock in the Road,” replays right before.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has men’s college basketball action today with Maryland at Wisconsin followed by final round coverage of the Genesis Open golf tournament.
  • CBS Sports has tripleheader men’s college basketball action today with Bucknell at Boston University, Alabama Birmingham at Western Kentucky and UNLV at San Diego State.
  • ESPN has men’s college basketball action today with UConn at Temple.
  • ESPN2 has tripleheader women’s college basketball action today with Temple at South Florida, South Carolina at Missouri and Notre Dame at Syracuse.
  • ESPNU has doubleheader women’s college basketball action today with North Carolina at Louisville followed by Wake Forest at North Carolina State by tripleheader men’s action with Loyola Chicago at Illinois State, Syracuse at Georgia Tech and Utah at Oregon State.
  • FS1 has doubleheader men’s college basketball action today with DePaul at Butler followed by Georgetown at Creighton.
  • TNT has the NBA All-Star Game tonight.

Sunday TV Marathons

Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands (EsquireTV): Has all 13 episodes.
Billions (Showtime): Has all 12 first season episodes leading up to tonight’s second season premiere.
CSI: Miami (WEtv): Nine episodes that play twice.
The Detour (tbs): Has all 10 first season episodes.
Food Paradise (Travel Channel): Six episodes tonight.
Ghost Whisperer (Pop): Nine episodes.
The Golden Girls (TV Land): Has 15 episodes today.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 13 episodes.
M*A*S*H (AMC): Has 13 episodes early.
M*A*S*H (SundanceTV): Has episodes all day today and tomorrow.
Murder, She Wrote (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries): Five episodes in late night.
White Collar (ION): Has 16 episodes.


Twitterings for the Week Ending 2017-02-18

by Jason the TVaholic on February 18, 2017

in Twitterings


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News & Notes On cable tonight, BBC America has the series premiere of Planet Earth II, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Love Blossoms, and Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Britney Ever After. Prime Picks Ransom (CBS): New. Eric is taken hostage with others at conference, which puts Maxine in the […]

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February 17, 2017

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