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Jimmy Dunn, Laurie Metcalf, Kelen Coleman, Tyler Ritter, Jack McGee and Joey McIntyre star in Thursday on TV: ‘The McCarthys’ are one funny family
    “The McCarthys” (8:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2) is a loud, boisterous sitcom about a loud, boisterous Boston family. At the center is Ronny (Tyler Ritter), the...

    Updated Oct 30 2014 03:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jamie Squire, Pool) Wednesday on TV: Baseball season ends and basketball season begins
    Baseball season ends tonight, and basketball season begins. It’s Game 7 of The World Series (6 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13), and Kansas City hosts San Francisco....

    Updated Oct 29 2014 03:51 pm   |     |   Share
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Kaysville teenager Tanner Linford performs at the blind auditions on Monday on TV: Knockout rounds begin on ‘The Voice’ — will Utah teen triumph?
    The knockout rounds begin on “The Voice” (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5), and there’s still a Utahn in this singing competition. We have no way of knowing if 17-y...

    Updated Oct 27 2014 04:56 pm   |     |   Share
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    This weekend on TV: ‘Constantine’ tries to scare up some laughs
    “Constantine” (Friday, 9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5) is the third new series based on a comic book to debut this fall. And, while it’s not bad, it’s not as good ...

    Updated Oct 24 2014 12:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    Thursday on TV: It’s a fashion finale on ‘Project Runway’
    A winner is declared in the season finale of “Project Runway” (7 and 8:30 p.m., Lifetime). Here’s my prediction, based on absolutely no inside informa...

    Updated Oct 23 2014 03:58 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
RSL forward Luke Mulholland runs to the corner after his shot gave RSL a 2-0 lead early in the second half. RSL defeated the Seattle Sounders 2-1 at Rio Tinto Stadium, Saturday, August 15, 2014. The goal was listed as an Wednesday on TV: Turns out tonight’s RSL game will be tape-delayed
    Contrary to earlier reports, KUCW will NOT air tonight’s Major League Soccer game between Real Salt Lake and Chivas USA live. Instead, it will air on ...

    Updated Oct 22 2014 02:48 pm   |     |   Share
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Beau Bridges, Will Arnett and Margo Martindale stars in the new CBS comedy “The Millers.”

Monday on TV: ‘The Millers’ is back -- and it’s still bad
    The Millers (7:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2) returns for its second season tonight. You’ve been warned. This is a show I wanted to like in Season 1. I like the ...

    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:36 am   |     |   Share
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    This weekend on TV: RSL, USU and BYU are all on national TV
    RSL, USU and BYU are all on national TV this weekend. In MLS play (Friday, 8 p.m., NBCSN), Real Salt Lake travels to Portland. A win would bring the C...

    Updated Oct 20 2014 09:27 am   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Utes quarterback Travis Wilson (7) is sacked by Oregon State Beavers defensive end Rusty Fernando (56) Oregon State Beavers defensive end Scott Crichton (95) and Oregon State Beavers defensive end Rudolf Fifita (78) during the second half of the game at Reser Stadium Saturday October 20, 2012. Oregon State won the game 21-7. Tonight on TV: Here's where to find the Utah-Oregon State game -- and why
    In case you missed it, tonight's Utah-at-Oregon State football game will not air as scheduled on Fox Sports 1. Which is sort of annoying, but not part...

    Updated Oct 17 2014 09:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Tuesday on TV: You’ll never believe ‘How We Got to Now’
    In How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7), science and technology writer Steven Johnson shares the stories behind the ideas that ma...

    Updated Oct 16 2014 04:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    Tuesday on TV: ‘Marry Me’ gets off to a very funny start
    If you were a fan of ABC’s “Happy Endings,” chances are you’ll be interested in NBC’s Marry Me (8 p.m., Ch. 5). I wasn’t a big fan of “Happy Endings,”...

    Updated Oct 16 2014 03:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    Jack Rowand  |  The CW

Grant Gustin as The Flash Tuesday on TV: ‘The Flash’ is loads of fun; ‘American Horror Story’ is deeply disturbing
    One of my favorite new shows of the fall, The Flash, premieres tonight (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30). I’m not a huge fan of comic-book based shows, but I really...

    Updated Oct 15 2014 02:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    Monday on TV: HBO reveals Russia’s horrific persecution of gays
    On the day that gay marriage became legal in Utah, HBO presents Hunted: The War Against Gays in Russia (7 p.m.) - and it’s utterly horrifying. The fil...

    Updated Oct 15 2014 01:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    This image released by NBC shows John Ducey, left, and Kate Walsh in a scene from TV review: Appropriately titled ‘Bad Judge’ is just awful
    There are some shows that make you wonder how they ever made it on a network schedule. Bad Judge (Thursday, 8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5) is definitely on that l...

    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:41 pm   |     |   Share
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    TV review: ‘Gracepoint’ worth watching -- unless you’ve seen ‘Broadchurch’
    Should you tune in to watch the new Fox murder mystery Gracepoint (8 p.m., Ch. 13)? To answer a question with a question: Did you watch the British se...

    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:41 pm   |     |   Share
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    This image released by NBC shows Ben Feldman, left, and Cristin Milioti in a scene from TV review: ‘A to Z’ is cute, but that might not be enough
    The impossibly cute title of the new romantic comedy A to Z (Thursday, 8:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5 - it’s about Andrew (Ben Feldman, “Mad Men”) and Zelda (C...

    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:41 pm   |     |   Share
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    Thursday on TV: Three new shows premiere
    Three new series premiere tonight on the broadcast networks, and you can learn more by clicking on the links. Bad Judge (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5) is not wo...

    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:41 pm   |     |   Share
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Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott in “Stalker.” Wednesday on TV: To put it simply, ‘Stalker’ stinks
    I really hate the new CBS series Stalker (9 p.m., Ch. 2), which is both stunningly violent and shockingly stupid. For more on why it’s so terrible, cl...

    Updated Oct 29 2014 10:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    Wednesday on TV: 'So You Think You Can Dance' will crown a new champion
    A winner is declared in the season finale of So You Think You Can Dance (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13), and we know he/she won't be a Utahn. Three Utahns made t...

    Updated Sep 03 2014 11:57 am   |     |   Share
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    Monday on TV: Fake romance reaches fake conclusion on 'The Bachelorette'
    Another season of fake romance comes to an end on The Bachelorette (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4) - and it's loaded with all sorts of fake drama. Andi makes her ...

    Updated Jul 28 2014 10:33 am   |     |   Share
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    Reviews: FX sitcomes ‘Married’ and ‘You’re the Worst’ are pretty depressing
    FX debuts a couple of really depressing sitcoms on Thursday night. They both have some laughs, but you’re not going to come away feel particularly hap...

    Updated Jul 17 2014 08:42 am   |     |   Share
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    Wednesday on TV: Watch 'My Wild Affair' with your kids
    I tell you that My Wild Affair is a show you can watch with your children, you'll probably think I've gone too Hollywood. If I point out that the show...

    Updated Jul 16 2014 10:28 am   |     |   Share
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    2 Utahns will look for love on 'Bachelor in Paradise'
    ABC is bringing back 25 former "Bachelor" and "Bachelorette" cast members for "Bachelor in Paradise" - and two of them are from Utah. Michelle Money m...

    Updated Jul 14 2014 04:41 pm   |     |   Share
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    Monday on TV: Surviving in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina
    Hurricane Katrina has faded from memory for most of us, but not for the folks who live in New Orleans. Tonight on P.O.V. (9 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7), "Getting...

    Updated Jul 14 2014 04:39 pm   |     |   Share
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Cory Stoll stars as Dr. Ephraim Goodweather in This weekend on TV: 'Strain' is all about a new kind of vampire
    You've never seen vampires quite like the ones in Guillermo del Toro's new series The Strain (Sunday, 11 p.m., FX). It opens with terror aboard an air...

    Updated Jul 11 2014 01:38 pm   |     |   Share
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    Thursday on TV: NBC"s summer sitcoms aren't great, but they're better than some of the fall shows
    NBC premieres a couple of sitcoms tonight, and they're not bad. Not great, but not bad. They're actually better than several of the sitcoms that will ...

    Updated Jul 10 2014 02:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    Tuesday on TV: Yee-haw! It's 'Country's Night to Rock'!
    CMA: Country's Night to Rock (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4) is loaded with - you guessed it! - country music performances from some big-name acts. Performers inc...

    Updated Aug 05 2014 09:28 am   |     |   Share
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Is Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) about to meet his maker in the season finale of This weekend on TV: Ludicrous 'Hell on Wheels' mocks Mormons
    When last we saw the ludicrous Western Hell On Wheels (10 p.m. Saturday, AMC), a band of Mormons had ridden into town, shot the place up and taken Cul...

    Updated Aug 01 2014 11:51 am   |     |   Share