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    Michelle Faye  |  AMC

Anson Mount as Cullen Bohannon in This weekend on TV: Mormons are on ‘Hell On Wheels’; Real Salt Lake is online, not on TV
    It’s mostly about Mormons in this week’s episode of “Hell on Wheels” (Saturday, 10 p.m., AMC), as it has been this season. Cullen (Anson Mount) and Du...
    Updated Aug 28 2015 01:04 pm   |     |   Share
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    Review: Netflix series ‘Narcos’ is (bloody) good
    The new Netflix series “Narcos” seems, at times, to be utterly unbelievable — because it’s true. Well, pretty much true. This 10-part drama, which beg...
    Updated Aug 28 2015 12:56 pm   |     |   Share
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    Thursday on TV: There’s all kinds of crazy going on ‘Under the Dome’
    As Season 3 of “Under the Dome” (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2) nears an end — two more episodes after tonight — things are heating up. Members of the Resistance ...
    Updated Aug 27 2015 01:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    Wednesday on TV: Jimmy Fallon teams up with Jim Gaffigan
    In this week’s episode of “The Jim Gaffigan Show” (11 p.m. TV Land), Jim is booked to appear “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” And the only pe...
    Updated Aug 26 2015 01:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    KJZZ will telecast most Weber State home football, basketball games
    There’s great news for local Weber State fans — KJZZ-Ch. 14 will telecast most of the Wildcats’ home football and basketball games. That’s four footba...
    Updated Aug 26 2015 10:56 am   |     |   Share
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    Tuesday on TV: ‘Public Morals’ starts slow, but give this violent crime drama a chance
    The new crime series “Public Morals” (8 and 10 p.m., TNT) is set inside the NYPD’s vice unit in the 1960s. Think “Mad Men” crime drama. It’s a stylize...
    Updated Aug 25 2015 12:41 pm   |     |   Share
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    Monday on TV: ‘Devious Maids” expose a killer in season finale
    At long last, we’re going to find out who the murderer is in the Season 3 finale of “Devious Maids” (7 p.m., Lifetime). And the maids put their own li...
    Updated Aug 24 2015 02:44 pm   |     |   Share
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    TV review: To put it bluntly, ‘Blunt Talk’ is just awful
    For the first time since “Star Trek: The Next Generation” signed off 21 years ago, Patrick Stewart has signed on to star in a television series. And W...
    Updated Aug 21 2015 04:28 pm   |     |   Share
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    Scott Schafer  |  Lifetime

Blaise Todd (left), Shelby Armstrong, Justin Mader, Garrett Brawith, Justin Gaston and Dakota Guppy star in “The Unauthorized Full House Story.” This weekend on TV: It’s true — Stamos did try to get the Olsen twins fired from ‘Full House”
    John Stamos isn’t concerned about the over-the-top TV movie “The Unauthorized Full House Story,” which debuts Saturday at 6 p.m. on Lifetime. And beca...
    Updated Aug 21 2015 01:13 pm   |     |   Share
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    Thursday on TV: ‘Astronaut Wives Club’ goes out with a couple of big bangs
    The finale of “The Astronaut Wives Club” (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4) features a couple of big events. In July 1969, Apollo 11’s historic moon landing is cause...
    Updated Aug 19 2015 05:36 am   |     |   Share
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    Wednesday on TV: ‘Key & Peele’ can make just about anything funny
    In this week’s episode of “Key & Peele” (11 p.m., Comedy Central), sketches include: • A gangster taking part in a drive-by shooting. • A mom writing ...
    Updated Aug 19 2015 05:28 am   |     |   Share
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    Tuesday on TV: Did dog commit murder on ‘Rizzoli & Isles’?
    In this week’s episode of “Rizzoli & Isles” (7 and 9 p.m., TNT), a dog trainer is killed and her dog is the prime suspect. I have no inside informatio...
    Updated Aug 18 2015 05:51 am   |     |   Share
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    Host Cat Deeley announces eliminated contestants Yorelis Apolinario, Ariana Crowder, Utahn Alexia Meyer and Kate Harpootlian on last week's episode of “So You Think You Can Dance.”

Cr: Adam Rose/Fox Monday on TV: There’s just 1 Utahn left on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’
    “So You Think You Can Dance” (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13) is down to its final 10 contestants, and Utah is down to its final one. In last week’s episode, Utah...
    Updated Aug 17 2015 06:08 am   |     |   Share
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    This weekend on TV: We find out how a Utahn ‘Almost Died’ when a pipe went through his head. Really.
    A Utahn survives a pile through the head in Saturday’s episode of “The Day I Almost Died” (10 p.m. Saturday, Discovery Life Channel). Cedar City’s And...
    Updated Aug 13 2015 06:47 pm   |     |   Share
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    Thursday on TV: ‘Project Runway’ turns greeting cards into fashion
    It’s an unconventional material challenge this week on “Project Runway” (7 and 8:30 p.m., Lifetime) — the contestants have to create high-style looks ...
    Updated Aug 13 2015 11:13 am   |     |   Share
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    Wednesday on TV: ‘Kevin From Work’ is awkwardly amusing
    The new comedy “Kevin from Work” (8 and 8:30 p.m., ABC Family) isn’t hilarious, but it is amusing. And it’s extremely likable. Kevin (Noah Reid) has j...
    Updated Aug 12 2015 12:46 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this April 2, 2015 file photo, Howie Mandel, from left, Heidi Klum, Nick Cannon and Melanie Brown from Tuesday on TV: Utahns are out, but ‘America’s Got Talent’ goes on
    The winner of “America’s Got Talent” (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5) will not be from Utah. The last couple of Utahns — singers Alex Boye and Kevin Blickfeldt (a ...
    Updated Aug 11 2015 11:36 am   |     |   Share
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    Monday on TV: Yes, the Utahns still think they can ‘Dance’
    At the risk of becoming repetitive — OK, too late to worry about that — it’s pretty much the same story as last week and the week before on “So You Th...
    Updated Aug 10 2015 10:30 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: It’s ‘Hell on Wheels’ for (fictional) Mormons
    Mormons continue to play a major role in “Hell on Wheels” (Saturday, 10 p.m., AMC) in this, the show’s fifth and final season. Fictional Mormons, that...
    Updated Jul 31 2015 01:09 pm   |     |   Share
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The world outside is rocked by a catastrophic meteor shower in “Under the Dome.” Thursday on TV: Turns out being ‘Under the Dome’ might be a good thing
    Apparently, now it’s a good thing to be trapped “Under the Dome” (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2). In this week’s episode, the world outside is rocked by a catastr...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 11:45 am   |     |   Share
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    KUTV wins July sweeps in late news, but KSL makes it close
    The household numbers are in from the July sweeps, and the late-news race is the closest it’s been in quite some time: KUTV-Ch. 2 - 6.6; KSL-Ch. 5 - 5...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 05:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    Wednesday on TV: ICYMI, man, I really love ‘The Jim Gaffigan Show’
    If I was being too subtle in my earlier rave review of “The Jim Gaffigan Show” (8 p.m. Nickelodeon; 11 p.m. TV Land), let me make it perfectly clear. ...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 12:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    Tuesday on TV: ‘Hollywood Game Night’ is dopey fun
    If you’ve got an hour to kill, there are worse ways to spend it than watching “Hollywood Game Night” (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5). Jane Lynch hosts what amount...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 10:21 am   |     |   Share
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    Monday on TV: Another idiotic season of ‘The Bachelorette’ finally ends
    “The Bachelorette” (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Kaitlyn picks of the two remaining suitors, Nick and Shawn — or not — in the season finale. Then everybody ge...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 09:42 am   |     |   Share
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    (Sean P. Means  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
A Chinese Dragon, representing the Chinese Society of Utah (Taiwan), stops in front of the Salt Lake Temple waiting for its turn in the 2014 Days of '47 Parade in Salt Lake City, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
This weekend on TV: It’s Pioneer Day, complete with traditional parade and soccer game
    The annual Days of ‘47 Parade (9 a.m., Ch. 5) kicks off Pioneer Day; the annual Real Salt Lake game (vs. Kansas City) wraps it up (9 p.m., KMYU and Un...
    Updated Jul 24 2015 08:06 pm   |     |   Share
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Azure Parsons and Sam Reid star as Annie and John Glenn in “The Astronaut Wives Club.” Thursday on TV: Things get politcally incorrect on ‘The Astronaut Wives Club’
    “The Astronauts Wives Club” (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): John Glenn has his sights set on a political career and hits the campaign trail with his wife, Annie....
    Updated Jul 23 2015 08:30 am   |     |   Share
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    Gene Page  |  Syfy

Ian Ziering as Fin Shepard in “Sharknado 3.” Wednesday on TV: ‘Sharknado 3’ is stupid, gross and — unfortunately — pretty boring
    Shark-infused storms wreak havoc on Washington, D.C., and Orlando, Fla. In Sharknado 3: Oh, Hell No!” (10 p.m., Syfy). It’s predictably and intentiona...
    Updated Jul 22 2015 09:30 am   |     |   Share
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    Peter Kramer  |  NBC

Center Stage performs on “America's Got Talent” Tuesday on TV: Utah dancers try to slide into the next round of ‘America’s Got Talent’
    The “America’s Got Talent” judges will pass judgment on the Center Stage dancers from Orem tonight (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5) — they’ll decide if the youngst...
    Updated Jul 21 2015 08:41 am   |     |   Share
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    Monday on TV: Will 2 Utahns avoid elimination on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’?
    Two of the 20 finalists on “So You Think You Can Dance” (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13) will be eliminated tonight. We know that both Utahns — Orem’s Alexia Meye...
    Updated Jul 20 2015 01:51 pm   |     |   Share
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Jim Kent (Sean Astin), Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll) and Nora Martinez (Mia Maestro) examine one of the vampire's victims in This weekend on TV: ‘The Strain’ will still scare the crud out of you
    In its second season, Guillermo del Toro’s “The Strain” (Sunday, 11 p.m., FX) remains the creepiest show on TV. There’s not a sparkly vampire to be se...
    Updated Jul 17 2015 10:09 am   |     |   Share