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    Mitt and Ann Romney speak with CNN correspondent Gloria Borger. Courtesy  |  CNN CNN delays documentary about presidential losers, including Mitt Romney, for 2 weeks
    The CNN documentary “Almost President: The Agony of Defeat” — which was supposed to premiere tonight (Wednesday, Aug. 31) — has been delayed for two w...
    Updated Aug 31 2016 01:25 pm   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy NBC  NBC’s new medical drama ’The Night Shift’ premieres Tuesday at 9 p.m. on Ch. 5. Wednesday on TV: ‘The Night Shift’ is over for the season — and maybe for good
    In the third-season finale of the medical drama “The Night Shift” (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5), Scott and Jordan are surrounded by a wildfireas they try to per...
    Updated Aug 31 2016 12:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    Tuesday on TV: Wish we could escape from the ‘Zoo’
    On tonight’s episode of “Zoo” (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2), Mitch and Jamie get caught in the middle of an animal attack at the Russian Embassy in Washington, ...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 11:27 am   |     |   Share
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    Monday on TV: ‘American Ninja Warriors’ head to Las Vegas
    The “American Ninja Warrior” head to Las Vegas (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5), where the top competitors from the City Finals tackle the four-stage course. The r...
    Updated Aug 29 2016 03:57 pm   |     |   Share
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     John Turturro and Riz Ahmed in the finale of HBO’s ’The Night Of.’   Craig Blankenhorn  |  HBO This weekend on TV: ‘The Night Of’ reaches verdict; RSL plays early on Friday because of Unimas
    “The Night Of” (Sunday, 10 p.m., HBO) wraps up its first-season narrative on Sunday with an extended episode — it’s scheduled to run an hour and 35 mi...
    Updated Aug 26 2016 09:37 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2016, file photo, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., gives a ’thumbs-up’ as he takes his seat at the head table for the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) Thursday on TV: Tim Kaine joins Colbert; Britney Spears does Carpool Karaoke
    CBS has a couple of late-night things worth noting. On “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (10:37 p.m., Ch. 2), Democratic vice-presidential candidat...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 12:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    Wednesday on TV: TLC brings reprehensible ‘Toddlers and Tiaras’ back
    I don’t set out to write mean things about TLC. But the cable channel has so much reprehensible programming, it’s tough not to notice. Including TLC’s...
    Updated Aug 24 2016 03:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this April 2, 2015 file photo, William Shatner arrives at the NBC Universal Summer Press Day at The Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, Calif. Shatner first swaggered onto the bridge of the starship Enterprise in 1966. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the original television series has spawned four spin-off series and 13 feature films, including this summer’s “Star Trek Beyond.”  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Tuesday on TV: Shatner, Winkler, Bradshaw and Foreman are ‘Better Late Than Never’
    “Better Late than Never” (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5) is a weird sort of show that’s sort of heart-warming, sort of offensive, sort of interesting, sort of stu...
    Updated Aug 23 2016 11:38 am   |     |   Share
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    Monday on TV: Rah! Rah! Sis boom bah! ‘Cheer Squad’ tumbles onto TV
    “Cheer Squad” is everything you ever wanted to know about competitive cheerleading — and more. Much more. This 10-part reality show — which airs Monda...
    Updated Aug 22 2016 11:15 am   |     |   Share
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    Saturday’s Olympic TV highlights: USA women cagers go for gold — and it’s live on NBC!
    Team USA can win the gold medal in women’s basketball today, and you can watch it live at 12:30 p.m. on both NBC/Ch. 5 and the Basketball Speciality C...
    Updated Aug 19 2016 11:43 am   |     |   Share
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    Friday’s Olympic TV highlights: U.S. women go for water polo gold — but not soccer
    The Americans won’t be there (and Hope Solo is probably still whining about that), but the women’s gold-medal soccer match between Germany and Sweden ...
    Updated Aug 19 2016 11:27 am   |     |   Share
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    Jim (Jim Gaffigan) is on the run after finding the wrong kind of fame with his Bible in ìThe Jim Gaffigan Show.î Courtesy  |  TV Land This weekend on TV: Jim Gaffigan wraps up Season 2 of his sitcom — and he’s coming to Utah!
    The second season of “The Jim Gaffigan Show” wraps up with a pair of episodes (11 and 11:30 p.m., TV Land). In the first, Jim is left home alone for t...
    Updated Aug 19 2016 11:54 am   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Members of the football team practice at Skyridge High School Tuesday August 16, 2016. Thursday on TV: High school football returns to KJZZ — 2 new schools play first game
    Now that Sinclair has added Ch. 14 to its portfolio of Utah television stations — adding KJZZ to KUTV and KMYU — there will be some changes coming. Bu...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 02:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    Thursday’s Olympic TV highlights: Usain Bolt goes for gold again
    If there were an Olympic gold medal for biggest ego, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt would — at the very least — be a strong contender. If his posturing and posi...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 01:07 pm   |     |   Share
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    |  Courtesy Justin Baldwin  Justin Baldwin is the creator, producer and host of ’My Last Days.’ Wednesday on TV: The CW’s ‘My Last Days’ just might change your life
    There’s some incredibly inspirational programming on TV tonight — and it has nothing to do with athletic events in Brazil. “My Last Days” (8 p.m., CW/...
    Updated Aug 17 2016 12:35 pm   |     |   Share
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    Wednesday’s Olympic TV highlights: Bad boy of badminton takes the court
    If you’ve never watched much badminton on TV — and who among us has? — there’s the possibility of added entertainment value during today’s coverage of...
    Updated Aug 17 2016 01:37 pm   |     |   Share
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    Tuesday on TV: ‘Scream’! Another season of murder and mayhem comes to a (deadly) end
    Who would’ve thought that “Scream” would spawn four movies and two seasons of a TV series — a total of 22 episodes? That’s a lot of murders. “Scream: ...
    Updated Aug 16 2016 01:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Tuesday’s Olympic TV highlights: More (taped) gymnastics finals on NBC
    There are individual event finals in tonight’s (taped) coverage on NBC, including the men’s parallel bars and high bar. And the final of the women’s ...
    Updated Aug 16 2016 01:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Thursday on TV: Still trapped in that ‘Big Brother’ house
    The good news is that another “Big Brother” houseguest is evicted tonight (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2). The bad news is that all of them aren’t tossed out. The...
    Updated Aug 11 2016 10:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Thursday’s Olympic TV highlights: Golf returns after more than a century; Phelps can set another record
    After a 112-year absence, golf returns to the Olympics with first-round action in the men’s competition (4:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Golf Channel). And in the p...
    Updated Aug 11 2016 10:50 am   |     |   Share
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    In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Zachary Quinto, left, and Karl Urban appear in a scene from ’Star Trek Beyond.’ (Kimberley French/Paramount Pictures via AP) ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ will be set 10 years before the original series
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — There will not be any crossovers between the current “Star Trek” movie franchise and the upcoming “Star Trek” series — they ta...
    Updated Aug 10 2016 11:13 pm   |     |   Share
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      Rachel Bloom stars as Rebecca Bunch in ’Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.’ Eddy Chen  |  The CW Wednesday on TV: ‘Crazy Ex Girlfriend’ star asks ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’
    Rachel Bloom is one of the most talented people in television. She’s not just the star of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” she’s the co-creator, an executive pr...
    Updated Aug 10 2016 10:10 am   |     |   Share
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    Wednesday’s Olympic TV highlights — Americans go for more gold in the pool; Japanese gymnastics legend tries to repeat
    American swimmer Nathan Adrian, the defending gold medalist, will try to hold of Australian sprint star Cameron McEvoy in the finals of the 100m frees...
    Updated Aug 10 2016 10:00 am   |     |   Share
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    Tuesday on TV: First season of ‘Animal Kingdom’ has turned out to be kind of ... meh
    The first season of “Animal Kingdom” (7 and p.m., TNT) hasn’t quite lived up to expectations. It’s not bad — but at a time when there’s so much TV, be...
    Updated Aug 09 2016 11:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Brazil’s Jade Barbosa performs her routine on the balance beam during a training session ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) Tuesday’s Olympic TV highlights — American gymnasts go for gold
    In primetime (7-11 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5), it’s the team finals of women’s gymnastics. The Americans are not only the defending gold medalists but heavy fav...
    Updated Aug 09 2016 11:53 am   |     |   Share
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    Michael Phelps stands poolside after practicing at the Arena Pro Swim Series swim meet in Charlotte, N.C, Thursday, May 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond) Monday’s Olympic TV highlights: It’s cool at the pool
    There’s a good deal of action in the pool today in Rio, including the gold-medal finals of the men’s 200m freestyle and 100m backstroke, and the women...
    Updated Aug 08 2016 10:41 am   |     |   Share
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    Jim Fiscus | Courtesy   Roselyn Sanchez, Edy Ganem, Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramirez and Judy Reyes star in the Lifetime series ’Devious Maids.’ Monday on TV: ‘Devious Maids,’ ‘UnREAL’ and ‘Angie Tribeca’ wrap up seasons
    The Olympics dominates programming tonight (see accompanying story), but there is other programming. Including three season finales — “Devious Maids” ...
    Updated Aug 09 2016 11:51 am   |     |   Share
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    Cuba Gooding, Jr. stars as O.J. Simpson, Joseph Buttler plays the polygraph examiner in ’The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.’ Ray Mickshaw  |  FX ‘People V. O.J.’ and women dominate the TCA Awards
    Members of the Television Critics Association don’t just like “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” they love it. The FX miniseries won ...
    Updated Aug 08 2016 11:12 am   |     |   Share
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    Lilan Bowden and Peyton Elizabeth Lee star in ’Andi Mack,’ a new Disney Channel series that will be produced in Utah. Courtesy  |  Disney Channel Disney Channel will produce new sitcom in Utah
    For the first time since ABC canceled “Blood & Oil” last year, a television series will be filmed in Utah — this one for the Disney Channel. “Andi Mac...
    Updated Aug 05 2016 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    This weekend on TV: Opening ceremonies won’t be live — no Olympics will be live on NBC in Mountain Time Zone
    The 2016 Summer Olympics officially begins with — you guessed it! — the Opening Ceremonies. And you won’t be able to watch the events at Maracana Stad...
    Updated Aug 05 2016 10:51 am   |     |   Share