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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Utes quarterback Travis Wilson (7) before the game at Rice-Eccles Stadium Thursday September 3, 2015.  Utah-Michigan game sets Fox Sports 1 ratings record
    With 2.868 million viewers, Thursday’s Utah’s 24-17 win over Michigan became the most-watched college football game to air on Fox Sports 1 since the c...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 04:07 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

 Brigham Young Cougars quarterback Taysom Hill (4) a couple of tacked by Texas A&M Aggies defensive back Deshazor Everett (29) and Aggies defensive back Floyd Raven Sr. to run for a 68 yard touchdown as BYU played the University of Texas, Lavell Edwards stadium, Saturday, September 7, 2013.  This weekend on TV: Wildcats take on Beavers; Cougars do battle with Cornhuskers
    The college football season kicks off for two more local teams this weekend, and both Weber State and BYU are on TV. First up, on Friday night the Web...
    Updated Sep 04 2015 12:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    Jim Harbaugh, Michigan's new head football coach, arrives for an NCAA college football news conference where he was introduced, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) THURSDAY ON TV: It’s Utah vs. Michigan — and Fox analyst has lots of good things to say about the Utes
    Clearly, a lot of the focus for tonight’s Michigan-at-Utah college football game (6:30 p.m., Fox Sports 1) will be on the Wolverines’ new coach, Jim H...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 03:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy Patrick Harbron / FX

“Tyrant” stars Nasser Faris as Khaled, Alice Krige as Amira, Ashraf Barhom as Jamal, Moran Atias as Leila, Adam Rayner as Barry, Anne Winters as Emma, Jennifer Finnegan as Molly and Noah Silver as Sammy. Tuesday on TV: There’s peace (until the shooting) on the season finale of ‘Tyrant’
    In the Season 2 finale of “Tyrant” (11 p.m., FX), Jamal is accused of crimes against humanity; his wife and son plot against him; and Bassam is encour...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    Monday on TV: Utahn is one episode away from making the finals of ‘So You Think You Can Dance’
    The remaining six contestants — including Utahn Hailee Payne — perform tonight on “So You Think You Can Dance” (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13). Two will be elimi...
    Updated Aug 31 2015 04:35 pm   |     |   Share
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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 photo provided by HBO shows Vince Vaughn in a scene from season 2 of This weekend on TV: ‘True Detective’ wraps up its messed up Season 2
    We have been assured by HBO president Michael Lombardo that the second-season finale of “True Detective” (Sunday, 10 p.m., HBO) will be satisfying. I ...
    Updated Aug 07 2015 01:37 pm   |     |   Share
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Jon Stewart, host of “The Daily Show” Thursday on TV: Oh no! Jon Stewart signs off. And Republicans debate
    Jon Stewart hosts “The Daily Show” (midnight, Comedy Central) for the last time … and I’m at a loss for words. Stewart turned that show into a televis...
    Updated Aug 06 2015 10:44 am   |     |   Share
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    Wednesday on TV: ‘America’s Next Top Model’ is back for the 22nd cycle. Really.
    Season 22 of “America’s Next Top Model” (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30) begins with seven men and seven women in a third “Guys and Girls” edition. I don’t know ab...
    Updated Aug 05 2015 10:42 am   |     |   Share
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    Tuesday on TV: Utahn is on ‘America’s Got Talent’; RSL is in Guatemala
    The top 36 acts are revealed on “America’s Got Talent” (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5) — will Utahn Alex Boye be one of them? Maybe. Tonight is the final episode ...
    Updated Aug 04 2015 12:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    Monday on TV: Both Utah finalists are still alive on ‘So You Think You Can Dance’
    The remaining 16 contestants perform on “So You Think You Can Dance” (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13), and two are eliminated. Both Utahns are still in the compet...
    Updated Aug 03 2015 12:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    | Courtesy AMC
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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    Courtesy  |  Brownie Harris/CBS

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