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    FILE - This Sept. 23, 2016, file photo, Utah quarterback Troy Williams (3) looks down field in the second half during an NCAA college football game against Southern California, in Salt Lake City. Williams signed with Washington as a top-ranked dual-threat quarterback in 2013. Two years later, Williams is the starter for Utah and he wants to show the fourth-ranked Huskies’ coaching staff what they missed out on. The Utes host Washington on Saturday. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) This weekend on TV: It’s Utes vs. Huskies in a Really Big Game
    The Utes play in a Really Big college football game on Saturday — No. 17 Utah hosts No. 4 Washington (1:30 p.m., Fox Sports 1) in a matchup that could...
    Updated Oct 28 2016 10:46 am   |     |   Share
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    Elizabeth Smart retells her story on ‘Crime Watch Daily’
    Elizabeth Smart will once again tell her story of survival on Thursday’s edition of “Crime Watch Daily” (2 p.m., Ch. 13) — the syndicated series that ...
    Updated Oct 27 2016 12:25 pm   |     |   Share
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    Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Stephen Fry, Susannah Fielding, Joel McHale, Christine Ko, and Shaun Brown star in ìThe Great Indoors.îCliff Lipson  |  CBS Thursday on TV: ‘Great Indoors’ and ‘Pure Genius’ premiere; ‘Mom’ and ‘Life In Pieces’ return; ‘Big Bang’ moves
    Tonight on CBS, there’s a new comedy, a new drama, two season premieres, and a new/old night for TV’s biggest comedy. • The new sitcom, “The Great Ind...
    Updated Oct 27 2016 01:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    Wednesday on TV: It’s win or go home for Real Salt Lake
    After staggering their way into the MLS playoffs, Real Salt Lake faces a must-win situation tonight — either win on the road against the Los Angeles G...
    Updated Oct 26 2016 11:18 am   |     |   Share
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    Chicago Cubs’ Javier Baez hits the game-winning solo home run against the Washington Nationals during the 13th inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 8, 2016, in Chicago. The Cubs won 4-3. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Tuesday on TV: World Series and the Jazz season begin
    The baseball season nears and end and basketball season begins tonight. It’s Game 1 of the 2016 World Series (6 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13), and — in case you ...
    Updated Oct 25 2016 10:27 am   |     |   Share
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    Monday on TV: KUED shows us WWII German POWS in Utah
    KUED’s documentary “Splinters of a Nation” (8 p.m., Ch. 7) recalls a chapter of Utah history that most present-day residents of the state know little ...
    Updated Oct 24 2016 01:28 pm   |     |   Share
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      Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) is obsessed with Josh (Vincent Rodriguez III) in ’Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ — which is struggling in the ratings. Lisa Rose  |  The CW This weekend on TV: Let’s get ‘Crazy’ again; football, soccer and baseball
    When last we saw “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” (Friday, 8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30, Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) had just admitted to Josh (Vincent Rodriguez III) that she ...
    Updated Oct 21 2016 11:06 am   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Brigham Young Cougars defensive lineman Bronson Kaufusi (90) rushes Boise State Broncos quarterback Ryan Finley (15) in college football action, BYU vs. Boise State at Lavell Edwards Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Thursday on TV: It’s BYU vs. Boise and a return to ‘Rocky Horror’
    There’s a big, local college football game on TV tonight … although you may have to stay up pretty late to see all of it. BYU, riding a three-game win...
    Updated Oct 20 2016 11:16 am   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump points toward Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Joe Raedle/Pool via AP) Wednesday on TV: 3rd presidential debate (ugh) disrupts regular programming
    Tonight it’s Round 3 of Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump in the final presidential debate (7 p.m., Channels 2, 4, 5, 7, 11, 13, CNN, CNBC, C-SPAN, FNC...
    Updated Oct 19 2016 05:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley, Susan Kelichi Watson and Sterling K. Brown star in ìThis Is Us.î Courtesy  |  NBC Universal Tuesday on TV: ‘This Is Us’ really is this fall’s best new show
    Shows like “This Is Us” (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5) kind of worry me — I loved the pilot episode so much, I worried that the series couldn’t possibly live up ...
    Updated Oct 18 2016 01:44 pm   |     |   Share
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    Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin (55) hits a single against the Cleveland Indians during the second inning of Game 2 of baseball’s American League Championship Series in Cleveland, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) Monday on TV: Baseball playoff game vs. bad football game
    So, sports fans, you’ve got your choice tonight between baseball and football. At 6 p.m. on TBS, it’s Game 3 of the American League Championship serie...
    Updated Oct 17 2016 04:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    Sporting Kansas City defender Matt Besler (5) tries to head the ball while challenged by Real Salt Lake defender Justen Glad (15) in front of Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando, left, during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) This weekend on TV: Real Salt Lake could REALLY use a win; BYU, Utah, Weber State are all on TV
    Real Salt Lake could clinch a spot in the MLS playoffs with a win over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday (3 p.m., KMYU) — and a win might help the team a...
    Updated Oct 14 2016 11:55 am   |     |   Share
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    Thursday on TV: USA’s new ‘Falling Water’ is, well, weird
    “Falling Water” is weird, moody, atmospheric and just plain strange. Intentionally. The new series, which premieres at 11 p.m. on USA, feels more than...
    Updated Oct 13 2016 10:54 am   |     |   Share
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    Kiefer Sutherland stars in ìDesignated Survivor.î Courtesy  |  ABC Wednesday on TV: The jury is still out on ‘Designated Survivor,’ which still might be too dumb to watch
    Episodes 2 and 3 of “Designated Survivor” (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4) helped calm my fears about this show — my concerns that it would be overwhelmed by fooli...
    Updated Oct 12 2016 01:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Courtesy photo)   Lamorne Morris, Max Greenfield, Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson and Hannah Simone star in ’New Girl.’ Tuesday on TV: The big ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’-’New Girl’ crossover isn’t really that big
    This week, there’s a crossover between “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13) and “New Girl” (7:30 p.m., Fox 13). But not a real big crossover. Jes...
    Updated Oct 11 2016 12:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this image released by CBS, Melissa Benoist appears in a scene from ’Supergirl.’ The CW said Thursday, May 12, 2016, that it’s picking up the series from CBS, where it debuted last year. (Darren Michaels/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. via AP) Monday on TV: ‘Supergirl’ makes a strong return (but aren’t superheroes supposed to have secret identities?)
    “Supergirl” returns for Season 2 tonight — same time, different channel (7 p.m., Ch. 30). The show has moved from CBS to The CW. After a good-but-not-...
    Updated Oct 10 2016 10:45 am   |     |   Share
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    This weekend on TV: BYU vs. MSU; USU vs. CSU; Utah vs. UA — and Clinton vs. Trump
    You want local college football on TV? We’ve got lots of local college football on TV on Saturday — including two games at the same time and a third t...
    Updated Oct 07 2016 12:31 pm   |     |   Share
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      Ellen Pompeo stars as Mein “Grey’s Anatomy.” Richard Cartwright  |  ABC via Getty Images Thursday on TV: OMG, I’ve got to stop watching ‘Grey’s Antomy’ — it’s terrible
    This season, I am not only hate-watching “Grey’s Anatomy” (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4), but I’m arguing with my daughter about it. A lot. We both are “Grey’s” ...
    Updated Oct 06 2016 12:55 pm   |     |   Share
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      Malcolm Barrett, Matt Lanter and Abigail Spencer star in “Timeless.” Joe Lederer  |  NBC TV review: ‘Timeless’ might be worth your time ... but maybe not
    If you like time-travel TV shows, you might like NBC’s “Timeless” (Monday, 9 p.m, Ch. 5). It’s not great, but it’s not bad. As the series begins, a cr...
    Updated Oct 03 2016 12:25 pm   |     |   Share
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      James Marsden as Teddy Flood and Evan Rachel Wood as Dolores Abernathy in “Westworld.” John P. Johnson  |  HBO This weekend on TV: Utah looks gorgeous, but HBO’s ‘WestWorld’ starts slowly
    “WestWorld” (Sunday, 10 p.m., HBO) is based on the 1973 movie written and directed by Michael Crichton — but there are some major differences. Not jus...
    Updated Sep 30 2016 10:48 am   |     |   Share
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      Woody Allen and Miley Cyrus in ’Crisis in Six Scenes.’ Courtesy Amazon TV review: Woody Allen’s ‘Crisis in Six Scenes’ is a big waste of time
    It’s ask the TV critic time, and I’ll make it brief: Q: Should I subscribe to Amazon Prime in order to watch the six-part Woody Allen series “Crisis...
    Updated Sep 30 2016 10:48 am   |     |   Share
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      Tim Jo, Meagan Holder, Mo McRae, Kylie Bunbury, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mark Consuelos, Ali Larter and Dan Lauria star in “Pitch.” Tommy Garcia  |  Fox Thursday on TV: Well, I still hate ‘Pitch.’ It’s still terrible.
    I was concerned that perhaps I was too harsh in my review of “Pitch” (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13). I did, after all, call it the worst new show this fall. But...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 11:27 am   |     |   Share
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    Kiefer Sutherland stars in ìDesignated Survivor.î Courtesy  |  ABC Wednesday on TV: Where the heck is ‘Designated Survivor’ headed?
    After tonight’s episode, we should have a better idea of what “Designated Survivor” (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4) will turn out to be. Will it be a taut drama l...
    Updated Sep 28 2016 01:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    This weekend on TV: Utah, BYU, USU and RSL all have big games
    There are three local college football games and a local pro soccer game on TV this weekend — and all four are big to their teams’ fans. On the gridir...
    Updated Sep 22 2016 10:43 pm   |     |   Share
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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to the Democratic National Committee 22nd Annual Women’s Leadership Forum National Issues Conference in Washington, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Monday on TV: Debate drama — it’s Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump
    The Big Event on Monday is, of course, the first of three debates between presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump (7 p.m., Channels 2...
    Updated Sep 22 2016 10:44 pm   |     |   Share
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    The Choice 2016 will investigate formative moments in Donald Trump and Hillary Clintonís lives through interviews with those who know them best. Courtesy  |  PBS Tuesday on TV: ‘Frontline’ will help you make ‘The Choice’ between Clinton and Trump
    If you’re going to vote in the presidential election, you should watch “The Choice: 2016” (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7) — the quadrennial biography of the two m...
    Updated Sep 22 2016 10:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    Lucas Till stars in “MacGyver.” Guy D’Alema  |  CBS TV review: There’s a remake (‘MacGyver’), a horror remake (‘The Exorcist’) and a horror re-imagining (‘Van Helsing’)
    Three series premiere on Friday night — a remake, a remake of a horror show, and a re-imagined horror classic. • The remake of “MacGyver” (7 p.m., CBS...
    Updated Sep 22 2016 10:42 pm   |     |   Share
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      Tim Jo, Meagan Holder, Mo McRae, Kylie Bunbury, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mark Consuelos, Ali Larter and Dan Lauria star in “Pitch.” Tommy Garcia  |  Fox Thursday on TV: Two truly terrible shows premiere — ‘Pitch’ and ‘Notorious’
    Coincidentally, two of this fall’s worst new shows premiere tonight — at the same time on different channels. On Fox, it’s “Pitch” (8 p.m., Ch. 13). A...
    Updated Sep 22 2016 10:36 am   |     |   Share
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    Kiefer Sutherland stars in ìDesignated Survivor.î Courtesy  |  ABC TV review: ‘Designated Survivor’ starts strong, but then falters
    The first 20 minutes or so of “Designated Survivor” (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4) are absolutely outstanding. (Although what happens won’t come as a surprise – ...
    Updated Sep 21 2016 10:24 am   |     |   Share
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    Damon Wayans and Clayne Crawford star in ìLethal Weapon.î  Credit: Richard Foreman/FOX TV review: ‘Lethal Weapon’ isn’t original, but it is good
    If you’ve seen any of the four “Lethal Weapon” movies, you already know what the “Lethal Weapon” TV show (Wednesday, 7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13) is all about....
    Updated Sep 21 2016 10:24 am   |     |   Share