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    (Scott Sommerdorf  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah State Aggies running back Joe Hill runs the ball during first half play. Utah State led BYU 28-14 at the half in Provo, Friday, October 1, 2014. This weekend on TV: Utes, Cougars, Aggies are back-to-back-to-back on Saturday
    You can sit down on your couch on Saturday morning and pretty much watch local college football non-stop for most of the day. OK, there will be a gap ...
    Updated Nov 28 2014 12:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    Thanksgiving on TV: There’s a parade and football. What, you’re surprised?
    It’s Thanksgiving so — surprise! — there’s a parade and a bunch of football games. Oh, and a couple of shows about dogs. Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parad...
    Updated Nov 26 2014 05:34 pm   |     |   Share
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    Wednesday on TV: A few new shows and the Jazz
    There’s not a whole lot new on this night before Thanksgiving, but there are a few things. NBA (6 p.m., ROOT): Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder “Sur...
    Updated Nov 26 2014 05:07 pm   |     |   Share
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Witney Carson and Alfonso Ribeiro on Tuesday on TV: Will Utahn win on ‘Dancing with the Stars’?
    In tonight’s season finale of “Dancing with the Stars” (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4), a winnder will be declared. Will it be: • Janel Parrish and her partner, V...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 06:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    Monday on TV: ‘Gotham’ tries hard to build some suspense
    In tonight’s episode of “Gotham” (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Selina tries to evade assassins. I’m guessing she will, because she grows up to be Catwoman. Wh...
    Updated Nov 24 2014 04:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2014 file photo, comedian Jay Leno performs during the 2014 Carousel of Hope Ball at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Leno canceled a scheduled appearance at a large firearms trade show on the Las Vegas  Strip, after learning that a group representing victims of gun violence was gathering petition signatures urging him not to attend. A publicist for the former NBC Tonight Show host and the chairwoman of a gun control advocacy formed after a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school shooting, said Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, that Leno didn’t understand the show is hosted by a lobbying group for gun owners and manufacturers.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) This weekend on TV: Jay Leno follows in Mark Twain’s footsteps?
    Jay Leno is finally getting some of the respect he never really got all those years he was hosting “The Tonight Show.” He’s being honored with “The Ma...
    Updated Nov 21 2014 02:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    Thursday on TV: Don’t we all want to know ‘How to Get Away with Murder’?
    At long last, we’re going to find out what happened on the night of the bonfire and what led to Sam’s death on “How to Get Away with Murder” (9 p.m., ...
    Updated Nov 20 2014 05:21 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 on tonight, even though it’s been axed
    “The Millers” (7:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2) is still on this week. But it won’t be for log. CBS has canceled the sitcom. Which came as a bit of a surprise, g...
    Updated Nov 17 2014 12:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    Investors  Barbara Corcoran, Kevin OíLeary, Lori Greiner, and Robert Herjavec listen to a Squatty Potty pitch by Utahn Bobby Edwards on This weekend on TV: Utahns pitch their Squatty Potty on ‘Shark Tank’
    On the 100th episode of Shark Tank (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4), a pair of Utahns pitches their product — the Squatty Potty — to the sharks. Really. You can’t ...
    Updated Nov 14 2014 10:14 am   |     |   Share
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    The Kimball Art Center in Park City will show Thursday on TV: Can Sherlock Holmes make math entertaining?
    Can Sherlock Holmes perform a miracle? Can he make math entertaining? Well, if anybody can do it, he can. In tonight’s episode of “Elementary” (9 p.m....
    Updated Nov 13 2014 04:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    Wednesday on TV: The Jazz-Hawks game tips off early
    If you’re a Jazz fan, you’ll want to get home from work as quickly as possible and turn on the TV. The team is in Atlanta, so the tipoff time for the ...
    Updated Nov 12 2014 03:06 pm   |     |   Share
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Jensen Ackles as Dean and Jared Padalecki as Sam in the 200th episode of Tuesday on TV: 200th episode of ‘Supernatural’
    In the 200th episode of Supernatural (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30), Sam and Dean are stunned to learn that a school is putting on a musical based on their lives...
    Updated Nov 11 2014 02:40 pm   |     |   Share
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Ben McKenzie at Detective Jim Gordon and David Mazouz as young Bruce Wayne in “Gotham.” Jessica Miglio  |  FOX Monday on TV: Bruce Wayne makes a bat-friend on ‘Gotham’
    I was sort of iffy on “Gotham” (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13) after three, four, five episodes, but the action has ramped up recently and the show has become ve...
    Updated Nov 10 2014 03:07 pm   |     |   Share
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    Nicea DeGering, Reagan Leadbetter, Jessie Miller, Michelle Money and Glenn Willey.
Courtesy KTVX KTVX revamps ‘Good Things Utah,’ adds ‘Bachelor’ villain Michelle Money
    KTVX-Ch. 4 has announced its new lineup of hosts for its weekday “Good Things Utah” lifestyle show, and one of them is more infamous than famous. That...
    Updated Nov 10 2014 12:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - This May 21, 2014 file photo shows American comedian Jay Leno smiles during an interview with the Associated Press in Jerusalem.  CNBC is returning Leno to nightly television. The new show, tentatively titled This weekend on TV: Jay Leno returns to ‘The Tonight Show’
    Jay Leno returns to The Tonight Show (10:35 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5) once again — only this time, he’s not stealing it out from under the current host, Jimmy ...
    Updated Nov 07 2014 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    Cristin Milioti and Ben Feldman star in Thursday on TV: ‘Bad Judge’ and ‘A to Z’ are canceled but they’re still on the schedule
    NBC has canceled both “Bad Judge” and “A to Z,” but they’re not going away until next year. The network plans to air all 13 episodes of two sitcoms be...
    Updated Nov 06 2014 11:16 am   |     |   Share
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    Tuesday on TV: Election coverage shakes things up a bit
    In addition to ongoing election coverage on the cable news networks (CNN, FNC, MSNBC), ABC (Ch. 5) and NBC (Ch. 5) are both planning hourlong reports ...
    Updated Nov 04 2014 10:36 am   |     |   Share
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Kaysville teenager Tanner Linford performs at the blind auditions on Monday on TV: Utahn is out, but ‘The Voice’ continues
    The knockout round continues on “The Voice” (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5), but Utah’s last hope for a winner was knocked out last week. Kaysville teenager Tanne...
    Updated Nov 03 2014 03:55 pm   |     |   Share
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    TV review: ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ is sort of funny-ish
    ABC’s new sitcom “Black-ish” (Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4) is both something very different and something hugely familiar. It’s very different fro...
    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:36 pm   |     |   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
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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