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    (Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah State Aggies wide receiver Travis Reynolds (8) pulls down the catch ahead of Brigham Young Cougars defensive back Robertson Daniel (4).Brigham Young University Cougars defeatd Utah State University Aggies 31-14, Friday, October 4, 2013 in Logan. This weekend on TV: BYU is on ESPN2; USU is online on ESPN3
    BYU’s football game this weekend is on TV; Utah State’s is not — unless you hook your laptop up to your television. The Cougars try to bounce back fro...
    Updated Oct 02 2015 01:35 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah tight end Caleb Repp (47) celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Oregon, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang) Utah-Oregon viewership draws nearly even with BYU-Michigan in final ratings
    The final numbers are (fnally) in from Saturday’s college football games, and the BYU-Michigan game still attracted more viewers than the Utah-Oregon ...
    Updated Oct 02 2015 12:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    Tom Mison stars as Ichabod Crane and Nicole Beharie stars as Abbie Mills in “Sleepy Hollow.”

CR: Tina Rowden/Fox Thursday on TV: ‘Sleepy Hollow’ 2.0 tries to revamp itself
    After pretty much losing its way in Season 2, “Sleepy Hollow” (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13) tries to reboot in Season 3. • There’s a new showrunner, Clifton Ca...
    Updated Oct 01 2015 12:29 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2006, file photo, polygamous church leader Warren Jeffs appears in a courtroom surrounded by guards, in Las Vegas. The red Cadillac Escalade used by Jeffs when he tried to flee authorities will be for sale in St. George. The Spectrum reports that the Escalade and the credit cards, gift cards and other items found inside it will be auctioned off. (AP Photo/Laura Rauch, File) Wednesday on TV: On CNN, 2 of Warren Jeffs’ children accuse him of sexually abusing them
    “This Is Life with Lisa Ling” (7 and 10 p.m., CNN) opens Season 2 with a horrifying look inside the FLDS Church and the family of its leader, Warren J...
    Updated Sep 30 2015 12:18 pm   |     |   Share
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Marcia Gay Harden (center) and Luis Guzman (right), star in “Code Black.” Neil Jacobs  |  CBS TV review: ‘Code Black’ is nothing new, but it’s a decent medical drama
    The first episode of “Code Black” (Wednesday, 9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2) feels like a series that’s been running for years. That’s not necessarily a bad thing...
    Updated Sep 30 2015 12:19 pm   |     |   Share
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Fred Savage and Rob Lowe star in “The Grinder.” Ray Mickshaw  |  Fox Tuesday on TV: Both of Fox’s new sitcoms — ‘Grandfathered’ and ‘Grinder’ — are worth checking out
    Fox premieres a couple of new half-hour comedies tonight, and I like both of them. In “Grandfathered” (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13), John Stamos stars as a 50-...
    Updated Sep 29 2015 02:13 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this image released by Fox, Rob Lowe, left, and Fred Savage appear in a scene from TV review: ‘The Grinder’ gets off to a pleasant start
    Despite sporting this year’s worst title, Fox’s new sitcom “The Grinder” (7:30 p.m., Ch. 13) gets off to a nice start. It’s not fantastic, but it’s li...
    Updated Sep 29 2015 01:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this Sept. 25, 2015 image taken from video, Trevor Noah appears on the set of his new show, Monday on TV: Trevor Noah takes over ‘The Daily Show’ — give him a chance
    It’s the debut of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” (9 p.m., MTV2, Nick, Spike and VH1 Classic; midnight, Comedy Central, MTV, Spike, TV Land, VH1) — ...
    Updated Sep 28 2015 10:31 am   |     |   Share
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    Guy D’Alema  |  ABC
Graham Rogers and Brian J. Smith star in “Quantico.” SPOILER ALERT: Here’s the Mormon subplot in ABC’s ‘Quantico’
    ABC debuted its series “Quantico” on Sunday night, and there was more for Mormons to be unhappy about than just the LDS character shown wearing nothin...
    Updated Sep 28 2015 02:55 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah's Britain Covey runs past Fresno State's Garrett Swanson for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Fresno, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian) This weekend on TV: BYU and Utah’s big games are both on big networks
    Perhaps for the first time ever, both the BYU and Utah football teams will be nationally televised by broadcast networks on the same day. (Well, the f...
    Updated Sep 25 2015 02:31 pm   |     |   Share
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    TV review: ‘Quantico’ is overwrought baloney — but it’s fun to watch
    “Quantico” (Sunday, 9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4) is as ludicrous as anything that will air on TV this fall. It’s also engaging, even juicy, entertainment. Not f...
    Updated Sep 25 2015 04:02 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2015 file photo, Shonda Rhimes arrives at the 8th Annual Essence Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. The award-winning showrunner and creator of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” has an agreement with Simon & Schuster for “Year of Yes,” the publisher announced Tuesday, June 2. Rhimes was inspired to write the book, coming in November, after she was dared in December 2013 to for one year say yes to unexpected invitations. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) Thursday on TV: Shondaland returns — ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Scandal’ and ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ are all back
    It’s a full night of Shonda Rhimes drama, with the season premieres of “Grey’s Antomy,” “Scandal” and “How to Get Away with Murder.” “Grey’s Anatomy” ...
    Updated Sep 24 2015 01:53 pm   |     |   Share
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    Philip Winchester stars in ìThe Player.î Greg Gayne  |  NBC TV review: ‘The Player’ is big, dumb — and not much fun
    NBC’s “The Player” (Thursday, 9 p.m., Ch. 5) just might be the dumbest new show this fall. There’s absolutely nothing believable about it. Including t...
    Updated Sep 24 2015 12:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    In this image released by NBC, Judith Shekoni portrays Joanne Collins, left, and Zachary Levi portrays Luke Collins in a scene from, TV review: So, maybe ‘Heroes Reborn’ deserves a second chance
    When “Heroes” premiered on nine years ago, I was completely on board. Effusive, even, writing that the show had all the makings of a really great new ...
    Updated Sep 24 2015 12:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Craig Sjodin  |  ABC

Wednesday on TV: ‘The Middle’ is a hoot; ‘South Park’ takes on Trump
    For a show entering its seventh season, “The Middle” (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4) has never gotten the attention or acclaim it deserves. But it’s a very good s...
    Updated Sep 23 2015 01:01 pm   |     |   Share
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    TV review: ‘Empire’ may be popular, but it isn’t good
    “Empire” is back for Season 2, and it’s just as good as it was in Season 1. So … it’s not particularly good at all. Honestly, I want to like this show...
    Updated Sep 23 2015 12:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    TV review: ‘Rosewood’ is instantly forgettable
    Fox’s new series “Rosewood” is the TV equivalent of empty calories — it looks delicious, but there’s nothing there. Morris Chestnut stars as Dr. Beaum...
    Updated Sep 23 2015 12:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    Tuesday on TV: Jazzman John Stockton dissed on ‘Fresh Off the Boat’
    The Season 2 premiere of “Fresh Off the Boat” (7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4) has sort of a Utah angle. Really. It’s the summer of 1995, and young Eddie (Hudso...
    Updated Sep 22 2015 12:55 pm   |     |   Share
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    An Emmy statue is pictured backstage at the Microsoft Theatre during the 67th Emmy Awards Press Preview Day on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Emmy Awards will be held on Sunday in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) This weekend on TV: Lots of local college football — and the Emmys
    All four northern Utah college football teams are on TV on Saturday, and on Sunday the television industry pats itself on the back. Repeatedly. On Sat...
    Updated Sep 18 2015 11:32 am   |     |   Share
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    Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump remarks about Texas Gov. Rick Perry's glasses at his South Carolina campaign rally in Bluffton, S.C., Tuesday, July 21, 2015.  (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton) Wednesday on TV: Will CNN make Trump tell the truth?
    Today’s Republican presidential debate (4 and 6 p.m., CNN) is, once again, a two-stage affair. There are 11 GOP hopefuls in the main event — the 6 p.m...
    Updated Sep 16 2015 02:46 pm   |     |   Share
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    Tuesday on TV: ‘Bastard Executioner’ and ‘Best Time Ever’ make their debuts; ‘Mindy’ returns on Hulu
    The new series “The Bastard Executioner” (11 p.m., FX) is the extraordinarily violent tale of a 14th-century warrior knight (Lee Jones) who believes h...
    Updated Sep 15 2015 02:49 pm   |     |   Share
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    Isaac Caldiero competes on Utahn wins $1 million on ‘American Ninja Warrior’
    Utah rock climber Isaac Caldiero became the second American ever to win the title of Ninja Warrior and the first to win a million bucks on the NBC rea...
    Updated Sep 15 2015 09:28 am   |     |   Share
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    Monday on TV: ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ declares a winner — will it be Utah’s Hailee Payne?
    A winner is declared in the season finale of “So You Think You Can Dance” (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13) — and Utahn Hailee Payne is one of four remaining conte...
    Updated Sep 14 2015 02:07 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   
Anchors Dave McCann and Nadine Wimmer  on the set of the 6 p.m. news at the KSL studio in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. DirecTV makes a deal with KSL, but talks with Pac-12 fail again
    KSL made a deal with DirecTV over the weekend, but subscribers to the satellite TV company hoping to see the Pac-12 Network were once again disappoint...
    Updated Sep 14 2015 07:01 pm   |     |   Share
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    This weekend on TV: Utah, USU and BYU are all on ESPN2
    Three local college football teams are on national TV this weekend. On Friday, it’s Utah State at Utah (7 p.m., ESPN2). And on Saturday, it’s Boise St...
    Updated Sep 12 2015 05:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree (48) tackles New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) in the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) There’s no end in sight to KSL-DirecTV dispute
    Not surprisingly, a lot of viewers who haven’t complained about the ongoing dispute that’s keeping KSL-Ch. 5 off DirecTV got angry about it on Thursda...
    Updated Sep 14 2015 01:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    Wednesday on TV: ‘The League’ is back in play
    In the season premiere of “The League” (11 p.m., FXX), Marshawn Lynch is in town for the Taco Corp Annual Board Meeting; Kevin has an encounter with S...
    Updated Sep 09 2015 08:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, left, and quarterback Tom Brady cross paths during a news conference before NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass., Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015.  The Patriots face the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship on Sunday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Thursday on TV: NFL returns — Steelers visit Cheaters ... er, uh, Patriots
    The NFL season kicks off tonight when the Pittsburgh Steelers visit the New England Patriots (6:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5). Tom Brady will be back and playin...
    Updated Sep 10 2015 11:39 am   |     |   Share
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    Stephen Colbert, right, talks with actor George Clooney during the premiere episode of TV review: Stephen Colbert returns in triumph to late-night TV
    Here’s what I learned watching the debut of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” First, that the Stephen Colbert we saw for all those years on “The C...
    Updated Sep 09 2015 11:33 am   |     |   Share
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    BYU quarterback Tanner Mangum (12) leaps for extra yards after being tripped by Nebraska defensive end Greg McMullen (90) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. BYU won 33-28. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) BYU QB Tanner Mangum declared ‘Campus Hero’ on ESPN’s ‘SportsCenter’
    ESPN hasn’t gotten over BYU’s miraculous win over Nebraska on Saturday, Cougar freshman quarterback Tanner Mangum, who threw the Hail Mary pass that b...
    Updated Sep 08 2015 04:02 pm   |     |   Share