Last Updated May 22, 2017 01:28PM

There are certainly more interesting things on TV tonight that “The Bachelorette” — season finales of “Supergirl” and “Jane the Virgin”; a prime-time “Carpool Karoake” special; and an episode of “Bett...

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  • Clive Standen and Victoria Snow star in ’Taken.’  Credit: Cristos Kalohoridis/NBC Surprise! Maybe your favorite TV show didn’t get axed
    As the television networks announced their fall schedules over the past few days, the biggest surprises came not in what shows were canceled, but in w...
    Updated May 22 2017 03:53 pm   |     |   Share
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      Kyle MacLachlan returns to “Twin Peaks.” Suzanne Tenner  |  Showtime This weekend on TV: ‘Twin Peaks’ restarts, but keep your expectations in check
    “Twin Peaks” returns on Sunday (10 p.m., Showtime), and I can’t tell you if it’s good. I can’t tell you what’s going on. I can’t tell you much of anyt...
    Updated May 19 2017 11:29 am   |     |   Share
  •   Tim Allen starred in “Last Man Standing” for six seasons. Courtesy ABC Scott D. Pierce: No, politics did not kill ‘Last Man Standing’
    The latest Really Dumb TV Controversy is the protest over ABC’s cancellation of “Last Man Standing.” The fact-free theory is that because the sitcom’...
    Updated May 22 2017 10:43 am   |     |   Share
  •    Kyle MacLachlan returns to “Twin Peaks.” Suzanne Tenner  |  Showtime Clouded in mystery, ‘Twin Peaks’ is back
    Most television shows are about plot. “Twin Peaks” was about damn fine cups of coffee, cherry pie, the Log Lady, Agent Cooper, otherworldly dreams, a ...
    Updated May 19 2017 04:10 pm   |     |   Share

  • Abigal Breslin stars as Baby and Colt Prattes as Johnny in the TV movie remake of ìDirty Dancing.î Guy D’Alema  |  ABC TV preview: ‘‘Dirty Dancing’ is pretty dull
    ABC remade the 1987 movie “Dirty Dancing” (which ran 100 minutes) and scheduled it in a 180-minute time slot. Abigail Breslin (as Baby) and Colt Pratt...
    Updated May 19 2017 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Justin Slee  |  World Productions and Masterpiece  Joanne Froggatt stars as serial killer Mary Ann Cotton in “Dark Angel.” Scott D. Pierce: Froggatt, De Niro play evil in 2 TV movies
    Joanne Froggatt and Robert De Niro are lovely people who play monsters on TV this weekend. Froggatt stars as a 19th-century serial killer whose vict...
    Updated May 19 2017 03:04 pm   |     |   Share
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    Thursday on TV: ‘Grey’s Anatomy, ‘MasterChef Junior,’ ‘Supernatural,’ ‘Scandal’ and ‘Blacklist’ all wrap it up
    There are five season finales tonight — all for shows that have been renewed for next season, so there will be resolutions to whatever cliffhangers th...
    Updated May 18 2017 07:52 am   |     |   Share
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    Mark Hill  |  The CW  Nathalie Kelley as Cristal and Grant Show as Blake in “Dynasty.” The CW addds 2 fall shows — including a reboot of ‘Dynasty’
    The CW is adding two new fall series — and neither one of them is based on a comic book, although one of those is coming at midseason. Instead, the ne...
    Updated May 18 2017 12:23 pm   |     |   Share
  • This image released by HBO shows Michelle Pfeiffer as Ruth Madoff, left, and Robert De Niro as Bernie Madoff in ’The Wizard of Lies,’ premiering Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on HBO. (Craig Blankenhorn/HBO via AP) Truths about Madoff and “Wizard of Lies” from its creators of the HBO production
    For the second time in little more than a year, a TV film probes Bernie Madoff, the fraudster-financier who in 2008 made explosive news with his arres...
    Updated May 17 2017 02:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    ’Downward Dog’ stars Ned as Martin and Allison Tolman as Nan.   Craig Sjodin  |  ABC Wednesday on TV: Sit! Stay! Watch ‘Downward Dog’!
    I don’t beg (all that often), but please watch “Downward Dog” (8:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4). It’s a very charming, highly amusing new half-hour comedy about ...
    Updated May 17 2017 08:54 am   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this July 29, 2013 file photo, Les Moonves arrives at the CBS, CW and Showtime TCA party at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. CBS is extending the contract of President and CEO Moonves for another two years, through June 2019. CBS Corp. says Moonves’ salary will remain at its current level and he will be eligible for annual performance bonuses and stock-based compensation.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) CBS adds 6 shows for fall, and it’s really excited about ‘Young Sheldon’
    CBS — which remains America’s most-watched and most-stable network — is shaking things up a bit this fall. A bit more than usual. Nothing dramatic, bu...
    Updated May 17 2017 08:50 am   |     |   Share
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    File photo | Salt Lake Tribune A prosecutor in Murray on Monday formally charged KUTV-Channel 2 anchor Shauna Lake with a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence and three lesser offenses. KUTV’s Shauna Lake had to apologize — and she was contrite and sincere
    KUTV-Ch. 2 anchorwoman Shauna Lake returned to the air on Tuesday, offering a heartfelt apology to viewers after she was arrested on drunk driving cha...
    Updated May 16 2017 07:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks at a protest camp near Bunkerville, Nev. Friday, April 18, 2014.  (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) Tuesday on TV: ‘Frontline’ reports on Bundys’ armed standoffs — and their Mormonism is mentioned
    Tonight, “Frontline” (9 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7) looks inside look inside the Bundy family’s armed standoff with the federal government — and the family’s Mo...
    Updated May 16 2017 01:51 pm   |     |   Share
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      Michael Fishman, Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Sarah Chalke and Sara Gilbert starred in “Roseanne.” Courtesy ABC ‘Roseanne’ is returning to ABC in 2018
    More than two decades after it ended its turn on ABC, the sitcom “Roseanne” will return to the network in 2018 — and Utah native Roseanne Barr will be...
    Updated May 16 2017 11:26 am   |     |   Share
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    ABC will add 5 shows this fall, ‘Idol’ in January — and a ‘Roseanne’ reboot
    ABC announced a fall schedule that features five new shows, moves five returning shows to new timeslots, holds seven returning shows for midseason — a...
    Updated May 16 2017 11:31 am   |     |   Share
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    Megan Mullally, Eric McCormack, Debra Messing and Sean Hayes return in “Will & Grace.”  Photo by: NBC/Univeral Big ‘Will & Grace’ returns video is big disappointment
    Call me crazy ­(you won’t be the first), but I was actually looking forward to the return of “Will & Grace” to NBC this fall. Yes, I was anxious to se...
    Updated May 15 2017 12:05 pm   |     |   Share
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    Cat Grant (Calista Flockhart) as media mogul Cat Grant in ’Supergirl.’ Richard Cartwright  |  CBS Monday on TV: Cat Grant returns to ‘Supergirl,’ and she’s been sorely missed
    When “Supergirl” (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30) moved from CBS to The CW this season, it also moved production from Los Angeles to Vancouver. And, as a result, i...
    Updated May 15 2017 12:38 pm   |     |   Share
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       Percy Hynes White, Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker and Natalie Alyn Lind star in “The Gifted,” premiering this fall on Fox. Frank Ockenfels  |  Fox Fox revamps schedule as ‘Idol’ heads for ABC
    Fox announced a fall schedule that includes two new dramas and one new comedy, along with four new midseason series and a pair of live musical events....
    Updated May 15 2017 08:49 am   |     |   Share
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    Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley, Susan Kelichi Watson and Sterling K. Brown star in ’This Is Us.’ Courtesy  |  NBC Universal NBC taking a big risk this fall — ‘This Is Us’ is moving to Thursdays
    NBC is making a big push to re-ignite “Must-See TV” on Thursday nights — and it’s doing it with a risky move of “This Is Us.” A break-out hit on Tuesd...
    Updated May 14 2017 11:38 am   |     |   Share
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      Peyton Elizabeth Lee stars as the title character in “Andi Mack,” which is being produced in Utah. Fred Hayes  |  Disney Channel Ratings are rising for made-in-Utah ‘Andi Mack’
    The made-in-Utah series “Andi Mack” hasn’t been renewed for a second season yet, but that’s looking more likely as ratings for the Disney Channel show...
    Updated May 12 2017 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • ’Downward Dog’ stars Ned as Martin and Allison Tolman as Nan.   Craig Sjodin  |  ABC Scott D. Pierce: ‘Downward Dog’ is surprisingly good. Really!
    I’m in love with “Downward Dog.” Completely caught up in this new ABC series. That’s probably not a surprise to anyone who knows me, because I love d...
    Updated May 15 2017 09:24 am   |     |   Share
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    Rosalind O’Connor  |  NBC   Melissa McCarthy as Shawn Spicer poses for promos backstage. She’s hosting “Saturday Night Live” this week. This weekend on TV: Spicer, beware! Melissa McCarthy is hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’
    Melissa McCarthy is hosting “Saturday Night Live” this week (Saturday, 10:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5) — so how far into the show do you think it will be befor...
    Updated May 12 2017 11:17 am   |     |   Share
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    Michael Yarish  |  Warner Bros. Entertainment  While Amy is on the other side of the country, Dr. Ramona Nowitzki (Riki Lindhome) returns — and she’s still interested in Sheldon (Jim Parsons). Thursday on TV: ‘Big Bang’ season finale is really good — and don’t miss the end
    In the 10th-season finale of “The Big Bang Theory” (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2), Sheldon is trying to adjust while Amy is on the other side of the country — wo...
    Updated May 11 2017 11:12 am   |     |   Share
  • The late Tim Pigott-Smith stars as ìKing Charles III.î Robert Viglasky  |  Drama Republic for BBC and Masterpiece TV preview: ‘King Charles III’ reigns on PBS
    Queen Elizabeth II is dead; her eldest son is on the throne; and drama ensues in “King Charles III” — a “Masterpiece” adaptation of the Tony-nominated...
    Updated May 11 2017 05:46 pm   |     |   Share