TV Blog - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Blogs/tv Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Wednesday on TV: Three Utahns still think they can dance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstv/58214839-63/think-brooklyn-cbs-contestants.html.csp So You Think You Can Dance (7 p.m., Ch. 13) has whittled down the field to 16 dancers, and all three Utahns who made the Top 20 are still in the comptition. Tanisha Belnap, Brooklyn Decker, Marcquet Hill and the other remaining contestants will all perform in tonight's episode - and two more of them will be eliminated. Elsewhere on TV ... Big Brother (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The Power of Veto competition is held. America's Got Talent (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The top 48 contestants are revealed. My Wild ... So You Think You Can Dance (7 p.m., Ch. 13) has whittled down the field to 16 dancers, and all three Utahns who made the Top 20 are still in the comptition. Tanisha Belnap, Brooklyn Decker, Marcquet Hill and the other remaining contestants will all perform in tonight's episode - and two more of them will be eliminated. Elsewhere on TV ... Big Brother (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The Power of Veto competition is held. America's Got Talent (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The top 48 contestants are revealed. My Wild ... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58214839@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:01:02 MDT Tuesday on TV: HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ exposes soccer stadium death spiral in Qatar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstv/58210851-63/abc-qatar-week-america.html.csp We just got through the 2014 World Cup - congratulations, Germany - but Real Sports (8 p.m., HBO) looks ahead two more cycles to the 2022 World Cup scheduled in Qatar. It’s not so much about how bribery was involved in getting the games to this tiny, hot nation that is totally unsuited for hosting a summer event. It’s about “how this tiny, wealthy country has in recent years conducted an obsessive campaign to achieve glory through sport at seemingly any cost, including human lives.” If the death... We just got through the 2014 World Cup - congratulations, Germany - but Real Sports (8 p.m., HBO) looks ahead two more cycles to the 2022 World Cup scheduled in Qatar. It’s not so much about how bribery was involved in getting the games to this tiny, hot nation that is totally unsuited for hosting a summer event. It’s about “how this tiny, wealthy country has in recent years conducted an obsessive campaign to achieve glory through sport at seemingly any cost, including human lives.” If the death... 58210851@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:23:03 MDT Monday on TV: OMG! Do you really want to listen to guys yack about 'The Bachelorette'? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstv/58206840-63/abc-bachelorette-bay-dating.html.csp The only thing worse than watching a fake reality/dating show is watching people talk about a fake reality/dating show. That's what we get tonight with The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4). Personally, I would prefer a two-hour migraine, but there are folks out there who like this. Sigh. Elsewhere on TV ... MasterChef (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): The 13 remaining contestants compete in a mystery-box challenge involving wild Alaskan king salmon. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (7 p.m., CW/Ch.... The only thing worse than watching a fake reality/dating show is watching people talk about a fake reality/dating show. That's what we get tonight with The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4). Personally, I would prefer a two-hour migraine, but there are folks out there who like this. Sigh. Elsewhere on TV ... MasterChef (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): The 13 remaining contestants compete in a mystery-box challenge involving wild Alaskan king salmon. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (7 p.m., CW/Ch.... 58206840@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:54:01 MDT This weekend on TV: A world without babies in 'The Lottery' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstv/58198225-63/cbs-lifetime-lottery-hbo.html.csp And now for something completely different for the Lifetime channel — it's The Lottery (8 p.m., Lifetime). In the not-too-distant future, the world is experiencing a fertility crisis. After years of plummeting birth rates, not a single baby has been born anywhere on Earth for five years. As this series begins, scientists have managed to fertilize 100 eggs, and there's a lottery to determine which 100 women will carry the embryos. “The Lottery” is more than a little bit over the top. But it might... And now for something completely different for the Lifetime channel — it's The Lottery (8 p.m., Lifetime). In the not-too-distant future, the world is experiencing a fertility crisis. After years of plummeting birth rates, not a single baby has been born anywhere on Earth for five years. As this series begins, scientists have managed to fertilize 100 eggs, and there's a lottery to determine which 100 women will carry the embryos. “The Lottery” is more than a little bit over the top. But it might... 58198225@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:47:02 MDT Final season of 'Two and a Half Men' will include (fake) gay storyline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstv/58194650-63/adopt-gay-tassler-child.html.csp BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Ah, geez. "Two and a Half Men" is going to go fake-gay for its final season. "Walden (Ashton Kutcher) is going to have a major health scare and it is going to give him a little bit of an existential crisis," CBS president Nina Tassler told journalists at the Television Critics Association press tour. "And he wants to find a way to add more meaning to his life. "So he decides he wants to adopt a child." But Walden discovers that, as a single guy, it's difficult to adopt. "... BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Ah, geez. "Two and a Half Men" is going to go fake-gay for its final season. "Walden (Ashton Kutcher) is going to have a major health scare and it is going to give him a little bit of an existential crisis," CBS president Nina Tassler told journalists at the Television Critics Association press tour. "And he wants to find a way to add more meaning to his life. "So he decides he wants to adopt a child." But Walden discovers that, as a single guy, it's difficult to adopt. "... 58194650@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:16:02 MDT Reviews: FX sitcomes ‘Married’ and ‘You’re the Worst’ are pretty depressing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstv/58194001-63/married-iframe-couple-pretty.html.csp 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 happy. In Married (11 p.m., FX), Russ (Nat Faxon) and Lina (Judy Greer) are a longtime married couple whose marriage is not going well. They’re “miserably married,” in their own words. Russ would like to have sex with his wife. He even dresses up like a vampire, because she likes that kind of thing. Well, she doesn’t like it much. Lina isn’t intereste... 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 happy. In Married (11 p.m., FX), Russ (Nat Faxon) and Lina (Judy Greer) are a longtime married couple whose marriage is not going well. They’re “miserably married,” in their own words. Russ would like to have sex with his wife. He even dresses up like a vampire, because she likes that kind of thing. Well, she doesn’t like it much. Lina isn’t intereste... 58194001@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:30:02 MDT Thursday on TV: Husband isn’t just a gigolo in ‘Satisfaction’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstv/58193994-63/nbc-neil-pilot-satisfaction.html.csp Satisfaction (11 p.m., USA) is about a married couple who are anything but satisfied. Neil (Matt Passmore) and Grace (Stephanie Szostak) have been married for 18 years, and they appear to have everything - a daughter, a great house, money, possessions. But they’re bored with their lives. And with each other. Neil returns from a business trip to find Grace in bed with another man. Turns out he’s a male prostitute, and Neil ends up with the guy’s phone. When he gets calls soliciting the prostitute... Satisfaction (11 p.m., USA) is about a married couple who are anything but satisfied. Neil (Matt Passmore) and Grace (Stephanie Szostak) have been married for 18 years, and they appear to have everything - a daughter, a great house, money, possessions. But they’re bored with their lives. And with each other. Neil returns from a business trip to find Grace in bed with another man. Turns out he’s a male prostitute, and Neil ends up with the guy’s phone. When he gets calls soliciting the prostitute... 58193994@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:27:02 MDT