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(Photo courtesy of Heidi Gutman/Bravo) Jen Shah at the "Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" reunion.

Scott D. Pierce: Jen Shah is a ‘Real Housewives of SLC’ star, and her legal woes will take center stage in Season 2

By Scott D. Pierce | June 20, 2021, 12:03 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Christopher Willard/ABC) Joe Tessitore and Rob Riggle provide play-by-play and commentary on "Holey Moley."

Scott D. Pierce: Joe Tessitore is having ‘a blast’ on wild, wacky, wonderful ‘Holey Moley’

By Scott D. Pierce | June 13, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Fred Hayes/Disney+) Kate Reinders, Frankie A. Rodriguez and Derek Hough in "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series."

Scott D. Pierce: Derek Hough returns to Utah for ‘High School Musical,’ and it still ‘feels like home’

By Scott D. Pierce | June 1, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Endemol Shine North America) American Fork residents Jennifer Smart and Susan Earls are shown along with some of their favorite Lego builds. They're contestants in Season 2 of "Lego Masters."

These two Utah moms are out to prove they’re ‘Lego Masters’

By Scott D. Pierce | May 31, 2021, 1:16 p.m.

This March 3, 2019 photo released by HBO shows John Oliver, host of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver." (Lloyd Bishop/HBO via AP)

Scott D. Pierce: John Oliver punks KTVX-Ch. 4 and skewers both that station and KUTV-Ch. 2

By Scott D. Pierce | May 25, 2021, 2:37 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Nickelodeon/Paramount+) The Rugrats — Susie, Chuckie, Tommy, Lil, Angelica, Spike and Phil return on Paramount+ — and the episodes will eventually air on Nickelodeon.

Scott D. Pierce: ‘Rugrats’ return, and they look kind of weird. But they’re still hilarious.

By Scott D. Pierce | May 23, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of NBC) Lee Isaac Chung,  winner of best motion picture – foreign language for “Minari” and his daughter on the Golden Globes telecast in February.

Scott D. Pierce: Golden Globes finally face a reckoning, but it’s a bit late for the U. grad who just won one

By Scott D. Pierce | May 16, 2021, 9:24 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Fred Hayes/Disney+) Utahn Brent Geisler, right — shown here with "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" cast member Kate Reinders — has been with the franchise since the first movie. He directed Episode 9 of Season 2.

This Utahn has been part of ‘High School Musical’ since the beginning. Now, he’s the assistant director.

By Scott D. Pierce | May 9, 2021, 3:19 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Netflix) Melissa Curtis and Colleen Wilson star in "Pet Stars."

Scott D. Pierce: A Utah native and her best friend turn animals into ‘Pet Stars’ in new Netflix series

By Scott D. Pierce | April 30, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian Channel) Kaavan the elephant and Cher.

Scott D. Pierce: During the pandemic, Cher skipped a trip to Salt Lake City but saved an elephant

By Scott D. Pierce | April 25, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of CBS) Utahn Scott Henry and host/executive producer Phil Keoghan on "Tough as Nails."

Did a Utah contestant win $200,000 on CBS’ ‘Tough as Nails’?

By Scott D. Pierce | April 15, 2021, 2:10 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of Kailey Schwerman/The CW) Olivia Liang appears as Nicky Shen in “Kung Fu.”

Scott D. Pierce: There’s anti-Asian hate in Utah, too. Maybe ‘Kung Fu’ can help.

By Scott D. Pierce | April 4, 2021, 10:22 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP) Jen Shah, 47, of Park City, a cast member from the reality TV series "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" looks on while being driven from the federal courthouse Tuesday, March 30, 2021, in Salt Lake City. She and her assistant, Stuart Smith, 43, of Lehi, also seen on the show, appeared in court for the first time Tuesday after being arrested on federal fraud charges alleging they cheated hundreds of people nationwide over a 10-year period in a telemarketing scheme.

The lavish life of ‘Real Housewives’ star Jen Shah was funded by fraud, federal authorities allege

By Scott D. Pierce | March 31, 2021, 7:39 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Liane Hentscher/ABC) Emilio Estevez returns as Gordon Bombay in "The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers."

Scott D. Pierce: Surprise! The ‘Mighty Ducks’ sequel series is actually good

By Scott D. Pierce | March 26, 2021, 6:00 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of TLC) The Winder family — Sadie, Tami, Colton, Ephraim and Sophie — in "Seeking Sister Wife."

Utah polygamists return in Season 3 of ‘Seeking Sister Wife’ on TLC

By Scott D. Pierce | March 21, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of BYUtv) Sloane Morgan Siegel stars as the title character in "Dwight In Shining Armor."

Scott D. Pierce: Nobody loves ‘Dwight In Shining Armor’ more than the actor who plays him

By Scott D. Pierce | March 21, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Scott Sommerdorf  |  The Salt Lake Tribune  file photo)  People gathered to remember missing West Valley City mother Susan Cox Powell's birthday in West View Park  in West Valley City, Saturday, October 15, 2011. Powell would have been 30 that day.

Scott D. Pierce: Don’t look for news in the latest documentary about Susan Cox Powell

By Scott D. Pierce | March 14, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Jennifer Clasen / HBO Max)  Uly Schlesinger as Nathan, Justice Smith as Chester and Chase Sui Wonders as Riley in "Genera+ion."

Scott D. Pierce: Teens in ‘Genera+ion’ swear, drink and have sex. So do some Utah high schoolers, despite what some parents think.

By Scott D. Pierce | March 7, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy Chris Frawley/BYUtv) BYUtv managing director Michael Dunn addresses members of the Television Critics Association in 2019.

Scott D. Pierce: Despite what many still think, BYUtv is not a student-run TV channel

By Scott D. Pierce | February 28, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Heidi Gutman | Bravo) Meredith Marks, Whitney Rose, Heather Gay, Andy Cohen, Jen Shah, Mary Cosby and Lisa Barlow at the "Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" reunion.

Episode 16: In the ‘Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ reunion finale, Utah coach Sharrieff Shah is a calming influence

By Scott D. Pierce | March 30, 2021, 7:50 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of ABC/Image Group LA) The cast of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" at Disneyland — Matt Cornett, Larry Saperstein, Sofia Wylie, Joshua Bassett, Olivia Rodrigo, Julia Lester, Frankie Rodriguez, and Dara Renee.

Utah-made ‘High School Musical’ series will return in May

By Scott D. Pierce | February 25, 2021, 12:19 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of Netflix) "Murder Among the Mormons" starts streaming on Wednesday, March 3.

‘Murder Among the Mormons’ brings the story of infamous Salt Lake City bombings to Netflix

By Scott D. Pierce | February 24, 2021, 3:02 p.m.

(Tribune file photo) Mark and Doralee Hofmann at a Board of Pardons hearing in the 1980s.

See it here — the trailer for Netflix’s ‘Murder Among the Mormons’

By Scott D. Pierce | February 23, 2021, 11:10 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Gov. Spencer Cox speaks at a news conference in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021.

Scott D. Pierce: Gov. Spencer Cox’s taste in TV ... really isn’t bad at all

By Scott D. Pierce | February 21, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Courtesy of Discovery+) "Attack of the Murder Hornets" starts streaming Saturday, Feb. 20, on Discovery+.)

Yikes! It’s ‘Attack of the Murder Hornets’ — a real-life chiller by a former Utah child actor

By Scott D. Pierce | February 19, 2021, 1:00 p.m.