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(Michelle Faye | FX) Andrew Garfield as Jeb Pyre in Episode 3 of "Under the Banner of Heaven."

Scott D. Pierce: ‘Under the Banner’ critics are missing the point. And one is confused about French fries.

By Scott D. Pierce | May 15, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Michelle Faye | FX) Andrew Garfield as Jeb Pyre in "Under the Banner of Heaven."

Episode 4 recap: ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’ digs deeper into Latter-day Saint and fundamentalist beliefs

By Scott D. Pierce | May 13, 2022, 2:00 a.m.

(Michelle Faye | FX) Andrew Garfield as Jeb Pyre in Episode 3 of "Under the Banner of Heaven."

Episode 3 recap: ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’ goes inside a Latter-day Saint temple

By Scott D. Pierce | May 6, 2022, 2:00 a.m.

(James Dimmock | Paramount+) Celia Rose Gooding as Uhura, Melissa Navia as Ortegas, Ethan Peck as Spock, Bruce Horak as Hemmer, Anson Mount as Pike, Rebecca Romijn as Una, Jess Bush as Chapel, Christina Chong as La’an and Babs Olusanmokun as M’Benga in "Star Trek: Strange New Worlds."

‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ is pretty great — so the impossible-to-please fans should just quit whining

By Scott D. Pierce | May 5, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Bravo) Mary Cosby is not a happy woman in an episode of "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City."

Scott D. Pierce: ‘Real Housewives’ producers sued for allegedly tolerating — even encouraging — racism

By Scott D. Pierce | May 1, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Michelle Faye | FX) Andrew Garfield as Jeb Pyre in "Under the Banner of Heaven."

Episode recaps: FX/Hulu’s ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’ gets Utah mostly right

By Scott D. Pierce | April 29, 2022, 2:00 a.m.

(Scott D. Pierce | The Salt Lake Tribune) Actor Sam Worthington, writer-producer Dustin Lance Black, actor Tyner Rushing and actor Andrew Garfield pose for photos at a premiere event for the FX/Hulu miniseries "Under the Banner of Heaven," at Salt Lake City's Broadway Centre Cinemas on Monday, April 25, 2022.

Oscar winner defends ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’ against criticism from church-owned newspaper

By Scott D. Pierce | April 26, 2022, 4:38 p.m.

(Michelle Faye | FX) Wyatt Russell as Dan Lafferty, Chloe Pirrie as Matilda Lafferty, and Daisy Edgar Jones as Brenda Lafferty in "Under the Banner of Heaven."

Scott D. Pierce: Miniseries about the Lafferty murders can be tough to watch, but worth it

By Scott D. Pierce | April 25, 2022, 4:08 p.m.

(Michelle Faye | FX) Andrew Garfield as Jeb Pyre, a composite character representing many law officers on the Lafferty murder case, in the miniseries "Under the Banner of Heaven."

Oscar winner doesn’t expect Latter-day Saints to love his miniseries about the Lafferty murders

By Scott D. Pierce | April 25, 2022, 8:16 p.m.

(Greg Lewis | AMC/Sony Pictures Television) Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman in "Better Call Saul."

Scott D. Pierce: ‘Better Call Saul’ is a great prequel ... because it’s also a sequel

By Scott D. Pierce | April 17, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Narelle Portanier  |  CBS) Nadya and Connor Wayment compete on "Come Dance with Me."

Utah doctor and her teen son compete on TV, and the adventure takes them to Australia

By Scott D. Pierce | April 10, 2022, 2:10 p.m.

(National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution) Benjamin Franklin portrait by Joseph Siffred Duplessis, c.1785.

Scott D. Pierce: PBS documentary focuses on a man whose portrait hangs in the LDS Church’s Philadelphia Temple

By Scott D. Pierce | April 7, 2022, 2:55 p.m.

(CJ Hicks  |  USA Network) Savannah Keyes, who grew up in Utah, competed on “Real Country" in 2018. Now she's a contestant on NBC's "The American Song Contest."

Utahn will face off against Macy Gray, Michael Bolton and Jewel on ‘The American Song Contest’

By Scott D. Pierce | March 20, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Bravo) Sharrieff and Jen Shah on "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City."

Episode recap: On ‘Real Housewives of SLC,’ Sharrieff Shah backs up Jen’s version of her arrest

By Scott D. Pierce | March 14, 2022, 1:50 p.m.

(Fred Norris | Fox) Sam Straley, left, as Shrub and Holmes as Kelly in "Welcome to Flatch."

Scott D. Pierce: Live in a small town? Fox’s ‘Flatch’ is making fun of you.

By Scott D. Pierce | March 13, 2022, 2:07 p.m.

(Merilyn Newton AP, Reno Gazette-Journal 1984.) Ron Lafferty, left, and his brother, Dan, were shackled in 1984 as they appeared in Washoe District Court for an extradition hearing in Reno, Nev. The brothers were accused and later convicted in the murders of their sister-in-law and her toddler.

FX/Hulu detective uncovers ‘buried truths about ... the LDS religion’ and its ‘violent consequences’

By Scott D. Pierce | March 9, 2022, 5:17 p.m.

(Nicole Weinagart | Bravo) Meredith Marks, Jennie Nguyen, Lisa Barlow, Jen Shah, Heather Gay, and Whitney Rose at "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" reunion.

Episode recap: Lisa is under attack at ‘The Real Housewives of SLC’ reunion. And did Mary have an affair?

By Scott D. Pierce | March 7, 2022, 3:31 a.m.

(Starz) Courteney Cox stars in "Shining Vale."

Scott D. Pierce: Courteney Cox returns as a woman who’s either haunted or crazy. Or both.

By Scott D. Pierce | March 6, 2022, 7:46 p.m.

(Warrick Page | HBO) John C. Reilly as Jerry Buss, Quincy Isaiah and Magic Johnson and Jason Clarke as Jerry West in "Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty."

Utah Jazz are a footnote in HBO’s story of the rise of the L.A. Lakers

By Scott D. Pierce | March 6, 2022, 3:04 p.m.

(Nicole Weinagart | Bravo) Meredith Marks, Jennie Nguyen, Lisa Barlow, Andy Cohen, Jen Shah, Heather Gay and Whitney Rose at the "Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" reunion.

Episode recap: Mary thinks she can’t be racist because she’s Black, Andy says at the ‘Real Housewives of SLC’ reunion

By Scott D. Pierce | February 28, 2022, 3:02 a.m.