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Robin Miller
2021-04-07 21:57:45 UTC
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Streaming:


The Big Day (complete "collection 2") (3:01 am, Netflix)

A dash of crazy and an overdose of love, The Big Day is back with three
more extravagant Indian weddings. Jump right back in this insider’s
journey, and get a glimpse of what goes behind crafting every happily
ever after. C



https://www.netflix.com/title/81161576



Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute (special) (3:01 am, Netflix)

In a star-studded evening of music and memories, a community of iconic
performers honor Dolly Parton as the MusiCares Person of the Year.





Snabba Cash [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am, Netflix)

Spinoff from the Swedish film series is set a decade later and centers
on a single mother who is drawn into Stockholm's criminal underground.



https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10540276/

https://www.netflix.com/title/81128450

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snabba_Cash_(TV_series)



This Is a Robbery: The World's Biggest Art Heist (documentary
miniseries) (3:01 am, Netflix)

30 years ago, two thieves brazenly stole millions of dollars worth of
art from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Where the art is now
remains a mystery. Today, investigators reviewing the cold case attempt
to recover the missing works, unmask the perpetrators and solve the
biggest art heist in history.



https://www.netflix.com/title/81032570



The Wedding Coach [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am, Netflix)

After barely making it down the aisle of her own wedding, comedian Jamie
Lee is on a hilarious, heartwarming mission to help six engaged couples
overcome the stressful real-life challenges that pop up before and on
The Big Day.



https://www.netflix.com/title/81046203



Broadcast and cable:


Kung Fu [new; reboot] (8 pm, CW)

In a reboot of the 1970s David Carradine series, Olivia Liang heads the
cast as a Chinese-American woman who heads to China to train in the
martial arts and then returns home to use her new skills to fight crime
in the Bay Area.



https://www.metacritic.com/tv/kung-fu-2021/season-1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kung_Fu_(2021_TV_series)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7475590/



Home Economics [new] (8:30 pm, ABC)

Topher Grace, Caitlin McGee, and Jimmy Tatro star as three adult
siblings who find themselves in different economic classes: extremely
wealthy, middle class, and "barely holding on." Sasheer Zamata and Karla
Souza also star in the series, which was co-created by recent Jeopardy!
champion Michael Colton.



https://www.metacritic.com/tv/home-economics/season-1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_Economics_(TV_series)

https://abc.com/shows/home-economics

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9214684/



The Connors (special time) (9 and 9:30 pm, two episodes, ABC)



Exterminate All the Brutes (documentary miniseries) (9 and 10
pm, two episodes, HBO)

This four-part series from acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck (I Am Not Your
Negro) spans centuries to examine the impacts of European colonialism on
today's society and its legacies of exploitation and genocide. Brutes is
inspired by the book of the same name by Sven Lindqvist as well as the
writing of authors Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Michel-Rolph Trouillot, and
mixes documentary footage with dramatized scenes (some of which are
animated) enacted by a cast led by Josh Hartnett. Two episodes air
back-to-back tonight and tomorrow night, and all four will be available
to stream immediately on HBO Max today.



https://www.metacritic.com/tv/exterminate-all-the-brutes/season-1
[score 74]



A Million Little Things (new night; moves from Thursday) (10
pm, ABC)



Queen of the South (season 5 premiere) (10 pm, USA)





Save My Skin (season 2 premiere) (10 pm, TLC)




Tomorrow's advance notes:


Coming soon.


--Robin
Ian J. Ball
2021-04-07 22:09:12 UTC
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Kung Fu [new; reboot] (8 pm, CW)
In a reboot of the 1970s David Carradine series, Olivia Liang heads the
cast as a Chinese-American woman who heads to China to train in the
martial arts and then returns home to use her new skills to fight crime
in the Bay Area.
So, they're actually asking me to take a dose of the "Kung Flu"?!...

[rimshot!]
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"Who would ever do this to him!?" - HottCiara on DOOL (04-27-2020), asking
who would stab Victor Kirakis... How about ANYONE WHO'S EVER MET HIM??!!
Robin Miller
2021-04-08 03:03:48 UTC
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The Big Day     (complete "collection 2")       (3:01 am, Netflix)
A dash of crazy and an overdose of love, The Big Day is back with three
more extravagant Indian weddings. Jump right back in this insider’s
journey, and get a glimpse of what goes behind crafting every happily
ever after. C
http://youtu.be/eJPAd72e8k4
https://www.netflix.com/title/81161576
Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute       (special)       (3:01 am, Netflix)
In a star-studded evening of music and memories, a community of iconic
performers honor Dolly Parton as the MusiCares Person of the Year.
http://youtu.be/QUXB8RJihuM
Snabba Cash         [new; complete season 1]        (3:01 am, Netflix)
Spinoff from the Swedish film series is set a decade later and centers
on a single mother who is drawn into Stockholm's criminal underground.
http://youtu.be/yHFBsGdIBzs
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10540276/
https://www.netflix.com/title/81128450
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snabba_Cash_(TV_series)
This Is a Robbery: The World's Biggest Art Heist       (documentary
miniseries)       (3:01 am, Netflix)
30 years ago, two thieves brazenly stole millions of dollars worth of
art from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Where the art is now
remains a mystery. Today, investigators reviewing the cold case attempt
to recover the missing works, unmask the perpetrators and solve the
biggest art heist in history.
http://youtu.be/OH18cKTmwZ8
https://www.netflix.com/title/81032570
The Wedding Coach        [new; complete season 1]        (3:01 am, Netflix)
After barely making it down the aisle of her own wedding, comedian Jamie
Lee is on a hilarious, heartwarming mission to help six engaged couples
overcome the stressful real-life challenges that pop up before and on
The Big Day.
http://youtu.be/oDhgHDF9J9I
https://www.netflix.com/title/81046203
Kung Fu        [new; reboot]      (8 pm, CW)
In a reboot of the 1970s David Carradine series, Olivia Liang heads the
cast as a Chinese-American woman who heads to China to train in the
martial arts and then returns home to use her new skills to fight crime
in the Bay Area.
http://youtu.be/NvtMjNA9PJM
https://www.metacritic.com/tv/kung-fu-2021/season-1
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kung_Fu_(2021_TV_series)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7475590/
Home Economics       [new]      (8:30 pm, ABC)
Topher Grace, Caitlin McGee, and Jimmy Tatro star as three adult
siblings who find themselves in different economic classes: extremely
wealthy, middle class, and "barely holding on." Sasheer Zamata and Karla
Souza also star in the series, which was co-created by recent Jeopardy!
champion Michael Colton.
http://youtu.be/r1bsDeBn95s
https://www.metacritic.com/tv/home-economics/season-1
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_Economics_(TV_series)
https://abc.com/shows/home-economics
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9214684/
The Connors       (special time)      (9 and 9:30 pm, two episodes, ABC)
Exterminate All the Brutes      (documentary miniseries)      (9 and 10
pm, two episodes, HBO)
This four-part series from acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck (I Am Not Your
Negro) spans centuries to examine the impacts of European colonialism on
today's society and its legacies of exploitation and genocide. Brutes is
inspired by the book of the same name by Sven Lindqvist as well as the
writing of authors Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Michel-Rolph Trouillot, and
mixes documentary footage with dramatized scenes (some of which are
animated) enacted by a cast led by Josh Hartnett. Two episodes air
back-to-back tonight and tomorrow night, and all four will be available
to stream immediately on HBO Max today.
http://youtu.be/g37YqLD0BSg
https://www.metacritic.com/tv/exterminate-all-the-brutes/season-1 [score
74]
A Million Little Things       (new night; moves from Thursday)       (10
pm, ABC)
Queen of the South       (season 5 premiere)       (10 pm, USA)
http://youtu.be/VA0v15EIh7Q
Save My Skin        (season 2 premiere)      (10 pm, TLC)
Streaming:


The Way of the Househusband [new] (3:01 am, Netflix)

Anime.



https://www.netflix.com/title/81261669



No Activity (season 4 premiere) (3:01 am, Paramount+)

This fourth season finds the former CBS All Access original comedy
switching to an animated format. Guests this season include Kevin Bacon,
D'Arcy Carden, Will Forte, Elle Fanning, Oscar Nuñez, and Rob Delaney.



Broadcast and cable:


Fire Masters (season 3 spring premiere) (9 pm, Cooking Channel)



Bringing Up Bates (season 10 premiere) (9 pm, UP tv)



The Moodys (timeslot premiere) (9:30 pm, Fox)



Chef Boot Camp [new] (10 pm, Food Network)

Food Network's newest series, Chef Boot Camp, takes a deep dive into one
of the most critical and essential elements of restaurants everywhere -
the chefs running the kitchen. The success of a restaurant starts and
ends with the food they serve and trouble in the kitchen can jeopardize
everything. Enter Cliff Crooks, Culinary Director of a global restaurant
brand whose job entails making sure the entire enterprise runs smoothly,
including hiring and firing the chefs for each kitchen. Now Cliff is
taking his decades of expertise and embarking on a new mission to help
struggling chefs from restaurants across the country prove that they
deserve to keep running their kitchens.



Everything's Gonna Be Okay (season 2 premiere) (10 and 10:30
pm, Freeform)

The family is back home after a trip to New York and Matilda (Kayla
Cromer) has new goals, Genevieve (Maeve Press) is ready to start dating
while Nicholas juggles work, taking care of his half-sisters and his
boyfriend Alex (Adam Faison) in the second season of the comedy from
Josh Thomas. Regular time is 10:30.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Everything%27s_Gonna_Be_Okay



Rebel [new] (10 pm, ABC)

Created by Station 19 producer Krista Vernoff, ABC's newest drama series
stars Katey Sagal as a character inspired by real-life activist Erin
Brokovich. John Corbett and James Lesure also star.



https://www.metacritic.com/tv/rebel-2021/season-1

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebel_(2021_TV_series)

https://abc.com/shows/rebel

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11237708/



Note: The LMN website lists both "Secrets in the Basement" on Thursday
night, and "Secrets in the Woods" on Friday night, as premieres, but
these were both shown last August on Lifetime Channel.


--Robin
anim8rfsk
2021-04-08 03:18:26 UTC
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The Big Day     (complete "collection 2")       (3:01 am, Netflix)
A dash of crazy and an overdose of love, The Big Day is back with three
more extravagant Indian weddings. Jump right back in this insider’s
journey, and get a glimpse of what goes behind crafting every happily
ever after. C
http://youtu.be/eJPAd72e8k4
https://www.netflix.com/title/81161576
Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute       (special)       (3:01 am, Netflix)
In a star-studded evening of music and memories, a community of iconic
performers honor Dolly Parton as the MusiCares Person of the Year.
http://youtu.be/QUXB8RJihuM
Snabba Cash         [new; complete season 1]        (3:01 am, Netflix)
Spinoff from the Swedish film series is set a decade later and centers
on a single mother who is drawn into Stockholm's criminal underground.
http://youtu.be/yHFBsGdIBzs
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10540276/
https://www.netflix.com/title/81128450
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snabba_Cash_(TV_series)
This Is a Robbery: The World's Biggest Art Heist       (documentary
miniseries)       (3:01 am, Netflix)
30 years ago, two thieves brazenly stole millions of dollars worth of
art from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Where the art is now
remains a mystery. Today, investigators reviewing the cold case attempt
to recover the missing works, unmask the perpetrators and solve the
biggest art heist in history.
http://youtu.be/OH18cKTmwZ8
https://www.netflix.com/title/81032570
The Wedding Coach        [new; complete season 1]        (3:01 am, Netflix)
After barely making it down the aisle of her own wedding, comedian Jamie
Lee is on a hilarious, heartwarming mission to help six engaged couples
overcome the stressful real-life challenges that pop up before and on
The Big Day.
http://youtu.be/oDhgHDF9J9I
https://www.netflix.com/title/81046203
Kung Fu        [new; reboot]      (8 pm, CW)
In a reboot of the 1970s David Carradine series, Olivia Liang heads the
cast as a Chinese-American woman who heads to China to train in the
martial arts and then returns home to use her new skills to fight crime
in the Bay Area.
http://youtu.be/NvtMjNA9PJM
https://www.metacritic.com/tv/kung-fu-2021/season-1
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kung_Fu_(2021_TV_series)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7475590/
Home Economics       [new]      (8:30 pm, ABC)
Topher Grace, Caitlin McGee, and Jimmy Tatro star as three adult
siblings who find themselves in different economic classes: extremely
wealthy, middle class, and "barely holding on." Sasheer Zamata and Karla
Souza also star in the series, which was co-created by recent Jeopardy!
champion Michael Colton.
http://youtu.be/r1bsDeBn95s
https://www.metacritic.com/tv/home-economics/season-1
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_Economics_(TV_series)
https://abc.com/shows/home-economics
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9214684/
The Connors       (special time)      (9 and 9:30 pm, two episodes, ABC)
Exterminate All the Brutes      (documentary miniseries)      (9 and 10
pm, two episodes, HBO)
This four-part series from acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck (I Am Not Your
Negro) spans centuries to examine the impacts of European colonialism on
today's society and its legacies of exploitation and genocide. Brutes is
inspired by the book of the same name by Sven Lindqvist as well as the
writing of authors Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Michel-Rolph Trouillot, and
mixes documentary footage with dramatized scenes (some of which are
animated) enacted by a cast led by Josh Hartnett. Two episodes air
back-to-back tonight and tomorrow night, and all four will be available
to stream immediately on HBO Max today.
http://youtu.be/g37YqLD0BSg
https://www.metacritic.com/tv/exterminate-all-the-brutes/season-1 [score
74]
A Million Little Things       (new night; moves from Thursday)       (10
pm, ABC)
Queen of the South       (season 5 premiere)       (10 pm, USA)
http://youtu.be/VA0v15EIh7Q
Save My Skin        (season 2 premiere)      (10 pm, TLC)
The Way of the Househusband [new] (3:01 am, Netflix)
Anime.
http://youtu.be/cvZ9thKolOA
https://www.netflix.com/title/81261669
No Activity (season 4 premiere) (3:01 am, Paramount+)
This fourth season finds the former CBS All Access original comedy
switching to an animated format. Guests this season include Kevin Bacon,
D'Arcy Carden, Will Forte, Elle Fanning, Oscar Nuñez, and Rob Delaney.
Fire Masters (season 3 spring premiere) (9 pm, Cooking Channel)
Bringing Up Bates (season 10 premiere) (9 pm, UP tv)
The Moodys (timeslot premiere) (9:30 pm, Fox)
Chef Boot Camp [new] (10 pm, Food Network)
Food Network's newest series, Chef Boot Camp, takes a deep dive into one
of the most critical and essential elements of restaurants everywhere -
the chefs running the kitchen. The success of a restaurant starts and
ends with the food they serve and trouble in the kitchen can jeopardize
everything. Enter Cliff Crooks, Culinary Director of a global restaurant
brand whose job entails making sure the entire enterprise runs smoothly,
including hiring and firing the chefs for each kitchen. Now Cliff is
taking his decades of expertise and embarking on a new mission to help
struggling chefs from restaurants across the country prove that they
deserve to keep running their kitchens.
Everything's Gonna Be Okay (season 2 premiere) (10 and 10:30
pm, Freeform)
The family is back home after a trip to New York and Matilda (Kayla
Cromer) has new goals, Genevieve (Maeve Press) is ready to start dating
while Nicholas juggles work, taking care of his half-sisters and his
boyfriend Alex (Adam Faison) in the second season of the comedy from
Josh Thomas. Regular time is 10:30.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Everything%27s_Gonna_Be_Okay
Rebel [new] (10 pm, ABC)
Created by Station 19 producer Krista Vernoff, ABC's newest drama series
stars Katey Sagal as a character inspired by real-life activist Erin
Brokovich. John Corbett and James Lesure also star.
http://youtu.be/59nwI3AO7vw
https://www.metacritic.com/tv/rebel-2021/season-1
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebel_(2021_TV_series)
https://abc.com/shows/rebel
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11237708/
Note: The LMN website lists both "Secrets in the Basement" on Thursday
night, and "Secrets in the Woods" on Friday night, as premieres, but
these were both shown last August on Lifetime Channel.
Pick any show above and it will be better than kung fu.

Thanks
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--Robin
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“The last thing I want to do is hurt you, but it’s still on my list.”
Ian J. Ball
2021-04-08 04:22:15 UTC
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Rebel [new] (10 pm, ABC)
Created by Station 19 producer Krista Vernoff, ABC's newest drama series
stars Katey Sagal as a character inspired by real-life activist Erin
Brokovich. John Corbett and James Lesure also star.
This show looks absolutely dreadful.
(So, no surprise it's from one of the numbskulls behind the horrid
"Station 19"!!)
Post by anim8rfsk
Pick any show above and it will be better than kung fu.
I think I'll take that bet - "Rebel" is going be worse than Kung Flu.
If you don't believe me, subject yourself to a watch!! ;p
Post by anim8rfsk
Post by Robin Miller
Note: The LMN website lists both "Secrets in the Basement" on Thursday
night, and "Secrets in the Woods" on Friday night, as premieres, but
these were both shown last August on Lifetime Channel.
Correct - LMN is showing nothing new this week (and maybe next week too?...).
--
"Who would ever do this to him!?" - HottCiara on DOOL (04-27-2020), asking
who would stab Victor Kirakis... How about ANYONE WHO'S EVER MET HIM??!!
anim8rfsk
2021-04-08 06:06:55 UTC
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Rebel [new] (10 pm, ABC)
Created by Station 19 producer Krista Vernoff, ABC's newest drama series
stars Katey Sagal as a character inspired by real-life activist Erin
Brokovich. John Corbett and James Lesure also star.
This show looks absolutely dreadful.
(So, no surprise it's from one of the numbskulls behind the horrid
"Station 19"!!)
Post by anim8rfsk
Pick any show above and it will be better than kung fu.
I think I'll take that bet - "Rebel" is going be worse than Kung Flu.
If you don't believe me, subject yourself to a watch!! ;p
I doubt even that new show coming up with rebel Wilson and the dogs could
be worse than kung fu.

Seriously, Ian, supergirl isn’t worse than kung fu.
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Post by Robin Miller
Note: The LMN website lists both “Secrets in the Basement” on Thursday
night, and “Secrets in the Woods” on Friday night, as premieres, but
these were both shown last August on Lifetime Channel.
Correct - LMN is showing nothing new this week (and maybe next week too?...).
--
“The last thing I want to do is hurt you, but it’s still on my list.”
Ubiquitous
2021-04-08 08:16:34 UTC
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Kung Fu [new; reboot] (8 pm, CW)
In a reboot of the 1970s David Carradine series
Whose similarity to the original ends with its title.

--
Trump won.
anim8rfsk
2021-04-08 18:32:14 UTC
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Post by Robin Miller
Kung Fu [new; reboot] (8 pm, CW)
In a reboot of the 1970s David Carradine series
Whose similarity to the original ends with its title.
--
Trump won.
They do credit the creators of the original series and lift stuff from it
as well as the reunion movie and the sequel show with Chris Potter. But
far too little and far too late.


“The last thing I want to do is hurt you, but it’s still on my list.”
Ubiquitous
2021-04-09 13:25:26 UTC
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Kung Fu [new; reboot] (8 pm, CW)
In a reboot of the 1970s David Carradine series
Whose similarity to the original ends with its title.
They do credit the creators of the original series and lift stuff from it
as well as the reunion movie and the sequel show with Chris Potter. But
far too little and far too late.
Not to mention, "too inept".

--
Trump won.

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