From start to finish this episode was everything I could ask for and more. Bravo to Andy and Danai, their acting was on point tonight and to everyone involved in making Say Yes. Y'all made richonners very happy tonight.
Summer TV Preview 2017
All the possible hits,
from ‘Love’ to 'Tick’.
1. 'Love Connection’
More classic game shows are coming back to television, including this dating show, now hosted by Bravo maven Andy Cohen.
(8 p.m., Thursday, May 25, Fox 5)
2. 'Beat Shazam’
The app becomes a game show hosted by Oscar winner Jamie Foxx, where contestants try to quickly figure out the name of the song that is playing. For all you oldies like me this sounds suspiciously like “Name That Tune.”
(9 p.m., Thursday May 25, Fox 5)
3. 'Still Star-Crossed’
Welcome to the newest guest to Shondaland. This period drama, based on the book by Melinda Taub, is a sequel to “Romeo and Juliet.” Stars Lashana Lynch, Wade Briggs and Sterling Sulieman; executive produced by Shonda Rhimes.
(10 p.m., Monday, May 29, ABC 7)
4. 'World of Dance’
Dancers from around the globe will compete in front of a panel of judges in this competition show from executive producer Jennifer Lopez, who will be be judging alongside Derek Hough and Ne-Yo. Jenna Dewan Tatum hosts.
10 p.m., Tuesday, May 30, NBC 4)
5. 'I’m Dying Up Here’
A drama about comedians. Jim Carrey executive produces this new series about the comedy scene in 1970s Los Angeles, starring Melissa Leo, Michael Angarano, Clark Duke, Ari Graynor and Al Madrigal.
(10 p.m., Sunday, June 4, Showtime)
It’s not just manis and pedis at the Nail Artisan of Manatee County salon in this Florida dramedy about a group of women moonlighting in the world of organized crime. Starring Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston and Harold Perrineau.
(9 p.m., Sunday, June 11, TNT)
7. 'Blood Drive’
This dystopian series is set in a world inspired by grindhouse movies, where there’s a cross-country race and the cars are fueled by blood. Starring Alan Ritchson and Christina Ochoa.
(10 p.m., Wednesday, June 14, Syfy)
8. 'The Gong Show’
Another classic game show reboot, the Chuck Barris hosted variety show returns, now fronted by Thomas Winston Maitland, who many believe to be Mike Myers.
(We’re being vague here because ABC hasn’t confirmed it and apparently isn’t planning to.) Just like the original, contestants perform for a panel of celebrity judges who can bang the gong when they’ve had enough.
(10 p.m., Thursday, June 22, ABC 7)
9. 'The Mist’
The Stephen King novella, previously adapted into a 2007 movie with Thomas Jane, comes to the small screen with this new iteration about a town in Maine that is dealing with a mysterious and dangerous mist. Starring Morgan Spector, Alyssa Sutherland and Frances Conroy.
(10 p.m., Thursday, June 22, Spike)
A 10-episode fictionalized look at the 1980s pro-wrestling sensation “The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling,” starring Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin and Marc Maron. Executive produced by Jenji Kohan (“Orange is the New Black”).
(Friday, June 23, Netflix)
11. 'Battle of the Network Stars’
Another reboot, you say?
This show has actors facing off in physical competitions.
ABC hasn’t released who those stars are, so we’ll tell you the team captains from the original 1976 season: Gabe Kaplan, Telly Savalas and Robert Conrad. Go ask your parents who they are.
(9 p.m., Thursday, June 29, ABC 7)
Naomi Watts takes the lead in this thriller about a
New York City therapist who gets too involved with
her patients. Billy Crudup
plays her husband.
(Friday, June 30, Netflix)
From John Singleton comes this drama about the
proliferation of crack cocaine in Los Angeles in 1983.
Starring Damson Idris.
(10 p.m., Wednesday, July 5, FX)
14. 'Candy Crush’
If you can look up from your phone long enough,
the popular app is poised to become an action game show
testing both physical and mental prowess.
Hosted by Mario Lopez.
(9 p.m., Sunday, July 9, CBS 2)
Laurie Davidson plays a young William Shakespeare in this punk rock-tinged series from Craig Pearce, who worked with Baz Luhrmann on films such as “Moulin Rouge!” and “Romeo + Juliet.”
(9 p.m., Monday, July 10, TNT)
16. 'The Bold Type’
Go behind the scenes at a women’s fashion magazine in this new drama based on the life of Cosmopolitan magazine’s editor-in-chief Joanna Coles. Starring
Aisha Dee, Katie Stevens and Matt Ward.
(9 p.m., Tuesday, July 11, Freeform)
17. 'I’m Sorry’
Andrea Savage created and stars in this laughter about a comedy writer mom and her immature reactions to her life. Hopefully better than it sounds.
(10 p.m., Wednesday July 12, TruTV)
An asteroid is barreling toward earth and this show features a billionaire who recruits a grad student and a would-be sci-fi writer to save it. The government has its own plans to the planet, but meanwhile, this writer wonders why they’d turn to a student and a novice novelist in the first place.
(9 p.m., Wednesday, July 12, CBS 2)
19. 'Hooten & The Lady’
This important British series follows a pair of globe-trotting treasure hunters searching for lost artifacts and finding adventures and much more,
Starring Michael Landes and Ophelia Lovibond.
(9 p.m., Thursday, July 13, The CW / WPIX 11)
20 . 'Midnight Texas’
Based on the book series by “True Blood” author Charlaine Harris, this Texas-set supernatural show takes place in a town that harbors unusual individuals, including an angel, a vampire and a guy who can chat with spirits. Starring Francois Arnaud, Dylan Bruce and Sarah Romos.
(10 p.m., Monday, July 24, NBC 4)
21. 'Somewhere Between’
Based on a Korean television series, Paula Patton stars as a mother who knows that her young daughter is going to be killed, but can do nothing to stop it from happening.
So what’s a mom best option?
Time travel, of course.
(10 p.m., Monday, July 24, ABC 7)
22. 'Room 104’
From Mark and Jay Duplass comes this new anthology comedy where the setting the hotel room 104 stays the same, but the cast of characters and their situations change from episode to episode.
(11 p.m., Friday, July 28, HBO)
23. 'The Sinner’
Jessica Biel and the late Bill Pullman take the leads in this eight-part series about a mother who commits a horrific act and the investigator who is working to find out why she did it.
(10 p.m., Wednesday, August 2, USA)
24. 'Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update’
It’s not on Saturday. It’s not the weekend. And it’s not clear if it will be live.
Hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che will be doing their thing on Thursday
with guest spots by some other “SNL” favorites.
(9 p.m., Thursday, August 10, NBC 4)
25. 'Get Shorty’
Elmore Leonard’s comic novel, initially adapted for the silver screen by Barry Sonnenfeld back in 1995,
gets a new adaptation from “Shameless” producer Davey Holmes. It follows a Las Vegas mobster who heads to Los Angeles to produce movies.
Starring Chris O'Dowd and Ray Romano.
(10 p.m., Sunday, August 13, Epix)
The Wayans brother gets his own show, based loosely on his life, about a father of two and his ex-wife.
(9 p.m., Wednesday, August 16, NBC 4)
27. 'Marvel’s The Defenders’
All your favorite Netflix Marvel Superheroes, Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Iron Fist (Finn Jones), come together for this big team up where they have to keep New York City safe from a huge threat.
(Friday, August 18, Netflix)
28. 'There’s … Johnny’
Paul Reiser created and writes this behind-the-scenes series set in the 1970s, about a 19-year-old Midwesterner who gets a job working on “The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson” In an interesting and potentially eventful twist, the show is being made in conjunction with the Carson Estate and will feature classic footage from the iconic series interspersed in the new show.
(Thursday, August 24, Seeso)
The wonderful Kathy Bates stars in this new comedy from “The Big Bang Theory” creator Chuck Lorre, about a woman and her son (Aaron Moten) who open a California cannabis dispensary.
(Friday, August 25, Netflix)
30. 'The Tick’
The blue-clad superhero gets his third (!) television series. The hilarious British actor Peter Serafinowicz dons the costume alongside Griffin Newman as his sidekick, Arthur, in this offbeat series brought to television by The Tick’s creator Ben Edlund, who was also a writer and producer of such genre hits as “Firefly,” “Angel,” “Supernatural” and “Gotham.”
(Friday August 25, Amazon)
Anne Hathaway Reveals Her Stoner Habits, Pokes Fun at Her Infamous Oscar Speech
Anne Hathaway celebrated 4/20 with two late night appearances – one on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and another on The Late Late Show with James Corden. Bravo host Andy Cohen got the Oscar-winning actress to dish the dirt during his “Plead the Fifth” segment, asking her how big of a stoner she was in honor of the pot-centric holiday.
“Not a little one,” she teased laughing. “But here’s the thing, here’s the thing though. I’m a parent and I don’t feel like getting arrested so I’m gonna say zero. I guess I just should’ve pleaded the 5th on that one, but I don’t have a card or anything.”
The Colossal star also wasn’t afraid to poke fun at herself. When asked who she was most excited to beat at the 2013 Oscars, she replied, “None of them, none of them. Believe me, at that point I would’ve been happy to see any of them up there giving a speech instead of me.”
When Cohen asked why, Hathaway laughed and said, “You know why,” referring to her infamous speech.
Over on The Late Late Show, Hathaway kept things more tame, but did take a moment to gush about her Ocean’s Eight co-star Rihanna.
“She’s heaven, and it’s not like I didn’t expect her to be heaven, but the particular kind of heaven that she is, I just didn’t see that coming,” she said of the “Diamonds” singer. “We’d all be talking, all eight of us, and somebody would have this opinion, and somebody would chime in with this thought, and this, that and the other and we thought we’d nail the subject, and Rihanna would be sitting back and then she’d go, 'yeah but the thing is’ and she’d lean forward and just slay us all with the wit and kindness and lovingness and I just love her so much. I really do. Her life is one extended mic drop.