BEST BETS THIS WEEK

Dayton Daily News - - CHANNELS -

MON­DAY

Matt Czuchry The Res­i­dent 8PMon (19) (45) The Res­i­dent Con­rad (Matt Czuchry) plans to take Nic (Emily VanCamp) out for a ro­man­tic Valen­tine’s Day evening, but when those plans are de­railed, he gives the reser­va­tion away to some­one who could re­ally use it in the new episode “Stupid Things in the Name of Sex.” Mean­while, Devon and Mina (Man­ish Dayal, Shaunette Renée Wil­son) try to fig­ure out why an ap­par­ently healthy neigh­bor in­ex­pli­ca­bly died, and Kit (Jane Leeves) of­fers some dat­ing ad­vice to a pa­tient with a sexre­lated in­jury.

10 PM on (TBS) Amer­i­can Dad Af­ter sev­eral false starts and tasks left aban­doned, Francine (voice of Wendy Schaal) dis­cov­ers the rest of her fam­ily is start­ing to dis­miss her as a quit­ter as this an­i­mated com­edy re­turns with a new episode called “OneWo­man Swole.” Cast­ing about for a way to prove them wrong, she set­tles on an im­prob­a­ble new hobby — body­build­ing — and proves some­thing of a phe­nom.

TUES­DAY

Daniel Rad­cliffe Mir­a­cle Work­ers 10 PM on (BET) Boomerang Lena Waithe co-wrote the pilot and serves as an ex­ec­u­tive pro­ducer on this promis­ing new com­edy series, a qua­sise­quel to a hit 1992 movie com­edy star­ring Ed­die Mur­phy, Robin Givens and Halle Berry. As in real life, it’s been roughly 25 years since the events of that film, with Te­quan Rich­mond and Te­t­ona Jack­son star­ring as the son of Givens’ char­ac­ter and the daugh­ter of Mur­phy and Berry’s char­ac­ters. Both now are try­ing to build mar­ket­ing ca­reers.

10:30 PM on (TBS) Mir­a­cle Work­ers Daniel Rad­cliffe and Steve Buscemi ex­ec­u­tive pro­duce and star in this lim­ited com­edy series based on Si­mon Rich’s book, “What in God’s Name.” Re­spon­si­ble for an­swer­ing the prayers of hu­man­ity, low-level an­gel Craig (Rad­cliffe) re­ports to God (Buscemi), who has lost in­ter­est in his high-main­te­nance cre­ation and is ready to de­stroy the world again. To prove mankind is worth sav­ing, Craig and an­gelic col­league El­iza (Geral­dine Viswanathan) ac­cept a wa­ger that they can grant a seem­ingly im­pos­si­ble prayer.

WED­NES­DAY

Hay­ley Or­ran­tia The Gold­bergs 8PMon (6) (9) (22) The Gold­bergs Erica and Val­ley Erica (Hay­ley Or­ran­tia, Ali­son Rich) fi­nally man­age to find a new band mem­ber to re­place Lainey in their group, but Ge­off (Sam Lerner) starts to re­gret his as­sist­ing them in that quest when Barry (Troy Gen­tile) con­vinces him the new­comer has ul­te­rior de­signs on Erica in the new episode “My Valen­tine Boy.” Mean­while, Adam and Mur­ray (Sean Gi­ambrone, Jeff Gar­lin) fever­ishly com­pete to find the best gift for Bev­erly (Wendi McLen­don-Covey).

8PMon (16) (34) (48) Na­ture Na­ture meets his­tory in a jour­ney that show­cases the di­verse wildlife of the North At­lantic in “Wild Way of the Vik­ings,” a new episode that fol­lows the jour­ney from Nor­way to New­found­land that sea­far­ing Nordic war­riors made in 1000 A.D. The episode also re­flects the deep cul­tural re­spect the Vik­ings had for crea­tures of both land and sea, from the rein­deer herds of Nor­way and eider duck farms of Ice­land to the puffins and ot­ters along the coast of Scot­land. Ewan McGre­gor nar­rates.

THURS­DAY

Ben McKen­zie Gotham 8PMon (19) (45) Gotham Series star Ben McKen­zie di­rected the new episode “13 Stitches,” which finds his TV al­ter ego, De­tec­tive James Gor­don, putting to­gether what looks to be an un­likely team to pro­tect the city from Ed­uardo Dor­rance (guest star Shane West) and his Delta Force. Else­where, even as Lee Thomp­kins (Morena Bac­carin) resur­faces, Bar­bara (Erin Richards) drops a bomb­shell on Gor­don that could change his life for­ever. Mean­while, Selina and Pen­guin (Cam­ren Bi­con­dova, Robin Lord Tay­lor) unite to out­wit an­other vil­lain.

8PMon (26)

The Top 14 Great­est Valen­tine’s Day Movies of All Time Hav­ing given much the same treat­ment to Christ­mas movies, Dean Cain places sim­i­lar at­ten­tion on films that pull at the heart­strings as host of this spe­cial. “Sleep­less in Seat­tle,” “Love Ac­tu­ally,”“Pretty Woman” and “The Note­book” are among the ti­tles cited, with clips shown to re­mind view­ers what made them fall in love with the fea­tured ro­man­tic sto­ries in the first place.

FRI­DAY

Rachelle Le­fevre Proven In­no­cent 8PMon (DIS) Movie: Kim Pos­si­ble Dis­ney Chan­nel’s third orig­i­nal movie adapted from the iconic an­i­mated chil­dren’s series casts Sadie Stan­ley in the ti­tle role of the re­source­ful teen hero­ine, with Sean Gi­ambrone (“The Gold­bergs”) play­ing Kim’s side­kick and best friend, Ron Stop­pable. The story finds Kim fac­ing an un­usual cri­sis of con­fi­dence as she and Ron start classes at Mid­dle­ton High School and get lost in this new so­cial hi­er­ar­chy.

9PMon (19) (45) Proven In­no­cent Danny Strong, who won an Emmy for writ­ing HBO’s Sarah Palin docu­d­rama “Game Change,” co- cre­ated this new le­gal drama set in­side a scrappy law firm where Made­line Scott (Rachelle Le­fevre) and her team work tire­lessly on be­half of in­no­cents who were wrong­fully con­victed. Their work feels un­usu­ally per­sonal for Made­line, who along with her brother (Ri­ley Smith) was found guilty as a teenager in a sen­sa­tional mur­der trial. Kelsey Gram­mer and Vin­cent Kartheiser co-star.

SATUR­DAY

Lacey Chabert Love, Ro­mance & Cho­co­late 8PMon (HALL)

Movie: Love, Ro­mance & Cho­co­late New York ac­coun­tant Emma Colvin (Lacey Chabert) is jilted days be­fore a ro­man­tic get­away to Bel­gium for Valen­tine’s Day. A sup­port­ive friend urges her to make the trip by her­self, a de­ci­sion that pays off when Emma’s friendly Bel­gian innkeeper (Brit­tany Bristow) in­tro­duces her to Luc Si­mon (Will Kemp), a renowned choco­latier cur­rently help­ing with a royal wedding in this new ro­mance.

8PMon (LIF)

Olivia New­ton-John: Hope­lessly De­voted to You Aus­tralian singer-ac­tress Delta Goodrem takes the ti­tle role — and per­forms her own vo­cals — in this 2019 biopic that chron­i­cles the event­ful pro­fes­sional and per­sonal jour­ney of the beloved English-Aus­tralian song­bird and ac­tress, whose five-decade ca­reer has in­cluded such high points as star­ring in the block­buster movie ver­sion of “Grease.” Off cam­era, how­ever, New­ton-John has waged mul­ti­ple har­row­ing bat­tles with can­cer.

SUN­DAY

Blake Shel­ton Elvis All-Star Trib­ute 8PMon (HALL)

2019 Amer­i­can Res­cue Dog Show The sec­ond an­nual edi­tion of this spe­cial ex­pands to two nights (con­clud­ing Mon­day), fo­cus­ing a spot­light on var­i­ous ca­nine breeds adopted from shel­ters and res­cue or­ga­ni­za­tions across the United States. The adorable pooches com­pete to be top dog in 10 cat­e­gories, in­clud­ing Best in Wig­gle Butt, Best in Belly Rubs and Best in Spe­cial Needs.

9PMon (2) (4) (5)

Elvis All-Star Trib­ute Mu­sic icon Elvis Pres­ley was not a per­former known for do­ing things half­way, and this joy­ous two-hour trib­ute to the singer — who died at age 42 in 1977 — takes its in­spi­ra­tion from one of Pres­ley’s big­gest TV tri­umphs: his 1968 come­back spe­cial. A di­verse and stel­lar lineup of artists recre­ates the mu­si­cal pro­gram from that leg­endary pre­sen­ta­tion. In ad­di­tion to host Blake Shel­ton, the tal­ent ros­ter in­cludes Shawn Men­des, Keith Ur­ban, Post Malone, John Fogerty, Jen­nifer Lopez, Ed Sheeran, Mac Davis, Car­rie Un­der­wood and many oth­ers.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.