“In Living Color,” he was Fire Marshall Bill and Vanilla Ice and body-builder
Vera DiMilo and (as the cast’s only white guy) lots of bigots.
that twice – in 1996 and 2011. Now – with his “Dumb and Dumberer To” opening
Nov. 14, Carrey hosts with Iggy Azalea as music guest.
weeks, to make room for football. “Elementary” will finally start its season
Thursday, after season-openers of “Mom” and “Two and a Half Men.”
While probing the death of a financial-company CEO, Sherlock finds that an old
acquaintance (Laura Benanti) is a suspect.
Hallmark; rerunning at 1 a.m.
occasional pleasantness. Hallmark has an annual film (and, next year, a series)
with Catherine Bell as Cassie, who uses mild magic for good.
at 11 a.m., leading to this new one: Cassie is the ex-mayor, married to the
police chief. Two romances involving her their kids are remarkably lame, but
the people are so pleasant and the setting so charming that even a bad story
can seem almost OK.
One of the all-time greats leads a strong movie night. Other choices are at 8
p.m.: “Mean Girls” (2004) on WE, “Addams Family Values” (1993) on ABC Family
and horror – “High School Possession” (2014) on Lifetime, “28 Weeks Later” (2007)
City Royals at San Francisco; the pre-game show is at 7:30. And it’s football
on ABC, with 13th-ranked Ohio State at Penn State. There’s more on
cable, led by Mississippi (No. 3) at Louisiana State (No. 24), at 7:15 p.m. on
Victims Unit,” 8 and 9 p.m., NBC. These are tentative, given NBC’s habit of
trees as a good thing. Suddenly, they’re growing so fast they may take over the
his family and friends are good people, awed by the big-money life his
basketball success brings. Now comes a new dilemma – returning to church and
finding objections to his openly gay sister. That sets up a big finish to an
2011 stand-up special wraps up an all-Tosh primetime. “Tosh.0” reruns at 8 and
8:30, with the 2007 “Completely Serious” special at 9.
“The Chair,” 10 p.m., Starz. Production wraps up
for two films, each loosely based on the same script. They’ll air at 10 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday; the winner (chosen by viewers) will be announced Nov. 8.