Day: May 27, 2019

As the seasons overlap, TV gets busy

There’s a time (a brief one) when seasons merge.
Baseball meets basketball and hockey; leftovers from the departed TV season overlap with the summer.
All of that is right now. Cable usually rules the summer, but even the five old-line networks are busy. Read more…

Best-bets for May 29: It’s almost rerun-free

1) “The InBetween” debut, 10 p.m, NBC. Tom Hackett is your typical Seattle TV cop, grim and grizzled. Except he’s British and he’s gay and he sips tea and he confers with a young woman who has visions. His new police partner has doubts, but not for long. This sounds odd, but it has strong writing and actors. Paul Blackthorne (“Arrow”), shown here, and Justin Cornwell (“Training Day”) are the cops; Harriet Dyer – whose surprising relationship with a young girl adds a strong jolt – is excellent as their contact. Read more…