Day: June 7, 2019

A Strange hero saves a strangely tangled “Krypton”

As “Krypton” opens its second season, two reactions emerge — “wow!!” and “whaaa…?”
The first is a good thing. This series is visually impressive, giving us all the sci-fi splendor we expect from DC (which produced this) or Marvel.
The other is not as good. At times, “Krypton” simply tries too hard. It loads us up with time-travel and multiple dimensions … so many that we feel like we need an Encyclopedia of Geek to understand it all.. Read more…

Surrounded by teens, Kate tries the dating world

Kate Gosselin is heading into half-empty-nest turf
.Her twins are going to college; two of her sextuplets are living with her ex-husband. She’s just four teen-agers away from rattling around an empty house.
What’s next?“We’ve been nudging her to date for years,” said Mandy Gosselin, 18, one of the twins.
So that will be another TV show; “Kate Plus Date” has a six-episode summer run. Read more…

Best-bets for June 9: It’s Tony time

1) Tony Awards, 8-11 p.m., CBS. James Corden is back for his second time as host. His first, three years ago, had some great moments – Corden’s dazzling opening number (shown here), his clever monolog and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s passionate sonnet. This time, “Hadestown” leads with 14 nominations, two shy of the “Hamilton” record. It will do a number, as will the other best-musical nominees — “Tootsie,” “Beetlejuice,” “The Prom,” “Ain’t Too Proud” and the revivals of “Oklahoma” and “Kiss Me Kate.” There will also be numbers from “Choir Boy” and “The Cher Show,” plus a song  by past winner Cynthia Erivo. Read more…