Day: July 23, 2019

After R. Kelly? Next is Jeffrey Epstein

LOS ANGELES — Jeffrey Epstein is heading toward TV’s R. Kelly turf.
The Lifetime cable channel has already drawn praise and an Emmy nomination for its “Surviving R. Kelly” documentary series. Now – as Kelly faces 18 more charges, including child sexual exploitation and child pornography — a sequel is being prepared.And now Lifetime has announced plans for:
— “Surviving Jeffrey Epstein.” A Lifetime executive said it will focus on the billionaire, charged with human traficking, and “all the famous friends who shielded him.” Read more…

Best-bets for July 25: For “iZombie,” the end is near

1) “iZombie,” 8 p.m., CW. Next week, two CW gems will depart. It will be the final episodes of “Jane the Virgin” on Wednesday and “iZombie” a week from today; add “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” (which concluded this spring) and you have the network’s best shows. As for tonight … Liv – the doctor who accidentally became a crimesolving zombie – gets devastating news; also, Clive (shown here) does some society dancing. Read more…