Day: August 3, 2019

Best-bets for Aug. 5: Bachelors and “Big Bang”

1) “Bachelor in Paradise” opener, 8-10:01 p.m., ABC. TV is determined to stuff our summer with blue sky, sunshine and folks who look nice in swimwear. This starts wih 11 women (most of them shown here) and nine men. The opening focus is on Blake Horstmann, 30, who was runner-up in last year’s “Bachelorette.” He gets the first date card, stirring things with past acquaintances Hannah Godwin and Caelynn Miller-Keyes, both 24. Then his ex-girlfriend (Kristina Schulman, 27) arrives. That complicates things … which is how TV likes it. Read more…

A “Hot” show becomes instant nostalgia

Floating through the TV universe are endless tele-memories
.The channels vary – Get and Grit, Decades and Retro and Antenna and more – as do the shows. There’s “Partridge Family” and “Petticoat Junction,” Ed Sullivan and Johnny Cash and “Death Valley Days.”
But into that world comes a surprise: Just four years after it ended its run, “Hot in Cleveland” begins a two-hour rerun stretch every weekday on GetTV. Read more…