Day: August 8, 2019

Week’s best-bets for Aug.12: Sherlock ends, terror begins

1) “Elementary” series finale, 10 p.m. Thursday, CBS. For seven years and 155 episodes, Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Dr. Watson (Lucy Liu) have solved modern murders, mostly in New York. At times, the show has slid into a drab monotone; still, it’s had intelligent people cracking complex cases. Tonight (shown here)t, they wrap up their battle with tech billionaire Odin Reichenbach and get word about Jamie Moriarty, who has been Sherlock’s nemesis and (under the name Irene Adler) his lover. Read more…

Best-bets for Aug. 10: Heaven’s last stand

1) “Fallen Hearts,” 8-10 p.m., Lifetime. We’re at the mid-point of the five-part saga based on V.C. Andrews’ Casteel Family novels. This film is the last one to center on Heaven Casteel, played by Annalise Basso, 20 (shown here). In “Heaven” (rerunning at 4 p.m.), she was dirt-poor; her mom fled and her dad sold the five kids separately – in her case, to a cruel family. In “Dark Angel” (6 p.m.), she moved to a Philadelphia mansion. In “Fallen Hearts,” she’s happy and married … and lured back to the mansion. Read more…

Florida? It’s cowboy country and more

LOS ANGELES — We all know what Florida is like. Or we think we do.
“Everybody thinks we’re white sand beaches and Mickey Mouse,” Clint Raulerson (shown here) said.
He’s one of the people in PBS’ “Family Pictures” and he’s definitely no Mousketeer. Talking to the Television Critics Association, he was wearing a 10-gallon hat.
Yes, he’s a cowboy; there are a lot of of them in Florida, he said. “We still have about a million head of cattle in the state.” Read more…