Day: August 11, 2019

Best-bets for Aug. 13: A genial visit to Detroit and Florida

1) “Family Pictures,” 8 and 9 p.m., PBS. This wraps up a two-night, three-hour series, taking a genial look at contrasting places. In Detroit, we range from a long-time hat store (shown here) to the daughter of a music-shop owner who recorded the sermons of C.L. Franklin and two spirituals by his teen daughter Aretha. Then Florida ranges from a cowboy to a former migrant kid who’s principal of a migrant school. Read more…

JoJo and Jordan find their home-rehab reality

LOS ANGELES — On “The Bachelorette,” they might have seemed like a TV cliche.
He was the quarterback; she could fit any prom-queen image. Both are telegenic and whip-smart; she’s descended from doctors, he’s related to sports royalty. Even the names, JoJo and Jordan, seemed right.
And after the show ended? “We got back to reality,” said Jordan Rodgers, 30. “(She’s) like, ‘Hey, here’s what I do. Come along with me.’ I’m like, ‘Whoa, OK. All right, boss.’”
She’s a tough boss and colleague, as TV’s “Cash Pad” shows. “I love to work,” said JoJo Fletcher, 28. Read more…