Day: January 17, 2020

Hillary Clinton: “Vote for someone who will win”

PASADENA, Cal. – As Hillary Clinton prepares for a film-festival surge, she has a thought about the Democratic primaries:
Choose someone who will win in November.
“Vote for the person who is most likely to win,” she said this morning. “And not just the popular vote.
”That last part brought a laugh from the people who were questioning her, the Television Critics Association. Clinton won the popular vote by three million voters … but lost to Donald Trump in the electoral vote. Read more…

Week’s top-10 for Jan. 20: Grammys and a million little shows

1) Grammy awards, 8-11 p.m. ET Sunday, CBS. Alicia Keys (shown here) hosts a night filled with music stars. Ariana Grande and Demi Lovarto will be singing; so will Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani. Bonnie Raitt will perform a tribute to Lifetime Achievement Award-winner John Prine; another lifetime award-winner, Run-D.M.C., will perform with Aerosmith. There’s much more, including Camilla Cabello, the Jonas Brothers, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, H.E.R., Charlie Wilson, Rosa, Lizzo, Tyler the Creator and late additions. Read more…

Best-bets for Jan. 19: Football and comedy soar

1) “Avenue 5” (10 p.m., HBO) and “Miracle Workers: Dark Ages” (10:15 p.m. ET, TBS and TNT) debuts. For fans of droll, dark comedy, it’s a great night. In a new show from the “Veep” creator, HBO has Hugh Laurie as captain of a tourist space ship … or as someone posing as captain of a ship which is now wandering off-course. And TBS has an almost-new comedy (shown here): The stars (Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi, etc.) and creator of “Miracle Workers” go to Medieval times, with hilarious results. Read more…