Day: May 4, 2020

Welcome to Star Wars Day

Welcome to Star Wars Days, on May the Fourth.
(Isn’t it nice when a holiday is on a Monday, extending the weekend?)
This is when we’re expected to sit in front of a screen, staring at “Star Wars” shows. Possible exemptions are for essential workers and/or people who are busy doing “Star Wars” puzzles, games or art projects.
Fortunately, three networks make it easy for us, with marathons (shown here with “The Last Jedi”) and such. That includes: Read more…

Best-bets for May 6: Quirky comedy with baseball and vampires

1) “Brockmire” series finale, 10 p.m. ET, IFC. When the show started, Jim Brockmire (Hank Azaria, shown here) – a former big-time sportscaster — was at the bottom of the minor leagues. Now, after just four seasons and 32 episodes? We’ve jumped ahead to 2034 and the nation is in ruins. So is baseball, which has made Brockmire its commissioner. He ponders aligning with an artificial intelligence that has already crushed Google and Facebook and plans to rule the world. It’s a clever – and quite funny – finale. Read more…