Day: December 28, 2020

A stay-at-home New Year’s Eve? TV is ready

Each year, your better angels might make the same suggestion:
Skip any New Year’s Eve gathering. Your body, brain and bankbook would appreciate it.
And this year, that idea is also being pushed by Dr. Anthony Fauci and other wise souls.Even New York’s mega-event in Times Square (shown here) will be crowd-free. You might actually end up spending Eve in front of the TV set; fortunately, there are plenty of choices: Read more…

Best-bets for Dec. 30: Time to catch up on “Conners,” “Dancer”

1) “The Conners,” 9-11 p.m., ABC. When many shows were in limbo this fall, “Conners” (shown here in a previous episode) managed to have six episodes. They’ve been good ones, mostly, mixing humor with moments of deep desperation. Here are four of them, starting with Dan on the verge of losing the house. The break comes in the re-opening of the plant where Roseanne worked. Both daughters land jobs there, leading to new plots. Read more…