Day: April 25, 2021

In the dog-limb world, he’s a superstar

Derrick Campana never expected that he’d be a BYUtv star, making artificial limbs for dogs and such.
“I had never heard of animal prosthetics,” he told the Television Critics Association.
Then again, he hadn’t heard of BYUtv. Many people haven’t.
But here he is: “Wizard of Paws” launches its second season at 9 p.m. ET Wednesday (April 28) – the same time that Joe Biden gives his first address to Congress – and reruns at midnight, on BYUtv. Read more…

CBS adds one “NCIS,” renews another

CBS won’t have an “NCIS” shortage next season, after all. And there’s no Hawaiian shortfall, either.
The network announced that it will launch “NCIS: Hawaii” … and that “NCIS: Los Angeles” (shown here) will be back for its 13th season. “NCIS” was already renewed for its 19th season.
Previously, CBS had cancelled two of its dramas: “MacGyver” ends its fith and final season Friday (April 30); “NCIS: New Orleans” ends iits seventh season and final season May 23. It renewed most of its other crime dramas, but “NCIS: Los Angeles”still  had pending negotiations. Read more…

Best-bets for April 27: Tough bikers, tougher virus

1) “Mayans M.C.,” 10 p.m., FX, rerunning at 11. His brother warned him that you can’t be in two worlds, but EZ keeps trying. Last week, he was in a brutal (and deadly) biker battle, then went to a warm family dinner with his sweet girlfriend Gaby (they’re shown here). Now the double life implodes, in an hour that is violent and disturbing, but skillfully directed and acted. It’s often quite mellow, but then has two fierce scenes – Galindo with his wife (whom he suspects), then EZ and Gaby in a stroll downtown. Read more…