Day: June 4, 2021

“Pose” ends with flash, flair … and some speeches

In its brief, brash life, “Pose” (shown here) has done important things.
It introduced viewers to a world most of us hadn’t heard of – the flash and flair of ballroom competitions in 1990s New York. It also re-introduced us to something we wanted to forget – the peak of the AIDS crisis.
Now it’s ending, sort of abruptly. The third and final season — ending Sunday (June 6) is only seven episodes long; we’d grumble about that, except: Read more…

Best-bets for June 6: “Honors” return, “Pose” perishes

1) “Kennedy Center Honors,” 8-10 p.m., CBS. Two of TV’s most prestigious shows have sort of traded places, due to COVID. This June date usually goes to the Tony Awards, but they were dropped last year and delayed (until Sept. 26) this year. Taking the spot is the Kennedy Center ceremony, delayed from last December. It has performances honoring the greats, young-ish (Garth Brooks, 59) and old (Dick Van Dyke, shown here, 95). Also: Midori (a violinist), Debbie Allen and Joan Baez. Read more…