Day: August 14, 2021

It’s a “Perfect” mini-series team

This is a blend that works neatly:
Start with two Australians – novelist Liane Moriarty and actress-producer Nicole Kidman …. Have David E. Kelley write a mini-series from a Moriarty novel … Then load up on other stars.
That worked for HBO’s “Big Little Lies.” In the first of its two seasons, “Lies” won the best-miniseries Emmy, plus seven others, including ones for Kidman and two of her co-stars.
And now the combination returns with Hulu’s “Nine Perfect Strangers” (shown here), starting Wednesday (Aug. 18). Read more…

Best-bets for Aug. 16: Romance (real and fictional) is tangled

1) “Bachelor in Paradise” season-opener, 8-10 p.m., ABC. A week after “The Bachelorette” ended, five of the guys show up in this spin-off. Tre Cooper (shown here on “Bachelorette”), Aaron Clancy, Connor Brennan, James Bonsall and Karl Smith are among the 10 men at a Mexican resort, alongside 13 women. Hosting is Wells Adams, a bartender who was eighth in the 2016 “Bachelorette” and is engaged to Sarah Hyland of “Modern Family.” He’ll have various co-hosts, starting with David Spade. Read more…