Day: August 8, 2022

Best-bets for Aug. 10: “Dance” ends, “Alien” returns

1) “So You Think You Can Dance” finale, 9 p.m., Fox. Two gifted dancers (shown here with host Cat Deely), trained in opposite styles, remain. Keaton Kerrmode, 20, is a husky guy who was a 190-pound running back and safety in small-town Indiana; he’s a contemporary dancer. Alexis Warr, 21, trained in the Utah dance studio where Derek Hough began, then backed him on tour. She hopes to be the show’s first ballroom champ. Read more…

Coming to Hulu: more, more and (yes) more

If you’re summarizing Hulu’s current line-up in three words, it might be “more,” “more” and “more.” And then maybe a little more.
At a time (late summer) when some networks nap, the streamer has a surge. There are a few big stars – two Steves (Martin and Carell) and, later, one Oprah. There are also names — Emayatzy Corinealdi, Chris Estrada, Travante Rhodes, D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai – you haven’t seen on many movie marquees.
Part of the surge is due to airing two major, second-season shows in the summer:
— “Only Murders in the Building” has new episodes Tuesdays, through Aug. 23. Its first season drew 17 Emmy nominations, including best comedy and comedy actors (Steve Martin and Martin Short, shown here with Selena Gomez).
— “Reservation Dogs” has new ones Wednesdays, through Sept. 28. Its first season won Peabody and American Film Institute awards. Read more…