Day: December 5, 2022

Here’s the updated Christmas TV mega-list

The Christmas TV blitz keeps transforming.
On Thanksgiving Day, we had an elaborate list of what was coming up. Since then, however, several things have changed. Here’s the list in its original form, but with two changes — “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” (shown here) and “CMA Country Christmas” both moved back a week, to Dec. 8 — and a several additions: Read more…

Surprise: This monarchy wraps up neatly

“Monarch” ends its first (and, maybe, only) season with a surprise – a semi-sensible conclusion.
That’s the one thing we never expected. Until now, the show has kept piling up odd, soap-style twists. But then comes the season-finale, at 9:02 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 6) on Fox. If the show isn’t renewed, fans will have had a fairly satisfying farewell.
And no, we weren’t expecting that. Until now, “Monarch” (shown here with Trace Adkins) was like that crazy uncle who sometimes visits – weird, senseless, but fun in his own, goofy way. Read more…

Best-bets for Dec. 7: “Amazing” and starry finales

1) “The Amazing Race” finale, 9 p.m., CBS. History says the first “Bachelorette” was a former Miami dancer who choose a firefighter; they’re still married. Now we see a similar duo – a Miami dancer (Michelle Burgess) and her husband, a firefighter (Luis Colon). They face a couple that met on “Big Brother” and twins (shown here), adopted from Korea, who accidentally discovered each other via DNA tests; they met in person this year, on their 36th birthday. Read more…