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Watch this (week of May 12)

The must-see event of the week: “The Office” wraps up after nine seasons with a retrospective and supersized episode.  Here are some other highlights for the week: SUNDAY A winner will be picked on “Survivor: Caramoan – Fans vs.  Favorites” (8 p.m., CBS). Following is the traditional reunion special, where [...]

By | May 11th, 2013|0 Comments

Watch this (week of Sept. 30)

Remember when all the good shows were on Sunday? This week is another of those times, with several favorites returning:  “Once Upon a Time,” (8 p.m., ABC); “Revenge,” (9 p.m., ABC); “The Good Wife,” (9 p.m., CBS) and “The Mentalist,” (10 p.m., CBS). Fox is also relaunching most of its [...]

By | September 30th, 2012|0 Comments

When your shows will return

September is a busy month on TV. While this is the time of year when attention focuses on all those bright and shiny new shows the networks are hoping you will watch, most of us are more eagerly awaiting the return of old favorites. So when will your favorite show [...]

By | September 1st, 2012|0 Comments

Watch this (week of May 20)

There are a few more finales this week, and a couple of reality show returns. MONDAY Probably the  most notable finale of the week: After eight seasons, “House” concludes with a one-hour retrospective followed at 9 p.m. by the series finale, with House facing six months in jail while his [...]

By | May 20th, 2012|0 Comments

Watch this (week of Feb. 26)

SUNDAY Billy Crystal returns for the ninth time as host of “The 84th Academy Awards” (ABC, 5:30 p.m.) This is less a show than an all-night event, so stock up on the snacks now, and prepare to watch “Hugo” and “The Artist” go head to head. MONDAY It’s the last [...]

By | February 26th, 2012|0 Comments

Watch this (week of Jan. 29)

So… you have a week to kill until the Super Bowl. What’s on TV between now and then?  Sun., Jan. 29: “Undercover Boss” (8 p.m. CBS): Grab a glass of wine and the remote… the long-awaited (in Sonoma County at least) episode featuring Kendall Jackson’s president, Rick Tigner, airs Sunday. [...]

By | January 29th, 2012|0 Comments

5 good TV moms… and 5 bad ones

While raising their broods, quintessential moms Carol Brady, Marion Cunningham and June Cleaver remained upbeat, sometimes crossing over into downright perky. But that might be owed only partially to solid maternal instincts and more to a lack of those instincts being seriously tested. I mean, was the insincere Eddie Haskell [...]

By | December 26th, 2011|0 Comments

Shows to savor

TV and food...two things I love. So naturally, I sometimes think in ways that combine the two. Here's a sampling of what's on my TV menu these days. Appetizers: These shows aren’t the main course, but rather something you can watch when you don’t want something too heavy. Maybe you [...]

By | November 2nd, 2011|1 Comment