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What to watch on TV for the week of May 20 - May 26: The ‘Survivor’ finale, a forgettable evening with Steve Martin and Martin Short, and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of May 20 - May 26: The ‘Survivor’ finale, a forgettable evening with Steve Martin and Martin Short, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, May 20, 2018

Sunday  “2018 Billboard Music Awards” (6 p.m., NBC, Awards Show) - Kelly Clarkson, Camila Cabello, and Ariana Grande are scheduled to...

SeriesFest to kick off fourth season in Colorado with Lady Antebellum and Kevin Costner’s new TV series
SeriesFest to kick off fourth season in Colorado with Lady Antebellum and Kevin Costner’s new TV series

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

International television and pop culture festival SeriesFest, which takes place in Denver every summer, recently announced the musical guest kicking...

TV Talk - ABC unveils its fall schedule and new series, now with 100% more Nathan Fillion
TV Talk - ABC unveils its fall schedule and new series, now with 100% more Nathan Fillion

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

Upfront rolls into its third day. Yesterday, NBC and Fox debuted their fall lineup and new series, today it was ABC’s turn. The network recently...

TV Talk - Fox and NBC show off new programs at this year's Upfronts
TV Talk - Fox and NBC show off new programs at this year's Upfronts

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

This is Upfront week, a time when the big five networks (ABC, NBC, Fox, The CW, CBS) and sometimes their larger satellite networks (Freeform,...

What to watch on TV this week: America preps for a royal wedding, Michael B. Jordan burns books and more
What to watch on TV this week: America preps for a royal wedding, Michael B. Jordan burns books and more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, May 13, 2018

What to watch on TV for the week of May 13 - May 19: America preps for a royal wedding, Michael B. Jordan burns books, and much more

Movie review: Storyline in 'Fahrenheit 451' feels rushed in film format
Movie review: Storyline in 'Fahrenheit 451' feels rushed in film format

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, May 13, 2018

Cast: Michael B. Jordan ("Black Panther," "Creed"), Michael Shannon ("Boardwalk Empire," "Nocturnal Animals"), Sofia Boutella ("The Mummy," "Kingsman:...

The best television shows of the Peak TV era
The best television shows of the Peak TV era

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

What is Peak TV? The phrase was originally coined in 2015 by FX CEO John Landgraf to describe the increasing amount of options available for TV...

What to watch on TV for the week of May 6 - May 12: Bear Grylls runs wild, Rocky and Bullwinkle get a new series, and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of May 6 - May 12: Bear Grylls runs wild, Rocky and Bullwinkle get a new series, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, May 6, 2018

Sunday  “Vida" (6:30 p.m., Starz, Series Premiere) - Circumstances force estranged sisters Lyn and Emma to return to their old neighborhood where...

Colorado College's public radio station KRCC hires new morning host
Colorado College's public radio station KRCC hires new morning host

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Thu, May 3, 2018

Colorado College’s NPR-member public radio station, 91.5 KRCC, has a new Morning Edition host and newsroom reporter - Abigail Beckman. A Colorado...

New “Red Dead Redemption 2” trailer gives glimpse at epic western tale
New “Red Dead Redemption 2” trailer gives glimpse at epic western tale

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, May 2, 2018

The third trailer for “Red Dead Redemption 2,” which released today, focuses on the game’s single player story and it looks to be epic. Set in 1899,...

Longtime DJ leaves Colorado Springs classic rock station KKFM
Longtime DJ leaves Colorado Springs classic rock station KKFM

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, May 2, 2018

Popular local disc jockey Mark Stevens, a longtime staple at KKFM (98.1FM), has left the classic rock station. His last day was Monday.  “After...

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TV Review - "Cobra Kai" looks to sweep the leg on YouTube Red

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Apr 30, 2018

“Cobra Kai” Cast: Ralph Macchio (“The Karate Kid,” “The Outsiders”), William Zabka (“The Karate Kid,” “Back to School”), Xolo Mariduena...

What to watch on TV for the week of April 29 - May 5: “The Karate Kid” gets a series, Netflix rolls out multiple shows and films, and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of April 29 - May 5: “The Karate Kid” gets a series, Netflix rolls out multiple shows and films, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Apr 29, 2018

Sunday  “Homeland" (7 p.m., Showtime, Season Finale) - In the season’s finale, Carrie and Saul’s mission doesn’t go as planned; and Elizabeth...

Ranking the movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Ranking the movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Apr 24, 2018

The 19th movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (or MCU) comes out this week. With “Avengers: Infinity War,” Marvel is sure to continue its...

What to watch on TV for the week of April 22 - April 28: “Westworld” and “The Handmaid’s Tale” return, the NFL draft, and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of April 22 - April 28: “Westworld” and “The Handmaid’s Tale” return, the NFL draft, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Apr 22, 2018

Sunday  “Westworld" (7 p.m., HBO, Season Premiere) - Season two begins tonight! You can get prepped with my spoiler free preview right...

Captain Kirk beams down to UCCS 
Captain Kirk beams down to UCCS 

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Fri, Apr 20, 2018

On Wednesday the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was host to William Shatner, best known for his classic role as Captain Kirk from the...

“Westworld” Season 2 Preview: The puppet show is over
“Westworld” Season 2 Preview: The puppet show is over

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Cast: Evan Rachel Wood (Dolores), Thandie Newton (Maeve), Ed Harris (Man in Black), Jeffrey Wright (Bernard), James Marsden (Teddy), Tessa Thompson...

“Black Panther,” “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” highlight this year’s Film on the Rocks
“Black Panther,” “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” highlight this year’s Film on the Rocks

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

This year’s Film on the Rocks, entering its 19th season, is loaded with superheroes, jedis and 80s classics. The concert and film series presented by...

What to watch on TV for the week of April 15 - April 21: “The Walking Dead” finale, talking chimps, the Mercury 13, and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of April 15 - April 21: “The Walking Dead” finale, talking chimps, the Mercury 13, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Apr 15, 2018

Sunday  “The Walking Dead" (7 p.m., AMC, Season Finale) - In the season finale, the communities join forces in the last stand against the...

TV Talk: Fox 21 hires new weekend sports anchor
TV Talk: Fox 21 hires new weekend sports anchor

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Apr 10, 2018

Viewers of KXRM/Fox 21 will notice a new face covering sports beginning this week. Say hello to Julia Maguire, the station’s new weekend sports anchor....

REVIEW: New 'Lost in Space' series beats '60s TV show and '98 film
REVIEW: New 'Lost in Space' series beats '60s TV show and '98 film

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Apr 8, 2018

'Lost in Space' Cast: Toby Stephens ("Black Sails," "Die Another Day"), Molly Parker ("House of Cards," "Deadwood"), Parker Posey ("Superman...

What to watch on TV for the week of April 8 - April 14: Andre the Giant and Elvis docs, get ‘Lost in Space,’ and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of April 8 - April 14: Andre the Giant and Elvis docs, get ‘Lost in Space,’ and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Apr 8, 2018

Sunday  “Howard’s End" (6 p.m., Starz, Series Premiere) - Margaret (Hayley Atwell) and Helen Schlegel (Philippa Coulthard) are intelligent and...

What to watch on TV for the week of April 1 - April 7: Paige Davis is back to fixing houses, time traveling refugees, and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of April 1 - April 7: Paige Davis is back to fixing houses, time traveling refugees, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Apr 1, 2018

Sunday  “Jesus Christ Superstar Live" (7 p.m., NBC, Special Live Event) - The iconic rock opera stars John Legend in the title role, Sara...

Captain Dan returns to Colorado Springs radio
Captain Dan returns to Colorado Springs radio

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sat, Mar 31, 2018

Dan Jackson, better known to Colorado Springs radio aficionados as Captain Dan, has returned to the local scene. After almost a year long absence, the...

TV review: 'The Crossing' on ABC has potential to be a hit
TV review: 'The Crossing' on ABC has potential to be a hit

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sat, Mar 31, 2018

"The Crossing" is a drama wrapped in mystery. At every turn, there's a new secret to unravel. Of the almost 500 people who escaped to Port Canaan, for...

What to watch on TV for the week of March 25 - March 31: “Roseanne” returns, “Barry” premieres, the final season of “The Americans” begins, and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of March 25 - March 31: “Roseanne” returns, “Barry” premieres, the final season of “The Americans” begins, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Mar 25, 2018

Sunday  “Silicon Valley" (8 p.m., HBO, Season Premiere) - In the season five premiere, Richard is under pressure to get things right now that...

TV REVIEW: New HBO series 'Barry' is a humorous and engaging contradiction
TV REVIEW: New HBO series 'Barry' is a humorous and engaging contradiction

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Fri, Mar 23, 2018

"Barry" Cast: Bill Hader ("Saturday Night Live," "Trainwreck"), Henry Winkler ("Happy Days," "The Waterboy"), Stephen Root ("Office Space," "Get...

TV review: 'The Terror' offers chilling true story of ships lost in the Arctic
TV review: 'The Terror' offers chilling true story of ships lost in the Arctic

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Fri, Mar 23, 2018

"The Terror" Cast: Jared Harris ("Mad Men," "The Crown"), Tobias Menzies ("Outlander," "Game of Thrones"), Ciaran Hinds ("Rome," "Game of Thrones"),...

What to watch on TV for the week of March 18 - March 24: Superman’s grandpa, Adam resumes ruining things, and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of March 18 - March 24: Superman’s grandpa, Adam resumes ruining things, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Mar 18, 2018

Sunday  “Brooklyn Nine-Nine (7:30 p.m., Fox, Mid-Season Premiere) - After Seamus threatens Kevin, Holt devises an elaborate plan to hide himself...

TV review: Abnormal criminal behavior at heart of 'Instinct'
TV review: Abnormal criminal behavior at heart of 'Instinct'

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Thu, Mar 15, 2018

"Instinct" Cast: Alan Cumming ("The Good Wife," "X-Men 2"), Bojana Novakovic ("Shameless," "Westworld"), Naveen Andrews ("Lost," "Sense8"), Daniel...

Terry Terrones bio:

Gazette Media Columnist Terry Terrones is a veteran journalist and pop culture addict. He covers the worlds of TV, film, video games and spends too much time on several social networks.
You can follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/terryterrones.