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TV Talk: Justin Chambers leaving Fox 21
TV Talk: Justin Chambers leaving Fox 21

By: Terry Terrones - 0 4 hr ago

Fox 21 chief meteorologist Justin Chambers announced today that he is leaving the station. Chambers, known for his sense of humor and outgoing...

What to watch on TV for the week of November 19 - November 25: Parades, football and Christmas comes early
What to watch on TV for the week of November 19 - November 25: Parades, football and Christmas comes early

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Yesterday

Sunday  “2017 American Music Awards” (7 p.m., ABC) - The 45th annual gala features performances by Pink, Kelly Clarkson, Demi Lovato, and...

2017 holiday video game buyer's guide
2017 holiday video game buyer's guide

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

How do you buy the child or adult video game aficionado in your life something great without giving away the surprise? Let The Gazette’s gaming gift...

Video Game Haiku Review -
Video Game Haiku Review - "Star Wars Battlefront II"

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Nov 13, 2017

Title: Star Wars Battlefront II Format: PS4, Xbox One, PC  Price: $59.99 Developer: DICE, Motive Studios, Criterion Publisher: EA ESRB...

What to watch on TV for the week of November 12 - November 18: Kirkman talks comics, Frank Castle punishes, and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of November 12 - November 18: Kirkman talks comics, Frank Castle punishes, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Nov 12, 2017

Sunday  “No Activity” (CBS All Access, Series Premiere) - Set against the world of a major drug cartel bust, this new series follows two...

TV Review - 'Future Man' full of laughs and sci-fi
TV Review - 'Future Man' full of laughs and sci-fi

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Fri, Nov 10, 2017

Josh Futturman (Josh Hutcherson) has a mundane life. He lives with his parents and has a dead-end job as a janitor at a medical research company. His...

Denver Comic Con tickets go on sale next week, but be ready for some changes
Denver Comic Con tickets go on sale next week, but be ready for some changes

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Nov 8, 2017

Pop culture aficionados will want to get their credit cards ready as next week tickets for Denver Comic Con 2018 go on sale. Packages and tickets for...

Video Game Haiku Review - 'Call of Duty: World War II'
Video Game Haiku Review - 'Call of Duty: World War II'

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Nov 7, 2017

Title: Call of Duty: World War II Format: PS4, Xbox One, PC  Price: $59.99 Developer: Sledgehammer Games Publisher: Activision ESRB Rating: M...

What to watch on TV for the week of November 5 - November 11: The Gallaghers return, Daryl and Negan go for a ride, and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of November 5 - November 11: The Gallaghers return, Daryl and Negan go for a ride, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Nov 5, 2017

Sunday  “Shameless” (7 p.m., Showtime, Season Premiere) - The Gallaghers find themselves with money to burn as Carl sells their inheritance from...

The trailer for J.K. Simmons' upcoming TV series is action packed
The trailer for J.K. Simmons' upcoming TV series is action packed

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Thu, Nov 2, 2017

Today Starz released the first trailer for their upcoming action/thriller, "Conspiracy," starring Academy Award winner J.K. Simmons. The genre isn't...

Video Game Haiku Review - 'Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus'
Video Game Haiku Review - 'Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus'

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Oct 30, 2017

Title: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Format: PS4, Xbox One, PC  Price: $59.99 Developer: MachineGames Publisher: Bethesda Softworks ESRB...

What to watch on TV for the week of October 29 - November 4: CBS rolls our their season premieres, Ray Donovan goes to New York and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of October 29 - November 4: CBS rolls our their season premieres, Ray Donovan goes to New York and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Oct 29, 2017

Sunday  “Ray Donovan” (7 p.m., Showtime, Season Finale) - Ray goes to New York to arrange an illicit surgery that will hopefully save Smitty as...

The Colorado Springs Comic and Toy Con returns this weekend
The Colorado Springs Comic and Toy Con returns this weekend

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Fri, Oct 27, 2017

Colorado Springs Comic and Toy Con When:  9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday, October 28 Where: Embassy Suites, 7290 Commerce Center Dr.  Entry...

TV Preview - Eleven takeaways from the first few episodes of “Stranger Things’ season two (spoiler free)
TV Preview - Eleven takeaways from the first few episodes of “Stranger Things’ season two (spoiler free)

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Oct 23, 2017

Cast: Winona Ryder (Joyce Byers), David Harbour (Chief Jim Hopper), Finn Wolfhard (Mike Wheeler), Noah Schnapp (Will Byers), Millie...

What to watch on TV for the week of Oct. 22-28: ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Stranger Things’ and Michael Jackson make for a spooky week
What to watch on TV for the week of Oct. 22-28: ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Stranger Things’ and Michael Jackson make for a spooky week

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Oct 23, 2017

Sunday  “The Walking Dead” (7 p.m., AMC, Season Premiere) - In the season eight premiere Rick and his group, along with the Kingdom and Hilltop,...

Kyra Sedgwick and Bill Pullman to attend the 2017 Denver Film Festival
Kyra Sedgwick and Bill Pullman to attend the 2017 Denver Film Festival

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sat, Oct 21, 2017

The 40th Denver Film Festival will be a star studded event as actors Kyra Sedgwick (“The Closer”), Bill Pullman (“Independence Day”) and Academy Award...

Video Game Haiku Review - 'South Park: The Fractured But Whole'
Video Game Haiku Review - 'South Park: The Fractured But Whole'

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Oct 16, 2017

Title: South Park: The Fractured But Whole Format: PS4, Xbox One, PC  Price: Starting at $59.99 Developer/Publisher: Ubisoft ESRB Rating: M...

What to watch on TV for the week of October 15 - October 21: Patton Oswalt has a new special, Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin, and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of October 15 - October 21: Patton Oswalt has a new special, Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Oct 15, 2017

Sunday  “Good Behavior” (8 p.m., TNT, Season Premiere) - When a hit goes wrong for Javier, and he discovers someone is trying to kill him, Letty...

TV review: Showtime's 'White Famous' flawed but well worth the watch
TV review: Showtime's 'White Famous' flawed but well worth the watch

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sat, Oct 14, 2017

Cast: Jay Pharoah ("Saturday Night Live," "Ride Along"), Utkarsh Ambudkar ("The Mindy Project,"), Cleopatra Coleman ("Last Man on Earth"), Jacob...

Bravo announces premiere for
Bravo announces premiere for "Top Chef Colorado," with Colorado Springs contestant

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Fri, Oct 13, 2017

Bravo on Thursday announced the premiere date for "Top Chef," filmed in Colorado this year and featuring two Colorado chefs among the 15 to compete on...

Full lineup for the 2017 Denver Film Festival announced
Full lineup for the 2017 Denver Film Festival announced

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Oct 10, 2017

The Denver Film Society recently unveiled the full roster of features and shorts that will be shown at this year’s Denver Film Festival. More than 200...

What to watch on TV for the week of October 8 - October 14: The CW has their premiere week, Morgan Freeman pontificates, and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of October 8 - October 14: The CW has their premiere week, Morgan Freeman pontificates, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Oct 8, 2017

Sunday  “Last Man on Earth” (8:30 p.m., Fox) - Tandy devises an escape plan to get away from Pamela and back to Carol and the others. Meanwhile,...

Movies from Margot Robbie, Jessica Chastain and Woody Harrelson highlight the 40th Denver Film Festival red carpet screenings
Movies from Margot Robbie, Jessica Chastain and Woody Harrelson highlight the 40th Denver Film Festival red carpet screenings

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Oct 8, 2017

Today the Denver Film Society announced the red carpet screening lineup of the films that will be featured at this year’s Denver Film Festival, which...

TV Talk - Familiar face replaces departed KOAA meteorologist
TV Talk - Familiar face replaces departed KOAA meteorologist

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Oct 4, 2017

In September local NBC affiliate KOAA-TV saw the departure of chief meteorologist Stephen Bowers. The station didn’t have to look far to find his...

TV review: Self-destructive 'Kevin' really might 'save the world'
TV review: Self-destructive 'Kevin' really might 'save the world'

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Oct 3, 2017

"Kevin (Probably) Saves the World" Cast: Jason Ritter ("Parenthood," "Joan of Arcadia"), JoAnna Garcia Swisher ("Pitch," "The Astronaut Wives Club"),...

Video Game Haiku Review - 'Forza Motorsport 7'
Video Game Haiku Review - 'Forza Motorsport 7'

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Oct 2, 2017

Title: Forza Motorsport 7 Format: Xbox One, PC Price: $59.99 Developer: Turn 10 Studios  Publisher: Microsoft Studios  ESRB Rating: E...

What to watch on TV this week: Richard Branson and Mark Cuban clash, Spielberg opens up, and much more
What to watch on TV this week: Richard Branson and Mark Cuban clash, Spielberg opens up, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Oct 1, 2017

Sunday  “Shark Tank” (7 p.m., ABC, Season Premiere) - In the season nine opener, Richard Branson sits in with the sharks and vents his...

Video Game Haiku Review - 'FIFA 18'
Video Game Haiku Review - 'FIFA 18'

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Sep 27, 2017

Title: FIFA 18 Format: PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC, Switch Price: $59.99 Developer: EA Canada  Publisher: Electronic Arts  ESRB...

TV Review - 'Marvel's Inhumans' misses mark
TV Review - 'Marvel's Inhumans' misses mark

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Sep 26, 2017

A royal family with superhuman abilities is fractured when a coup led by a questionable ally puts them in danger. Forced from their home on the moon,...

Young Sheldon even better than adult version in
Young Sheldon even better than adult version in "Big Bang Theory"

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Sep 25, 2017

This new CBS series is a spin-off of the long-running sitcom "The Big Bang Theory." Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro created it, and Jim Parsons is one...

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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.