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What to watch on TV for the week of January 14 - January 20: A new CW superhero series, Comedy Central pokes fun at corporations, and much more
What to watch on TV for the week of January 14 - January 20: A new CW superhero series, Comedy Central pokes fun at corporations, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Jan 14, 2018

Sunday  “Victoria” (8 p.m., PBS, Season Premiere) - In the season two premiere new mother Victoria is impatient to return to the business of...

TV Review - Superhero seeks social justice on new CW series
TV Review - Superhero seeks social justice on new CW series

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sat, Jan 13, 2018

"Black Lightning" Cast: Cress Williams ("The Hunger Games," "Bridge to Terabithia"), Christine Adams ("Batman Begins," "TRON: Legacy"), Nafessa...

TV Talk - David Nancarrow is leaving KKTV
TV Talk - David Nancarrow is leaving KKTV

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Veteran news anchor David Nancarrow is leaving KKTV and broadcast news. Nancarrow recently confirmed that he has taken the position of Director of...

TV Review: 'Undercover High' shows what life is really like for high schoolers
TV Review: 'Undercover High' shows what life is really like for high schoolers

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Jan 8, 2018

“Undercover High” Airs: The series premieres on A&E at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, January 9  The premise: This new docu-series follows seven...

New Discovery Channel series takes a look at Nikola Tesla’s time in Colorado Springs
New Discovery Channel series takes a look at Nikola Tesla’s time in Colorado Springs

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Jan 8, 2018

Did Nikola Tesla conceive one of the first weapons of mass destruction and was he murdered for it? That’s the question the new TV series, “Tesla’s...

What to watch this week: Tyra Banks and David Letterman return, award shows,  and much more
What to watch this week: Tyra Banks and David Letterman return, award shows, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Jan 7, 2018

What to watch on TV for the week of January 7 - January 13: Award shows, Tyra Banks and David Letterman return, and much more

TV Talk: Fox 21 in Colorado Springs hires new reporter
TV Talk: Fox 21 in Colorado Springs hires new reporter

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Jan 2, 2018

KXRM viewers will notice a new face on Fox 21 broadcasts within the next few days. Say hello to Daniela Leon, the station’s new reporter.  Born...

What to watch on TV this week: The 30th season of “The Amazing Race,” a new Bachelor, and much more
What to watch on TV this week: The 30th season of “The Amazing Race,” a new Bachelor, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Dec 31, 2017

What to watch on TV for the week of December 31 - January 6: The 30th season of “The Amazing Race,” a new Bachelor, and much more

TV Review - Goofy characters take to the air in
TV Review - Goofy characters take to the air in "LA to Vegas"

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

Cast: Kim Matula (“UnReal,” “The Bold and the Beautiful”), Ed Weeks (“The Mindy Project”), Nathan Lee Graham (“Zoolander,” “Sweet Home Alabama”),...

TV Review: Star studded cast shines in fast paced drama
TV Review: Star studded cast shines in fast paced drama "9-1-1"

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

“9-1-1” Cast: Angela Bassett (“American Horror Story,” “What’s Love Got to Do With It”), Peter Krause (“The Catch,” “Six Feet Under”), Connie Britton...

What to watch on TV this week: Holiday specials, Bill Nye, King Arthur and much more
What to watch on TV this week: Holiday specials, Bill Nye, King Arthur and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Dec 24, 2017

What to watch on TV for week of December 24 - December 30

7 reasons why ‘Die Hard’ is a Christmas movie
7 reasons why ‘Die Hard’ is a Christmas movie

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Fri, Dec 22, 2017

A heated debate takes place every year around Christmas time. It’s not about which relatives house you should visit for the holidays, it’s a topic with...

The Golden Controller Awards - The best console video games of 2017
The Golden Controller Awards - The best console video games of 2017

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Dec 19, 2017

What a great year for the video game industry 2017 has been. Excellent titles, the emergence of VR, 4K beginning to make its way to the mainstream, and...

What to watch on TV this week: ‘A Christmas Story Live,' a Will Smith film debuts on Netflix, and much more
What to watch on TV this week: ‘A Christmas Story Live,' a Will Smith film debuts on Netflix, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Dec 17, 2017

Sunday  “A Christmas Story Live” (6 p.m., Fox, Special Event) - A live musical adaptation of the iconic film and Broadway production about an...

The best and worst television shows of 2017 (and the biggest surprises)
The best and worst television shows of 2017 (and the biggest surprises)

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sat, Dec 16, 2017

What an incredible year for TV! With more than 500 new and returning programs airing in 2017, there was a little bit of something for every type of...

What to watch on TV this week:A Bachelor preview and much more
What to watch on TV this week:A Bachelor preview and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Dec 10, 2017

Sunday  “Outlander” (6 p.m., Starz, Season Finale) - Claire is forced to play a game of cat and mouse with an old adversary as she searches for...

TV Talk - New meteorologist joins KOAA
TV Talk - New meteorologist joins KOAA

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Dec 10, 2017

KOAA-TV viewers will notice a new face during news broadcast starting on Monday. That’s when Jeff Matthews makes his debut with the local NBC...

Q&A with head judge of 'Top Chef: Colorado,' premiering Thursday on Bravo with Brother Luck
Q&A with head judge of 'Top Chef: Colorado,' premiering Thursday on Bravo with Brother Luck

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Thu, Dec 7, 2017

"Top Chef: Colorado" Head judges:   Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, Gail Simmons, Graham Elliot Guest judges:   Curtis Stone, Richard...

TV Talk - “The Twilight Zone” gets a reboot, “Undercover High” has a new premiere date, and the nominees for the Critics Choice Awards are announced
TV Talk - “The Twilight Zone” gets a reboot, “Undercover High” has a new premiere date, and the nominees for the Critics Choice Awards are announced

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Dec 6, 2017

Jordan Peele heads to “The Twilight Zone” Today CBS announced the latest addition to its CBS All Access streaming service, a reboot of the popular...

What to watch:  ‘Top Chef: Colorado’ premieres, Psych’ gets a movie, and much more
What to watch: ‘Top Chef: Colorado’ premieres, Psych’ gets a movie, and much more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Dec 3, 2017

Sunday  “The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special” (7 p.m., CBS, Special Event) - The 50th anniversary of Carol Burnett’s iconic variety series...

Terrones blog: A lifelong sports fan questions why he’s still “rooting for laundry”
Terrones blog: A lifelong sports fan questions why he’s still “rooting for laundry”

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Fri, Dec 1, 2017

January 25, 1998 is a day I will remember for the rest of my life. That’s the day the Denver Broncos beat the 11-point favorite Green Bay Packers in...

What to watch on TV this week: The Flash gets married, Christmas specials abound and more
What to watch on TV this week: The Flash gets married, Christmas specials abound and more

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Sun, Nov 26, 2017

Sunday  “Miss Universe Pageant” (6 p.m., Fox, Special Event) - Steve Harvey hosts the iconic pageant, which features nearly 100 women from around...

TV Talk: Matt Meister returns to Colorado Springs news
TV Talk: Matt Meister returns to Colorado Springs news

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

KXRM/Fox 21 recently announced that chief meteorologist Justin Chambers was leaving the station for a new job in Nashville. Today they named his...

Product review - Video game consoles take the next step forward with the Xbox One X
Product review - Video game consoles take the next step forward with the Xbox One X

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Xbox One X Launch Date: 11/7/17 What’s in the box: Xbox One X console, wireless controller, AC power cable, 14-day Xbox Live Gold trial, 1 month Xbox...

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

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Nov 20, 2017

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 Sun, Nov 19, 2017

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...

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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.