For the 27th season, this Emmy-winning competition series seems to be sticking to its tried-and-true formula. Eleven new teams start at Venice Beach, Calif., to begin a race around the world in the hopes of winning the million-dollar grand prize. First stop: Rio de Janeiro. And don’t worry, Phil Keoghan is back to greet contestants at the end of each leg of the race with those expressive eyebrows. Season premiere, Friday, Sept. 25, on CBS.
Archive for September, 2015
It doesn’t have the glamour or prestige of the Oscars or the Tonys, and locally it will have to compete with the Seahawks game, but if you love television you might want to tune in to see who wins. Andy Samberg (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) hosts. 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, on Fox.
Posted in tv, tagged amazon, bbc america, ellie kemper, emmy awards, jeffrey tambor, maura pfefferman, netflix, orphan black, tatiana maslany, tiny fey, transparent, tv, unbreakable kimmy schmidt on September 17, 2015| Leave a Comment »
The Emmys air at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, on Fox. Here are the nominees we’ll be cheering for most loudly.
Jeffrey Tambor – Character actor Tambor (known for “The Larry Sanders Show” and “Arrested Development”) was a revelation as transgender woman Maura Pfefferman in “Transparent,” a comedy series from Amazon.
‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ – Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) emerged from an underground bunker with a delightful burst of quirky humor in this Netflix fish-out-of-water comedy series, due in no small part to both Kemper and writer/producer Tina Fey.
Posted in tv, tagged amarillo, chicago, food network, route 66, santa monica, sixth season, steak eating contest, texas, the great food truck race, tv, tyler florence on September 13, 2015| Leave a Comment »
For the sixth season of this great mobile food competition, professional food-truck teams are traveling from Santa Monica to Chicago on Route 66. The remaining teams are in Amarillo, Texas, for a steak-eating contest. And don’t worry, Tyler Florence is still the host. 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, on the Food Network.
It began as a Web series and now this comedic history lesson is in its third season. For the uninitiated, host Derek Waters has inebriated guest narrators try to tell stories about American historical figures and events while actors re-enact the stories. The premiere revolves around New Jersey. 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, on Comedy Central.