Chuck Barney East Bay Times Published 5:42 PM EST Nov 26, 2018 Deck the halls and rev up your DVR. The blizzard of holiday-themed TV fare is about to begin. As usual, programmers are making merry with a lineup full of specials, gooey movies and animated treats that mark the so-called most wonderful time of the year. To help you keep up, we’ve made a list – and checked it twice – of the notable shows airing through New Year’s Eve. With a few exceptions, we have listed only the initial telecasts. If you don’t spot a favorite here, consult your listings. Music and good cheer These are parades, celebrations, countdowns and specials: Wednesday “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” – The big tree in the Big Apple gets lit, with performances by Diana Ross, Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, John Legend, Martina McBride, Pentatonix, Kellie Pickler and more. (8 p.m., NBC). “A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy” – John … [Read more...] about Holiday TV 2018: Where and when to catch all your favorites
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Texas Republican Pete Sessions has represented a slice of Dallas and its suburbs in the U.S. House for two decades, breezing through most of his reelection campaigns, buoyed by the support of suburban conservatives who know Sessions as a reliable pragmatist and deft political navigator who can get things done in Washington. But since the seismic shift of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential win, the political establishment has had to adapt. In Sessions' case, he’s found himself fighting hard to defend his long-held seat against an unfamiliar, well-funded challenger: civil rights attorney and former NFL linebacker Colin Allred, a Democrat from Dallas with no political experience but an endorsement from former President Barack Obama. If Sessions defeats Allred, he will win a 12th term in Congress. He has become a leading voice since he was first elected in a differently drawn district in 1996, eventually rising to chair the powerful House Rules Committee. In 2010, as head of the … [Read more...] about Economy, Civility on Ballot in Key Dallas-Area House Fight
By Jeanne Jakle Updated 6:58 pm CDT, Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Emma Stone and Jonah Hill jump from the big to the small screen in 'Maniac.' Emma Stone and Jonah Hill jump from the big to the small screen in 'Maniac.' Photo: Michele K. Short /Netflix Jay Hernandez in that famed Ferrari in "Magnum P.I.' Jay Hernandez in that famed Ferrari in "Magnum P.I.' Photo: Karen Neal /CBS Melissa Roxburgh as Michaela, one of the bewildered passengers whose plane arrives five years after takeoff, in "Manifest." Melissa Roxburgh as Michaela, one of the bewildered passengers whose plane arrives five years after takeoff, in "Manifest." Photo: NBC David Giuntoli, James Roday and Romany Malco play buddies handling a crisis in 'A Million Little Things.' David Giuntoli, James Roday and Romany … [Read more...] about The 12 new TV shows you have to watch this fall
David Bauder, Ap Media Writer Updated 12:20 am CDT, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 FILE - In this July 29, 2013, file photo, Les Moonves arrives at the CBS, CW and Showtime TCA party at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. On Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, CBS said longtime CEO Les Moonves has resigned, just hours after more sexual harassment allegations involving the network's longtime leader surfaced. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) less FILE - In this July 29, 2013, file photo, Les Moonves arrives at the CBS, CW and Showtime TCA party at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. On Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, CBS said longtime CEO Les Moonves ... more Photo: Jordan Strauss, Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2017 file photo, Les Moonves, left, and his wife Julie Chen arrive for the Kennedy Center Honors gala dinner in Washington. Chen was absent from her talk CBS show, “The … [Read more...] about CBS sets aside $120 million for Moonves, but will he see it?
Updated 7:56 am CDT, Friday, September 7, 2018 FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2009 file photo, "Top Chef: Las Vegas" contestants Ashley Merriman, left, Mike Isabella, center, and Mattin Noblia cook during the presentation for "Top Chef: Las Vegas" at the NBC Universal Television Critics Association summer press tour in Pasadena, Calif. Isabella has filed for bankruptcy in the wake of a sexual harassment lawsuit that had a direct impact on sales and led to the Washington Nationals cutting ties with him. The Washington Post reports the Washington chef filed for bankruptcy protection for his businesses on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Former Mike Isabella Concepts manager, Chloe Caras, sued in March alleging the "Top Chef" alum and his partners touched her without permission and talked about her buttocks. less FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2009 file photo, "Top Chef: Las Vegas" contestants Ashley Merriman, left, Mike Isabella, center, and Mattin Noblia cook during the presentation for "Top … [Read more...] about Celebrity chef accused of harassment files for bankruptcy