Updated 9:20 am PST, Sunday, December 23, 2018 Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a meeting of a youth organisation founded by his elder son Bilal Erdogan and his friends, in Istanbul Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Erdogan said Friday the United States decided to withdraw troops from Syria after he reassured U.S. President Donald Trump that Turkey could eradicate the remnants of Islamic State group from the country with logistical help from Washington.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool) less Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a meeting of a youth organisation founded by his elder son Bilal Erdogan and his friends, in Istanbul Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Erdogan said Friday the United ... more Photo: AP Photo: AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 … [Read more...] about Turkey opens probe of actors’ alleged TV insults of Erdogan
Sunday“Watership Down” (Netflix, Mini-series Premiere) - Set in the idyllic rural landscape of southern England, this tale of adventure, courage, and survival follows a band of rabbits on their flight from the intrusion of man and the certain destruction of their home. Led by a stouthearted pair of brothers, they journey forth from their native Sandleford Warren through the harrowing trials posed by predators and adversaries, towards a promised land and a more perfect society.“The Year: 2018” (8 p.m., ABC, End of Year Special) - A recap of the year, including its biggest names, hottest trends and lowest moments.Monday“Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders” (6:15 p.m., ESPN) - The Broncos take on the Raiders at Oakland-Alameda Coliseum.“It’s a Wonderful Life” (7 p.m., NBC) - Frank Capra’s classic stars Oscar nominee James Stewart as George Bailey, a decent small town banker who learns what life would have been like if he’d … [Read more...] about What to watch on TV this week: Talking rabbits, holiday specials and a lot more
Kirkland Crawford Detroit Free Press Published 5:55 AM EST Dec 23, 2018 Detroit Red Wings (15-17-5, 35 points) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (23-10-2, 48 points) When: 7:30 p.m. Where: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto. TV: Fox Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1; other radio affiliates). Game notes: The Wings are playing their second in as many days, and face their longtime Original Six rivals. Detroit fell to Florida, 2-1, Saturday afternoon at Little Caesars Arena. The Leafs are also playing a back-to-back. It was about 2½ weeks ago in Toronto where Dylan Larkin scored in overtime to beat the Leafs, 5-4. More: Red Wings' lack of goals taking toll on Thomas Vanek, teammates Twitter updates Live updates for mobile users. … [Read more...] about Detroit Red Wings vs. Toronto Maple Leafs: Time, TV, radio
Kirkland Crawford Detroit Free Press Published 5:55 AM EST Dec 23, 2018 Detroit Pistons (15-15) vs. Atlanta Hawks (8-23) When: 4 p.m. Where: Little Caesars Arena. TV: Fox Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1; other radio affiliates). Game notes: It's the last game before Christmas for the Pistons, who some would think are getting a gift-wrapped offering with the Hawks in town. Atlanta has won just three out of 17 times away from home, the latest coming Friday at Madison Square Garden. Rookie Trae Young leads the Hawks with 15.5 points per game. The Pistons won in Atlanta, 124-109, on Nov. 9; Andre Drummond had 23 points and 11 rebounds. More: How Luke Kennard can end slump as fifth starter Twitter updates Live updates for mobile users. … [Read more...] about Detroit Pistons vs. Atlanta Hawks: Time, TV, radio, etc.
Chuck Barney, East Bay Times Published 4:01 AM EST Dec 23, 2018 SUNDAY ■“The Simpsons,” believe it or not, is turning 30. As part of the celebration, the show’s hilarious 1989 Christmas special, “Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire,” is back. It was the first full-length episode of “The Simpsons” to ever air. (8 p.m., Fox). ■“Marilyn Monroe for Sale” revisits the life of one of the silver screen’s most beloved icons by way of her most personal possessions. The documentary follows a 2016 auction in Los Angeles where some of her costumes, letters and clothes fetched more than $11 million in sales. (9 p.m., Smithsonian). ■“Madam Secretary” reaches its milestone 100th episode with a two-parter that echoes some real-life headlines. Elizabeth bumps heads with a U.S. governor over the state’s new policy of separating unauthorized immigrants from their children. (8:30 p.m., CBS). MONDAY ■Up … [Read more...] about TV highlights for the week of Dec. 23-29