America's Next Weatherman
There are meteorologists who provide their audience with in-depth information and perspective with their forecasts. And then there are the ones who seem to be all teeth, hair and form-fitting clothing. It's the latter group that makes up the satirical target of the new episode "Image Is Everything," which finds the aspiring weathercasters getting a makeover in the dark, then doing their best to impress in a 4KAST news fashion show for which the judges include special guest Brad Goreski ("Fashion Police").
Fox presents an extended preview of scenes from this heavily buzzed-about new fall horror spoof, as a killer targets the sisters of Kappa House at Wallace University some 20 years after a mysterious tragedy at the same school. Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin and Nasim Pedrad head the large ensemble cast.
Two-time Tony Award nominee Stark Sands (Broadway's "Kinky Boots") and Meagan Good ("Think Like a Man") share the leading roles in this series adaptation of a hit science-fiction film from Steven Spielberg about a futuristic man and a cop trying to stop crimes before they are committed. Wilmer Valderrama, Nick Zano and Laura Regan also star in this extended preview of the fall drama, due to premiere Sept. 21 on Fox.
This new medical procedural stars Morris Chestnut ("The Best Man") as Miami's top private pathologist, Beaumont Rosewood Jr., who helps a tough detective (newcomer Jana Lee Ortiz) uncover clues and solve crimes in this new series set to premiere Sept. 23 on Fox. Lorraine Toussaint ("Orange Is the New Black") also appears in this extended preview.
Fox has high hopes for this amiable new fall family sitcom starring John Stamos as Jimmy, a swinging middle-aged bachelor whose carefree life is completely upended when Gerald (Josh Peck), a young stranger, appears with two huge surprises: He's Jimmy's previously unknown son, and he's also the father of Jimmy's grandchild. Paget Brewster also stars in this extended preview for the new fall sitcom, which premieres Sept. 29.
Former Emmy nominees Rob Lowe and Fred Savage team up in this promising fall sitcom about an actor (Lowe) whose long-running TV legal drama gets the ax. With no other prospects, he moves back to his hometown to join his brother (Savage) in the real-world family law firm -- unfortunately Dean, the former star, can't shake off his flamboyant TV shenanigans while in the courtroom. This is an extended preview of the new series, which premieres Sept. 29 on Fox.
Filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev's 2014 documentary focuses on the people of State College, Pa., and how they react to the Penn State football scandal in the aftermath of coach Jerry Sandusky's arrest for child molestation in 2011. The film includes interviews with both diehard fans and members of the close-knit community, which struggles to redefine itself as the scandal taints head coach Joe Paterno, his staff, college administrators and, some say, the town itself.
Bob (voice of H. Jon Benjamin) doesn't have the same concept of romance that Linda (voice of John Roberts) does, leading to a disappointing time on the town for her, in "Adventures in Chinchilla-sitting." Back at home, mayhem erupts when Louise (voice of Kristen Schaal) fails to keep a close-enough eye on the chinchilla that's a school mascot. Dan Mintz and Eugene Mirman also are in the voice cast. Another episode follows.
The Great British Baking Show
The program begins its second season with "Cakes," not leaving much guesswork about what sort of edibles the 13 contenders tackle first in the kitchen. The surprises are in the making of the food, and sandwich cakes, angel food cakes and chocolate confections are the challenges in question. Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins return as the hosts, with Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood back as the judges who can dismiss more than one contestant at a time.
An Academy Award for best animated feature went to this dazzling 2003 box-office blockbuster from Pixar. A neurotic clownfish named Marlin (voice of Albert Brooks) teams up with a cheerful but scatterbrained blue tang fish named Dory (voice of Ellen DeGeneres in a comic tour-de-force) to search for his son (voice of Alexander Gould), who has been captured by a diver. Other voices include Geoffrey Rush, Allison Janney and Willem Dafoe.
A new 10-episode season opens as the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officers take on bear poachers, one of whom is noticeably inebriated. Officers catch another man with an outstanding warrant against him in the middle of an adult situation. Elsewhere, a rattlesnake catches an officer by surprise.
A clash of the top two teams in the NL Central is on tap tonight at Busch Stadium, where Jason Heyward and the St. Louis Cardinals close out a three-game home series against Pedro Alvarez and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Coming into this series, the division-leading Cards had gotten the better of the Bucs in the season series, winning seven of 13.