Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans play good killer/bad killer in “The Gray Man.”

What we're watching: Ryan Gosling takes on Chris Evans in 'Gray' battle of killers

What our critics are watching this week.

Neal Justin: Snubs and surprises of the 2022 Emmy nominations

July 14
“Abbott Elementary” creator and star Quinta Brunson has earned three Emmy nominations — outstanding comedy series, lead actress in a comedy and
"Abbott Elementary" was one of the new shows that resonated with Television Academy voters.

Dave Chappelle announces Minneapolis pop-up shows at First Avenue, Varsity Theater

July 19
Dave Chappelle
The comedian will perform at least three times this week in Twin Cities.
TV & Media
July 22
A scene from ‘Light & Magic’

'Light & Magic' TV series celebrates the unsung heroes of 'Star Wars'

What TV critic Neal Justin is watching this week.
TV & Media
July 21
At the show last night at Varsity Theater, Dave Chappelle spent much of his time talking about the anger he has stirred up in the past year.

Review: Dave Chappelle's superstar status doesn't justify superhigh prices

The comedian returned to Minneapolis under a cloud of controversy.
TV & Media
July 21
Andy Voyen, a real estate agent from the Twin Cities, is among the five male contestants on “Love Island USA.”

Neal Justin: 'Love Island USA,' featuring a Minnesota hottie, is more raunch than romance

Some dating shows seem to get their inspiration from Hustler magazine.
TV & Media
July 20
A woman in line for Dave Chappelle’s show at the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis on Wednesday evening had a heated exchange with protesters who viewe

Trans rights protesters heat up the scene outside relocated Chappelle show

Comedian's appearance was moved from First Avenue to the Varsity Theater amid backlash over perceived transphobia in his act.
TV & Media
July 19
“60 Minutes” correspondent Bill Whitaker says the CBS show gives him “the luxury of time and resources” and he gets to travel the world. But h

For Bill Whitaker, '60 Minutes' continues to tick

But the newsmagazine correspondent admits his brief stint on "Jeopardy" has made him more visible.
TV & Media
July 15
Don McLean

'American Pie' documentary spotlights the role of Clear Lake, Iowa, in the day the music died

What TV critic Neal Justin is watching this week.
TV & Media
July 14
Wyn Starks

Minneapolis singer Wyn Starks moves Sofia Vergara to tears on 'America's Got Talent'

The pop-soul singer moved on to the next round on the hit NBC series.
TV & Media
July 13
John Cho and Mia Isaac are a father and daughter on a road trip in “Don’t Make Me Go.”

John Cho goes on a memorable road trip in 'Don't Make Me Go'

What our critics are watching this week.
July 8
This undated image released by HBO shows the cast of the hit series, “The Sopranos,” with Tony Sirico at left. Sirico died at age 79.

Tony Sirico, the actor who played Paulie 'Walnuts' on 'The Sopranos,' dies at 79

The actor was best known as loyal gangster Paulie "Walnuts" Gualtieri in the HBO drama.
Music
July 8
Mandy Moore

'This Is Us' star Mandy Moore talks about the tricky sleepless balance of motherhood and music

The expectant mom's concert tour is canceled.
TV & Media
July 8
Lana Condor plays a teenage ghost in the supernatural comedy series “Boo, Bitch.”

TV's hot streak of high school comedies continues with Netflix ghost series

What TV critic Neal Justin is watching this week.
TV & Media
July 7
Michael Bruner, a contestant in Season 24’s “Big Brother,” has been a fanatic of the reality show since he was 8.

Minnesota attorney checks into the 'Big Brother' house

The long-running reality series gets off to a slow start in its 24th season.
TV & Media
July 7
Steve Harvey will return as host of “Celebrity Family Feud” when Season 8 kicks off July 10.

Neal Justin: The best and worst of ABC's summer game shows

The network continues to lean on the genre during its slow period.
Music
July 7
Chaka Khan

'Women Who Rock' docuseries celebrates 'camaraderie and sisterhood'

Chaka Khan, Pat Benatar, Heart and more riff on their careers and others' in the new four-episode Epix series helmed by Minneapolis-raised director Jessica Hopper.
TV & Media
July 6
Paul Walter Hauser, left, and Taron Egerton in “Black Bird,” which drops Friday on Apple TV Plus.

What we're watching: Crime drama 'Black Bird' takes deep dive into mind of murderer

What our critics are watching this week.
TV & Media
July 5
Eduardo Franco, with his trademark extra-long hair, is the tension-release valve in “Stranger Things.”

Franco delivers pizza and comic relief in 'Stranger Things'

The newbie in the Netflix show plays a delivery guy who is a a sweet stoner.
TV & Media
July 1
Chris Pratt plays Navy SEAL James Reece in the eight-episode Amazon series “The Terminal List.”

Chris Pratt is deadly dull in 'The Terminal List'

What TV critic Neal Justin is watching this week.
TV & Media
June 30
Tom Barnard has been with the classic rock station KQRS since 1986.

Tom Barnard leaving KQRS morning show

He plans to sign off on Dec. 23.
TV & Media
June 30
Mona Haydar and Sebastian Robins in “The Great Muslim American Road Trip.” The show debuts Tuesday on PBS.

3 new series let you take the great American road trip without leaving home

See the sights if high gas prices have you stuck at home.
TV & Media
June 29
Hobie Artigue’s last day as a sports reporter on Fox 9 was Tuesday.

TV sports personalities Hobie Artigue and Andy McDonnell depart Twin Cities airwaves

The Fox 9 reporter's last day was Tuesday and the KARE 11 anchor left June 5.