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If We Controlled Your Remote… 6/29/17

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Kyle’s Choice

This seems to be the summer of the returning game show, and tonight ABC resurrects another competition series that I always looked forward to as a kid…Battle of the Network Stars. These days celebrities appear on all kinds of reality TV shows, but back in the day, it was a special treat to see a gathering of your favorite network stars battling it out in physical competitions. ABC has recruited 100 celebrities to form themed teams. Each week two of these teams will go head-to-head, competing in various sports. While some of the participants are veterans to the competition, for many this will be their first time.

The series is hosted by ESPN’s Mike Greenberg and Joe Tessitore, while Cassidy Hubbarth and Cari Champion will serve as sideline reporters. And serving as team captains are Super Bowl L winner DeMarcus Ware and MMA fighter/Olympian Ronda Rousey.

For tonight’s premiere, it’s a TV Sitcoms vs TV Kids battle, and it features actors from some of my favorite childhood sitcoms! The TV Sitcoms team includes Bronson Pinchot (Perfect Strangers), Tom Arnold (Roseanne), Dave Coulier (Full House), AJ Michalka (The Goldbergs), & Tracy Gold (Growing Pains). While the TV Kids team features Joey Lawrence (Blossom and Gimme a Break!), Corbin Bleu (High School Musical), Nolan Gould (Modern Family), and BoTNS veterans Lisa Whelchel & Kim Fields (The Facts of Life). Tonight these two teams will compete in golfing, rowing, swimming, playing tennis, doing a relay race, an obstacle course, and more. It should be a fun competition!

See which team takes home the win tonight on ABC at 9/8c.

I’ll also be watching/recording The Gong Show, Big Brother, Zoo, Hollywood Game Night, Hotel Transylvania: The Series, The Mist, and Queen of the South.

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If We Controlled Your Remote… 6/21/17

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Jenny’s Choice

I loved the first season and first half of the second season of To Tell the Truth. I never watched reruns of the original, but I love this new version, hosted by Anthony Anderson – and frankly, by his mother, who sits on the sidelines and interjects her own commentary. LOL The celebrities are usually fun to watch as they try to figure out who is lying and who is telling the truth. The best ones are usually the ones who really get into it. They don’t worry about what they look or sound like – they just let loose and have fun, really get into the spirit of the show.

On tonight’s episode, celebrities Justin Long, Arielle Kebbel, Nikki Glaser, and Kal Penn are presented with a variety of participants with interesting traits, from the only person in the world to bike to the South Pole, to the “Doggy Designer to the Stars,” as well as Usher’s choreographer.

See who is lying and who is telling the truth tonight on ABC at 10/9c.

I’ll also be watching/DVRing MasterChef, Big Star Little Star, Brother vs Brother, Cutthroat Kitchen, The F Word, Blood Drive, & Lip Sync Battle.
 
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If We Controlled Your Remote… 6/11/17

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Jenny’s Choice

It’s a new reality/game show block on ABC starting tonight, and I couldn’t be more excited. First up is the fourth season premiere of Celebrity Family Feud. My family and I love watching Family Feud. Our favorite hosts are Steve Harvey and, from way back when, Richard Dawson. Thankfully, Steve Harvey is the host of Celebrity Family Feud, because he makes this show fantastic. The celeb families are usually pretty fun too. Tonight’s first game features singer/American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson (along with her friends and family: sister Alyssa, friends Shane and Ashley, and personal assistant Tricia) and comedian Amy Schumer (along with friends and family: sister Kim, friend Kevin, brother Jason, and sister-in-law Cayce). The second game features DWTS winner Bindi Irwin (along with her family: mother Terri, brother Robert, and cousins Daniel and Sara) and actress Chrissy Metz from This Is Us (along with her family: mother Denise and sisters Monica, Morgana, and Abigail). The four of them will compete for their favorite charities.

Following that show is new series Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, which is a little like Shark Tank…but a lot more lively. In each episode, aspiring inventors will go head-to-head to win over a live studio audience to fund their ideas, products, or companies. The audience will vote to determine the winner of each head-to-head battle. In the end, Steve will present the inventors with a major dilemma. One of the inventors is allowed to cash out and walk away for a lesser amount. If they cash out, they can’t win the whole cash prize for that round. If they lost the crowd vote, then they’re better off. If not… Oops? Some of this week’s inventions are an all-in-one picture-hanging tool, vegan soaps, and a holistic soap that helps keep a woman’s private parts fresh and clean. (Wtf? LOL) This show could be a lot of fun, given that Steve Harvey is hosting. The previews I’ve seen have him laughing and having a lot of fun with some of the products. I’m hoping it’ll be really enjoyable!

Finally, The $100,000 Pyramid is back with Michael Strahan hosting. Pyramid is always one of my favorite game shows to watch on reruns, and I loved the first season of this one. So I’m excited to have it back for season 2 tonight. First up it’s actress Leslie Jones vs actor/musician LL Cool J. The second episode features host Tom Bergeron vs singer Jennifer Nettles. Both episodes should be fun to watch, but I think Tom and Jennifer will play a better game. Guess I’ll see if I’m right!

Catch all the fun and excitement tonight on ABC starting at 8/7c.

I’ll also be watching/DVRing Guy’s Grocery Games & Food Network Star.

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If We Controlled Your Remote… 5/18/17

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Kyle’s Choice

Last week’s episode of Grey’s Anatomy was explosive…literally. The doctors were working on two people whose car had been driven off a cliff. As Stephanie Edwards tended to the male, Keith, the female regained consciousness and told the doctors that a man had kidnapped her at knife-point and planned to rape her. Bailey sounded the alarm and initiated a lockdown, but Keith held his knife to Edwards’s neck and demanded she help him escape. The pair ended up locked in a corridor along with a young girl, with sealed security doors preventing them from leaving. While Keith was distracted trying to find a way out, Edwards set him on fire. After struggling, he collapsed by a large tank of flammable liquid. Edwards ran to move the body, but there was a huge explosion. Meanwhile, Owen’s sister was found alive in Germany and was going to be transferred to Grey Sloan once she made it stateside. And Alex Karev managed to track down Jo’s abusive husband and imagined various scenarios playing out exacting his revenge, but all of them ended badly for him, and he ultimately did nothing to the man.

Did Edwards survive? Who was harmed and/or killed in that massive explosion? This seems like the way you would end a season, but we still have one more episode, so can we expect to be left with an even bigger shocker tonight? Will we meet some of the firefighters from the newly announced Grey’s spin-off series as they deal with the explosion?

On tonight’s season finale, “Ring of Fire,” the doctors’ lives are at risk after a dangerous patient escapes the hospital room. Meanwhile, Alex makes a hard choice in his relationship with Jo; and Meredith has some big news for Nathan, bringing things to a turning point.

See how the season ends tonight on ABC at 8/7c.

I’ll also be watching/recording The Amazing Race, The Blacklist, MasterChef: Junior.

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If We Controlled Your Remote… 5/17/17

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Kyle’s Choice

Tonight, ABC’s Wednesday comedies have their season finales, and for two of tonight’s shows, that means high school graduations. On The Goldbergs, it’s Erica who’s graduating, and on Modern Family, both Manny and Luke will be finishing up their high school experiences. Both of these series have already been picked up for next season (Modern Family for two more seasons!). I can’t imagine these shows without Erica, Luke, or Manny, but I’m sure the writers will find some way to ensure that these characters’ post-graduation activities cause them to remain close to home. I always enjoy these family comedy season finales, as there’s usually some sort of big family event tied into them. However, I will really miss these shows over the summer!

On tonight’s The Goldbergs finale, “Graduation Day,” graduation day is quickly approaching, and Erica cannot wait to get out of the house, until it dawns on her how much Beverly’s love means to her. Meanwhile, Barry’s plans for himself and Lainey turn to dust; and Dana makes a surprise visit just as Adam and Jackie officially become a couple.

Later, on tonight’s Modern Family finale, “The Graduates,” Javier shows up for Manny’s high-school graduation and takes him out for a wild night of celebration, but Jay must step in to pick up the pieces. Meanwhile, the rest of the Pritchett clan get ready for Luke and Manny’s big day.

To check out the graduations, tune in to ABC at 8/7c & 9/8c.

I’ll also be watching/recording Speechless, Downward Dog, Designated Survivor, Survivor, The 100, Fargo, and Archer.
 
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