18 April 2024
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What’s on TV This Week: The Annual CMA Awards and ‘The Curse’

Between community, cable and streaming, the trendy tv panorama is an enormous one. Listed below are among the exhibits, specials and flicks coming to TV this week, Nov. 6-Nov. 12. Particulars and instances are topic to alter.

FRIENDS MARATHON starting at 10 p.m. on Nickelodeon. I can simply say that Chandler Bing is certainly one of my favourite fictional characters of all time — so final week’s information of the demise of Matthew Perry (the actor who portrayed him on “Buddies”) was particularly devastating. Although sudden, stunning and heartbreaking, I’m going to attempt to give attention to Perry’s reward that retains on giving. This sitcom marathon begins with “The One With the Child on the Bus” (no rationalization on this wanted) and goes into the wee hours of the morning. Please learn this subsequent sentence in Chandler Bing’s iconic intonation: May I be anymore grateful that this present exists?

BEAT BOBBY FLAY: HOLIDAY THROWDOWN 9 p.m. on Meals. The chef Bobby Flay has been beating most individuals he goes up in opposition to on his long-running competitors present and I’m certain nothing goes to alter throughout this vacation themed present (returning for a second season). The “Vacation Throwdown” spinoff begins with a Thanksgiving- episode, the place Flay will compete in opposition to the cooks Darnell Ferguson and Bryan and Michael Voltaggio (who’re brothers) to make one of the best Thanksgiving meal.

STAND UP & SHOUT 9 p.m. on HBO. That is just like the film “Fame” for a contemporary period. As an alternative of happening within the Nineteen Eighties at New York Excessive Faculty of Performing Arts, this film, a documentary, follows college students on the Hill-Freedman World Academy who’re taught how one can write and produce unique songs — and naturally, carry out them. It additionally touches on the constructive results that music training can have on a group.

THE 57TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS 8 p.m. on ABC. Seize your cowboy boots and prepare for performances of “Leave Me Again” (Kelsea Ballerini), “White Horse” (Chris Stapleton), “Where the Wild things Are” (Luke Combs), amongst others, as Nation Music Awards presenters hand out honors for entertainer of the yr, album of the yr and extra.

REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 8 p.m. on NBC. NBC’s Lester Holt, Kristen Welker and Hugh Hewitt are set to average the third Republican debate of this election cycle, broadcast dwell from Miami. As of the time of publication, Governor Ron DeSantis, former Governor Nikki Haley, Vivek Ramaswamy, former Governor Chris Christie and Senator Tim Scott have certified to take part. There are fewer candidates this time round as Republican Nationwide Committee has raised the brink for qualifying by way of each polling numbers and the variety of donors.

YOU WERE MY FIRST BOYFRIEND 9 p.m. on HBO. In a method much like the quirky “PEN15,” this documentary(ish) function, exhibits the filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo reliving among the defining moments of her lower than best teenage years via re-creations of scenes with herself and actors. She additionally tracks down previous mates and enemies with the last word objective of self-acceptance.

HAIRSPRAY (1988) 9 p.m. on TCM. Although I can’t assist however be keen on Zac Efron as Hyperlink Larkin within the 2007 version of this movie, I can admire the unique as properly. The film follows the Baltimore teenager, Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake), who will get an enormous break in her goals of stardom when she is employed onto “The Corny Collins Present.” She begins a romance with Hyperlink (on this case, Michael St. Gerard) and fights to combine the present. John Waters directs in what could also be certainly one of his most tame productions (most of his different motion pictures are rated X, however that is PG).

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S ROMEO AND JULIET (1996) 9 p.m. on TCM. This Baz Luhrmann rendition of the basic story takes place far-off from Europe and is as a substitute set within the fictional Verona Seaside, Calif., and the Capulets and the Montagues aren’t warring households, however rival gangs. The film “invents a complete new vocabulary for a narrative of star-crossed younger love,” Janet Maslin wrote in her New York Instances evaluate. “It requires pink hair, screaming billboards, tabloid tv tales, music-video modifying and a little bit sizzling canine shack known as Rosencrantzky’s on Verona Seaside.”

ALBERT BROOKS: DEFENDING MY LIFE 8 p.m. on HBO. Albert Brooks is perhaps finest recognized for the 1987 movie “Broadcast Information,” which earned him an Academy Award nomination, however his directing, appearing and comedy profession has been nothing if not various. From voice appearing on “The Simpsons” and “Discovering Nemo,” to his roles in “Drive” and “Taxi Driver,” Brooks has performed a little bit little bit of all the things. This documentary contains a take a look at Brooks’s profession from the angle of castmates, family and friends, in addition to Brooks himself.

THE CURSE 10 p.m. on Showtime. Are Nathan Fielder and Emma Stone a pair I actually noticed appearing collectively? Probably not. Am I right here for it? Completely. This comedy follows husband and spouse Asher (Fielder) and Whitney (Stone) as they wrestle to conceive a child beneath the shadow of a supposed curse — all of this taking place because the couple star in a “Love It or Record It”-type HGTV present.