Tuned In Journal

TV Q&A: That's a Wrap

Tuesday, 25 August 2020 12:00 AM Written by

It's the end of the line for my Tuned In column, TV Q&A column and blog in the Post-Gazette, but I'll still be answering TV questions every Wednesday at Triblive.com, which will also carry my Friday column and a weekly viewing tip on Sunday.

Feel free to send your queries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Thank you for reading and especially for all your questions. The column wouldn't have worked without your input. 

Sincerely,

Rob Owen

'Phineas and Ferb' return in another movie adventure

Monday, 24 August 2020 12:00 AM Written by

 

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Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh, creators of the animated 2007-15 Disney Channel series revisit stepbrothers Phineas (voice of Vincent Martella) and Ferb (David Errigo Jr. taking over the role from Thomas Sangster) as they set out to rescue their older sister, Candace (Ashley Tisdale), after she’s abducted by aliens in “Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe” (streaming Friday on Disney+).

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TV Q&A with Rob Owen

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This week's TV Q&A (after the "Read more" jump below) responds to questions about “NCIS,” language on TV, feedback and voice mail of the week. As always, thanks for reading and keep the questions coming.

-- Rob Owen, Post-Gazette TV writer

'Dead Pixels' disappoints on The CW

Monday, 17 August 2020 12:00 AM Written by

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Though I find it boring as can be, my kids enjoy watching YouTube videos of other people playing video games. I suppose “Dead Pixels” (8 and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, The CW) might be for those entertainment consumers – and those alone.

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Forget Netflix’s “Tiger King.” Move over, HBO’s “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark.” Showtime’s “Love Fraud” (9 p.m. Aug. 30) is the year’s most engrossing true crime docu-series.

“Love Fraud” tells the story of Richard Scott Smith, a con man who duped more than a dozen women, some of whom he was married to simultaneously. Now the women, with the assistance of a crusty, female Kansas City bounty hunter, have banded together, set up a website to warn other women and attempt to track down Smith before he can upend the lives of more women.

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TV Q&A: 'The Tonight Show,' 'Lights Out' and local TV news

Thursday, 13 August 2020 12:00 AM Written by

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TV Q&A with Rob Owen

Submit a question to TV Q&A by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (include your first name and location).

This week's TV Q&A (after the "Read more" jump below) responds to questions about “The Tonight Show,” “Lights Out” and local TV news. As always, thanks for reading and keep the questions coming.

-- Rob Owen, Post-Gazette TV writer

'Saved by the Bell' revival actually looks funny

Monday, 10 August 2020 02:19 PM Written by

 

NBC's "Saved by the Bell" gets revisited in a sequel series coming to streaming service Peacock (see trailer above). And it actually looks funny.

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