Stuck on the couch tonight? TimesReporter.com features editor Rex Huffman offers some TV viewing suggestions to help relieve the boredom:
It’s finally here … election night. You can tune to any of the broadcast networks – NBC, CBS, ABC, or Fox. as well as PBS, and the cable news channels, among them MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, for complete coverage of who will be become the next president of the United States. It could be a long night, or not, but presidential election coverage usually provides exciting and compelling viewing.
For those who find watching election coverage too intense, there are other alternatives. For instance, you can tune to TBS (seen on cable Channel 22) at 8 p.m. for an evening of “Big Bang Theory” episodes. First on the bill, an episode first shown Jan. 26, 2012, titled “The Beta Test Initiation.” In this episode, Penny and Leonard experiment with their new relationship.Also, Raj forms a bond with his phone’s virtual assistant.
If you just can’t wait for Christmas to get here, tune to the Hallmark Channel (seen on cable Channel 57) at 8 p.m. for “A Cookie Cutter Christmas,” a made-for-TV moving first shown in 2014). The plot focuses on two schoolteachers who take their rivalry to a new level while they scramble to win a holiday baking contest and the affections of a handsome single father. Featured in the cast are Erin Krakow, David Haydn-Jones, Alan Thicke, Jill Morrison, and Genea Charpentier.
Tune to Turner Classic Movies (cable Channel 50) at 9:15 p.m. for the 1943 film release“Saboteur.” Robert Cummings stars as an innocent man on the run who hunts wartime spies, and the pursuit takes them to the Statue of Liberty. Also in the cast are Priscilla Lane, Norman Lloyd, Otto Kruger, and Alan Baxter.