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Fall TV preview 2016: 6 worst new network shows
"Conviction" and "Pure Genius" sink to the bottom of the prime-time barrel this fall. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Each season provides no shortage of candidates for spots at the bottom of the prime-time barrel. In no particular order, here are the rank rookies of the fall season. These are the noxious, hold-your-nose, avoid-at-all-costs, call-the-EPA stinkers: "Notorious" (ABC): "Ludicrous" would be a better title for this witless drama based on the lives of cable news producer Wendy Walker and lawyer Mark Geragos. "Pure Genius" (CBS): For a show about super-smart doctors at a super-smart medical facility, it's pretty dumb . . . and smug . . . and stilted. "Timeless" (NBC): The producers might wish they could travel back in time and start with building material sturdier than cardboard. "Man With a Plan" (CBS): The likable Matt LeBlanc is the man stuck in a thoroughly unlikable comedy. "The Great Indoors" (CBS): Where stale jokes meet stereotypes. "Conviction" (ABC): The insipid drama about a former first daughter may be in last place in terms of quality this fall.
-1 points by The Plain Dealer | NBC Television network Autumn CBS American Broadcasting Company English-language films Producer Soap opera
Weekend weather: What you need to know for every activity you have planned
This past week’s weather has been influenced by that storm known as Hermine. She’s gone now. This is the final weekend of the year with a 7 p.m. hour sunset. We’re losing daylight at just about the fastest rate of the entire year. Over the next two weeks, 40 minutes of possible sunlight will fade […]
38 points by The Boston Globe | Sunday Saturday Weekend Sun Workweek Autumn Beach Humidity
A 'Riot' of 'Color': Top 10 concerts for fall
The festival season still has a few cards left to play, but most of the must-see shows are moving indoors as autumn arrives. Here are 10 shows worth checking out:
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Autumn Ice hockey
Rosé wine color spills from table to decor and fashion
We have begun to think sophisticated pinks.         
628 points by Arizona Republic | Pink Color Hue Magenta Steven Tyler Color space Color wheel Autumn
Where to find New England’s fall color off the beaten path
The Northeast's fall foliage dazzles locals and draws millions of tourists, but many flock to the same tired vantage points.
16 points by The Denver Post | Autumn Massachusetts New England Leaf Autumn leaf color Rhode Island Connecticut Simsbury Connecticut
Critics’ Choice Awards Reveal Most Exciting New Series Honorees
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) has voted to determine the honorees for the Critics’ Choice Awards’ Most Exciting New Series of fall 2016. The winners are selected and voted on by the BTJA based on pilots, early episodes and trailers for any show premiering after July 1. In alphabetical order, the honorees are: –... Read more »
139 points by Variety | Santa Monica California Autumn Film criticism Primetime Emmy Award 20th Century Fox Emmy Award Journalist Minority Report
Box Office: Tom Hanks’ ‘Sully’ Set to Land With Moderate $25 Million
Tom Hanks’ “Sully” is set to easily win the weekend’s domestic box office with about $25 million at around 3,400 locations. Warner Bros. is opening “Sully” seven and a half years after Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger successfully landed a US Airways jet in the Hudson River. Clint Eastwood directed from a script by Todd Komarnicki, based on... Read more »
69 points by Variety | American film actors American television actors Autumn Steven Spielberg Clint Eastwood Warner Bros. Academy Award for Best Actor New Line Cinema
ABC renews ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Scandal,’ and ‘How to Get Away With Murder’
Great news, TGIT fans: ABC has given early renewals to Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal
-2 points by Boston Herald | Autumn Season American Broadcasting Company
Oregon authorities offer $500 reward after 2 elk shot
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Oregon State Police are offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect or suspects involved in the shootings of two elk in a northern Oregon wildlife area. KATU-TV reports ( ) that the first elk was found Sunday in the White ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Portland Oregon Cattle Season United States Oregon Washington Autumn Rob Schneider
When will fall foliage reach its peak? It depends on the weather
Autumn arrived at 10:21 a.m. Thursday. So when will peak fall foliage arrive? That depends on the weather. Both the timing and brilliance of leaves' color changes depend on temperature and precipitation, and not just current conditions. It can be difficult to forecast the peak and intensity of...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Autumn leaf color Autumn Leaf Plant physiology Great Smoky Mountains Northeastern United States Plant morphology Weather
It's pumpkin spice latte season! (video)
Fall is in the air, that wonderful time of year when all your pumpkin spice fantasies become reality! Watch video CLEVELAND, OH -- It's the first day of fall, which means leaves will turn from green to autumn shades, the air will get a little brisker, and your grocery store's shelves will transform into a wonderland of pumpkin spice products! From coffee to cookies, popcorn to Peeps - you don't have to go a meal without that magical combination of seasoning across your tongue. Although it'll be gone as soon as Old Man Winter appears, that means that we can start obsessing over peppermint! Gaze in wonder at the world of pumpkin spice dreams in the video above.
47 points by The Plain Dealer | Winter Season Autumn Autumn leaf color Grocery store Safeway Inc. 2005 albums
It's the Autumn Equinox, and we're going to reach 84 degrees
This year we are 15 percent warmer than the average high temperature on the Autumn Equinox in Cleveland. CLEVELAND, Ohio - It's the first day of astronomical Fall (as opposed to meteorological Fall which begins Sept 1.), and we're going to reach a steamy 84 degrees in Cleveland. But what's normal for us on the Autumn Equinox? Nothing near where we are this year. The 2000-2015 average high temperature is 71.6 degrees, and the average low temperature is 53.6 degrees. This year? We are going to reach 84 degrees, which is 17 percent warmer than average. Even our low temperature was much warmer than average, with this morning's low of 62 degrees -- over 15 percent hotter than average. Kelly Reardon,  Now, the Autumn Equinox changes between Sept. 22 and 23. The record high temperature for Sept. 22 is 92 degrees, set in 1895 - thankfully we're not quite there. The record high temperature for Sept. 23 is 89 degrees, set in 2010, not too far from what we're going to reach today. This is following the trend of August tying the hottest on record for Cleveland. August 2016 tied for the hottest on record for Cleveland, matching the previous record set in 1947 This hot weather is also expected to suppress the vibrant fall foliage colors we normally get to enjoy. Fall foliage prediction 2016: Less vibrant colors expected due to hot summer and heavy drought What do you think? Do you love or hate this hot weather? Keep checking for twice daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
3 points by The Plain Dealer | Season Autumn leaf color Autumn Sun Meteorology Weather Anticyclone 1969
Private wells in Northeast US coming up empty amid drought
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Private wells across the Northeastern United States are drying up in the face of a punishing drought that has lasted for much of the summer.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | New York Autumn Autumn leaf color Paris
Familiarity rules TV networks’ new fall seasons
So how are the networks trying to get viewers excited about the new fall season? The same way Hollywood studios court moviegoers: remakes.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Damon Wayans Dennis Quaid Fox Broadcasting Company CBS Time travel Autumn American film actors Shonda Rhimes
‘Mistresses’ Canceled by ABC After Four Seasons
“Mistresses” has been cancelled, Variety has learned, and the soapy summer drama will not be returning for a fifth season. The fourth season wrapped up this week with the September 6th finale ultimately serving as the series finale. Created by K.J. Steinberg, “Mistresses” is based on the U.K. series of the same name. Over the... Read more »
368 points by Variety | Episode Autumn Lost