Category Archives: TV Special

Jesus Trejo: Stay at Home Son (2020) Rated NR

Comedian Jesus Trejo is an only child of immigrant parents, and that shapes the way he learns lessons while seeking parental approval. Starring Jesus Trejo. I honestly enjoyed his show. It’s cleaner than other comic bits. He has the self-deprecating … Continue reading

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Merle Haggard: Salute to A Country Legend (2020) Rated TV-PG

This TV special gives us the highlights from the one night concert on Merle Haggard’s 80th birthday showcasing his music. Starring Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, and Billy Gibbons. This TV special is just a concert of Haggard’s music performed by … Continue reading

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A&E Biography: Kenny Rogers (2020) Rated TV-PG

A biography of Kenny Rogers, where friends and family are interviewed mixed with his farewell performance in Nashville, Tennessee. Starring Charles Esten, Idina Menzel, and Dolly Parton. This is a wonderful look back at the life and career of Kenny … Continue reading

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Biography: Jeff Foxworthy – Stand Up Guy (2019) Rated TV-PG

A documentary that showcases the life of Jeff Foxworthy as he gains success allowing “rednecks” to poke fun at themselves. Starring Larry Burns, Johnny Carson, and Bill Engvall. This documentary gives us a glimpse of who Jeff Foxworthy is – … Continue reading

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A Will & Grace-ful Goodbye (2020) Rated NR

A look back at the series of Will & Grace. Starring Eric McCormack, James Burrows, and Sean Hayes. This special gives us a look at the last table read for the series of Will & Grace. They look at the … Continue reading

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Bill Burr Presents: Jessica Kirson Talking to Myself (2019) Rated TV-MA

Kirson’s comedic special laughs about lesbian one-night stands and the misery of singing “Happy Birthday.” Starring Jessica Kirson and Joey Kola. I don’t think Kirson is funny. Her jokes tend to be about sex and body image. There were jokes that … Continue reading

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Michael Bublé’s Christmas in Hollywood (2015) Rated TV-PG

Michael Bublé celebrates the holiday season in this festive Christmas special. Starring Michael Bublé, Céline Dion, and Tori Kelly. I was not impressed with this Christmas special. I didn’t enjoy the song choices by most of the guest performers. However, … Continue reading

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Christmas Under the Stars (BYU) Rated NR

The tv series Christmas Under the Stars is a concert series of musicians singing both songs for the season and their own chart toppers. Starring Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Jordan Smith, Kurt Bestor, and Laura Cooksey. This is a … Continue reading

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Gary Owen: #DoinWhatIDo (2019) Rated TV-MA

Gary Owen’s comedy special bridges the gap between black and white cultures in his home and on social media. Starring Gary Owen. Owen tells stories about his life in the military, his career as a wrestler, his friendship with Kevin … Continue reading

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Christmas TV History: Christmas In July

This is the fourth year in which I participated in Joanna Wilson’s Christmas In July questionnaire from her blog, Christmas TV History. Wilson offers this questionnaire every year; anyone can participate. Every year the questionnaire focuses on Christmas entertainment in … Continue reading

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