Subject: Re: Today's premieres and other notes (Friday, Feb. 9)
On 2018-02-09 19:27:34 +0000, Robin Miller said:
> The Ritual (movie) (3:01 am, Netflix)
> Reuniting after the tragic death of their best mate, four old friends
> from university set out to hike through the Scandinavian wilderness.
> But a wrong turn leads them into the dark and mysterious forests of
> Norse legend, where an ancient evil still exists and stalks them at
> every turn. Starring Arsher Ali, Francesca Mula, Hilary Reeves, Jacob
> James Beswick, Kerri McLean, Maria Erwolter, Matthew Needham, Paul
> Reid, Peter Liddell, Rafe Spall, Rob James-Collier, and Sam Troughton.
Based on the cast, I'm guessing British. I may eventually get to this...
> When We First Met (movie) (3:01 am, Netflix)
> Groundhog Day-like story finds Adam Devine given multiple chances to
> woo the girl of his dreams (Alexandra Daddario) before she marries
> someone else.
> XXIII Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony (special) (8-11 pm, NBC)
> Tape-delayed broadcast is hosted by Katie Couric. The ceremony will
> also stream live online earlier in the day.
> Separated at Birth (movie) (8 pm, LMN)
> Lucy Pierce discovers she was abducted as a child and tracks down her
> biological mother, a criminal prosecutor running for Governor of
> Pennsylvania. The family reunion spirals out of control as Lucy faces
> the jealousy of her newfound sister and finds herself in the middle of
> a police investigation. Paige Turco, Brittany Allen, Dominique
> Provost-Chalkley, Jayne Heitmeyer, and Carrie-Lynn Neales star.
I like the cast. But the promo ad and the subject matter are a turn
off. I suppose I'll watch, but I'm not sure....
> Tomorrow's advance notes
> The Wrong Nanny (movie) (8 pm, Lifetime Channel)
> When adopted Blake McGill finally finds her birth mother, Stella
> Armstrong, and discovers she has the picture perfect family life with a
> loving husband and newborn twins, Blake goes to great lengths to make
> her way back into the family as their new nanny. She'll do anything to
> fill that dark void that longs for her mother's affections, and no one
> can stop her, even if it means murder. Lindsey Hartley, Freya Tingley,
> Brody Hutsler, and Bree Williamson star. [Listed as a premiere by
> Lifetime, but it was shown on LMN on Dec. 29.]
Yes. But it was amusing enough, that I may watch it again - Tingley
plays a pretty good psycho.
> Game Shakers (season 3 premiere; special time) (8:30 pm,
> Regular time is 7 pm Sunday beginning Feb. 18.
Jace Norman is guest-starring on this one, if anyone cares...
> Very, Very Valentine (movie) (9 pm, Hallmark Channel)
> Helen, a kind-hearted and shy florist, meets the perfect man at a
> Valentine's Masquerade Ball. When she enlists the help of her best
> friend Henry to track him down, she finds that her perfect man may
> already be right in front of her. Stars Danica McKellar, Cameron
> Mathison and Damon Runyan.
"Three light sabers? Is that overkill? Or just the right amount
of "kill"?" - M-OC, "A Perilous Rescue" (ep. #2.9), LSW:TFA (08-10-2017)