When Alek Skarlatos, the Roseburg resident, Army National Guard Specialist and hero who helped stop a suspected terrorist on a French train this summer, began "Dancing with the Stars," nobody thought he'd last long. But there are reasons why he's made it to the Season 21 top three.
Tonight's choices include the second night of the two-part "Saints & Strangers," the TV-movie about the first Thanksgiving; Oregon hero Alek Skarlatos dancing in the "Dancing with the Stars" finals; and Eddie Murphy receiving the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Friday's "Grimm" episode consisted of more bread crumbs of plotline that make us wonder where this is all leading. This much we know: it's kind of creepy seeing Nick and Adalind's increasing sexual tension.
Portland trumpet maker David Monette is among the makers of handcrafted instruments featured in the "Craft in America" Season 7 opening episode, titled "Music." The episode airs at 1 p.m. Nov. 22 on OPB (10.)
Alek Skarlatos, the hero from Oregon and unlikely "Dancing with the Stars" finalist finished third in the Season 21 finale Tuesday. But Skarlatos and his partner, Lindsay Arnold, will keep dancing, as Skarlatos is joining the "Dancing with the Stars: Live! Dance All Night" tour.
Ever since "Game of Thrones" ended Season 5 with what appeared to be the death of Jon Snow (Kit Harington), fans have speculated that the character is still alive, and will return for Season 6. HBO just added plenty of fuel to that flame, with a Season 6 teaser poster featuring Snow's blood-covered face.
The National Geographic Channel TV movie "Saints and Strangers" takes the holiday-card sentimentality away from the first Thanksgiving, giving us a compelling portrait of starving settlers, and Native Americans deciding whether to accommodate them, or wipe them out.
The new Amazon original series has the most intriguing premise of the year, adapting Philip K. Dick's novel about what America in the early '60s would look like if the Nazis and Imperial Japan had won World War II.