Patty Craig: A Slice of Time
This week I am beginning to look for television programming to entertain me when I have free time. I like to record programs – often watching multiple episodes in a sitting. The way we watch television is definitely evolving.
Looking at fall network programs, the following are on my should-watch-at-least-once list:
ABC: Stumptown, Emergence, Grey’s Anatomy, A Million Little Things, The Good Doctor, The Rookie, Bless This Mess, The Conners, Family Matters (final season), black-ish, mixed-ish, Single Parents, How to Get Away with Murder, 20/20
CBS: The Unicorn, All Rise, Seal Team, FBI, NCIS, NCIS: New Orleans, NCIS: Los Angeles, Magnum P.I., Hawaii Five-O, Blue Bloods, Bull, New Amsterdam, S.W.A.T., God Friended Me, Madam Secretary (final season), The Neighborhood, 48 Hours, 60 Minutes
NBC: Perfect Harmony, Sunnyside, Buff City Law, The Blacklist, The Voice, This Is Us, Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Chicago P.D., The Good Place, Law & Order: SVU
Most of these network programs are continuations that have a popular following, but a few are new. I do not regularly watch all of the programs listed above. Who has that much time (or patience)?
I enjoy HGTV programming, too. Some of their programs are listed below:
Renovations: Fixer Upper, Home Town, Stay or Sell, Flip or Flop, Flip or Flop Nashville, Property Brothers, Property Brothers Buying and Selling, Property Brothers Forever Home, Raise the Roof, Desert Flippers, Windy City Flip, Good Bones, A Very Brady Renovation, Old Home Love, Love It or List It, Listed Sisters, Beachfront Bargain Hunt: Renovation, and House Hunters: Outside the Box.
New property: House Hunters, House Hunters International, Island Life, Caribbean Life, Mexico Life, Beach Hunters, Hawaii Hunters, Beachfront Bargain Hunt, Island Hunters, Selling the Big Easy, Bargain Mansions, and My Lottery Dream Home.
The unique situations portrayed in each segment make these programs entertaining. I especially enjoy some of the older programs – maybe I’m just comfortable with their “stars.”
Many people have access to a streaming service. I occasionally watch Netflix programming. Their fall selection includes: The Politician, Raising Dion, Unbelievable, and The Crown. Although I haven’t watched any of these, they sound interesting. Also, CBS All Access, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Sling TV provide other broad lists of entertainment.
Someone said, “We aren’t in an information age; we are in an entertainment age.” However, I believe we’re in an information age that includes a great many entertainment options. So, choose your television entertainment and enjoy!