Tuesday TV: ‘Citizen Rose’ vs. POTUS

rose-mcgowan1Rose McGowan, one of the more prominent prominent members of the #MeToo movement, had begin speaking out about her abuse at the hands of Harvey Weinstein before the New York Times had published its reports.

And she’s been taping herself the past three years, leading up to her moment as a spokeswoman for outrage. It’s been put together in a new series, “Citizen Rose” (E!, 8 p.m.), that begins tonight with a two hour special.

“I am down with calling this reality, because it actually is,” she said at the TV Critics Association winter press tour. “This is reality, it’s mine. And I’m OK with that. I’m not going to shy away from it.” [More of my reporting from that event can be found here].

Sexual harassment will likely not be a topic raised in The State of the Union (ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, Fox, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, CSPAN, 8 p.m.) delivered to Congress. Infrastructure and immigration probably are — or maybe an anthology of Recent Worst Tweets. Sen. Joe Kennedy delivers the Democratic response. Cable news coverage begins as early as 5 p.m. And comedy responses ought to be the best of all on special live editions of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” (Comedy Central, 11 p.m.) and “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (CBS, 11:35 pm.), which provides a good countdown to the speech with a preview of its new Showtime offshoot, “Our Cartoon President” (YouTube, streaming). But all eyes might be on POTUS playmate Stormy Daniels on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC, 11:35 p.m.).

When you can’t get excited about the game, you can muse about the ads, on specials like “Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2018” (CBS, 8 p.m.), which itself breaks for commercials.

The search is on for Old Eddie on “Baskets” (FX, 10 p.m.).

The lives of Rasputin, Jack Parsons and William Chester Minor are portrayed by Taran Killam, Jerry O’Connell and Bob Odenkirk on a new “Drunk History” (Comedy Central, 10 p.m.).

On the second episode of “We’ll Meet Again” (PBS, 8 p.m., check local listings) Ann Curry reunites people who met when Mount St. Helens erupted.

Former tennis star Margaret Court is interviewed on “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” (HBO, 10 p.m.).

“The Flash” (The CW, 8 p.m.) and his team get shrunk.

There’s a school shooting on “Undercover High” (A&E, 10 p.m.).

The community decides it it can get along without “Black Lightning” (The CW, 9 p.m.).

The Top 13 get a screen test from director Anthony Hemingway on “America’s Next Top Model” (VH1, 8 p.m.).

Another poor set of people compete on “Ellen’s Game of Games” (NBC, 8 p.m.).

Michelle Kwan’s fate at the Olympics plays into the first of two new episodes of “Fresh Off the Boat” (ABC, 8 and 8:30 p.m.).

Harry Houdini drops in on “Another Period” (Comedy Central, 10:30 p.m.).

Kyle is worried she’s late for a double date on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” (Bravo, 9 p.m.).

Brandon and Grace plan the ultimate senior prank on “The Fosters” (Freeform, 8 p.m.).

Civil War-era chow is sampled on “Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern” (Travel, 9 p.m.).

Buddy turns up after being missing for a week on “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” (TLC, 8 p.m.).

They’re still honeymooning on “Married at First Sight” (Lifetime, 9 p.m.).

Nate is no good as a stay at home dad on “The Detour” (TBS, 10:30 p.m.).

A skeleton key opens a new door in “The Curse of Oak Island” (History, 9 p.m.).

Jazz considers dating girls on “I Am Jazz” (TLC, 9 p.m.).

It’s the first round for the Gold Medal Games Grand Finale on “Chopped” (Food, 10 p.m.).

People try to make good on their resolutions on “This Time Next Year” (Lifetime, 10 p.m.).

The team on “Hunting Hitler” (History, 10:11 p.m.) look for Nazi dead at an Alpine hotel.

Turner Classic Movies presents five films that take advantage of New York City landmarks: “King Kong” (8 p.m.), “The Producers” (10 p.m.), “On the Town” (11:45 p.m.), “North by Northwest” (1:45 a.m.) and “The Eddy Duchin Story” (4:15 a.m.).

NBA action includes Cleveland at Detroit (TNT, 8 p.m.) and Portland at Clippers (TNT, 10:30 p.m.).

Men’s college basketball includes Rhode Island at Massachusetts (CBS Sports, 6:30 p.m.), North Carolina at Clemson (ESPN, 7 p.m.), Indiana at Ohio State (ESPN2, 7 p.m.), TCU at Oklahoma State (ESPNU, 7 p.m.), Xavier at St. John’s (CBS Sports, 8:30 p.m.), Vanderbilt at Kentucky (ESPN, 9 p.m.), Baylor at Oklahoma (ESPN2, 9 p.m.) and Arkansas at Texas A&M (ESPNU, 9 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Dylan McDermott, Katie Lowes. The View: Rose McGowan, Ana Navarro. The Talk: Helen Mirren, Amber Theoharis. Harry Connick: Andrew Zimmern, Dan Schachner, Lynette Khalfani-Cox, Joy Bauer, Joey Thurman. Steve Harvey: Chris Harrison, Laila Ali. Wendy Williams: Jordi Lippe-McGraw, Jools Holland, Ruby Turner.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Tommy Vietor, Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Jessica Williams, Phoebe Robinson, Chris Stapleton. Jimmy Kimmel: Kerry Washington, Stormy Daniels, Elise Trouw. Jimmy Fallon: Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, Chrissy Teigen, the Voidz. Seth Meyers: Glenn Howerton, Common, Chloe Benjamin, Nikki Glaspie. James Corden: Helen Mirren, J.K. Simmons. Carson Daly: AnnaLynne McCord, Liam Gallagher, Esther Povitsky, Benji Aflalo. Trevor Noah: David Remnick. Jordan Klepper: Lauren Duca, Charlamagne Tha God. Conan O’Brien: Kevin Nealon, Martin Freeman, Jordan Temple.

 

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