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If We Controlled Your Remote… 9/28/22

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Jenny’s Choice

Last week’s Chicago PD premiere was tense for most of the episode. The premiere picked up only a couple weeks after last season’s finale, where Hailey was forced to shoot Anna, killing her. Hailey and Jay were super concerned about Voight, who had been basically a one-man unit to get drugs and the dealers off the streets in that neighborhood, and it came to a head when Voight spoke to them alone, reiterating that he was fine and that if they didn’t knock it off and stop letting it affect the job, the three of them wouldn’t be able to work together anymore. Since Jesse Lee Sofer (Jay Halstead) is leaving this season, you have to wonder if it ties in to everything going on… On a sad but good note, the new chief got Anna’s payment pushed through, and her son will be receiving nearly half a million dollars for her undercover work. Small consolation for losing his mother, but still…

On tonight’s episode, “The Real You,” when a convicted murderer hijacks a prison van, the team scrambles to find him and the abducted prison guard before it’s too late. Burgess questions Ruzek’s motives in a case, creating tension between the two.

See if Intelligence can find the murderer and abducted guard on time and if Burgess and Ruzek can get past their issues tonight on NBC at 10/9c.

I’ll also be watching Chicago Med, The Conners, Survivor, The Goldbergs, Chicago Fire, Guy’s Ultimate Game Night, The Amazing Race, & No-Recipe Road Trip with The Try Guys.
 
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If We Controlled Your Remote… 9/27/22

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Megan’s Choice

The Rookie has been one of my favorites since it premiered, so I am super excited about the new spinoff, The Rookie: Feds. Niecy Nash is hilarious, and when she had a guest appearance on the original, she was super entertaining and really made me want to keep watching her. She makes a fantastic FBI agent, and I love the fact that the franchise is branching off to bring us some more comedic crime fighting.

On tonight’s episode, “Day One,” fresh out of the FBI Academy, Simone Clark arrives in Los Angeles and has her sights set on joining Matthew Garza’s newly formed special unit as they investigate the murder of a federal engineer. Garza’s squad includes Carter Hope, a promotion-hungry traditionalist, Laura Stenson, a talented agent in desperate need of a second chance, and Brendon Acres, a former actor who graduated from Quantico with Simone. On the home front, Simone and Cutty’s father-daughter relationship is put to the test as their opposing opinions about law enforcement come to a head.

Find out how Simone does in Los Angeles tonight on ABC at 10/9c.

I’ll also be watching FBI, The Voice, The Resident, FBI: International, FBI: Most Wanted, and New Amsterdam.
 
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If We Controlled Your Remote… 9/26/22

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Jenny’s Choice

It was a great week of premieres, but they’re far from over! If you’ve been around for any length of time, you know how much I love my Food Network and cooking/baking competition shows. Tonight’s premiere of Halloween Cookie Challenge is going to be no exception, especially given the host!

Jet Tila (LOVE him on shows like Guy’s Grocery Games & Cutthroat Kitchen) and YouTube baker Rosanna Pansino host and judge this new cookie baking competition. Five crafty bakers compete to deliver on the ultimate treat and prove their cookie-making skills by decorating decadent and show-stopping Halloween cookie creations for the ultimate prize: the title of Halloween Cookie Champion!

On tonight’s episode, “Cute, Creepy and Spellbound,” four talented cookie makers swap good and evil with their cute and creepy Halloween cookie characters. Then, the cookiers use their most deviously delicious recipes to craft 3D ancient spell books with the right amount of black magic from ingredients like black cherries, black tea, black sesame seeds and blackberries.

Don’t miss the fun premiere tonight on Food Network at 10/9c.

I’ll also be watching Dancing with the Stars, Bob Hearts Abishola, Halloween Baking Championship, NCIS, NCIS: Hawai’i, & Quantum Leap.

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If We Controlled Your Remote… 9/25/22

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Megan’s Choice(s)

The Rookie had a great season last year with a lot fantastic character growth. Nolan really came into his own as a police officer and is well on his way to a good career. My favorite storyline are the ones with Bradford and Chen. Those two need to be an actual couple sooner than later! I love their chemistry and think they are one of the police couples who could make it long-term. Regardless of which path the story takes, I know that I will be tuned in every week.

On tonight’s episode “Double Down,” Officer John Nolan’s is once again face-to-face with serial killer Rosalind, and she wants him to know she’s not done with him yet. Meanwhile, officers Bradford and Chen work undercover with Detective Lopez and the Las Vegas Police Department to arrest leaders of a major criminal enterprise.

To see how John handles his newest run in with Rosalind, tune in to ABC at 10/9c.

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If We Controlled Your Remote… 9/22/22

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Megan’s Choice(s)

It has been a great week so far getting back to the normal seasons of all our favorite shows, but it’s also been a joy to be back to suggesting shows we think you should be watching. Today is my last day for the week because so far, nothing has returned on Fridays that’s piqued my interest, but I’m sure that will change quickly.

My recommendation today is a group of three shows, Law & Order: Organized Crime, Law & Order: SVU, and Law & Order . This is not only because it’s a crossover event, but also because you should be watching all of this franchise if you aren’t already. I will say that just like other TV franchises, I have a favorite member of the group. For me, it is SVU. I’m aware it deals with the darkest subjects, but I also cannot help but love this cast. I am terribly upset that Rollins is leaving, especially seeing as though she and Carisi have been on a great track with their relationship. Personally, if she’s going to leave, I think it should be a reason that’s sweet, such as she’s having Carisi’s baby and wants to get out of the crime-fighting life. I just feel like those two deserve their happy ending. You all know I am a sucker for the relationships on these procedurals. It’s a huge part of why I tune in.

No matter the reason you watch the Law & Order shows, tonight’s 3-part crossover is going to keep you on the edge of your seat.

On tonight’s 3-part crossover, “Gimme Shelter,” a young girl is shot and Cosgrove teams with Det. Jalen Shaw to track down her killer. Benson and Stabler assist and realize it’s more than a typical homicide. McCoy and Price seek justice against an international crime ring, but complications threaten the case.

Tune into NBC starting at 8/7c to go on this crazy ride with all of your favorite crime-fighting Law & Order teams.

I’ll also be watching Celebrity Family Feud.

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