In a new episode called “Revival Style,” host Brett Waterman takes viewers along as he explores the unique history and beauty of revival-style architecture. During this engrossing hour, he revisits a beautiful 1928 Spanish Revival home and an impressive 1917 Mission Revival home, each built by prominent local architects.
Oscar- and Emmy-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney (“Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief”) directed this two-part documentary, which concludes Thursday night. The product of Gibney’s years of reporting on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, the film — which includes unprecedented footage inside Russian troll farms — digs deep to reveal sophisticated foreign plans to undermine democracy. More alarmingly, it also proves that these “agents of chaos” included key players in the United States who furthered Vladimir Putin’s goals.
Season 15 of this hit reality competition series really had to think outside the box last spring when the coronavirus pandemic shut down live, in-person auditions for the competition to follow. Then, with the season in progress, executive producer and longtime judge Simon Cowell suffered a freak accident that left him sidelined with a serious back injury. For once, here’s hoping tonight’s season finale, which will crown the new “`AGT” million-dollar champion, won’t feel pressured to deliver even more surprises. Terry Crews is the host.
One of the panelists on “The Masked Singer,” Ken Jeong is executive producer and host of this quirky new music guessing game that was filmed this summer under quarantine. Actress Cheryl Hines and TV host Adrienne Bailon-Houghton join Jeong and a rotating panel of guest celebrity detectives plus a music superstar to help a contestant try to find the best singers among a group of strangers without hearing them sing a note. Instead, clues, interrogation and lip-synch challenges must point the way to weed out the bad voices.