A nail-biter that left many a talking head stunned, Election Night 2016 proved too big for TV's prime time. And a puzzle not just for the pundits, but for comedians Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah, whose live election-night specials began at 11 p.m. with far less certainty about the next president than they appeared to have expected.
BEVERLY HILLS - Moorestown's Dana Calvo has wanted for a long time to bring a newsroom story to television. The story the reporter-turned-TV-writer (Narcos, Made in Jersey) tells in her new Amazon series, Good Girls Revolt, has waited longer.
NO NEED to ask Norristown's Maria Bello what she really thinks: She tells you. Starting Friday, the actress and activist can be seen as a woman more likely to weigh her words in Amazon's Goliath, an edgy new legal drama from David E. Kelley (The Practice, Boston Legal) and Jonathan Shapiro.
* TIMELESS. 10 p.m. Monday, NBC10. * CONVICTION. 10 p.m. Monday, 6ABC. IF House of Cards and Scandal didn't convince you that Hollywood has mixed feelings about political wives with their own political ambitions, you should check out ABC's Conviction.
Ellen Gray is the television critic for the Daily News and the Inquirer, and has written about TV since 1994. Her mind will go blank if you ask her to name her favorite show, because she has so many, but she would love to hear about yours.
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