Heading towards the weekend, Thursday night television is getting a break from a packed scheduled of new programming. Perhaps that’s not best when trying to find something to watch, but thankfully, cable television steps up once again.
Premiering the documentary Yo: The Story of Yo! MTV Raps, VH1 goes behind the scenes of the groundbreaking MTV series that forever changed the music world. With Ed Lover, Doctor Dre and a who’s-who list of iconic performers included in the special, Yo: The Story of Yo! MTV Raps should not be missed – especially for a fan of television and/or music.
Of course, if you’re looking for what might be on television, look no further than Fox’s new series The Choice. Taking the format of NBC’s The Voice and mixing it with a dating game, celebrities will decide who to date without being able to see them.
The Choice (FOX)
Tron: Uprising (Disney XD)
Rookie Blue (ABC)
Yo: The Story of Yo! MTV Raps (VH1)
You can check out the episodes descriptions and trailers for our TV picks below:
The Choice Preview
Reality star DJ Pauly D, musical prodigy Romeo, athlete Jeremy Bloom and actor Jason Cook vie for love on the hottest summer dating show. Hosted by Cat Deeley, THE CHOICE is the ultimate blind date for celebrity bachelors and bachelorettes competing for the hearts of attractive singles – they can’t see.
Tron: Uprising – “The Renegade,” Part 1
Beck’s training with Tron is interrupted when he’s captured by a Recognizer patrol and sent to the Coliseum to fight in the games. There, Beck meets a fellow prisoner, Cutler, a fierce warrior program who has been inspired by The Renegade’s actions. Recharged by their shared passion for freedom, Beck and Cutler fight their way out of the deadly disc games. Meanwhile, Zed and Mara head out for a night on the town but run into trouble when an enchanted Zed is lured away by Perl, a program from the wrong side of the tracks.
Rookie Blue – “A Good Shoot” Preview
Dov’s world explodes into chaos when he walks in on a convenience store robbery in progress – and shoots a young black teenager, who may or may not have been armed. The tight-knit community erupts in outrage, as the ensuing investigation calls into question whether Dov used excessive force or acted too quickly. Filled with self-doubt, Dov is left to wonder if he operated within the guidelines or if he will be charged with murder, as 15 Division struggles to prevent a riot in the sweltering streets.
Yo: The Story of Yo! MTV Raps Preview
Interviews and clips help trace the history and televison run of the 1988-95 series Yo! MTV Raps, which helped drive rap into the mainstream with a diet of videos and guest appearances.
Ridiculousness – “Jason Ellis” Preview
Pro skater and MMA fighter Jason Ellis helps break down outrageous viral videos.