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OSU’s Moore discusses a tale of the trees

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Worth Watching: ‘Thrones’ Master Finds His Roots, ‘Good Trouble’ on Freeform, History’s ‘Project Blue Book’

A selective critical checklist of notable Tuesday TV:

Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (8/7c, PBS, check local listings at pbs.org): Having traced the history of the Targaryens in his exhaustive Fire Blood tome, George R.R. Martin subjects his own family tree to the scrutiny of Henry Louis Gates, Jr., as the genealogy series returns for a compelling fifth season. Also learning new facts about his family’s history: Andy Samberg, who’s having quite the busy week, hosting the Golden Globes (ineffectually) on Sunday and returning for a sixth season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine (to much better effect) on NBC Thursday.

Watch the TV Trailers That Premiered During the Golden Globes 2019 (VIDEO)

Watch the TV Trailers That Premiered During the Golden Globes 2019 (VIDEO)

FX’s ‘Fosse/Verdon,’ Amazon Prime Video’s ‘Hanna,’ and more.

Good Trouble (8/7c, Freeform): The spinoff of The Fosters follows sisters Callie

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Worth Watching: ‘Bachelor’ vs. ‘America’s Got Talent: The Champions,’ a New Look for ‘Roadshow’

A selective critical checklist of notable Monday TV:

America’s Got Talent: The Champions (8/7c, NBC): Viewers clearly have an appetite for high-concept reality TV this winter, with strong opening numbers last week for Fox’s ridiculous The Masked Singer and NBC’s Dwayne Johnson-fueled The Titan Games. So hopes are high as NBC spins off its hit summer talent show with an international edition, featuring fan favorites from past seasons and breakouts from international versions of Talent. With Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Terry Crews as host, 10 acts compete in the opening episode for judges Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel. Two will advance to the finals: one with a Golden Buzzer, and another sent on by a panel of AGT super-fans.

'America's Got Talent: The Champions': Meet 5 of the All-Star Acts (PHOTOS)

‘America’s Got Talent: The Champions’: Meet 5 of the All-Star Acts (PHOTOS)

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Seasonal happenings: Still time to enjoy favorite holiday events


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Worth Watching: ‘Bachelor’ vs. ‘America’s Got Talent: The Champions,’ a New Look for ‘Roadshow’

A selective critical checklist of notable Monday TV:

America’s Got Talent: The Champions (8/7c, NBC): Viewers clearly have an appetite for high-concept reality TV this winter, with strong opening numbers last week for Fox’s ridiculous The Masked Singer and NBC’s Dwayne Johnson-fueled The Titan Games. So hopes are high as NBC spins off its hit summer talent show with an international edition, featuring fan favorites from past seasons and breakouts from international versions of Talent. With Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Terry Crews as host, 10 acts compete in the opening episode for judges Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel. Two will advance to the finals: one with a Golden Buzzer, and another sent on by a panel of AGT super-fans.

'America's Got Talent: The Champions': Meet 5 of the All-Star Acts (PHOTOS)

‘America’s Got Talent: The Champions’: Meet 5 of the All-Star Acts (PHOTOS)

Fifty former finalists and winners from across the globe will compete on the same stage for the title of ultimate champion.

The Bachelor (8/7c, ABC): The twice-yearly wallow in made-for-TV romance kicks off with a typically indulgent three-hour live special, featuring cutaways to “Bachelor Nation” viewing parties from across the party. (You know who you are.) Colton Underwood is the BMOC choosing among an initial gaggle of 30 hopefuls, who will be reduced to 23 by night’s end.

'The Bachelor' 2019: Meet the Contestants Vying for Colton's Heart (PHOTOS)

‘The Bachelor’ 2019: Meet the Contestants Vying for Colton’s Heart (PHOTOS)

Season 23 of the ABC series premieres January 7.

Antiques Roadshow (8/7c, PBS, check local listings at pbs.org): Gearing up for its 23rd season of treasure hunting, PBS’s most popular ongoing series promises “an all-new look,” as it hits the road to visit historic venues. First stop: Rochester, Michigan, where valuables are appraised at Meadow Brook Hall, the estate of Matilda Dodge Wilson.

TV Pilots 2019: All of the New Series in the Works

TV Pilots 2019: All of the New Series in the Works

New dramas, comedies, and thrillers coming soon.

Inside Monday TV: Bounce’s new sitcom Last Call (9/8c) stars Charles Malik Whitfield as a debt-ridden ex-NFL player who opens a comedy club in the backroom of his last investment, a Baltimore bar… Oxford scholar Bettany Hughes hosts Smithsonian Channel’s Eight Days That Made Rome (9/8c), which takes a deep dive into eight days and events that defined the Roman Empire. The history tour starts with “Hannibal’s Last Stand,” revisiting Rome’s defeat of Carthage at the 202 B.C. Battle of Zama… For something lighter and sweeter, Food Network offers a new season of Kids Baking Championship (9/8c), with Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman leading a dozen young bakers, ages 9 to 13, through weekly challenges, starting with cupcakes. Followed by a new competition series, Winner Cake All (10/9c), hosted by Giada De Laurentiis, with cake-baking teams facing off in a Decoration Challenge based on a client’s theme, then the remaining teams moving on to a sculpted Cake Challenge.

‘Manifest’s Athena Karkanis Teases What’s Next for Grace & Ben This Season

NBC’s mysterious drama Manifest seems to have more questions than answers, but that doesn’t stop fans from forming their own theories about the mysteries.

We talked to Athena Karkanis, who plays matriarch Grace, about those mysteries and what the fans can look forward to in the second half of the season and the finale.

The Biggest Winners and Losers of the TV Season So Far (PHOTOS)

The Biggest Winners and Losers of the TV Season So Far (PHOTOS)

A look at which superhero shows have faced un-super fates, how procedurals are saving the day, and how one network is Manifest-ing buzz.

What can fans expect next? In the episode before the break, Grace and Ben’s relationship fell apart and seems to be over.

Athena Karkanis: Oh, there was drama! Yes, there’s a lot of exciting things coming up. Grace and Ben will continue to try and find their way through the

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3 dead in apparent murder-suicide may have been in apartment for days: neighbor

MIDDLETOWN – The three people who were found dead after an apparent murder-suicide in an apartment building in Middletown may have been there for several days.

Monica Dickens, who lives in the same apartment building on the 100 block of South Union Street, said a smell began to fill the building yesterday, prompting another neighbor to call the police.

She thought it may have been an animal until the officers, who responded to the welfare-check call, knocked on her door and asked her if she heard any gunshots over the last few days.

“I didn’t hear anything,” she said, still somewhat surprised at what had happened.

Police have not yet released the names of the deceased. She said a man, woman and a child lived in the apartment.

“They were always fighting, and I would always hear yelling,” Dickens said. “But I never expected all of this to

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