Jews in the News

Jews in the News: Rachel Lefevre, Larry Charles and Sarah Silverman

Noteworthy TV and Streaming Programs

Starting on Feb. 15 on Fox (9PM) is the legal drama “Proven Innocent.” It stars RACHEL LEFEVRE, 39, as Madeline Scott, a fierce attorney who leads a team to exonerate the wrongly convicted. The back story is that Scott was the defendant in a high-pro…

Jews In The News: Drake, Barbara Streisand and Daniel Radcliffe

Grammy Time

 The Grammy awards ceremony will be presented live on Feb. 10 at 8PM (CBS). The vast majority of the awards are not presented on TV.  Here’s my list of Jewish nominees in the “TV worthy” categories. This list’s superstar is rapper DRAKE, (AKA Aubrey Drake Graham).  As…

Jews in the News: Natasha Lyonne, Caroline Kepnes and Michael Douglas

On Netflix and HBO—A Doll, a Stalker, and Two Writers

The original Netflix black comedy series, “Russian Doll,” premieres on Feb. 1. It has kind of a “Groundhog Day” premise. It stars NATASHA LYONNE, 39, who co-created the series with Amy Poehler. Lyonne plays Nadia, a 36-year-old…

Jews in the News: Steven Spielberg, Logan Lerman and Jon Berenthal

More Roots, Nice and Shocking

SHERYL SANDBERG, 49, the chief operating officer of Facebook will be a featured guest on the PBS celebrity ancestry show, “Finding Your Roots.” Her episode first airs on Tuesday, Jan. 29. The Feb. 5 episode will feature former House Speaker Paul Ryan. It’…

Jews in the News: Howie Mandel, Ben Stiller and Bob Dylan

TV/Streaming Catch-Up, Look Ahead, and a Viewing Tip

 “Passage”, a sci-fi drama, started on Fox on Jan. 14. Mark-Paul Gosselaar, who had a Jewish grandfather, stars as Brad Wolgast, a Federal agent tasked with bringing Amy, a young girl, to a super-secret medical base where she will be…