TV picks: Thursday, April 26

Tina Fey stars as Liz Lemon — live! — on "30 Rock."

“30 Rock”
COMEDY. Live, from New York, it’s “30 Rock”! The sitcom from “Saturday Night Live” vet Tina Fey takes a cue from her late-night days and once again broadcasts live (the comedy also went live in 2010 during Season 5). Ironically, tonight’s plot finds Kabletown ordering “The Girlie Show” to start pre-taping episodes.
8:30 p.m., NBC

“The Conversation with Amanda De Cadenet”
TALK. British television personality Amanda De Cadenet invites her famous friends — in the premiere episode, Jane Fonda, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Silverman and Zoe Saldana — for frank discussions on issues affecting women that go way beyond “who are you wearing.”
Series premiere, 11 p.m., Lifetime

“Don’t Be Tardy for the Wedding”
REALITY. The lead up to the wedding of “Real Housewife” Kim Zolciak and football player Kroy Biermann is chronicled in this new special, which could surely double as an episode of “Bridezillas.”
Series premiere, 9 p.m., Bravo

“The Mentalist”
DRAMA. Jane’s latest case is a drag — literally — when a charred body is discovered outside of a club where drag queens perform.
10 p.m., CBS



News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
Local

'Suspicious' Hamilton Heights fire caused by power strip:…

An extension cord overload caused the deadly fire in Hamilton Heights late Monday that killed a 15-year-old girl and injured at least 12 others.

National

At 91, Marvel creator Stan Lee continues to…

By Piya Sinha-RoyLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Marvel Entertainment's chief emeritus Stan Lee may be in his ninth decade, but it hasn't stopped him from adding…

National

Islamic State says beheads U.S. journalist, holds another

Islamic State insurgents released a video purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago.

Local

VIDEO: NYPD seeks shooter in East New York…

Cops are on the lookout for an unknown shooter who aimed and missed hitting a man on a bicycle, instead nearly striking a nearby officer in East New York.

Movies

Review: 'Love is Strange' is not only a…

John Lithgow and Alfred Molina tie the knot in "Love is Strange," but the film winds up being more about living with people than an activist picture.

Movies

Frank Miller on writing 'Sin City'

Frank Miller's comics career is a long and storied one, with "Sin City" being one of his most individual creations. Here, in his own words,…

Movies

Interview: Jessica Alba is a stripper again in…

Jessica Alba has gotten used to vague phone calls from director Robert Rodriguez, the Austin-based auteur who has made a habit of putting Alba into…

Movies

Interview: Robert Rodriguez doesn't mind that Jessica Alba…

In making a Hollywood-friendly adaptation of Frank Miller's gritty "Sin City" graphic novel series, Robert Rodriguez learned that some things have to go — namely…

NFL

2014 Fantasy Football: Rankings, list of top NFL…

2014 Fantasy Football: Rankings, list of top NFL defense (DEF)

NFL

2014 Fantasy Football: Rankings, list of top NFL…

2014 Fantasy Football: Rankings, list of top NFL quarterbacks (QB)

MLB

Shane Greene travels unlikely road to Yankees stardom

Shane Greene was throwing a bullpen session on a quiet field at Daytona Beach Community College one day when the ball started moving.

NFL

2014 Fantasy Football: Rankings, list of top NFL…

2014 Fantasy Football: Rankings, list of top NFL tight ends (TE)

Parenting

Fun family activity: Off-Broadway show for pre-teens

"The Love Note" is an off-Broadway musical your pre-teen won't roll his or her eyes at.

Parenting

Barnes & Noble partners with Samsung to release…

Barnes & Noble releases the first full android tablet optimized for reading.

Style

11 timeless gifts for registries or just because

Gifts to prove you're a style maven once and for all.

Food

The Chic Wife tells us how to use…

Kris Schoels, aka The Chic Wife, grew up on a farm with peach trees. August is National Peach Month, but Kris Schoels doesn’t need a reason…