What’s On Tonight: J.J. Abrams has more not-so-random numbers he’d like to share with you
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Monday, February 15. All times are Eastern.
11.22.63 (Hulu, midnight): J.J. Abrams. James Franco. Stephen King. We’ll give you a moment to get out whatever feelings you have when it comes to those three names. Alright. Done? Good. Now we can tell you about 11.22.63: It’s a J.J. Abrams-executive produced Hulu show (nay, “nine-hour limited event series”), based on a Stephen King best-seller, and starring James “James Franco” Franco. According to the synopsis, “11.22.63 is a thriller in which high school history teacher Jake Epping (James Franco) travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy – but his mission is threatened by Lee Harvey Oswald, falling in love and the past itself, which doesn’t want to be changed.” Sound contrived? Yes. But …