What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Me, Myself & I’ and ‘Finding Neverland’

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Me, Myself & I’ and ‘Finding Neverland’


The CBS comedy “Me, Myself & I” wraps up its first season. And “Finding Neverland” tells the story behind Peter Pan.

What’s on TV

ME, MYSELF & I 8 p.m. on CBS. This comedy follows the ups and downs faced by Alex, an inventor and die-hard Chicago Bulls fan, during three stages of his life. Two new back-to-back episodes lead up to the series finale at 9. The first episode looks at Alex’s relationship with his childhood foe, Phil, focusing on a school fight they had in 1991, a business deal in 2017 and Phil’s funeral in 2042. Despite the show’s decent cast (Jack Dylan Grazer, Bobby Moynihan and John Larroquette play Alex at ages 14, 40 and 65), Margaret Lyons wrote in The New York Times: “The story here is emotionally hollow, and wrongly convinced that Alex is somehow an underdog.”

COMFORT FOOD TOUR 8 p.m. on Food Network. Best friends Mark Anderson and Ryan Fey (“The Grill Dads”) return to host this new culinary road-trip series, touring the country in search of the best comfort food. In this series premiere, the pair visit a Tex-Mex restaurant in Houston known for its fajitas and dig into a rum-soaked cake topped with Cuban ice cream in Miami’s Little Havana.

CONAN 11 p.m. on TBS. Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy and other members of the cast of “Glass,” M. Night Shyamalan’s latest mystery, join the late-night host Conan O’Brien for a talk at Comic Con in San Diego. The film is set to open next year.

FINDING NEVERLAND (2004) on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Netflix, Vudu and YouTube. The novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie (Johnny Depp) is struggling to bounce back after his play flops. His life turns around when he meets Sylvia Llewelyn Davies (Kate Winslet), a widow, and her four boys, with whom he quickly forms a connection. Sylvia brings passion to his life while her youngsters reawaken his imagination and inspire his greatest work, “Peter Pan.” (And though delightful, this Oscar-winning drama doesn’t conform to the true story of their lives.) In her review for The Times, Manohla Dargis wrote, “Instead of real quirks, strange habits, moments of everyday gas, gurgle and grunting, movies like this give us sumptuous production design, meticulous costumes and stories meant to leave us dewy-eyed and thoughtful, if never actually disturbed.”

STATUS UPDATE (2018) on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Hulu, Vudu and YouTube. This high school comedy stars Ross Lynch (“My Friend Dahmer”) as Kyle, a teenager who moves to a new town after his parents’ separation and is struggling to fit in. When a jock destroys his cellphone, Kyle takes it to a repair shop and leaves with a replacement that has a magical app with the ability to make Kyle’s social media updates come true. Alas, he wishes his worries away and catapults to high school fame overnight. But, as we’ve seen before (in “Mean Girls” and other tales of outcasts yearning for popularity), Kyle’s scheme eventually drags him down.



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