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  • Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again

    Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again
    John Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member Andr√© Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes Starting At Zero: His Own Story, a collection of Hendrix's own lyrics and writings — on hotel stationary, cigarette packs and beer mats — stitched together with interviews and lyrics. That same day, Experience Hendrix, Jimi's official estate, unleashes their own double-dose: American Masters: Jimi Hendrix — Hear My Train A Comin', a PBS documentary (beefed up with extras for the DVD), and Miami Pop Festival, a CD and double 12" vinyl release marking the first time the Experience's 1968 performance hits the non-bootleg market.
  • PBS Binge-Watching Experiment Boosts Ken Burns' 'Roosevelts'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Binge-watching is a relatively new TV-viewing behavior that has the viewer making an active choice to watch a series hour after hour after hour. Now PBS appears to have cracked the nut on getting people to do it with a TV...

    Susan Sollins, creator of PBS series 'ART21,' dies on eve of 7th season

    Susan Sollins, creator of PBS series 'ART21,' dies on eve of 7th season
    At a time when so much documentary programming can seem downright histrionic, pumped up full of swelling soundtracks, melodramatic narration and too much of ... well, too much, the television series "ART21" has always offered a smart antidote. Its...

    SeaWorld: Sid the Science Kid set for Sunday

    SeaWorld: Sid the Science Kid set for Sunday
    A stage version of the PBS television show "Sid the Science Kid" will have a one-day engagement at SeaWorld Orlando on Sunday. "Jim Henson's Sid the Science Kid Live: Let's Play!" will have two performances -- 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. -- at the theme park's...

    Polarized U.S. voters restrict their sources of news: poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Politically polarized Americans have little overlap in their sources of news, with almost half of conservatives relying on Fox News and liberals turning to a range of outlets, a poll showed on Tuesday. The survey by the Pew...