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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 André 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.
  • Mister Rogers Gains New Influence, Of Sorts, On Kids' TV

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - What does Mister Rogers, the straight-laced kiddie icon, have in common with an animated tiger seeking emotional maturity, a wise-cracking cat and a young girl who keeps a marble under her cap, and an anonymous bureau of agents...

    'Bing Crosby Remembered' aims to introduce legend to younger generations

    BEVERLY HILLS For more than 30 years Bing Crosby was the epitome of a multi-tasker. He was a giant in the music world, a radio icon, a movie star, a world famous golf enthusiast and a television tradition. Those over 40 probably know him for his...

    Around the remote: Television picks for Nov. 23-29

    DON'T MISS: The 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Marching bands, cheerleaders, clowns, celebrities and giant balloons that, thankfully, are way more bloated than our bellies. The holiday spectacle returns in all its festive glory as the three-...

    TV picks for the week of Nov. 23-29

    It's a big holiday week as Thanksgiving and Christmas compete for viewers' hearts and minds (and stomachs). Here's what caught my eye on television this week: Sunday: "American Music Awards," 7 p.m., ABC: Pitbull hosts for the second time and, once...