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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...
  • Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards returning to live TV after 25 years

    Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards returning to live TV after 25 years
    The Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards is returning to live television for the first time in 25 years. The 56th annual ceremony, which honors the best in local TV, will air Nov. 1 on public station WYCC-Ch. 20, with the first two hours broadcast live from...
  • 'Downton Abbey' Earns Intense Fanbase and Emmy Love

    "Downton Abbey" merits its best drama nom this year. Despite two previous nominations, the PBS period piece that broke the "Upstairs, Downstairs" mold has never won the Emmy in that competitive category. Season after season it compels: a combination of...
  • Is it Time to Expand the Emmys Best Drama Series Category to Ten Slots?

    Should the top drama category at the Emmys be expanded? The answer from many in the biz is a resounding yes. After all, we are living in a time of smallscreen riches. The elite competition has been so tough and so strong -- from AMC's gritty...
  • Robert Drew dies at 90; pioneer of documentary filmmaking

    Robert Drew had no experience in filmmaking when he directed the 1960 documentary "Primary" that was radically different from the way TV documentaries were made at the time. Drew's film, about relatively unknown Sen. John F. Kennedy campaigning in...
  • TCA: What Resonated and What Didn't

    The Television Critics Assn. recently wrapped up ts annual two-week-long press tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, with the nets trotting out their latest and greatest for the jaded press corps. As several key trends emerged for the new season, some...
  • 'Twin Peaks' and 'Herzog Collection' among new Blu-ray offerings

    Fans of director David Lynch should be especially excited about "Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery" (CBS/Paramount, $134.99), a new Blu-ray version of the 1990-91 TV series and 1992 movie about a small town, a mystery and a whole lot of weird doings. Ray...
  • TV Review: Frontline's 'Losing Iraq'

    Frontline's "Losing Iraq" is, in essence, the foreign-policy companion to the PBS news program's recent domestic-surveillance treatise "United States of Secrets," offering an evenhanded approach to a topic where reason is often drowned out elsewhere by...
  • Former Morning Call reporter to appear on PBS' "Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?"

     
    A former Morning Call reporter who wrote a book about one of the prime suspects in the death of Teamsters boss killed Jimmy Hoffa, will be featured on tonight's episode of "History Detectives Special Investigation" at 9 p.m. on PBS.......
  • 'Cats,' 'Porgy,' Gaga in PBS fall festival

    'Cats,' 'Porgy,' Gaga in PBS fall festival
    This fall, PBS will keep Friday nights hopping with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Matthew McConaughey, Jeff Bridges, Nathan Lane, Michael Feinstein, Emma Thompson, "Sweeney Todd," "Porgy and Bess" and "Cats." The PBS Arts Fall Festival will offer 11 weekly...
  • Walt Disney biography coming from PBS

    Walt Disney biography coming from PBS
    Walt Disney is getting the PBS treatment. A four-hour, two-night biography of the American show-business legend will debut in fall 2015 on "American Experience," PBS announced Tuesday. It's an appropriate forum because Disney, from his life to the...