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  • Help 'SteveSongs' Name That Tune!

    Help 'SteveSongs' Name That Tune!
    Old Saybrook singer, Steve Roslonek, has been a fixture on PBS Kids for seven years now, crooning his SteveSongs to children in-between TV shows. Now, this father-of-two is a releasing a new ditty for a good cause with the National Fire Protection...
  • 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...
  • TV Picks: 'Cancer,' 'S.H.I.E.L.D.,' 'black-ish'

    TV Picks: 'Cancer,' 'S.H.I.E.L.D.,' 'black-ish'
    Based on Siddhartha Mukherjee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name, “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” chronicles humanity’s fight against its most inexorably fatal foe from the time of the ancient Egyptians to current...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season

    A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year. Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the United States in...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end run after sixth season

    'Downton Abbey' to end run after sixth season
    The time has come to bid adieu to the Crawley family and their mostly humble servants as "Downton Abbey" prepares to end its run after its upcoming sixth season. After months of rumors, Carnival Films and Masterpiece on PBS, the co-producers of the...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end next season

    'Downton Abbey' to end next season
    The show won't go on for "Downton Abbey" after next season. The coming season, the sixth, will be the last for the PBS hit, "Masterpiece" and Carnival Films announced Thursday. "Downton" is the top PBS drama of all time and the most popular offering...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season

    'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season
    A grand manor will close its doors to its millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year. Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday confirmed the saga will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the United...
  • 'Enchanted April' cast and crew take care with 1920s authenticity

     'Enchanted April' cast and crew take care with 1920s authenticity
    Getting it right is important to Marge Uhlarik-Boller, the director of Wheaton Drama's production of "Enchanted April." "I love period pieces," she said of the play that is set in the 1920s. "It allows everyone involved to do some research and really...
  • PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse

     PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse
    Edward Herrmann had collapsed at the studio in New York, and no one knew why. The actor had arrived to record his narrator part for Ken Burns' latest documentary epic for PBS, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies." The three-part, six-hour film, based...
  • Rowan Atkinson talks up 25 years of Mr. Bean's clownish chaos

    Rowan Atkinson talks up 25 years of Mr. Bean's clownish chaos
    It has been 25 years since Rowan Atkinson, CBE, brought the quietly calamitous "Mr. Bean" to television, an anniversary that has been celebrated with "The Whole Bean: Remastered," a video collection released this week by Shout! Factory. It includes...
  • On saving boys from violence, 'We gotta be one city'

    On saving boys from violence, 'We gotta be one city'
    I asked Cameron Miles, who has been mentoring Baltimore boys for nearly 20 years, what a white guy can do. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has called for black men to enlist in a campaign against violence by mentoring boys and young men, and she drew a...