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  • For 'Downton Abbey' fans and PBS, a jolly good show

    Dust off the teapot and dig up that recipe for scones: "Downton Abbey" returns Sunday to begin its fifth season as the undisputed star of the PBS lineup. The event will be cause for celebration for the millions of fans of the British costume drama,...
  • Joe Kittinger, Jeff Triplett: weekend guests

    Joe Kittinger, Jeff Triplett: weekend guests
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: Greg Warmoth talks to Orlando hero Joe Kittinger, the retired U.S. Air Force colonel and Vietnam fighter pilot, on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. As a skydiver and...
  • New Year's Eve: Norm Lewis on PBS

    New Year's Eve: Norm Lewis on PBS
    Central Florida's Norm Lewis has a major role tonight in "New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve: Gershwin Celebration" at 8 p.m. on PBS. Lewis and jazz superstar Dianne Reeves help celebrate the music of George and Ira Gershwin in the two-hour special....
  • Stage, Screen Actor Edward Herrmann Dies At 71

    Edward Herrmann, the towering, melodious-voiced actor who brought Franklin D. Roosevelt to life in films and documentaries, won a Tony Award and charmed audiences as the stuffy dad on TV's "Gilmore Girls," died Wednesday. He was 71. Herrmann died at...
  • 'Gilmore Girls' actor Edward Herrmann dies at 71

    'Gilmore Girls' actor Edward Herrmann dies at 71
    Edward Herrmann, the towering, melodious-voiced actor who brought Franklin D. Roosevelt to life in films and documentaries, won a Tony Award and charmed audiences as the stuffy dad on TV's "Gilmore Girls," died Wednesday. He was 71. Herrmann died at...
  • Midseason TV preview: 'Better Call Saul,' 'Empire,' 'The Odd Couple' among the fresh fare

    Who will win Lady Mary's heart on "Downton Abbey"? Is there any life left in "American Idol"? Are Hannah and her "Girls" friends finally ready to grow up? Can Larry Wilmore fill Stephen Colbert's late-night shoes? These are among the key questions as...
  • 'Good Wife,' 'Celebrity Apprentice,' Billy Joel: This weekend

    The NFL isn’t the only game in town this weekend, but it’s likely to put up some amazing ratings. Look for NBC to do quite nicely at 8 p.m. Saturday with the AFC Wild Card Game pitting Baltimore against Pittsburgh. The first game, between...
  • Michelle Dockery's new Mary on 'Downton Abbey'

    Michelle Dockery's new Mary on 'Downton Abbey'
    Her performance as Lady Mary on "Downton Abbey" has brought Michelle Dockery many a thing: fans with tales of their own repressed sisterhood memories, a few Emmy nominations and a Twitter account for her eyebrows. The fifth season of the PBS drama...
  • Rob Owen: 'Galavant' sings then stumbles

    Give ABC credit for trying something different with "Galavant" (8 and 8:30 p.m. Sunday), a medieval musical comedy from writer Dan Fogelman, who previously wrote the screenplay for Pixar-Disney's "Cars" and executive produced the polarizing ABC comedy...
  • Why do we love 'Downton'? Let us count the ways

    Why should we love Downton and her children? Why are Americans so fascinated with the lords and ladies of Grantham and the dozen-plus servants who run their gorgeous, terrifying, cathedral-like country mansion on Masterpiece's "Upstairs, Downstairs"-...
  • Mary McNamara's best TV shows of 2014

     Mary McNamara's best TV shows of 2014
    Here is Mary McNamara’s look at the best of 2014 in television. Best dramas with 12 or fewer episodes "Game of Thrones" (HBO) "Orphan Black" (BBC America) "Transparent" (Amazon) "Sherlock" (PBS) "Rectify" (Sundance TV) "Outlander"...