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  • Big dino discovery unfolds at a thriller's pace

    Big dino discovery unfolds at a thriller's pace
    "Bigger Than T. rex," the story of two University of Chicago paleontologists piecing together the facts about the largest predatory dinosaur yet found, unfolds at the pace of a good thriller. That's a rare thing to be able to say about a science...
  • TV Review: BBC America's 'The Game'

    "The Game" uses a familiar rulebook, which isn't to say this BBC America period spy drama isn't worth playing. Low-key to the point of sleepy, the three previewed chapters of the six-episode series pursue a cat-and-mouse battle of wits between British and...
  • Rita Moreno To Return To Kids' TV On Sprout Series 'Nina's World'

    Rita Moreno, the multi-talented actress who had a key role in the PBS children's series "The Electric Company" will play for the kiddie set once again. Moreno, one of the few thespians to have an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony and a Grammy, will lend her vocal...
  • An appreciation: Tom Magliozzi, Click of 'Car Talk'

    Tom Magliozzi, who died Monday at age 77, was for 25 years the co-host with his younger brother Ray of the NPR series "Car Talk"; a local Boston version had run on the public radio station WBUR for a decade before that. As the Tappet Brothers, Click and...
  • PBS to Boost 'Masterpiece' Programming Next Year

    PBS will add 20 hours of "Masterpiece"-branded programming next year, thanks to the growing viewership of the British imports spurred by the success of "Downton Abbey." Among the new shows coming to the schedule is "Grantchester," which has landed the...
  • 'Wolf Hall' to premiere on PBS' 'Masterpiece' on April 5

    'Wolf Hall' to premiere on PBS' 'Masterpiece' on April 5
    Hold onto your heads, Hilary Mantel fans. The American broadcast premiere of "Wolf Hall" has been set -- the miniseries is coming April 5 to "Masterpiece" on PBS. "Wolf Hall" is Mantel's Man Booker award winning novel about Thomas Cromwell, the crafty...
  • 'Saturday Night Live': Prince soars

    The stars came through for “Saturday Night Live” this weekend. Musical guest Prince demonstrated his showmanship and range in an electrifying eight-minute segment. He was the night’s peak, and it’s too bad the show didn’t...
  • TV Picks: 'Powerless,' 'Craft,' 'Who,' 'PuppyCat,' 'Garden Wall'

    TV Picks: 'Powerless,' 'Craft,' 'Who,' 'PuppyCat,' 'Garden Wall'
    "Powerless" (PBS, Monday). A film about power and the lack of it, and how little things are made to work when big things fail. We are in Kanpur, India, population 3 million, where there is no electricity for many and often none for any. The main...
  • 'Dr. Phil' focuses on Florida family, death

    'Dr. Phil' focuses on Florida family, death
    The divided family of Michelle O'Connell will be guests on Monday's edition of "Dr. Phil." Gov. Rick Scott recently appointed Jeff Ashton, state attorney for Orange and Osceola counties, as special prosecutor in a new investigation into O'Connell's 2010...
  • Carlos Ponce goes for laughs in ABC's 'Cristela'

    He's been the scheming lawyer and the smoldering lover on telenovelas. He was the scene-stealing hunky yoga instructor in the 2009 motion picture, "Couples Retreat." Now Carlos Ponce, 42, has made his way into American primetime TV with a new role...
  • Rand Paul, Mitt Romney, Kaci Hickox: Sunday guests

    Rand Paul, Mitt Romney, Kaci Hickox: Sunday guests
    UPDATED: Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will be a guest this weekend on NBC's "Meet the Press, CBS' "Face the Nation" and CNN's "State of the Union." The Sunday guest list: Mitt Romney and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., are guests on "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on...