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  • Gay marriage documentaries writing instant history

    Gay marriage documentaries writing instant history
    It took decades before serious documentaries about the civil rights struggle of the 1960s began to appear. But less than a year after some of the biggest victories in the fight for same-sex marriage, a social movement often compared to civil rights,...
  • WATCH: One Direction's Harry Styles, Liam Payne Sing the Alphabet on 'Sesame Street'

    The members of One Direction have been churning out pop hits since they came together after competing on "The X-Factor," but their latest musical endeavor involves a much simpler tune. In advance of the group's upcoming appearance in "Sesame Street's"...
  • 'Sesame Street,' 'Ellen DeGeneres' Lead Daytime Emmy Creative Arts Winners (FULL LIST)

    "Sesame Street" and "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" led the field on Friday in the Creative Arts portion of the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards. The PBS mainstay (pictured) grabbed six awards during the presentation of craft and technical awards at the Westin...
  • Ken Burns: Central Park Five $40 Mil Settlement Brings 'Closure'

    Ken Burns, co-director of the PBS documentary pic "The Central Park Five," said a potential $40 million settlement in the case of the five men who were wrongfully imprisoned for beating and raping a female jogger will bring "closure" to a painful...
  • Critics' Choice TV Awards: Complete list of winners and nominees

    The Netflix newcomer "Orange Is the New Black" won for best comedy and AMC's departed veteran "Breaking Bad" won for top drama at the 4th Critics' Choice Television Awards, which were handed out by the Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. on Thursday...
  • TV Picks: 'Kid President,' Wilfred,' 'Motor City Masters,' more

    TV Picks: 'Kid President,' Wilfred,' 'Motor City Masters,' more
    "Kid President: Declaration of Awesome" (Hub Network, Saturdays). Young Internet phenom Robby Novak, now 10, is the star of this whole-family-friendly half-hour series, expanded from the short online "pep talks" -- at once mock-inspirational and...
  • TV Picks: 'Pancake Mountain,' 'Fosters,' 'New Black,' 'Rectify'

    TV Picks: 'Pancake Mountain,' 'Fosters,' 'New Black,' 'Rectify'
    "Pancake Mountain" (PBS Digital). This week marked the return of a show that at least in my mind is an institution, the indie-rocking, puppets-and-pop-stars, let's-put-on-a-kind-of-kid's-show, dance-party cult item known as "Pancake Mountain." Born in...
  • Spoiler Alert Overload: When Can we Talk Freely About Shocking TV Moments?

    The two most dreaded words in TV coverage may well be "spoiler alert." In this age of too much TV, it's virtually impossible to watch everything live. And in high season, Sunday nights are a DVR-busting traffic jam. So nearly every TV story we publish...
  • Robert De Niro on 'Fox News Sunday'

    Robert De Niro on 'Fox News Sunday'
    The Sunday morning programs will focus on Washington, politics and Iraq, but they will go different routes as well. Oscar-winner Robert De Niro visits "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. On Father's Day, he will talk about an HBO film about...
  • A look at the Emmy races for movies, miniseries, talk shows and more

    After three years in which TV movies and miniseries were lumped together in one ungainly category, the television academy believes there's enough programming to again warrant a separation. (The acting awards remain combo affairs, however.) Were they...
  • American Themes Dominate New Crop of TV Movies and Miniseries

    A president is assassinated. Unspeakable evil unfolds in the wintry Midwest. An elderly woman makes a reflective trip to her hometown. Society is ravaged by a plague and the government doesn't act. Two Depression-era criminals hunker down for a last,...