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  • PBS Offers Digital Sneak Peek of Kids' Series 'Odd Squad' Before November Debut

    "Odd Squad," a new series about problem-solving kid detectives, won't appear in full on PBS's airwaves until late November - but the audience most likely to watch the program will be able to get clues about it starting today. In the latest signal that TV...
  • Frontline offers harrowing, revealing look into ISIS tonight

    Frontline offers harrowing, revealing look into ISIS tonight
    There have been times the last few years when it has felt like "Frontline" was the last, hard-hitting journalistic outfit left on American television. Screening its latest report, "The Rise of ISIS," was another one of those moments for me. It premieres...
  • Review: Frontline's 'The Rise of ISIS,' Al Jazeera America's 'Informants'

    Review: Frontline's 'The Rise of ISIS,' Al Jazeera America's 'Informants'
    "Frontline" continues to perform vital work in its coverage of the Middle East and the battle against terrorism, with its latest, "The Rise of ISIS," forging what amounts to a sobering, well-reported trilogy with "Losing Iraq" and "The United States of...
  • Commentary: Why is Barack Obama so hated?

    Commentary: Why is Barack Obama so hated?
    Why is Barack Obama so hated? The question cropped up several times Tuesday on "CBS This Morning." CBS News political director John Dickerson looked at what will follow next week's midterms if the Republicans win the Senate. "The question is after this...
  • Poor Barack? Just ask Bill Clinton about extreme partisanship

     Poor Barack? Just ask Bill Clinton about extreme partisanship
    Bill Clinton doesn't get enough credit for what he achieved as president in spite of his fierce right-wing opposition. Just ask him. Charlie Rose on PBS asked him last month what the single biggest misconception about his presidency was. The former...
  • TV Picks: 'Brakeless,' 'Mr. Dynamite,' 'Death Comes to 'Pemberley'

    TV Picks: 'Brakeless,' 'Mr. Dynamite,' 'Death Comes to 'Pemberley'
    "Brakeless" (PBS, Monday). Kiyoko Miyake's oddly beautiful, philosophical documentary about the 2005 crash of a commuter train: Traveling too fast into a curve as the driver tried to stay on a schedule reckoned in seconds, the train derailed and ran...
  • Amazon Whips Out TV Stick Against Google's Chromecast and Roku

    Amazon.com, after debuting its first Internet set-top this spring, is now going after Google's low-cost Chromecast with its own $39 stick-based streaming adapter for HDTVs. The Fire TV Stick, which plugs into the HDMI port on a TV set, provides...
  • LeVar Burton reads 'Go the ... to Sleep' for charity (on video)

    LeVar Burton reads 'Go the ... to Sleep' for charity (on video)
    "Reading Rainbow," reading blue. LeVar Burton knows how to read to kids. As creator and host of "Reading Rainbow," the PBS television series turned app turned wildly popular Kickstarter project, he's been making reading to kids entertaining since 1983....
  • In 'Death Comes to Pemberley,' a brisk mystery in Austen-land

    In 'Death Comes to Pemberley,' a brisk mystery in Austen-land
    That Jane Austen failed to write a murder-mystery sequel to "Pride and Prejudice" was an oversight remedied in 2011 by P.D. James with her novel "Death Comes to Pemberley." Like "P&P" and many other Austens before it — and many of James' own works,...
  • 'Walking Dead,' 'Constantine,' World Series: this weekend

    'Walking Dead,' 'Constantine,' World Series: this weekend
    The weekend is packed with notable programs and events. Fox should get a lift from the World Series, NBC should score with the NFL, and "The Walking Dead" should bring in fans. All that, and Lady Gaga, too. A few highlights: "The Walking Dead," 9 p.m....
  • Apps: Watchup customized newscast

    Lots of apps are getting an upgrade thanks to the iPhone's new operating system, but Watchup is getting even more seamless. It's a customized newscast that you can watch on your phone or tablet and edit as you go. It's for people who just can't get...