| Mar 24, 2015
| 1:23 PM
Broadway actors have the Tonys.
Movie stars have the Oscars.
TV celebrities have the Emmys.
And what do jazz musicians have? Not much.
Sure, of the mountains of Grammy Awards doled out each year to musicians of varying degrees of talent, some go...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 1:06 PM
One hundred and fifty years ago this week, an embittered Maryland-born actor, frustrated over Robert E. Lee's recent surrender to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Va., and determined to avenge the Confederate cause, shot a bullet into the...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Damian Lewis is the king in PBS' "Wolf Hall," but he's not the star. After meeting his demise as Brody on Showtime's "Homeland," the 44-year-old English actor is getting the royal treatment and suiting up in opulent garb to play famous and often...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 10:43 AM
The dead-and-buried Google TV has been revived, at least in spirit, in the new Mohu Channels.
It's Deja View with Mohu's pledge to integrate a Web browser and Android smartphone apps with live TV on an HDTV screen. A major difference is the source of TV...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 11:50 AM
"Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" is one of the biggest, boldest, bravest and, ultimately, most inspiring documentaries I have ever seen.
Set in large part at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital, the PBS film from producer Ken Burns and director...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 4:13 PM
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...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 12:54 PM
When I was growing up, my dad often would make a big pot of beans, usually navy, flavored with ham, and offer us kids bowlfuls. He'd eat them all himself, though. We weren't eating beans. Are you kidding?
Flash forward a number of decades and, of...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Toward the back of LeVar Burton's L.A. office there's a room filled with people testing software, including some, in teeny chairs, who are about 6 years old. Welcome to Reading Rainbow, the former PBS television show turned iPad app that's poised to...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 8:10 AM
There are few places less hospitable on a Chicago winter morning than an "L" stop. But that's where hundreds of thousands of us spend time and where candidates for political office occasionally show up, smiling and pressing the flesh and otherwise...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:52 PM
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| Mar 26, 2015
| 10:34 PM
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...