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  • PBS adds new series, expands 'Masterpiece' in 2015

    PBS adds new series, expands 'Masterpiece' in 2015
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - PBS said it would continue a strategy of scheduling shows with similar themes on the same evening in 2015 while expanding its Sunday-night drama lineup. Among the highlights of the public television network's winter and spring...
  • UCF student's road trip opens eyes, doors

    UCF student's road trip opens eyes, doors
    UCF student Johnathan Allen spent the summer in a big green RV, traveling the country with three other students and a television crew. The goal was to help the participants — and, later, viewers of a public television show — answer that age-...
  • Barack Obama won't bump Sheldon Cooper

    Barack Obama won't bump Sheldon Cooper
    President Barack Obama's prime-time speech on immigration will play on cable news channels at 8 p.m. Thursday but not on the broadcast networks except for PBS. The White House did not ask for the time, and the commercial broadcast networks will go...
  • Harry Connick Jr. coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    Harry Connick Jr. coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center
    Harry Connick Jr., who has had more No. 1 jazz albums than any other performer in history and who is seen weekly as a judge on the hit show "American Idol," will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was announced Tuesday. Connick will perform...
  • Harry Connick Jr., jazz icon and 'American Idol' judge, coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    Harry Connick Jr., jazz icon and 'American Idol' judge, coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center
    Harry Connick Jr., who has had more No. 1 jazz albums than any other performer in history and who is seen weekly as a judge on the hit show “American Idol,” will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Connick will...
  • Al-Jazeera America's climb toward credibility

    The following editorial appeared in The Dallas Morning News on Monday, Nov. 17: Cable television news regularly serves as the butt of comedians' jokes because so much of the content seems a caricature of real journalism. Analysts argue loudly, as if to...
  • Boxed sets make great holiday gifts

    Not many people realize that before Black Friday comes Indecision Monday, Confusion Tuesday and Stumped Wednesday. It's all those the days before you head out shopping where you try to decide on the right gift for those on your shopping list. One...
  • Beth Ami honors veterans

    On Sunday, Nov. 9, Beth Ami Congregation in Boca Raton held a special program honoring Jewish American Veterans, including a presentation by Beth Agami of Parkland — who was prominently featured in the hourlong 2014 PBS documentary, "A Call to...
  • TV Review: PBS Documentary Duo: 'Cold War Roadshow,' 'Firestone and the Warlord'

    TV Review: PBS Documentary Duo: 'Cold War Roadshow,' 'Firestone and the Warlord'
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - At first blush, the documentaries PBS is airing Nov. 18, American Experience's "Cold War Roadshow" and Frontline's "Firestone and the Warlord,"- feel like historical artifacts. Look closer, though, and both contain...
  • TV Review: TLC's 'Risking It All'

    TV Review: TLC's 'Risking It All'
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Like a lot of reality TV, "Risking It All" employs an extreme, all-or-nothing approach to an otherwise manageable problem. Three families in different parts of the country choose to explore their pioneering spirit (another...
  • TV Picks: 'Happiness,' Poehler, Banksy, 'Missing,' Khrushchev

    TV Picks: 'Happiness,' Poehler, Banksy, 'Missing,' Khrushchev
    "Happiness" (PBS, Monday). I am, as a rule, a fan of the films that make up the PBS documentary series "Independent Lens," which tend to spend intimate quality time with the kinds of people TV usually ignores for being too far off, too foreign, too poor...