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  • RedBlueAmerica: Are top American journalists revealing their bias?

    George Stephanopoulos ABC's chief anchor, chief political correspondent and a "Good Morning America" host last week admitted he had donated $75,000 to the Clinton Foundation since 2011. The admission raised questions about his ability to cover the...
  • Brian Williams nixes PBS appearance; Michelle Obama steps in

    NBC's Brian Williams has withdrawn from hosting a broadcast honoring those who support U.S. veterans and military families, and first lady Michelle Obama is stepping in to film an introduction instead. Williams was set to host the inaugural Lincoln...
  • 'In the Company of Legends' recalls their documentary career with stars

     'In the Company of Legends' recalls their documentary career with stars
    When they were looking for a host for their 1987 PBS documentary "Jimmy Stewart: A Wonderful Life," producer Joan Kramer and director David Heeley decided to approach Johnny Carson. The host of "The Tonight Show" was a big fan of the Oscar-winner and...
  • 'Spamalot' brings Monty Python humor to Wheaton Drama stage

    Although cast members in Wheaton Drama's production of "Monty Python's Spamalot" must sing, dance and act, they also must have a sense of humor, according to the show's director, Peter Lemongelli. "Comedic timing is important," Lemongelli said. "You...
  • Records offer murky view into Ben Affleck's ancestor and slavery

    Records offer murky view into Ben Affleck's ancestor and slavery
    A family death in 1858 left Ben Affleck's great-great-great grandfather with legal custody of his mother-in-law's most valuable property — her slaves. There was Cuffey, whose value was estimated at $500 in handwritten estate records still on...
  • More scripted TV than ever: 'The amount of competition is just literally insane'

    PASADENA, Calif. In the past few months astute fans of scripted TV have probably noticed multiple TV pile-ups, days when a slew of new scripted series debut. Gone are the quaint days when TV viewers had to worry about that one night of the week when a...
  • TV picks for the week of May 17-23

    It's hard to think about anything but saying goodbye to the denizens of "Mad Men," but there are lots of other comings and goings on television this week: Sunday: "America's Funniest Home Videos," 6 p.m., ABC: The season concludes with 100-200 crotch...
  • George Stephanopoulos debate on CNN

    We don't know if ABC anchor George Stephanopoulos' contributions to the Clinton Foundation will be a topic on ABC's "This Week" Sunday morning. But they will be discussed on CNN's "Reliable Sources" at 11 a.m. Sunday. Weighing in on Stephanopoulos'...
  • Connecticut couple dances together on PBS ballroom series

    Long before they were married, Shane and Shannon Jensen had a lot in common. Until they were 13, neither of the Utah natives imagined lives dedicated to professional ballroom dance competitions. Shane had dreams of Olympic glory as a gymnast and Shannon...
  • Film airing on PBS stations highlights dance in NYC schools

    Young dancers from five New York City public schools are the stars of a documentary airing on local PBS stations. The hourlong "PS Dance!" premieres Friday on WNET Channel 13 and will air later on WLIW and NJTV. Paula Zahn hosts the documentary that was...
  • Two documentaries: '1971' on PBS, 'Southern Rites' from HBO

    Two documentaries: '1971' on PBS, 'Southern Rites' from HBO
    Documentary film, as very much opposed to reality TV, continues to be one of the best things TV has to show you; indeed, it is for most people the only place to see this sort of work. PBS and HBO are the form's best friends; each has a worthwhile offering...