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  • Google Touts Deals with CBS, Viacom for Google Play Storefront

    Google has inked pacts with CBS and Viacom to sell TV episodes through the Internet giant's Google Play online store, as it continues to ratchet up competition with Apple and Amazon.com. Nikesh Arora, Google's soon-to-be-departing chief business officer,...
  • Elaine Stritch -- A great life force passes on (but she's raising the roof someplace else, right now!)

    "SHE WAS very much Elaine, right until she died this morning." This is Elaine Stritch's nephew, Chris Bolton, calling me from Birmingham, Michigan Thursday morning. "She never really got over the operation she had when she moved back here recently."...
  • 'The Strain' spreads; 'Facts of Life' reunion

    'The Strain' spreads; 'Facts of Life' reunion
    A few weekend highlights to keep in mind: 1. "The Strain," 10 p.m. Sunday, FX This vampire drama is one of the summer's most entertaining new series. If you missed the premiere, FX repeats it at 11 p.m. Friday (tonight). The tension builds in the...
  • Walt Disney Biopic to Air on on PBS

    PBS and American Experience are taking a look at the man behind the mouse and will air "Walt Disney," a four-hour, two-night film that aims to explore the life and legacy of the iconic film producer and business magnate. The film is spearheaded by biopic...
  • Walt Disney biography coming from PBS

    Walt Disney biography coming from PBS
    Walt Disney is getting the PBS treatment. A four-hour, two-night biography of the American show-business legend will debut in fall 2015 on "American Experience," PBS announced Tuesday. It's an appropriate forum because Disney, from his life to the...
  • PBS Chief on 'Downton Abbey,' 'The Roosevelts' Streaming and 'Midwife' Return

    It didn't take long for "Downton Abbey" to dominate the question-and-answer session between PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger and journalists at the summer Television Critics Assn. press tour on July 22. The British period drama's delayed airdate in the...
  • Tim Pastore Joins National Geographic Channel as President, Original Programming & Production, NGC U.S.

    Emmy-nominated producer and TV veteran Tim Pastore has been named president of original programming & production, NGC U.S., of National Geographic Channel. He is currently executive vice president of production & development for National Geographic...
  • TCA 2014: Ken Burns digs up unseen footage for 'The Roosevelts'

    TCA 2014: Ken Burns digs up unseen footage for 'The Roosevelts'
    Ken Burns is used to telling stories that have been told before. That comes with the territory when you work on documentaries covering momentous points in history, including the Civil War, World War II and the Prohibition era. But for his new seven-part,...
  • Madeline Amgott Dead: Pioneering Female TV News Producer Dies at 92

    Madeline Amgott, who was one of the only women to produce TV news programming in the 1950s and '60s, died of lymphoma on Saturday in Manhattan. She was 92. But Amgott's achievements went beyond just successfully penetrating a male-dominated arena. She...
  • Retired Gen. Garner: We should never have gone to war with Iraq

    Retired Gen. Garner: We should never have gone to war with Iraq
    The retired general who briefly led America's postwar Iraq reconstruction efforts said Tuesday that the war was a mistake, calling it one of many foreign-policy missteps that have emboldened U.S. enemies and contributed to unrest throughout the world....
  • Former Morning Call reporter to appear on PBS' "Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?"

     
    A former Morning Call reporter who wrote a book about one of the prime suspects in the death of Teamsters boss killed Jimmy Hoffa, will be featured on tonight's episode of "History Detectives Special Investigation" at 9 p.m. on PBS.......