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  • Cancer documentary featuring Hopkins takes risks, reaps rewards

    Cancer documentary featuring Hopkins takes risks, reaps rewards
    "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...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season

    'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season
    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...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end after its upcoming 6th season

    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...
  • 'Right time' to end 'Downton Abbey' next season, series creator says

    'Right time' to end 'Downton Abbey' next season, series creator says
    Keep calm and carry on, "Downton Abbey" fans. After months of rumors, Carnival Films and Masterpiece on PBS, the co-producers of the show, along with ITV, the show's British network home, confirmed that the upcoming sixth season of the hugely popular...
  • Connecting kids with nature: 'Wild Child' author shares tips for parents

     Connecting kids with nature: 'Wild Child' author shares tips for parents
    Scott D. Sampson, host of the PBS Kids television series "Dinosaur Train," still has vivid memories of wading in a pond full of bloblike tadpoles when he was 4 or 5 years old. In "How to Raise a Wild Child: The Art and Science of Falling in Love with...
  • PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse

     PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse
    Edward Herrmann had collapsed at the studio in New York, and no one knew why. The actor had arrived to record his narrator part for Ken Burns' latest documentary epic for PBS, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies." The three-part, six-hour film, based...
  • How the MacArthur Fellowships have nurtured jazz

    How the MacArthur Fellowships have nurtured jazz
    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...
  • TV Picks: 'Cancer,' 'S.H.I.E.L.D.,' 'black-ish'

    TV Picks: 'Cancer,' 'S.H.I.E.L.D.,' 'black-ish'
    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...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end run after sixth season

    'Downton Abbey' to end run after sixth season
    The time has come to bid adieu to the Crawley family and their mostly humble servants as "Downton Abbey" prepares to end its run after its upcoming sixth season. After months of rumors, Carnival Films and Masterpiece on PBS, the co-producers of the...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end next season

    'Downton Abbey' to end next season
    The show won't go on for "Downton Abbey" after next season. The coming season, the sixth, will be the last for the PBS hit, "Masterpiece" and Carnival Films announced Thursday. "Downton" is the top PBS drama of all time and the most popular offering...
  • Texas Tenors trot into Coral Springs

    Texas Tenors trot into Coral Springs
    Marcus Collins has sung in the Broadway cast of "Hairspray," played bit roles in movies and network TV shows, and even portrayed paranormal detective Edward Carnby in the video game Alone in the Dark. Now, he's a Texas Tenor. Fans of NBC's "America'...