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  • Tablo: Another option for cable quitters

    If this is your first meeting of the Cable Quitters Support Group, welcome. We're sorry for your loss. But think of the money you'll save. Your relationship with television might feel hopeless now that you're without "Rizzoli & Isles" and "19 Kids &...
  • 'How We Got to Now' a fun look at six big ideas, their legacies

    'How We Got to Now' a fun look at six big ideas, their legacies
    In "How We Got to Now," a six-part series premiering Wednesday on PBS, popular science writer and professional theorist Steven Johnson ("Everything Bad Is Good for You," "Where Good Ideas Come From") looks at six big ideas and the historical fruit they've...
  • Exclusive: U.S. pork group counters antibiotics report with online campaign

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A leading U.S. pork association will use an online marketing campaign to counter a critical television documentary on antibiotics use in livestock, pointing consumers to industry-funded websites that defend the practice, according to...
  • Hedy Lamarr: PBS salutes her science

    Hedy Lamarr: PBS salutes her science
    Film actress Hedy Lamarr, who spent her final years in Central Florida, makes a glamorous and vital impression in “How We Got to Now.” The six-part PBS series salutes innovators, and Lamarr’s contribution — coming up with the...
  • Martin Schram: Times shines new light on old chemical weapons secrets

    In a powerful and Pulitzer-worthy scoop, the New York Times has just revealed a new outrage upon America's sense of decency by catching government officials in the act of breaking faith with the men and women who volunteered to fight for us in faraway...
  • Stories of undocumented youths told in 'Crossfire Kids'

    Stories of undocumented youths told in 'Crossfire Kids'
    "The Crossfire Kids," from Miami filmmaker Oscar Corral, chronicles the stories of young people caught in immigration limbo in the United States. The 30-minute documentary, which premiered on WPBT-Ch. 2 earlier this month, will run again 11 p.m. Oct....
  • WGA East Members Ratify Public TV Contract

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Members of the Writers Guild of America East have ratified a two-year contract covering public TV programs that includes increases in minimums and in employer contributions to the guild's pension plan. The contract covers such...
  • Television Q&A: Answers on 'Intelligence,' 'Madam Secretary,' 'Spartacus'

    You have questions. I try to have answers. Q: What happened to the show "Intelligence" about the guy with the chip in his brain? A: The action drama starring Josh Holloway ran on CBS for the 13 episodes the network ordered. Then, ratings having been a...
  • PBS series explains why Chicago needed a lift

    PBS series explains why Chicago needed a lift
    Chicago was the first American city to have a modern sewer system, and because it is so flat, it also had one of the hardest obstacles to achieving that. The story of, essentially, the jacking up of downtown Chicago to allow the waste system to be...
  • Local resident's inside look sheds light on TV's 'Ask This Old House'

    BRECKSVILLE, Ohio When Steve Fening wanted to install landscaping lighting at his house, he didn't call an electrician. He contacted Ask This Old House. Fening emailed the PBS show in August after reading it was planning a trip to Northeast Ohio and...
  • PBS, CBS Are Biggest Winners At Emmys For News, Documentaries

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - PBS and CBS took home the most Emmys Tuesday night for news and documentaries, while ABC's "Nightline" won three of the awards in various categories - the only other outlet to win more than two awards at the event. The...