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  • Around the remote: Television picks for Sept. 14-20

    DON'T MISS: "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" The political dynasty that produced two substantial presidents and one extraordinary first lady gets the Ken Burns treatment, and you know what that means: lots of old-time photographs, Meryl Streep voice-...
  • TV picks for the week of Sept. 14-20

    What a weird week. A few new fall series roll out early on the networks (see my full preview of the new primetime season in Thursday's American-Statesman) and then, toward the end of the week, things really dry up. Here's what caught my eye: Sunday:...
  • 'The Roosevelts: An Intimate History' by Ken Burns is thorough

    Ken Burns, that maker of Great American Documentaries, has made a 14-hour documentary about three great Americans. "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History," which begins Sunday on PBS, tells in seven parts the linked yet also quite separate stories of...
  • Toronto: Simon Pegg on Robin Williams' Suicide, Christopher Plummer Knocks Retirement

    Simon Pegg and Christopher Plummer may be busy hawking "Hector and the Search for Happiness" at this year's Toronto Film Festival, but the stars of the offbeat comedy aren't so sold on the concept of happiness itself. At least not happiness of the pure,...
  • Vice President Biden coming to Baltimore for 'Star-Spangled 200'

    Vice President Biden coming to Baltimore for 'Star-Spangled 200'
    Vice President Joe Biden will be in town this weekend, to help Baltimore celebrate its “Star-Spangled Banner” bicentennial. The vice president, who hails from neighboring Delaware, will be at Fort McHenry Saturday night to deliver remarks...
  • Review: 'Robin Williams Remembered - A Pioneers of Television Special'

    Review: 'Robin Williams Remembered - A Pioneers of Television Special'
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - PBS isn't always particularly nimble, which makes its speed in throwing together "Robin Williams Remembered - A Pioneers of Television Special" something of an occasion. Not surprisingly, the resulting hour is warm and...
  • For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own

    For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own
    For twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, fixing up houses and selling them started when they were 17-year-olds in Canada. Now Drew (the real estate agent) and Jonathan (the licensed contractor) exercise their skills as the stars of "Property Brothers"...
  • Why video game sound is so powerfully bonding

    Nostalgia sometimes comes in a thick soup of buzzes, beeps, trills and, of course, wakka-wakkas. That cacophony of sounds paint an audio landscape that any child of the 70s', 80s' or 90s' can pick up in an instant: The arcade. It is so specific, so...
  • Hallmark Cards' Family-Oriented SVOD Service SpiritClips Renamed 'Feeln'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - SpiritClips, an Internet subscription video-on-demand service owned by Hallmark Cards targeting the kids-and-family demo, has renamed itself "Feeln" as the company expands its content lineup and tries to carve out a niche...
  • As 'Outlander' starts strong, Starz plays the niche TV game

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A period drama set in the Scottish Highlands, with a sassy female lead caught in a star-crossed time-travel romance may prove to be a turning point in the evolution of premium cable network Starz, as it faces an uphill climb...
  • 'Banner' a hit song with staying power

    'Banner' a hit song with staying power
    The sight that stirred Francis Scott Key on the morning of Sept. 14, 1814, from the deck of a ship on the Patapsco River, not only gave proof of the country's ability to survive a war with Britain. It also generated the verses that, set to a song of...