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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...
  • New exhibit for kids opens at Hampton's Virginia Air and Space Center

    New exhibit for kids opens at Hampton's Virginia Air and Space Center
    Put on a spacesuit, build a pillow rocket, drive a lunar craft, inspect moon dust or sleep strapped to the wall in the new permanent exhibit for preschoolers at the Virginia Air & Space Center in Hampton. The "Space Racers" exhibit celebrates its grand...
  • HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows

    HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows
    As hard as it may be to imagine, there was a time not so long ago when few Americans had ever heard the expression "man cave." In 1994, PBS' trusty "This Old House" was the best known of a handful of home-improvement programs on the airwaves. The idea...
  • Netflix rising to TV top with Emmy nominations for 'Cards,' 'Orange'

    Netflix rising to TV top with Emmy nominations for 'Cards,' 'Orange'
    All kinds of impressive numbers were flying around last week in the wake of Emmy nominees being announced. HBO ran up an industry-leading 99 nominations overall with 19 for its gory and glorious “Game of Thrones” alone. But the numbers that...
  • TV Picks: 'Ray Donovan,' 'Matador,' NOLA on 'P.O.V.'

    TV Picks: 'Ray Donovan,' 'Matador,' NOLA on 'P.O.V.'
    "Ray Donovan" (Showtime, Sundays). Ann Biderman's series about a Hollywood fixer, the dysfunctional (Boston Irish) family he came from and the dysfunctional family he heads begins a second season. (The last finished with revealed secrets, a degree of...
  • Mayo: Catch me on TV and radio all weekend

    Shameless plug alert: I'm making a media sweep this weekend to talk current events and promote my latest feature project, DRiven, coming Sunday to the Sun Sentinel. I'll be on Issues on Ch. 2-PBS at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and This Week in South Florida, on Ch....
  • Preschoolers experience astronaut's life through new exhibit at Virginia Air & Space Center

    Preschoolers experience astronaut's life through new exhibit at Virginia Air &  Space Center
    "Mission Control" is calling all toddlers at the Virginia Air & Space Center in Hampton. "Space Racers," the newest permanent exhibit at the space center, caters to the preschool set, a direct response to visitor suggestions, said Megan Steele, a...
  • Bob Kealing book to become Sandra Bullock movie

    Bob Kealing book to become Sandra Bullock movie
    UPDATED: WESH-Channel 2 reporter Bob Kealing has hit the jackpot in Hollywood. His book "Tupperware Unsealed" will become a Sandra Bullock movie, The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline.com report. That's like hitting the Hollywood jackpot twice. Bullock,...
  • TV picks for the week of July 20-26

    You know we're deep into the summer doldrums when the most interesting things on TV are the commercials for the new fall programs. Here's what caught my eye this week: Sunday: "Masterpiece Mystery," 8 p.m., PBS: Season 2 of "Endeavour" comes to a...