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  • Competitive British baking show gives 'Downton Abbey' fans reason to tune in early

    If the words "ready, set ... bake" don't send you scurrying into your kitchen to fire up the oven, then you need to get on the "Great British Baking Show" bandwagon. Known as the "Great British Bake Off" across the pond, it was the most watched series on...
  • Animator Tomm Moore lives the dream with a 'Song' in his heart

    Animator Tomm Moore lives the dream with a 'Song' in his heart
    "Do you want to see the greatest selfie ever?" Tomm Moore extended his arm, covered in Celtic tattoos, to share a photograph of him and his producer with two of the most celebrated figures in contemporary animation, Japan's Hayao Miyazaki and Disney's...
  • TV picks for the week of Jan. 11-17

    There are a lot of new and returning programs this week. Let's get to it: Sunday: "Golden Globes," 7 p.m., NBC: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler crack wise one more time as hosts of the Emmys' and Oscars' looser sister. "Togetherness," 8:30 p.m., HBO: There are...
  • The best apps, shows, movies for toddlers

    The best apps, shows, movies for toddlers
    Most parents applaud the American Academy of Pediatrics' advice against screen time for tots through age 2 — and a limit of one or two hours throughout childhood. But then their toddler has to sit through a sibling's swim practice or buckle up for...
  • Win family pack of tickets to Sid the Science Kid Live! at Easton's State Theatre

    Win family pack of tickets to Sid the Science Kid Live! at Easton's State Theatre
    You could win a family four-pack to see a live stage performance of Jim Henson’s PBS show “Sid the Science Kid” at Easton’s State Theatre at 4 p.m. Jan. 18. Just by telling the theater why you want them. The theater is...
  • Quickfire round with 'Granchester' star James Norton

    Quickfire round with 'Granchester' star James Norton
    James Norton, star of "Grantchester" on PBS and "Happy Valley" on Netflix, shares his preferences in a "this or that" game relating to his "Grantchester" character, Vicar Sidney Chambers. Whiskey or sherry? "Whiskey." Jazz or rap? "Jazz. Yeah, I'm...
  • 'Grantchester' on PBS splendidly combines crime and contemplation

    'Grantchester' on PBS splendidly combines crime and contemplation
    America's deepening addiction to British drama is lovingly enabled by Sunday night's premiere of "Grantchester," the latest installment of PBS' "Masterpiece Mystery!" This tale of a young vicar who dabbles in detection checks so many "trending" boxes...
  • 'Top Chef' recap, 'For Julia & Jacques'

    "Why is Andy Cohen the QuickFire judge this week?" That must be the question going through the minds of our remaining five chefs as they walk into the “Top Chef” kitchen. That is, if they even know who Andy Cohen is. We know Andy because...
  • Rhubarb rerun: A debate over freedom of expression and blasphemy with a local Islamic leader

    Rhubarb rerun: A debate over freedom of expression and blasphemy with a local Islamic leader
     In 2006, Ahmed Rehab, then communications director and now head of the Chicago Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and I engaged in an online dialogue sparked by the controversy over the violent response in the Muslim world to the...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for Jan. 18-24

    DON'T MISS: "The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore" Stephen Colbert has moved on, but Larry Wilmore a comedian, actor, writer and former "senior black correspondent" is ready to step into the late-night void with this new program. Produced by Jon Stewart,...
  • Onboard game show brings publicity, fun to Allegiant Air

    Onboard game show brings publicity, fun to Allegiant Air
    When you run a small, low-cost carrier with a tiny marketing budget, you have to be creative to get publicity. That explains why Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has allowed a television crew to film a game show in the cabin of its planes during...