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  • Allentown native's animated series screened by Michelle Obama

    Allentown native's animated series screened by Michelle Obama
      First Lady Michelle Obama hosted military families for a private screening of a special Veterans Day episode of Disney's hit preschool series  "Doc McStuffins" at The White House Monday. The special episode “Training Army Al” which stars...
  • War and peace and friendship at FLIFF

    War and peace and friendship at FLIFF
    The magic of the documentary film "Rudy + Neal Go Fishing" happens in the Holey Land, a Palm Beach County corner of the Everglades, its vast silence and transcendent beauty an embracing retreat, where one man can help a stranger quiet the savagery of...
  • Why originality is overrated when it comes to TV -- and business

    Why originality is overrated when it comes to TV -- and business
    I've probably said it before, but originality is overrated. Which is why the most valuable tool in any enterprise's development arsenal just may be a feather duster, to make presentable something it already has and consumers already know. This is true...
  • 'Journey to the Macy's Parade' follows Fort Lauderdale attorney-turned-clown

    'Journey to the Macy's Parade' follows Fort Lauderdale attorney-turned-clown
    Chuck Tatelbaum is a Fort Lauderdale bankruptcy attorney by day. Once a year, he gets to clown around in a big way. Tatelbaum's experiences as one of 900 volunteer clowns at last year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City were captured...
  • Ken Burns' next doc production launches site for cancer stories

    Ken Burns' 14-hour epic "The Roosevelts" just finished its week on PBS in September, but the ever-busy Burns is already moving on to his next major production.  "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies," isn't being directed by Burns, but he's serving as...
  • Celia Rivenbark: America, what branch of memory did you put civics in?

    Here's a little something to keep you humble 'murica. According to a recent survey, only 36 percent of U.S. citizens can name all three branches of government. I shall now try to resist the urge to remind you they are, of course, the "Brie, the Cheddar...
  • Rob Owen: 'Newsroom' prepares to sign off

    HBO launches three new series Sunday, including the long-awaited return of "The Newsroom" and the second season of little-seen dark comedy "Getting On." 'The Newsroom' The final season of writer Aaron Sorkin's ode to the potential for quality...
  • Blake Edwards meets le Carré in PBS' 'Turks & Caicos'

    Blake Edwards meets le Carré in PBS' 'Turks & Caicos'
    Sometimes sequels can be a good thing — a very good thing. That's the story with "Turks & Caicos" and "Salting the Battlefield," the second and third films in what PBS is calling "The Worricker Trilogy," a terrific trio of made-for-TV movies...
  • Don't Be Cross. Cross Over.

    Sometimes it's not enough to watch one television show. It drags you into another. Yes, we are talking about crossovers, where characters from one program visit another series, with people from the latter series then returning the favor. Last week, we...
  • 'Downton Abbey' screenings in December

    'Downton Abbey' screenings in December
    "Downton Abbey" won't return to the PBS lineup until Jan. 4. But you can get an early look at the first hour of the fifth season. The new season opens in 1924. Joining the cast are Richard E. Grant ("Girls"), Anna Chancellor ("The Hour") and Rade...
  • In Nevada, Lake Las Vegas is a bit too sleepy

    In Nevada, Lake Las Vegas is a bit too sleepy
    They deal in the faux and fantastical on the frenetic Las Vegas Strip, where reality exists merely in air quotes, where you can stumble and sway from the "Empire State Building" to the "Eiffel Tower" and over to the "Egyptian Pyramids" while your bank...