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  • Wickedly funny 'Vicious' revives British geriatric comedy

    "Vicious," which premieres Sunday on PBS for a six-episode run, is something of a throwback to an earlier age. It is to begin, a sitcom, which, though once a fund-raising-friendly staple of American public broadcasting, has retreated somewhat in favor...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP will sponsor summer camps for elementary and middle school-age children, 9 a.m. to noon July 7-Aug. 8. Available camps include volleyball, soccer, creative theater arts, girls field hockey, football, cheerleading...
  • Choosing the right preschool

    Location, location, location may be true for real estate, but when it comes to choosing a preschool for your child, think "relationships, relationships, relationships." The science of early childhood development and brain development mandates that...
  • Caroll Spinney's proudly worn Big Bird's yellow feathers for 45 years

    Caroll Spinney's proudly worn Big Bird's yellow feathers for 45 years
    Imagine your dream grandpa: He's the best storyteller. Dotes on your grandma. Has plenty of sage wisdom to share. Calls you "cutie." Oh, and he's also Big Bird. That's basically Caroll Spinney, the 80-year-old puppeteer who has played the 8-foot-...
  • Ads on Public TV? Station Seeks Supreme Court Review of Ban on Commercial Spots

    The day after the Supreme Court issued its decision in Aereo, the justices are weighing whether to take another case that could have a significant impact on broadcasting. Minority Television Project, the license holder for public television station KMTP-...
  • Hollywood transitioning from sweet bird of youth to early-bird special

    One of the worst jobs in Hollywood these days might be operating a retirement home. That's because more and more golden-aged actors are passing on shuffleboard and bridge to keep punching the clock on the small screen. Among the busiest veterans:...
  • 'Reading Rainbow': Seth MacFarlane will match $1 million in gifts

    'Reading Rainbow': Seth MacFarlane will match $1 million in gifts
    When Levar Burton launched a Kickstarter to make a school-focused version of "Reading Rainbow," supporters donated $1 million in just 11 hours. That was the campaign's initial goal; the strong start prompted Burton to raise his sights -- to $5 million....
  • TV Review: 'Vicious'

    Two things become immediately clear watching PBS' Brit-com import "Vicious": One, the major networks wouldn't touch it. And two, it's too bad the show isn't sharp enough to make them regret that bias. The taboo here isn't that the main characters played...
  • Seth MacFarlane gives big boost to LeVar Burton's 'Reading Rainbow'

    Seth MacFarlane gives big boost to LeVar Burton's 'Reading Rainbow'
    LeVar Burton's efforts to resurrect "Reading Rainbow" got a big boost this week when "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane pledged to donate up to $1 million to match any money raised in the campaign's final few days. With a week to go in Burton's...
  • Tips to find a sale steal

    Tips to find a sale steal
    The plethora of fluorescent yellow signs and tiny flags cluttering every suburban corner of the United States may have given us a few hints: It's prime season for hitting garage and estate sales. But if you feel as if you're the lone sole who goes...
  • The '60s are back with 'Endeavour'

    It's so nice to have Inspector Morse back. The iconic detective, created by the late John Thaw, was resurrected in 2013 as a younger man in the new series "Endeavour." Set in the swinging 1960s, it deals with Morse's past as a raw young policeman in an...