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  • Damian Lewis, king of PBS' 'Wolf Hall,' talks of a TV reign

    Damian Lewis, king of PBS' 'Wolf Hall,' talks of a TV reign
    Damian Lewis is the king in PBS' "Wolf Hall," but he's not the star. After meeting his demise as Brody on Showtime's "Homeland," the 44-year-old English actor is getting the royal treatment and suiting up in opulent garb to play famous and often...
  • Cancer documentary featuring Hopkins takes risks, reaps rewards

    Cancer documentary featuring Hopkins takes risks, reaps rewards
    "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" is one of the biggest, boldest, bravest and, ultimately, most inspiring documentaries I have ever seen. Set in large part at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital, the PBS film from producer Ken Burns and director...
  • 'Dovekeepers,' 'Outlander,' 'Younger': Women rule

    'Dovekeepers,' 'Outlander,' 'Younger': Women rule
    Television turns to books in a big way this week. PBS rolls out “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. The six-hour documentary, made by Barak Goodman, has Ken Burns as...
  • WUCF examines kids, classical music connection

    WUCF examines kids, classical music connection
    How to bring classical music to a new generation? In its next episode, "WUCF Artisodes" explores the Daytona Beach Symphony's efforts to reach at-risk youths in Volusia County through the Youth Experiencing Symphony program. The youngsters attend...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end after its upcoming 6th season

    A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year. Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the United States in...
  • 'Right time' to end 'Downton Abbey' next season, series creator says

    'Right time' to end 'Downton Abbey' next season, series creator says
    Keep calm and carry on, "Downton Abbey" fans. After months of rumors, Carnival Films and Masterpiece on PBS, the co-producers of the show, along with ITV, the show's British network home, confirmed that the upcoming sixth season of the hugely popular...
  • HBO's 'Going Clear' a remarkable glimpse into Scientology

    HBO's 'Going Clear' a remarkable glimpse into Scientology
    Although it is not the case in most places on Earth, it is hard to live in Los Angeles, especially in Hollywood, and not be aware of the Church of Scientology. It has stamped its name, hugely, on some of the city's most visible classic buildings,...
  • Famous alums return to HPHS to share lessons learned

    Famous alums return to HPHS to share lessons learned
    Film editor Bradley Ross has many fond memories of Focus on the Arts from his own days as a Highland Park High School student, including a head-spinning opportunity to perform with "Rent" star Anthony Rapp when the Tony award-winning musical was at its...
  • YouTube Kids app exposes children to too many ads, some groups say

    YouTube Kids app exposes children to too many ads, some groups say
    YouTube's big push into kids' programming is under scrutiny for blurring the lines between entertainment and advertising. A string of children's advocacy groups planned to file a complaint Tuesday asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate...
  • Connecting kids with nature: 'Wild Child' author shares tips for parents

    Connecting kids with nature: 'Wild Child' author shares tips for parents
    Scott D. Sampson, host of the PBS Kids television series “Dinosaur Train,” still has vivid memories of wading in a pond full of bloblike tadpoles when he was 4 or 5 years old. In “How to Raise a Wild Child: The Art and Science of Falling...
  • Television Q&A: 'Twilight of the Golds,' PBS' 'Grantchester,' actor on 'NCIS'

    You have questions. I try to have answers. Q: Please help me find the name of a movie I saw many years ago. I tell my friends about it and they question my sanity. It's about a couple who work in genetics of the future. They become pregnant and have...