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  • Miss Rosa: 'PBS found me in Orlando'

    Miss Rosa: 'PBS found me in Orlando'
    Miss Rosa is coming home. Jennifer Peña, who plays the teacher on the PBS Kids lineup that includes “Curious George,” was a 27-year-old Orlando actress when she landed the national role in 2008. She graduated from Poinciana High School in...
  • For Emmy-Nominated Music Directors, There's Little Room for Error

    Of the five music categories in the Primetime Emmy Awards, the music direction category seems to be the least understood outside music circles. And yet the stakes couldn't be higher, with four of the six nominees live broadcasts. In the case of NBC's...
  • Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie Talk 'Today' - And The NBC Morning Show's Tomorrow

    Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie have an easygoing rapport. He teases her about the gender of her expected child. She makes fun of the way he decorates his wall of his dressing room. And while the relationship seems genuine, it's also required: Millions of...
  • TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business

    TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business
    The business end of show business is made up of numbers. It's a thing of charts and tallies, receipts and ratings. There are counters on everything nowadays, toting up the hits, keeping track of followers. In television, which I write about, there are the...
  • Kratt Brothers' mission: Teach kids wonders of nature

     Kratt Brothers' mission: Teach kids wonders of nature
    For the legions of kids who adore them, the Kratt Brothers are easy to tell apart. Martin wears the blue shirt. Chris is the one in green. The zoologist brothers have been making and starring in children's educational television since their first...
  • More big names added to Star-Spangled Spectacular concert

    Singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, country legend Kenny Rogers and rock group Train were added on Friday to the talent lineup for Sept. 13's Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six Pavilion. Also just announced: singer Jordin Sparks will join John...
  • Watergate: Dick Cavett's remarkable show

    Watergate: Dick Cavett's remarkable show
    Long before Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert, TV host Dick Cavett was weighing in on the events of the day. Cavett's 1970s talk show on ABC became the forum through which many Americans learned about Watergate, the scandal that toppled Richard Nixon's...
  • Dinosaur Train to chug into Phillipsburg

    Dinosaur Train to chug into Phillipsburg
    Join Buddy and the other dinosaurs from the Jim Henson hit series “Dinosaur Train” and take a ride on the “Dinosaur Train” Saturday, Sunday and Aug. 22 and 23 in Phillipsburg. Delaware River Railroad is hosting the event with...
  • Update on Downton Abbey

    After anxiously waiting many months for the return of Masterpiece Theater’s “Downton Abbey” on PBS, it took only two episodes to throw us into despair. Last Sunday night, Lady Sybil died in childbirth! Yes, during the third...
  • Jay Ambrose: Exaggerating campus rape does not provide solutions

    If you believe statistics mouthed by your president, and if you still define rape as it has been traditionally defined sexual intercourse without consent, usually using force our universities have become some of the most dangerous places in the world....
  • 'Dick Cavett's Watergate' a showcase of TV host's tenacity

    Dick Cavett is not the first name that pops to mind when contemplating the 40th anniversary of President Nixon's resignation, but it does have the attraction of providing a completely new angle on a familiar if still-fascinating story. And as "Dick...