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  • An appreciation: Tom Magliozzi, Click of 'Car Talk'

    Tom Magliozzi, who died Monday at age 77, was for 25 years the co-host with his younger brother Ray of the NPR series "Car Talk"; a local Boston version had run on the public radio station WBUR for a decade before that. As the Tappet Brothers, Click and...
  • Tribune Media Leads $2.75 Million Round in Digital-Video News Startup Watchup

    Watchup, a startup that delivers personalized newscasts to Internet-video devices, has raised $2.75 million in funding led by Tribune Media. The round included participation from newspaper publisher The McClatchy Co. and existing investors Knight...
  • 'Downton Abbey' set for season six

    'Downton Abbey' set for season six
    Season five of "Downton Abbey" won't begin until January, but PBS is announcing that the drama will extend to a sixth season. Rebecca Eaton, executive producer of "Masterpiece," relayed the announcement: "Good news! Just as our audience settles in for...
  • 'Downton Abbey' Renewed for Sixth Season

    "Downton Abbey" has been renewed for a season six, ITV and producer Carnival Films announced on Thursday. The official "Downton Abbey" Twitter account also tweeted the news. Friends, #TeamServants have such wonderful news to share with you all! #Downton...
  • PBS will bring sixth season of 'Downton Abbey' to U.S. TV

    American viewers will get more of the Crawley clan: "Downton Abbey" has been renewed for a sixth season on PBS. The public broadcaster announced Thursday that it's bringing back its most-watched series ever for another go, with production slated to...
  • TV Review: Worricker Trilogy: Masterpiece's 'Turks & Caicos,' 'Salting The Battlefield'

    Completing the Worricker Trilogy that began with the 2011 movie "Page Eight," PBS' Masterpiece Contemporary offers back-to-back films featuring Bill Nighy as world-weary spy Johnny Worricker: "Turks & Caicos" and "Salting the Battlefield." "All-star cast"...
  • U.S. Virgin Islands Lure Multiple Film Shoots

    Although it has no conventional tax incentives or rebates, production in the U.S. Virgin Islands is coming on strong after the economic downturn. "Since 2009 we have done over $20 million in business," says Steve Bornn, development manager, Film USVI....
  • Matthew Modine Joins Documentary 'The Brainwashing of My Dad' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Matthew Modine has come on board Jen Senko's political documentary "The Brainwashing of My Dad" as a narrator and producer. The film details the effects of right-wing TV and radio on Senko's father Frank, who became estranged from his family after he...
  • Big dino discovery unfolds at a thriller's pace

    Big dino discovery unfolds at a thriller's pace
    "Bigger Than T. rex," the story of two University of Chicago paleontologists piecing together the facts about the largest predatory dinosaur yet found, unfolds at the pace of a good thriller. That's a rare thing to be able to say about a science...
  • TV Review: BBC America's 'The Game'

    "The Game" uses a familiar rulebook, which isn't to say this BBC America period spy drama isn't worth playing. Low-key to the point of sleepy, the three previewed chapters of the six-episode series pursue a cat-and-mouse battle of wits between British and...
  • Stories of undocumented youths told in 'Crossfire Kids'

    Stories of undocumented youths told in 'Crossfire Kids'
    "The Crossfire Kids," from Miami filmmaker Oscar Corral, chronicles the stories of young people caught in immigration limbo in the United States. The 30-minute documentary, which premiered on WPBT-Ch. 2 earlier this month, will run again 11 p.m. Oct....