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  • '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...
  • Rita Moreno To Return To Kids' TV On Sprout Series 'Nina's World'

    Rita Moreno, the multi-talented actress who had a key role in the PBS children's series "The Electric Company" will play for the kiddie set once again. Moreno, one of the few thespians to have an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony and a Grammy, will lend her vocal...
  • 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...
  • PBS to Boost 'Masterpiece' Programming Next Year

    PBS will add 20 hours of "Masterpiece"-branded programming next year, thanks to the growing viewership of the British imports spurred by the success of "Downton Abbey." Among the new shows coming to the schedule is "Grantchester," which has landed the...
  • 'Wolf Hall' to premiere on PBS' 'Masterpiece' on April 5

    'Wolf Hall' to premiere on PBS' 'Masterpiece' on April 5
    Hold onto your heads, Hilary Mantel fans. The American broadcast premiere of "Wolf Hall" has been set -- the miniseries is coming April 5 to "Masterpiece" on PBS. "Wolf Hall" is Mantel's Man Booker award winning novel about Thomas Cromwell, the crafty...