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  • 'Cats,' 'Porgy,' Gaga in PBS fall festival

    'Cats,' 'Porgy,' Gaga in PBS fall festival
    This fall, PBS will keep Friday nights hopping with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Matthew McConaughey, Jeff Bridges, Nathan Lane, Michael Feinstein, Emma Thompson, "Sweeney Todd," "Porgy and Bess" and "Cats." The PBS Arts Fall Festival will offer 11 weekly...
  • Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides coming to U.S. theme parks

    Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides coming to U.S. theme parks
    At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2015, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages. It already seems like...
  • The complete Bach solo organ works, in 10 concerts

    The complete Bach solo organ works, in 10 concerts
    The more than 200 solo organ works that bracket the prodigious composing career of Johann Sebastian Bach have long been every organist's Bible. Rare is the organ recital that doesn't include such favorites as the mighty "Toccata and Fugue in D minor" or...
  • TCA: What Resonated and What Didn't

    The Television Critics Assn. recently wrapped up ts annual two-week-long press tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, with the nets trotting out their latest and greatest for the jaded press corps. As several key trends emerged for the new season, some...
  • Walt Disney Biopic to Air on on PBS

    PBS and American Experience are taking a look at the man behind the mouse and will air "Walt Disney," a four-hour, two-night film that aims to explore the life and legacy of the iconic film producer and business magnate. The film is spearheaded by biopic...
  • PBS Chief on 'Downton Abbey,' 'The Roosevelts' Streaming and 'Midwife' Return

    It didn't take long for "Downton Abbey" to dominate the question-and-answer session between PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger and journalists at the summer Television Critics Assn. press tour on July 22. The British period drama's delayed airdate in the...
  • Tim Pastore Joins National Geographic Channel as President, Original Programming & Production, NGC U.S.

    Emmy-nominated producer and TV veteran Tim Pastore has been named president of original programming & production, NGC U.S., of National Geographic Channel. He is currently executive vice president of production & development for National Geographic...
  • TCA 2014: Ken Burns digs up unseen footage for 'The Roosevelts'

    TCA 2014: Ken Burns digs up unseen footage for 'The Roosevelts'
    Ken Burns is used to telling stories that have been told before. That comes with the territory when you work on documentaries covering momentous points in history, including the Civil War, World War II and the Prohibition era. But for his new seven-part,...
  • Emmy Predictions: Movies and Miniseries Contenders Chase 'Normal Heart,' 'Fargo'

    Two white-hot productions -- HBO's "The Normal Heart" and FX's "Fargo" -- explain why the Television Academy opted this year to break up movies and miniseries into separate Emmy categories once again. The TV Acad combined the top longform categories in...
  • Madeline Amgott Dead: Pioneering Female TV News Producer Dies at 92

    Madeline Amgott, who was one of the only women to produce TV news programming in the 1950s and '60s, died of lymphoma on Saturday in Manhattan. She was 92. But Amgott's achievements went beyond just successfully penetrating a male-dominated arena. She...
  • Emmys 2014: 'Breaking Bad,' 'True Detective' among drama series nominees

    Emmys 2014: 'Breaking Bad,' 'True Detective' among drama series nominees
    The Emmys are sticking with the familiar in the drama series category. On Thursday, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences nominated just one newcomer, "True Detective," for drama series, along with returning favorites "Breaking Bad," "Mad Men,"...