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  • PBS adds shortened 30-minute 'Sesame Street' to schedule

    PBS adds shortened 30-minute 'Sesame Street' to schedule
    Like so many classic works, from "War and Peace" to "Great Expectations," "Sesame Street" is now getting an abridged version.  PBS and Sesame Workshop announced Wednesday it will be adding a shortened, 30-minute version of the long-running educational...
  • Jay Leno to receive Mark Twain prize for American humor

    Jay Leno no longer has "The Tonight Show," but he'll soon have a new honor to add to his resume. On Wednesday, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced that the comedian will receive the 17th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor....
  • 'Sesame Street' to Add Half-Hour Show on PBS Kids

    PBS Kids will introduce a half-hour version of "Sesame Street" this fall, the network announced Wednesday. From Monday, Sept. 1, the half-hour show will air on weekday afternoons on PBS stations in addition to the one-hour series that airs weekday...
  • Jay Leno to Receive Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

    WASHINGTON -- Comedian Jay Leno has been tapped by the Kennedy Center to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The award will be presented Oct. 19 at a Kennedy Center ceremony to be broadcast Nov. 23 on PBS stations. The comedy award,...
  • Original plays on tap at Touchstone

    "Fresh Voices," a showcase of new theater featuring original works-in-progress by Touchstone apprentices, returns Friday and Saturday with five original pieces exploring the theme of "Other Worlds." The showcase called "Beyond Words" features works by...
  • Dick Cavett to be honored by Museum of Broadcast Communications

    Dick Cavett to be honored by Museum of Broadcast Communications
    Erudite and witty, Dick Cavett elevated the late-night talk show genre, going head-to-head with Johnny Carson for five years in the early 1970s. "The Dick Cavett Show," which won three Emmy awards, ended on ABC in 1975 but found new homes on PBS, then...
  • SteelStacks to show all remaining World Cup games

     
    In response to the enthusiastic reception of the community viewing party for the FIFA World Cup games, including an estimated 8,000 people watching U.S.A. beat Ghana Monday, SoccerFest at SteelStacks in Bethlehem will expand its coverage to include all...
  • Hotel Bethlehem's Michael Adams to tape "Chef's Kitchen"

     
    Hotel Bethlehem executive chef Michael Adams will be the guest chef at "The Chef's Kitchen," and you can be part of the studio audience for the taping of it's and other episodes of the show. Tickets are available for the......
  • ABC Studios Taps Fox's Caitlin Foito as VP, Drama Development

    Fox's former director of drama programming Caitlin Foito has joined ABC Studios as vice president of drama development. She will report to senior VP of drama development Nne Ebong. Foito spent three seasons at Fox, working to develop shows including...
  • Museum of the Moving Image to Honor HBO's Richard Plepler, Charlie Rose

    HBO chairman and CEO Richard Plepler and journalist Charlie Rose will be honored at the Museum of the Moving Image's annual black-tie benefit. The June 11 event recognizes top leaders in the media industry. This year's dinner co-chairs are Jeffrey...
  • Emmy Creative Arts: TV Costumes Collide With Couture

    Fans become obsessed with their favorite TV shows and films, so much so that a hit can nudge the world of fashion. On the other hand, current fashion designers can influence the look of a TV series even if that means straying from a strictly period look....