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  • Gloria Estefan to perform at Capitol for Memorial Day in DC

    Gloria Estefan will perform at this year's National Memorial Day Concert on the Capitol lawn in a show hosted by actors Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna in Washington. Producers are announcing plans Wednesday for the concert, which honors the nation's...
  • Review: Netflix's 'Grace and Frankie'

    Review: Netflix's 'Grace and Frankie'
    The combination of demographic audacity (female protagonists … in their 70s?) and nostalgia (reuniting "9 to 5" co-stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin) is more interesting than anything else in "Grace and Frankie," a Netflix comedy that puts a...
  • 'Last Days in Vietnam,' 'Kent State: The Day the '60s Died' on PBS

    'Last Days in Vietnam,' 'Kent State: The Day the '60s Died' on PBS
    It has been 40 years, nearly to the day, since the last helicopter carrying the last Marines left Saigon. On April 30, 1975, the American presence in Vietnam came to an end; hours later South Vietnam, surrendering to the North, was itself no more. Two...
  • Jayne Meadows dies at 95; actress, wife of Steve Allen

     Jayne Meadows dies at 95; actress, wife of Steve Allen
    In 1952, Jayne Meadows was a broke, newly divorced film actress when she got a job she didn't really want. It ended up making her a household name. On the game show "I've Got a Secret," Meadows joined a panel of four celebrities who were supposed to...
  • Jayne Meadows, actress and TV personality, dies at 95

    Jayne Meadows, the Emmy-nominated actress and TV personality who often teamed with her husband, Steve Allen, has died. She was 95. Meadows died of natural causes Sunday at her home in the Encino, California, area, spokesman Kevin Sasaki said Monday....
  • Filmmaker Rory Kennedy Explains How She Captured The 'Last Days In Vietnam'

    Filmmaker Rory Kennedy Explains How She Captured The 'Last Days In Vietnam'
    This week marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War. CPTV is marking the date by airing a special lineup of timely programs, including "Last Days in Vietnam: American Experience," the Academy Award-nominated...
  • CBS, PBS tie for most Daytime Creative Arts Emmys

    CBS, PBS tie for most Daytime Creative Arts Emmys
    The daytime lineups of CBS and PBS took home the most awards at Friday night's Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, with 17 each. Leading the way was CBS' soap opera, "The Bold and the Beautiful," which grabbed eight awards, including wins for its...
  • Artistic director of American Ballet Theatre has his own 'Billy Elliot' story

    PASADENA, Calif. When Kevin McKenzie was only 18 he found himself dancing with prima ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn. While he was just one of the cavaliers, it was a coup for the kid who'd goofed up his tap dancing class when he was in the seventh grade....
  • Around the remote: Chuck Barney's picks for April 26-May 2

    DON'T MISS: "Last Days in Vietnam" The American Experience series brings this gripping, Oscar-nominated documentary to television. Directed by Rory Kennedy, the film marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon. Via powerful interviews and wrenching...
  • TV picks for the week

    Television is really cooking this week with some new, big-money competitions, and PBS goes all-in on Vietnam. Here's what caught my eye: Sunday: "Boomtowners," 8 p.m., Smithsonian: Residents of oil-rich North Dakota deal with life in this new documentary...
  • Listening to the music of old through young ears

    I tell you, it warmed the cockles of my heart. Indeed, the heart-cockle-warming was widespread at last week's meeting of the Organization for Loudly Declaring a Preference for the Old and Out-of-date and the Past's Superiority. Or, to use our proud...