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  • Republicans insane to think Romney should run again

    Definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Albert Einstein Unbelievably, the drumbeat has begun for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney to run for president a third time. The man who lost...
  • Cher: 'Dressed to Kill' and eternal

    "I'M SO the phoenix!" That's what the one and only and eternal Cher tells AARP magazine this month. The star, who will return to New York with her "Dressed to Kill" concert later this month, tells writer Alanna Nash: "I'm not a confident person, and I'm...
  • 'Drugs, Inc.' look at heroin in Baltimore substitutes reality TV for documentary filmmaking

     'Drugs, Inc.' look at heroin in Baltimore substitutes reality TV for documentary filmmaking
    I took a deep dive last week into Baltimore’s drug scene. And when I finally came up for air, I had a newfound clarity on the city’s troubled TV image and the line between responsible documentary filmmaking and exploitative reality television....
  • The house that home-makeover shows built

    The house that home-makeover shows built
    When "This Old House" premiered on the Boston PBS station WGBH in 1979, few could have predicted it would spawn an entirely new television genre: the home-improvement show. The series that made Bob Vila a household star and inspired the top-rated sitcom...
  • Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 next week, city leaders hope to capitalize on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and the chance to showcase the city in...
  • For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own

    For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own
    For twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, fixing up houses and selling them started when they were 17-year-olds in Canada. Now Drew (the real estate agent) and Jonathan (the licensed contractor) exercise their skills as the stars of "Property Brothers"...
  • Bruce Morton dies at 83; veteran newscaster for CBS, CNN

    Television newscaster Bruce Morton, who came into the nation's living rooms for more than four decades with reports on the Vietnam War, space missions, Watergate, civil rights and political races, died Friday at his home in Washington. He was 83. The...
  • 'Hansel and Gretel' Live-Action Movie in the Works From 'Hundred-Foot Journey' Producer (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Juliet Blake, who teamed with Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg on "The Hundred-Foot Journey," is developing a live-action "Hansel and Gretel" movie. Blake, through her Four Chickens for a Fiver banner, has acquired feature...
  • Funeral home as art gallery? Yes, in Lakeland

    Funeral home as art gallery? Yes, in Lakeland
    Did you hear about the funeral home that is also an art gallery? WUCF TV, Orlando's PBS station, explores how the Lakeland Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens helps the community with an art gallery. You can see the report on "Artisodes" at 8 p.m....
  • Fall TV 2014: Premiere dates for new and returning shows

    It's time to rev up those DVRs. Here's a rundown of premiere dates for new and returning shows to help you get with the program this fall. (Dates and times subject to change): Sept. 6 "The Chair" (11 p.m., Starz) Sept. 7 "Utopia" (8 p.m., Fox)...
  • 'Finding Your Roots' with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    From 1948 to 1961, there was a show called "This Is Your Life," hosted by Ralph Edwards. In it, an unsuspecting celebrity was lured to a place by a friend or family member where Edwards would surprise them. People from the celebrity's past would then come...