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  • How the MacArthur Fellowships have nurtured jazz

    How the MacArthur Fellowships have nurtured jazz
    Broadway actors have the Tonys. Movie stars have the Oscars. TV celebrities have the Emmys. And what do jazz musicians have? Not much. Sure, of the mountains of Grammy Awards doled out each year to musicians of varying degrees of talent, some go...
  • Damian Lewis, king of PBS' 'Wolf Hall,' talks of a TV reign

    Damian Lewis, king of PBS' 'Wolf Hall,' talks of a TV reign
    Damian Lewis is the king in PBS' "Wolf Hall," but he's not the star. After meeting his demise as Brody on Showtime's "Homeland," the 44-year-old English actor is getting the royal treatment and suiting up in opulent garb to play famous and often...
  • Cancer documentary featuring Hopkins takes risks, reaps rewards

    Cancer documentary featuring Hopkins takes risks, reaps rewards
    "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" is one of the biggest, boldest, bravest and, ultimately, most inspiring documentaries I have ever seen. Set in large part at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital, the PBS film from producer Ken Burns and director...
  • TV Picks: 'Cancer,' 'S.H.I.E.L.D.,' 'black-ish'

    TV Picks: 'Cancer,' 'S.H.I.E.L.D.,' 'black-ish'
    Based on Siddhartha Mukherjee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name, “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” chronicles humanity’s fight against its most inexorably fatal foe from the time of the ancient Egyptians to current...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season

    'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season
    A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year. Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the United States in...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end after its upcoming 6th season

    A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year. Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the United States in...
  • 'Right time' to end 'Downton Abbey' next season, series creator says

    'Right time' to end 'Downton Abbey' next season, series creator says
    Keep calm and carry on, "Downton Abbey" fans. After months of rumors, Carnival Films and Masterpiece on PBS, the co-producers of the show, along with ITV, the show's British network home, confirmed that the upcoming sixth season of the hugely popular...
  • 'Last Days in Vietnam' gets Orlando preview

    'Last Days in Vietnam' gets Orlando preview
    Shortly before "Last Days in Vietnam" airs on PBS, the Oscar-nominated documentary will get a preview at the Orlando Science Center. "American Experience" will present "Last Days in Vietnam" at 9 p.m. April 28 on PBS (WUCF-Channel 24, locally). WUCF...
  • Central Florida art, science on WUCF

    Central Florida art, science on WUCF
    Central Florida art and science receive showcases in two back-to-back series Thursday on WUCF-Channel 24, Orlando's PBS station. "Artisodes," at 8 p.m., salutes memorable artists in the region. Mike Nuriel of Orlando transforms old watch parts into...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end next season

    'Downton Abbey' to end next season
    The show won't go on for "Downton Abbey" after next season. The coming season, the sixth, will be the last for the PBS hit, "Masterpiece" and Carnival Films announced Thursday. "Downton" is the top PBS drama of all time and the most popular offering...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end run after sixth season

    'Downton Abbey' to end run after sixth season
    The time has come to bid adieu to the Crawley family and their mostly humble servants as "Downton Abbey" prepares to end its run after its upcoming sixth season. After months of rumors, Carnival Films and Masterpiece on PBS, the co-producers of the...