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  • Student filmmakers find themselves drawn into the vaccine/autism fray

    Student filmmakers find themselves drawn into the vaccine/autism fray
    Every school day, students at Carlsbad High tune in their classroom televisions to a news show produced by its award-winning broadcast journalism program. Airing from a well-appointed studio on campus, the report covers topics ranging from final exams...
  • Season 5 of 'Downton Abbey' will begin airing in the U.S. on Jan. 4

    Season 5 of 'Downton Abbey' will begin airing in the U.S. on Jan. 4
    "Downton Abbey" is coming back in January — and the chief of PBS is warming up by hurling a few crumpets at TV rivals. Season 5 of the British drawing-room drama will premiere in America on Jan. 4, the public broadcaster announced Tuesday at the...
  • 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...
  • Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards returning to live TV after 25 years

    Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards returning to live TV after 25 years
    The Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards is returning to live television for the first time in 25 years. The 56th annual ceremony, which honors the best in local TV, will air Nov. 1 on public station WYCC-Ch. 20, with the first two hours broadcast live from...
  • 'Downton Abbey' Earns Intense Fanbase and Emmy Love

    "Downton Abbey" merits its best drama nom this year. Despite two previous nominations, the PBS period piece that broke the "Upstairs, Downstairs" mold has never won the Emmy in that competitive category. Season after season it compels: a combination of...
  • Is it Time to Expand the Emmys Best Drama Series Category to Ten Slots?

    Should the top drama category at the Emmys be expanded? The answer from many in the biz is a resounding yes. After all, we are living in a time of smallscreen riches. The elite competition has been so tough and so strong -- from AMC's gritty...
  • 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,...
  • 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...