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  • 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.
  • PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse

     PBS' 'Cancer' an epic, vital story Ken Burns just couldn't refuse
    Edward Herrmann had collapsed at the studio in New York, and no one knew why. The actor had arrived to record his narrator part for Ken Burns' latest documentary epic for PBS, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies." The three-part, six-hour film, based...

    '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...

    Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in PBS film

    There's a mystery to cancer, in large part because of fear, that PBS tries to unravel in next week's six-hour documentary "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies." "We're not really honest with each other," filmmaker Ken Burns said. "We know about heart...

    Rowan Atkinson talks up 25 years of Mr. Bean's clownish chaos

    Rowan Atkinson talks up 25 years of Mr. Bean's clownish chaos
    It has been 25 years since Rowan Atkinson, CBE, brought the quietly calamitous "Mr. Bean" to television, an anniversary that has been celebrated with "The Whole Bean: Remastered," a video collection released this week by Shout! Factory. It includes...