| Sep 23, 2012
| 9:43 PM
The Emmys mostly served up a repeat night Sunday as old favorites collected the prizes. So the greatest excitement surrounded the freshman winners from Showtime's “Homeland.” The espionage thriller was named best drama series, ending the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Long before he became a film actor and director, Ben Affleck was a TV actor. Do you remember him as quarterback Joe Willie Clemons in “Against the Grain”? Probably not. The series lasted just a season — 1993-94 — on NBC, but it was...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Do you know where your PBS station is? Starting Nov. 15, PBS station WUCF will be in a new spot for many viewers — or an old spot, depending on your view. The change was prompted by the University of Central Florida's purchase of WMFE's Channel 24....
| Nov 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
After hearing so many good things about it, we just started watching the Masterpiece Classic series "Downton Abbey." In this we've followed the same pattern we followed with "Mad Men," jumping in only after a critical mass among our circle......
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:32 PM
As U.S. audiences await the Season 3 premiere of the internationally acclaimed British drama Downton Abbey — which hits American shores Jan. 6, 2013, as part of Masterpiece Classic on PBS — they can get a taste of what's ahead, and take a look...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:47 PM
The new season of “Downton Abbey” won't arrive until Jan. 6. But PBS offers a retrospective special this weekend. And here's a preview of the new season, based on the thrilling first three hours. Get ready for a wedding or two, a financial...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:40 PM
THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: “Downton Abbey” fans can catch Hugh Bonneville and Elizabeth McGovern — who play the earl and countess of Grantham — on “The View” this week. They are scheduled to visit the show on...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Season three of “Downton Abbey” doesn't start until Jan. 6 on PBS. But you can catch the first hour next month in Winter Park. WUCF TV, Central Florida's PBS station, and the city of Winter Park will host a free screening of the first hour ...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:42 PM
You might have seen them on “Today” or “The View,” but actors from “Downton Abbey” will take part in a panel discussion that you can catch via YouTube livestream. The PBS-hosted event starts at 8 tonight and will run...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:42 PM
One highlight stands out above all others this weekend: 1. “Downton Abbey” starts its third season at 9 p.m. Sunday on PBS' “Masterpiece.” Season three is even more engrossing than the first two. Here's the routine: You'll get...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Happy New Year! Thanks, as always, for your support of this blog. Let's look to the future. A new year means a new season of awards shows. The biggest telecasts will be the Grammys Feb. 10 on CBS and the Oscars Feb. 24 on ABC. But the Golden Globes...