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  • Great Upcoming Fall Arts Shows in Fairfield County

    Great Upcoming Fall Arts Shows in Fairfield County
    The Bijou Theatre 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228. thebijoutheatre.com Sept. 12: The Paper Chase (film) Sept. 13: The Phantom Pluckers and Wendy May, Tracy James and Jerry Vigorito (music) Sept. 14: Mia Fanali (music) Sept. 20:...
  • In '60 Minutes' segment, Sheriff Dart calls jails 'the new insane asylums'

     In '60 Minutes' segment, Sheriff Dart calls jails 'the new insane asylums'
    Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart warned about the dangers of sending mentally ill people to jail in a nationally televised Sunday interview. Dart, appearing on the CBS news magazine "60 Minutes," called jails and prisons "the new insane asylums" and said...
  • After decades of belief, this is the year I lost faith in '60 Minutes,' CNN

    This is a column I have put off for weeks, because it makes me sad to write it. And ultimately, it begs an answer, which I am not sure I have. But with the year ending, I can no longer avoid it. After decades of writing about television and media, this...
  • ‘American Idol,’ ‘60 Minutes’ top weekly ratings

     
    “American Idol” and “60 Minutes,” two long-running series with different fan bases, topped the weekly ratings in Central Florida. “American Idol” featured squabbling judges while “60 Minutes” offered a love-...
  • ‘60 Minutes’: Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton give joint interview

     
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. John McCain joke Thursday on Capitol Hill. Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The most-discussed news magazine this weekend will be “60 Minutes.” CBS News has...
  • Grammys, ‘Walking Dead’ top Sunday ratings

     
    Carrie Underwood's dress became a star on the Grammys. Photo credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: In recent years, the Grammys have been moreĀ a concert than an awards show. This year's Grammys will be remembered as a...
  • Maggie Smith tells ‘60 Minutes’: I’ve never watched ‘Downton Abbey’

     
    Dame Maggie Smith is giving a rare interview to CBS' “60 Minutes” this weekend. The big revelation: The 78-year-old Oscar-winner has never watched “Downton Abbey,” perhaps the biggest hit of her career. The PBS drama offers its...
  • The Siren's Call: A beastly menagerie

    The Siren's Call: A beastly menagerie
    Scan through digital images from the Aberdeen Bestiary and you'll find a marvelous stew of myth and reality. Alongside familiar animals — leopards, panthers, hyenas — this glorious 12th century illuminated manuscript includes some strange...
  • Mike Wallace Dies At 93; '60 Minutes' Pioneer

    Mike Wallace Dies At 93; '60 Minutes' Pioneer
    Mike Wallace, who pioneered and then dominated the probing and enduringly popular hallmark TV magazine series "60 Minutes," died Saturday night, CBS announced. He was 93. Wallace, who had triple heart bypass surgery in early 2008, died in New Haven,...
  • Hold Obama to his word

    Hold Obama to his word
    President Barack Obama doesn't suffer from amnesia, but apparently he hopes the public does. In his latest in a series of interviews on "60 Minutes" this week, the president took positions that are the polar opposite of what he was saying as recently as...
  • Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92

    Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92
    Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced. A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...