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  • Around the remote: Chuck Barney's picks for April 26-May 2

    DON'T MISS: "Last Days in Vietnam" The American Experience series brings this gripping, Oscar-nominated documentary to television. Directed by Rory Kennedy, the film marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon. Via powerful interviews and wrenching...
  • Odds on whether endangered TV shows will return

    If I had the chance to run the networks, "Happy Endings," "Revolution" and "The Neighbors" would still be on the air and I'd be out of a job. There was a time when network executives could justify bottom-dwelling series such as "Cheers" and "Seinfeld,"...
  • Listening to the music of old through young ears

    I tell you, it warmed the cockles of my heart. Indeed, the heart-cockle-warming was widespread at last week's meeting of the Organization for Loudly Declaring a Preference for the Old and Out-of-date and the Past's Superiority. Or, to use our proud...
  • 'American Idol' fave Bo Bice leads Blood, Sweat & Tears in Groveland concert

    'American Idol' fave Bo Bice leads Blood, Sweat & Tears in Groveland concert
    GROVELAND — When Bo Bice was born in 1975, the jazz/rock juggernaut Blood, Sweat & Tears had already taken the world by storm. In 1969, the band grabbed the Grammy for album of the year from the Beatles, whose entry was "Abbey Road." But Blood,...
  • Bruce Jenner, David Letterman, finales: sweeps

    Bruce Jenner talks, David Letterman walks, and many of TV's favorite series conclude their seasons. Here are a few highlights to keep in mind during the May ratings period, which starts Thursday (today): 1. Bruce Jenner interview The Olympic athlete...
  • Nike unveils U.S. women's World Cup uniforms

    Nike unveils U.S. women's World Cup uniforms
    The U.S. women's soccer team has always been as much about fashion as football. So it was no surprise to see teammates Alex Morgan, Sydney Leroux and Tobin Heath walking an artificial-turf runway in a West Hollywood soundstage Wednesday morning to...
  • Guilford's Nick Fradiani Gains Top 5 On 'Idol,' Ticket To Summer Tour

    Guilford's Nick Fradiani Gains Top 5 On 'Idol,' Ticket To Summer Tour
    It's official: Nick Fradiani is going on the road this summer. The Guilford singer made the Top 5 on "American Idol" on Wednesday night and secured a spot in the TV show's annual nationwide tour, which will start in Clearwater, Fla., on July 7 and end...
  • A 'Beat the Clock' for the YouTube generation

    This isn't your grandparents' "Beat the Clock." Inside a soundstage at YouTube Space LA, a high-tech production facility operated by the streaming video site, a couple of YouTube stars have been outfitted with helmets and jockstraps affixed with long...
  • Nielsen's top programs for April 13-19

    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 13-19. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "Academy of Country Music Awards," CBS, 15.98 million. 2. "NCIS," CBS, 15.84 million. 3. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 14.82...
  • Aretha Franklin still getting a ton of 'Respect' at age 73

    Aretha Franklin is riding on the freeway, or maybe it's just I-70, on her way home to Detroit from Washington, D.C. She was in the nation's capital to play for the president at the White House, but that's old hat to her. She played for President Jimmy...
  • 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Voice,' 'Dancing' tops for week

    UPDATED: Sheldon Cooper was the main man in the ratings last week for Central Florida. (He was No. 1 nationally with young adults, too.) In the Orlando TV market, "The Big Bang Theory" was tops in total viewers as well as the 18-to-49 age group. Two...