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  • Benedict Cumberbatch to Play Richard III in Neal Street's Film for BBC

    LONDON -- Benedict Cumberbatch is to play Richard III in Neal Street Productions' film for the BBC. "Richard III" is part of a series of Shakespeare's History plays, which also includes "Henry VI" in two parts. Dominic Cook‎e, who was artistic...
  • NBC unveils loaded summer programming lineup

    NBC unveils loaded summer programming lineup
    NBC announced its summer programming lineup on Wednesday, which includes six new scripted series, a new unscripted series, as well as new seasons of "Last Comic Standing," "America's Got Talent" and "American Ninja Warrior." In its announcement, the...
  • Drought in California prompts some to rethink lawns as landscaping norm

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Sacramento, Calif., gets about as much annual rainfall as arid Flagstaff, Ariz., but its lush lawns are modeled on those of rain-soaked England. The capital's turf tradition is deeply rooted and is even enshrined in the bylaws of...
  • Ken Burns still celebrates America's best idea

    Ken Burns still celebrates America's best idea
    Ken Burns, one of the world’s best talkers, will visit Rollins College to discuss national parks. He covered the topic in a 12-hour PBS documentary in 2009, but he always has more to say. “I revisit everything,” said the filmmaker...
  • Inspiring Women: Dr. Maria Trent

    Inspiring Women: Dr. Maria Trent
    Maria Trent lived in the Columbia neighborhood of Running Brook during the early 1970s while her dad worked on a doctorate at the University of Maryland, College Park, and her mom taught at Waterloo Elementary. She was just 3 years old when her family...
  • READER SUBMITTED: NY Times Best Selling Author Visits Avon!

    Fans of Downton Abbey, the Gilded Age, and American Robber Barrens flocked to the Avon Library on Saturday, March 22, to hear Pulitzer Prize winning author Bill Dedman discuss the life of Huguette Clark.
  • #CancelColbert: Stephen Colbert accused of racism over Asian tweet

    #CancelColbert: Stephen Colbert accused of racism over Asian tweet
    Satirist Stephen Colbert is under fire for what some people are calling a racist tweet sent from the account of his show, "The Colbert Report."  The original message, posted Thursday afternoon but now deleted, was a play on Asian stereotypes. It was...
  • U.K. TV Channel London Live Launches

    LONDON -- A new U.K. TV channel, London Live, launches Monday, one of the biggest developments in the local biz since the launch of commercial channel Channel 5 in 1997. The channel is the third of 25 ultra-local TV stations to launch in the U.K., with...
  • Irish Film and Television Academy Lines Up Stellar Guest List for Awards

    LONDON -- The Irish Film and Television Academy has announced that guests at its awards ceremony on April 5 will include Neil Jordan, Jim Sheridan, Steve Coogan, Will Forte, Jeremy Irons, Jack Huston and Colm Meaney. Nominees include Saoirse Ronan,...
  • 'Scandal' recap: One big, happy family... right?

    'Scandal' recap: One big, happy family... right?
    We already know Fitz is a pretty lousy politician, and in Thursday’s “Scandal,” we discover he’s also not exactly the world’s greatest dad either. Last week, "Scandal" explored the dark side of democracy, and this week, it'...
  • Where Films Shoot, Tourist Dollars Follow

    Can terrorism promote tourism? If the terrorism is on TV, the answer is yes. The revived Fox series "24: Live Another Day" is shooting all 12 of its episodes in London through June, and although the Kiefer Sutherland starrer portrays the British...