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Roots (tv program)

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  • 'Roots' miniseries remake set to air on A&E, Lifetime and History

    'Roots' miniseries remake set to air on A&E, Lifetime and History
    "Roots," the landmark 1977 miniseries, is going to be remade as a limited event series that will air on three cable channels -- A&E, History and Lifetime -- in 2016.
  • Festival of Books: Join us for Lasorda, Bergen and more authors today

    Festival of Books: Join us for Lasorda, Bergen and more authors today
    If you're just waking up on this Sunday morning and thinking about sports or American history or food and identity, may we recommend the second day of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus? Today's lineup includes a conversation with...

    LeVar Burton keeps the sunlight shining through the Reading Rainbow

    LeVar Burton keeps the sunlight shining through the Reading Rainbow
    Toward the back of LeVar Burton's L.A. office there's a room filled with people testing software, including some, in teeny chairs, who are about 6 years old. Welcome to Reading Rainbow, the former PBS television show turned iPad app that's poised to...

    Kendrick Lamar delivers masterful 'To Pimp a Butterfly'

    Kendrick Lamar delivers masterful 'To Pimp a Butterfly'
    So what would the late Tupac Shakur and the very much living Kendrick Lamar talk about if they were ever to meet face to face in the next life? According to Lamar, they'd dish on economic inequality, revolution and racial metaphors about caterpillars...

    TCA 2015: BET takes on epic miniseries with 'Book of Negroes

    TCA 2015: BET takes on epic miniseries with 'Book of Negroes
    BET's upcoming miniseries "Book of Negroes" is set during the same tumultuous American era as "Roots" and as last year's Oscar-winning "12 Years a Slave." Although the story contains depictions of atrocities, it is at its heart a tale of triumph. "It'...