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Roots (tv program)

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  • 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 and butterflies.
  • Tammy Wynette Show Heads To Ivoryton Playhouse

    Tammy Wynette Show Heads To Ivoryton Playhouse
    A show about the life and music of Tammy Wynette opens the 2015 season at the Essex's Ivoryton Playhouse. "Stand By Your Man" by Mark St. Germain ("Freud's Last Session," "Becoming Dr. Ruth") and featuring 26 country music classics, runs March 18 to...

    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'...

    Brandon Stoddard dies at 77; ABC exec behind 'Roots,' 'Thorn Birds'

    Brandon Stoddard dies at 77; ABC exec behind 'Roots,' 'Thorn Birds'
    Brandon Stoddard, the longtime ABC executive who played a key role in the 1970s classic "Roots" and other pioneering miniseries, has died. He was 77. Stoddard, who died Monday at his home in Bel-Air, had bladder cancer, said his wife, Mary Anne Dolan....

    Brandon Stoddard dies at 77; longtime television executive at ABC

    Brandon Stoddard dies at 77; longtime television executive at ABC
    Television executive Brandon Stoddard, who played a key role in the 1970s classic "Roots" and other pioneering miniseries, died Monday at his home in Bel-Air. He was 77. The cause was bladder cancer, said his wife, Mary Anne Dolan. Other miniseries he...