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  • 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.
  • 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'...

    Four political dramas that play around with form

    Four political dramas that play around with form
    The words "political drama" may evoke finger-pointing lectures to some, but the subtlest works of dramatic literature have a political dimension, and the most enduring political dramas have an artistic suppleness. A false dichotomy between aesthetics...

    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...