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  • PBS Extends 'NewsHour' To Weekend To Lure Digital Crowd

    Public television's venerable "NewsHour" is loosening up for the weekend. This is PBS, so all things are relative: The show may undo its collar, but it won't be stripping down to a bathing suit. When fans of the PBS perennial tune in for the program's...
  • Actor Alec Baldwin To Host Friday-Night Show on MSNBC

    Alec Baldwin has played a scheming TV-executive on "30 Rock" and a vicious gangster in the 2003 movie "The Cooler." And now, his newest role: playing himself as an opinionated talk-show host on MSNBC. The NBCUniversal cable-news outlet said Thursday that...
  • Fox News to Launch Lifestyle Show with Carol Alt

    Fox News has added a halfhour weekend lifestyle to its lineup hosted by model Carol Alt. "A Healthy You & Carol Alt" will debut this Saturday at 4 p.m. and feature tips for maintaining health and wellness along with celeb and professional commentators....
  • Tribune makes big deal! 'The Heat' takes 'White House' down.

    Tribune makes big deal! 'The Heat' takes 'White House' down.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to make a short week shorter. The Skinny: Sunday nights aren't the same without "Mad Men" or "Veep" but I am enjoying Netflix's new show "Orange Is the Black," which debuts for regular folks later this month....
  • Liev Schreiber's 'Ray Donovan' locks up Showtime ratings record

    Liev Schreiber's 'Ray Donovan' locks up Showtime ratings record
    Showtime needed a little help with its ratings records books, and "Ray Donovan" was happy to oblige. The crime drama starring Liev Schreiber as a "fixer" to the rich and famous opened Sunday with the premium cable network's best-ever ratings for an...
  • Jimmy Kimmel gets political at Mayor Eric Garcetti's inauguration

    Jimmy Kimmel gets political at Mayor Eric Garcetti's inauguration
    Jimmy Kimmel may not be able to fight City Hall, but now he's played there. The ABC late-night host served as the official emcee at the swearing-in of Mayor Eric Garcetti, which took place amid sweltering heat in downtown Los Angeles late Sunday...
  • NBC's 'Siberia' left out in the cold by 'Under the Dome' ratings

    NBC's 'Siberia' left out in the cold by 'Under the Dome' ratings
    NBC's "Siberia" may end up trapped in a nightmare -- of bad ratings. The drama, a "fake reality" show about would-be TV contestants dropped in a location where things start getting weird in a "Lost" kind of way, premiered Monday at 10 p.m. to a modest...
  • Will 'Man of Steel' fly high? Al Jazeera details U.S. news plans.

    Will 'Man of Steel' fly high? Al Jazeera details U.S. news plans.
    After the coffee. Before preparing to moderate a panel of sports execs. The Skinny: Among the things I have to do today is moderate a panel of regional sports executives from Fox, Time Warner Cable and NBCUniversal. Send your questions my way. And yes,...
  • 'Dirty Wars' makers go behind Obama's counterterrorism

    'Dirty Wars' makers go behind Obama's counterterrorism
    Those who tuned in to President Obama's speech last month on counterterrorism and national security heard some pretty remarkable things: The commander in chief defending his decision to sanction the killing of a fellow citizen without due process, even...
  • David Letterman grills Al Gore about selling Current to Al Jazeera

    David Letterman grills Al Gore about selling Current to Al Jazeera
      Al Gore has taken a lot of heat since finalizing a deal to sell his struggling cable network Current TV to Al Jazeera, the Qatari news service. Predictably, the backlash started on the right, with numerous outcries from the pundits at Fox News,...
  • Obama's lean into GOP territory

    Obama's lean into GOP territory
    Who are these guys? Barack Obama and his agents are looking more and more like Mitt Romney and the Republicans that Team Obama maligned to win the presidential election. I'm not just talking about last week's gone-viral Oval Office photo of senior...
  • Carrie Brownstein of "Portlandia" Talks About Making Smart, Incisive Comedy

    Carrie Brownstein of "Portlandia" Talks About Making Smart, Incisive Comedy
    Funny Smart People The Connecticut Forum, Saturday, May 4, 8 p.m., The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (860) 509-0909 or ctforum.org for tickets   In honor of this month's Connecticut Forum on the subject of creativity, let's discuss satire....