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  • Big Beatles Business: Vinyl Mono Set, 'U.S. Albums' Fuel 2014 Releases

    At the height of Beatlemania, skeptical journalists often asked John, Paul, George and Ringo, "What are you going to do when this is over?" But for the Beatles, it's never been over. The band's legacy is more vibrant than ever, and the business of the...
  • Where were you when you decided you'd had it up to here with the Baby Boom generation?

     
    Nick Gillespie's article JFK Still Dead, Baby Boomers Still Self-Absorbed at the Daily Beast calls out the actual greatest generation -- ahem -- for its navel-gazing ways: Since they were born, they were told—and came to believe—that the world...
  • TV Picks: 'Doctor Who,' Cosby, Burnett, Silverman, Americana

    TV Picks: 'Doctor Who,' Cosby, Burnett, Silverman, Americana
    "The Day of the Doctor" (BBC America, Saturday), "The Night of the Doctor" and "The Last Day" (online, at your will), "An Adventure in Space and Time" (BBC America, Friday). "Doctor Who," the television show/British national monument about an alien...
  • 'All Showbiz Mourns JFK': How Variety Covered the Aftermath of Assassination

    Fifty years ago, Variety, in its own unique way, put a price tag on what the marathon television news coverage and abrupt shuttering of film, TV and legit productions cost showbiz in the wake of John F. Kennedy's assassination: $40 million. But bottom-...
  • History Launches 'JFK Twitter Takeover' For 50th Anniversary of Assassination

    Fifty years after President John F. Kennedy's assassination, the ways the public shares information are now vastly different. History is highlighting this by Tweeting play-by-play accounts Kennedy's final days as it builds up to the shooting's 50th...
  • CBS to Mark Anniversary of Beatles' 'Ed Sullivan' Gig, JFK Assassination

    CBS to Mark Anniversary of Beatles' 'Ed Sullivan' Gig, JFK Assassination
    CBS is digging into its archives to commemorate two notable 50th anniversaries: The Beatles' debut performance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The net will celebrate classic TV and classic rock music at 8 p....
  • 'Big Bang,' CBS Top Thursday Primetime

    Led by "The Big Bang Theory," CBS brought home a victory in the Thursday primetime ratings, in both overall viewers and those 18-49, despite losing the demo from 9-11 p.m. to ABC. NBC's "Parks and Recreation" returned from its brief hiatus with two new...
  • Talking with singer Mark Wayne Glasmire: Bethlehem native returns to perform at Kutztown University

     
    Mark Wayne Glasmire says he fell in love with music the same way many people his age did. Watching television in his boyhood Bethlehem home in 1964, he saw The Beatles on “The Ed Sullivan Show” and “just automatically wanted......
  • Tina Fey Loves Carol Burnett So Much, It's 'Just Shy of Creepy'

    Nobody doesn't love Carol Burnett. That was the takeaway from the Kennedy Center's Oct. 20 ceremony honoring Burnett with its 16th annual Mark Twain Prize for significant impact to American comedy. Tina Fey opened the proceedings by declaring that her...
  • How ad industry's youth obsession is wrecking the TV business

    How ad industry's youth obsession is wrecking the TV business
    "Why does the TV business hate people over 50?" That's one of the most common questions I get asked by viewers. This is not an idle query. The TV industry, like much of corporate America, chases youth. That pursuit has a major impact on programming....
  • 7 Questions With Georgia Engel of TV Land’s “Hot in Cleveland”

     
    Georgia Engel may always be best remembered for her turn as Georgette Franklin on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, but the vivacious, sweet-natured actress has had a long and varied career. Yes, there's been television — a medium she has kept up with over...
  • Review: In late-night return, Arsenio Hall lives in the past

    Review: In late-night return, Arsenio Hall lives in the past
    Arsenio Hall, who was on the cover of Time magazine in 1989 ("TV's hip host grabs the post-Carson generation"), returned to the air Monday night for an indefinite run as the host of a revived "The Arsenio Hall Show." (It should be said right off that...