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  • TCA: What Resonated and What Didn't

    The Television Critics Assn. recently wrapped up ts annual two-week-long press tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, with the nets trotting out their latest and greatest for the jaded press corps. As several key trends emerged for the new season, some...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights:'Covert Affairs' on USA

    Tuesday's TV Highlights:'Covert Affairs' on USA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 27 - Aug. 2, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Food Fighters Cat Cora is among the...
  • PBS Chief on 'Downton Abbey,' 'The Roosevelts' Streaming and 'Midwife' Return

    It didn't take long for "Downton Abbey" to dominate the question-and-answer session between PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger and journalists at the summer Television Critics Assn. press tour on July 22. The British period drama's delayed airdate in the...
  • TCA 2014: Ken Burns digs up unseen footage for 'The Roosevelts'

    TCA 2014: Ken Burns digs up unseen footage for 'The Roosevelts'
    Ken Burns is used to telling stories that have been told before. That comes with the territory when you work on documentaries covering momentous points in history, including the Civil War, World War II and the Prohibition era. But for his new seven-part,...
  • 'Twin Peaks' and 'Herzog Collection' among new Blu-ray offerings

    Fans of director David Lynch should be especially excited about "Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery" (CBS/Paramount, $134.99), a new Blu-ray version of the 1990-91 TV series and 1992 movie about a small town, a mystery and a whole lot of weird doings. Ray...
  • Season 5 of 'Downton Abbey' will begin airing in the U.S. on Jan. 4

    Season 5 of 'Downton Abbey' will begin airing in the U.S. on Jan. 4
    "Downton Abbey" is coming back in January — and the chief of PBS is warming up by hurling a few crumpets at TV rivals. Season 5 of the British drawing-room drama will premiere in America on Jan. 4, the public broadcaster announced Tuesday at the...
  • Ken Burns: Central Park Five $40 Mil Settlement Brings 'Closure'

    Ken Burns, co-director of the PBS documentary pic "The Central Park Five," said a potential $40 million settlement in the case of the five men who were wrongfully imprisoned for beating and raping a female jogger will bring "closure" to a painful...
  • Netflix Renews PBS Deal for Multiple Series and Specials (Exclusive)

    Netflix will continue streaming multiple PBS kids' series, Ken Burns documentaries and other fare under an extension with the pubcaster covering subscribers in the U.S. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The PBS content had been slated to expire...
  • Film Review: 'The 50 Year Argument'

    The history of The New York Review of Books is incisively celebrated and distilled by co-directors Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi in "The 50-Year Argument," which takes us behind-the-scenes of editor Robert Silvers' storied weekly and finds, to its...
  • Ken Burns will give L.A. preview screening of 'The Roosevelts'

    Ken Burns will give L.A. preview screening of 'The Roosevelts'
    Ken Burns' latest multi-part documentary "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" doesn't debut on PBS until Sept. 14, but the filmmaker is giving L.A. a special (abbreviated) preview on July 22. Burns, who will be in town to attend PBS' Television Critics...
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