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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • TV Review: History's 'The World Wars'

    The History channel continues to hammer away at historical programming for people it evidently doesn't think have the patience to watch actual documentaries on the subject. Enter "The World Wars," a three-part, six-hour undertaking that proves fitfully...
  • History's 'World Wars' makes for fine Memorial Day viewing

     History's 'World Wars' makes for fine Memorial Day viewing
    Over the past few years, History has made a concerted attempt to package its subject matter — history — in ways that might appeal to a new audience. As in Young People with their Digital Addictions and Limited Attention Spans. Some of...
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  • 'The Address': Ken Burns in stellar form

    'The Address': Ken Burns in stellar form
    Does U.S. history have a more effective or thoughtful champion than Ken Burns? The "Civil War" filmmaker delivers another sublime achievement in "The Address," which premieres at 9 p.m. Tuesday on PBS. It's a real change of pace for Burns, a...