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  • Gold Standard: Early predictions for Emmy Awards

    Gold Standard: Early predictions for Emmy Awards
    Will "Breaking Bad" finally win a series Emmy? Will "Modern Family" ever lose one? Are voters ready to go all in on Kerry Washington and Louis C.K.? We offer some answers and thoughts, but since it's early (very early), these predictions will likely be...
  • Orlando TV history: WMFE TV becomes WUCF TV

     
    Wednesday was a history-making day in Orlando television. WMFE TV, long the main PBS station in Central Florida, became WUCF TV. The deal closed to sell Channel 24 to the University of Central Florida. “It's a great day for the community,”...
  • ‘Downton Abbey’: Emmy contender, Maggie Smith tribute

     
    We won't get to see more “Downton Abbey” until January on PBS' “Masterpiece.” But here a few ways to carry you through till the addictive British drama returns. 1. The Emmys will put “Downton Abbey” back at the...
  • Emmys: ‘Homeland,’ Claire Danes, Damian Lewis win; ‘Modern Family’ repeats

     
    The Emmys mostly served up a repeat night Sunday as old favorites collected the prizes. So the greatest excitement surrounded the freshman winners from  Showtime's “Homeland.” The espionage thriller was named best drama series, ending the...
  • ‘Argo’: Ben Affleck puts TV actors to work; hello, Adrienne Barbeau!

     
    Long before he became a film actor and director, Ben Affleck was a TV actor. Do you remember him as quarterback Joe Willie Clemons in “Against the Grain”? Probably not. The series lasted just a season — 1993-94 — on NBC, but it was...
  • WUCF TV moving to Channel 2 on Bright House

     
    Do you know where your PBS station is? Starting Nov. 15, PBS station WUCF will be in a new spot for many viewers — or an old spot, depending on your view. The change was prompted by the University of Central Florida's purchase of WMFE's Channel 24....
  • The entail that wags the dog

     
    After hearing so many good things about it, we just started watching the Masterpiece Classic series "Downton Abbey." In this we've followed the same pattern we followed with "Mad Men," jumping in only after a critical mass among our circle......
  • “Downton Abbey Revisited” special to tide American audiences over until Season 3

     
    As U.S. audiences await the Season 3 premiere of the internationally acclaimed British drama Downton Abbey — which hits American shores Jan. 6, 2013, as part of Masterpiece Classic on PBS — they can get a taste of what's ahead, and take a look...
  • ‘Downton Abbey Revisited’: Angela Lansbury is your guide

     
    The new season of “Downton Abbey” won't arrive until Jan. 6. But PBS offers a retrospective special  this weekend. And here's a preview of the new season, based on the thrilling first three hours. Get ready for a wedding or two, a financial...
  • ‘Downton Abbey’ cast to visit ‘The View’

     
    THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED:    “Downton Abbey” fans can catch Hugh Bonneville and Elizabeth McGovern — who play the earl and countess of Grantham — on “The View” this week. They are scheduled to visit the show on...
  • ‘Downton Abbey’ to screen Dec. 14 in Winter Park

     
    Season three of “Downton Abbey” doesn't start until Jan. 6 on PBS. But you can catch the first hour next month in Winter Park. WUCF TV, Central Florida's PBS station, and the city of Winter Park will host a free screening of the first hour ...
  • ‘Downton Abbey’ cast takes part in YouTube Q&A

     
    You might have seen them on “Today” or “The View,” but actors from “Downton Abbey” will take part in a panel discussion that you can catch via YouTube livestream. The PBS-hosted event starts at 8 tonight and will run...