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  • Baltimore a major presence at Emmy Awards

     
    As the television industry comes together Sunday night in Hollywood to honor the best work of last year, there will be few creative communities better represented than Baltimore.The nominees include two generations of Baltimore-born-and-bred directors...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'To Kill a Mockingbird' on TCM

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here FOR THE DEFENSE: Gregory Peck, left, and Brock Peters in the......
  • Brenda Vaccaro says 'You Don't Know Jack' revived her career

     
    Brenda Vaccaro was ready to give up on acting until the HBO movie “You Don’t Know Jack” came along. “I didn’t work for three years,” the 70-year-old said Thursday. “I was ready to roll this thing up and go to......
  • This weekend: Al Pacino in ‘You Don’t Know Jack’; TV Land Awards; ‘America The Story of Us’; ‘When Love Is Not Enough’

     
    In a weekend of big programs, Al Pacino's return to television is an event. He is in splendid form as Dr. Jack Kevorkian in HBO’s “You Don’t Know Jack,” which debuts at 9 p.m. Saturday. (Pacino is pictured in this HBO photo by A...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: Starz accepts 'The Proposal'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 25 - May 1 in PDF format This week's TV Movies BRIDE-TO-BE: Sandra Bullock (left, with Betty White) stars in the 2009 rom-com “The Proposal,” at 9 p.m. on......
  • Q+LA Ellen Barkin

     
    Opinionated in a way only a dyed-in-the-wool Bronx native can be....
  • Close-up on Redding

    Close-up on Redding
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Named Reading in 1729 for John Read, the first white man to settle in the area, and also influenced by Reading in Berkshire, England. Changed to Redding when it was incorporated, most likely to match the pronunciation of the English...
  • 'You Don't Know Jack'

    'You Don't Know Jack'
    Al Pacino recently won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of "death doctor" Jack Kevorkian in this HBO film directed by Barry Levinson ("Rain Man"). A patient's right to determine his own fate is debated as Kevorkian stands trial over his apparatus that...
  • The Woman Behind the New Documentary about Connecticut's Real-Life Horse Whisperer

    The Woman Behind the New Documentary about Connecticut's Real-Life Horse Whisperer
    Buck Brannaman inspired both the Nicholas Evans novel The Horse Whisperer and later the subsequent Robert Redford film adaptation. Now he’s the subject of a documentary. Buck, which opens on June 23 across the country,is a sincere and sturdy...
  • BBC America sets Aug. 19 premiere for 'Copper'

    BBC America sets Aug. 19 premiere for 'Copper'
    BBC America has set an Aug. 19 premiere date for its first original drama series, "Copper." The 10-episode season was created by Tom Fontana ("Oz," "Homicide: Life on the Streets," "St. Elsewhere") and Will Rokos ("Monster's Ball," "Southland"). Barry...
  • BBC America's 'Copper' gets its leading man & more

    BBC America's 'Copper' gets its leading man & more
    Here's some news about a show I'm now even more excited to see: BBC America's original drama "Copper" has found its lead actors. Tom Weston-Jones, who has starred in "MI-5," will play Irish-American copper Kevin Corcoran in the series set in 1860s New...
  • Lou Jacobi dies at 95; character actor

    Lou Jacobi dies at 95; character actor
    Lou Jacobi, an actor who was known for comic roles and won praise in dramatic ones over a long career in the theater and movies, including Woody Allen's "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex" and Barry Levinson's “Avalon,” has died....