The wave of winter shows that arrives this week bears prime examples of this TV truth. From the traditional, big-budget, Brit-cum-PBS halls of "Downton Abbey," to the edgy, Baltimore-made remake of "House of Cards," here are 10 midseason productions worth paying attention to.
There is no TV genre more problematic than docudrama. And Sunday's premiere of "SEAL Team Six," which claims to be the true, inside story of the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, is as problematic as they come.
Before sitting down to watch CM Punk: Best in the World, I had already heard a lot about it. Most people unanimously praised it, going so far as to say it was the greatest WWE DVD documentary ever created. The words honest, open and real were often used.
Matthew VanDyke, the Baltimore man who was captured in Libya last year while fighting with the rebels who eventually overthrew dictator Moammar Gadhafi, says he is now raising money for a documentary about the uprising in Syria.
When Maryland Public Television debuts "The Heart of the Civil War" on Sept. 11, it will showcase many Carroll County sites. The hour-long documentary features areas like Westminster and Uniontown and battlefields that were critical to both sides in the war between the states.
I know we have become a nation of such short attention spans and long-term addiction to instant gratification that asking viewers to spend even an hour with a documentary that could change the way they see the world is probably a fool's errand. But this fool is asking -- no begging -- you to see "Hard Times: Lost on Long Island," an HBO documentary premiering at 9 Monday night
A Lake Evesham girl is raising money to help her former teacher at Cathedral of Mary Our Queen School. The teacher's arms and legs were amputated due to a serious medical problem and she is unable to drive because her car must be retrofitted, which is expensive
If you love movies, you'll feel like a kid set loose in a candy store when the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival screens 40 feature films and 50 short films May 3-6 on all five screens at the Charles Theatre and also on the single screen at the Maryland Institute College of Art's Brown Center.
The Leadership School is one of 11 in the city that has introduced salad bars as part of students' regular lunch fare. On Tuesday, the city will announce the installation of the salad bars in 10 more schools.
Director Gail Levin makes some daring and original choices in telling the story of Cab Calloway. The hip-shaking, zoot-suit-wearing bandleader from the Harlem Renaissance era comes to the screen with help of artists and choreography.