PBS Fall Schedule Offers U.K. Hits, US History

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS‘ fall schedule has a definite British accent, courtesy of the returning drama “Upstairs Downstairs” and newcomer “Call the Midwife.” The prominence of dramas imported from the U.K. is no surprise given PBS’ success with “Downton Abbey,” “Sherlock” and season one of “Upstairs Downstairs.” “Call the Midwife,” a six-part series set […]

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‘Mad Men,’ ‘Modern Family’ Receive Producers Guild TV Nominations

By Steve Pond at TheWrap Emmy winners “Modern Family” and “Mad Men” are among the television series nominated by the Producers Guild of America in the TV categories for its 23rd annual Producers Guild Awards. In the comedy series category, “Modern Family” will be going up against “30 Rock,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Glee” and […]

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Documentary Illuminates Elusive Woody Allen

By FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK — You will see his typewriter, the Olympia portable Woody Allen has used for pounding out everything he’s written since his teens. You will see the contents of the “idea drawer” in his bedside table where he stashes random paper scraps, any of which might inspire his next film. You […]

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Justin Timberlake Win ‘Guest’ Emmys

LOS ANGELES — “Boardwalk Empire” captured a leading seven trophies at the creative arts Emmy Awards, with Gwyneth Paltrow and Justin Timberlake earning TV comedy series guest-star honors. Paltrow, recognized for “Glee,” and Timberlake, a winner for hosting “Saturday Night Live,” were no-shows at Saturday’s ceremony for technical and other achievements. It preceded the main […]

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