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Ken Burns' next doc production launches site for cancer stories

Ken Burns' 14-hour epic "The Roosevelts" just finished its week on PBS in September, but the ever-busy Burns is already moving on to his next major production. 

Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi reunite for 'Evil Dead' series on Starz

Fans have been begging for more "Evil Dead" from Sam Raimi and star Bruce Campbell for years and now they're finally getting their wish. The director and star are reuniting for the Starz original series "Ash Vs. Evil Dead."

John Oliver concludes first season with star-studded salmon gag

John Oliver concluded his first season of "Last Week Tonight" on HBO on Sunday, but don't worry, the show will return for a second season on Feb. 8.

'Once Upon a Time': The history of the Snow Queen, and a fear of Emma

Without using any magic at all, "The Snow Queen" episode of "Once Upon a Time" shows how dangerous the Snow Queen is, and how much even the inhabitants of Storybrooke still don't know about Emma Swan's magical powers.

'The Walking Dead' recap: Never trust a pretty mullet

A lot of personal revelations happen in "The Walking Dead" episode titled "Self Help." None of them is very positive or encouraging about our characters. What else is new?

'The Newsroom' recap: Ambitious agenda for final 6 episodes

There are just six installments in the third and final season of HBO’s “The Newsroom.” But that doesn’t stop this dramatic series from ambitiously taking on far-reaching stories and thorny journalistic issues, starting with Episode 20: “Boston.”

Monday's Highlights: 'Growing Up Gotti: 10 Years Later'

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'How to Train Your Dragon 2' is good, not great, sequel

Other new releases include 'How to Train Your Dragon 2,' 'Batman: The Complete Television Series,' 'Happy Christmas' and 'Land Ho!.' Other new releases include 'How to Train Your Dragon 2,' 'Batman: The Complete Television Series,' 'Happy Christmas' and 'Land Ho!.'

'Too Many Cooks': Variations on a TV theme

One of the qualities of life that makes it delightful is that, except in things like chemical reactions and laws of motion, it proves itself again and again beyond our power to predict. Popular culture, especially, is full of things that nobody knew they wanted until they wanted them and...

Martin Short writes a book about keeping a smile through hard times

Crying isn't the first reaction you would expect to have after reading Martin Short's autobiography, "I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend."

Aaron Sorkin signs off from TV ... maybe

It was just after 11:30 a.m. when Aaron Sorkin rose from the hulking leather club chair in his office to light a cigarette and announce his retirement from television.

TV Picks: Merv, 'Newsroom,' 'Last Patrol,' 'Worricker,' 'Poirot'

"The Merv Griffin Show, 1962-1986" (MPI Home Video). Even for many of us who remember the genuine article, the image of talk show host Merv Griffin is inextricably mixed up with the impression Rick Moranis unleashed on "SCTV": "Oooo, we'llberightback." But as this filling and fulfilling new DVD...

Credit's due when the final credits roll on 'The Newsroom'

Premiering three years ago, when the TV-renaissance bacchanal had reached fever pitch, "The Newsroom" was greeted with giddy anticipation — Aaron Sorkin on HBO!

'Too Many Cooks' takes social media by storm

By now, anyone who's spent time on social media today has probably heard about "Too Many Cooks," the 11-minute short film that Adult Swim chose to air at 4 a.m. every morning for a week at the end of October, tucked into the middle of its block of programming usually given over to infomercials.

Lisa Kudrow and 'The Comeback' clock in again at dream factory

In 2005, long enough ago that it was shot and broadcast in a 4:3 aspect ratio, Lisa Kudrow co-created and starred in an HBO series called "The Comeback." In it, she played Valerie Cherish, a formerly successful sitcom actress returning to television both in a new situation comedy and a linked...

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