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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Historian Henry Louis Gates can trace the roots of his upcoming PBS documentary about the Reconstruction to his days in school. That's when he heard about the end of slavery during the Civil War followed by virtually nothing about race relations until the...
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Origin stories aren't just for comic-book superheroes, as a documentary about the evolution of animals including elephants and whales intends to show. The two-hour film will highlight the work of leading scientists worldwide and showcase "spectacular new...
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Paging Terrence Howard. Charley Pride still wants the actor to play him in a movie of the country music star's life. The project has been discussed for about 10 years. Pride told a TV critics' meeting on Friday that it remains a goal to have it made with...
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — PBS is launching a weekly series that will link headline-making stories to their historical roots. The magazine-format program, titled "Retro Report," will be hosted by journalist Celeste Headlee and artist Masud Olufani, PBS said Friday. Humorist Andy...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Beyond ratings, the surest sign to executive Brie Miranda Bryant that Lifetime's "Surviving R. Kelly" had connected as a television event is when she started getting pitches for similar "Surviving" documentary series. Imitation is how television flatters. Bryant...
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CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett issued a statement through a spokesman Friday in response to what he told police was a racist and homophobic attack by two masked men in downtown Chicago earlier this week. Here it is: "Beautiful People, Let me start by saying that I...
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CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett issued a statement through a spokesman Friday in response to what he told police was a racist and homophobic attack by two masked men in downtown Chicago earlier this week. Here it is: "Beautiful People, Let me start by saying that I...
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Bryan Cranston will star in a new TV legal thriller set in New Orleans. Showtime said Thursday that Cranston will play the lead role in "Your Honor," a limited series from executive producers Robert and Michelle King of "The Good Wife" and "The Good Fight...
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The upcoming final season of "Jane the Virgin" is already drawing tears. The CW show's creator, Jennie Snyder Urman, said she's crying in the editing room as she works on the concluding episodes of the show starring Gina Rodriguez. The producer and...