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TV holiday joy means 'Wonderful Life,' Reba, romance, Santa

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 10:26 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

— In need of a jolt of holiday joy? Or a comforting spot of romance or silliness or spirituality? Television has you covered. There are classic old movies ("It's a Wonderful Life") and a...

'Let's Go Luna!' takes kids on a globe-spanning tour

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 10:20 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Carmen, Leo and Andy are globe-trotters to envy, jumping from Paris to Nairobi to New Orleans and beyond in the company of a tour guide who knows her way around: Luna the moon. PBS' animated...

Netflix docu-series 'Dogs' lovingly serves up the human bond

Monday, 17 December 2018, 10:19 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

In these heated and oft-difficult times, do we need dogs more than ever? Do we need to rescue them, let them run free, accept their precious help with our most trying physical challenges and...

'Tis the season for more TV Christmas movies than ever

Monday, 10 December 2018, 14:01 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Have you heard the one about the girl who didn't care about Christmas but found herself in a small town for the holidays surrounded by decorations, cookies and carolers, and found a new boyfriend and...

Fox begins digital service for people who want more opinion

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 15:35 Last update: about 14 days ago

The new streaming service Fox Nation that launches Tuesday is aimed at people who don't think Fox News Channel offers enough opinion. Fox is becoming the latest television news operation to stake...

Film on Roger Ailes looks at creator of 'outrage factory'

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 15:32 Last update: about 14 days ago Associated Press

Roger Ailes might not always have been a household name during his time at Fox News, but many media commentators believe he changed the TV landscape forever. As the architect of the conservative cable...

Embrace TV nostalgia with just the right retro holiday gift

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 12:25 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

There's no nostalgia quite like TV nostalgia, for just the right binge-watcher or old time fanatic, at least. A few ideas for retro TV gifts pegged to hit shows through the decades: "THE...

Documentary follows Israeli family grappling with transition

Monday, 3 December 2018, 16:21 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

"Family in Transition" is a new documentary that tells the story of an Israeli family adjusting to their husband and father transitioning into a woman. Set in the northern Israeli town of...

On Netflix now, Frank Grillo is looking for a fight

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 14:46 Last update: about 23 days ago Associated Press

Most travelers to new places usually aren't looking for a fight. Frank Grillo definitely is. "Fightworld," a new Netflix docu-series, follows Grillo, an actor and self-described "fight...

Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin act their age for laughs, tears

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 14:45 Last update: about 23 days ago Associated Press

Without a screenwriter in sight, Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin are trading wisecracks just like the kibitzing longtime pals they play in "The Kominsky Method." Arkin got the ball rolling when...

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