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Hargitay takes advocacy for sex assault victims to HBO

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 12:11 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Portraying a heroic sex crimes detective on television has provided Mariska Hargitay with a platform to help sexual assault victims in real life. Hargitay, who stars as Detective Olivia Benson in...

Fox News giving bigger role to ex-Bush aide Perino

Wednesday, 25 April 2018, 12:10 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

When Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg made the media rounds in advance of Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony this week, it was a telling sign that Dana Perino was chosen to question her for Fox News...

Netflix 'On My Block' hits race, poverty with teen humour

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 12:07 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Film and television productions about the inner city typically follow the same formula: life is depressing, addicts lurk at every corner and students can barely do homework without ducking to the...

Jared Harris recalls his deaths on 'Mad Men' and 'The Crown'

Monday, 23 April 2018, 12:05 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Jared Harris says watching his work can be like looking through a yearbook. "You remember everything that happened while you were doing it," said the actor, who currently appears on AMC's limited...

Graceland opens vault for Elvis documentary to air on HBO

Friday, 20 April 2018, 11:42 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

A new television documentary about Elvis Presley takes advantage of the vast collection of footage, pictures, documents and music from his estate to give a behind-the-scenes look at the king of rock...

'Roseanne' spurs new look at blue-collar, conservative fare

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 11:40 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

The instant-hit status of "Roseanne" is triggering the enduring Hollywood impulse to copycat success. Even with series pilots nearing completion for the 2018-19 TV season, producers are eagerly...

Altar-bound Meghan Markle to leave TV show with a wedding

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 11:38 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

Real life will imitate art this spring at the USA series "Suits" when series regular Meghan Markle bids farewell to the legal drama in a wedding — and then goes off to marry her prince in real...

Couric's Nat Geo series turned newsier than anticipated

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 11:23 Last update: about 8 days ago Associated Press

There's a danger in planning a news-oriented television series a year in advance. But circumstances smiled on Katie Couric and her six-part National Geographic channel series, "America Inside...

Q&A: Kenneth Lonergan on adapting 'Howards End'

Monday, 16 April 2018, 11:17 Last update: about 10 days ago Associated Press

"Howards End," the upcoming four-part miniseries adapted from E.M. Forster's 1910 novel, isn't Kenneth Lonergan's first foray into television. That would be the animated Nickelodeon kids show...

Tracy Morgan, Tiffany Haddish bring chemistry to 'Last O.G.'

Friday, 13 April 2018, 11:54 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

TBS' "The Last O.G.," starring Tracy Morgan as a man just out of prison and learning his way around a changed world, also holds a lesson in comedy chemistry. Morgan's Tray has it with "Girls...

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