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'This Is Us' takes on race, class and teenage love in Philly

Monday, 11 November 2019, 10:35 Last update: about 11 hours ago Associated Press

Two high schoolers are testing their fledgling relationship with a day on the town, a classic start to a screen romance. But on Tuesday's "This Is Us," the carefree date in Philadelphia belongs to a...

A new hope for Star Wars on Disney Plus in 'The Mandalorian'

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 10:29 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Never heard of a Mandalorian? You're not alone. Actor Pedro Pascal hadn't either when he started talking to Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni about an ambitious new "Star Wars" series that would become...

HBO orders 10 episodes of 'Game of Thrones' prequel

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 10:23 Last update: about 6 days ago Associated Press

HBO is green-lighting a new "Game of Thrones" prequel after reportedly canceling another that starred Naomi Watts. The cable channel said Tuesday that it's given a 10-episode order to "House of...

Apple TV Plus joins streaming wars with Oprah but no library

Monday, 4 November 2019, 10:03 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

As the streaming wars near a fever pitch and viewers are targeted from every vantage point — Disney Plus has the Marvel and Star Wars brands! HBO Max counters with "Game of Thrones" and DC...

In Apple TV's 'Morning Show,' women rebel, men misbehave

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 09:20 Last update: about 13 days ago Associated Press

"The Morning Show" started life as a behind-the-scenes peek at a slice of network TV as familiar and routine as a wake-up cup of coffee. Then shocking revelations of sexual misconduct engulfed NBC's...

Television's Weather Channel wades into climate debate

Monday, 28 October 2019, 09:51 Last update: about 14 days ago Associated Press

The Weather Channel is moving beyond cold fronts and heat waves to wade into the politics of climate change, with a special planned for early next month that includes interviews with nine presidential...

'Patsy and Loretta' highlights bond between iconic singers

Friday, 25 October 2019, 14:31 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

Writer-director Callie Khouri is drawn to stories about female friendships and country music, and her latest television film "Patsy and Loretta" combines those passions into the true story of a...

New HBO series 'Watchmen' hopes to match original's ambition

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 08:37 Last update: about 18 days ago Associated Press

Damon Lindelof didn't take lightly the challenge of adapting the most acclaimed graphic novel of all time. The "Lost" and "The Leftovers" co-creator was a fan of the revered "Watchmen" book ever...

'Grease' spinoff set for new streaming service HBO Max

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 14:24 Last update: about 19 days ago Associated Press

A spinoff series inspired by the 1978 movie musical "Grease" has been ordered by HBO Max. The streaming service said Tuesday that "Grease: Rydell High" will be set in the 1950s, the same era as...

Ghost hunter's work gets TV afterlife in 'The Holzer Files'

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 15:20 Last update: about 20 days ago Associated Press

Ask the daughter of paranormal researcher and "Ghostbusters" inspiration Hans Holzer whether she's got any scary Halloween memories to share, and Alexandra Holzer doesn't disappoint. She was...

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