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  • Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93

    Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93

    Gabe Pressman, an Emmy-winning journalist who still relished going to work at the age of 93, died in his sleep early Friday at a Manhattan hospital. "This is an incredibly sad day for the WNBC family," said Eric Lerner, president and general manager of the station where Pressman worked for more...

  • TV This Week, June 25-July 1: 'Loving,' 'Prime Suspect: Tennison' and more

    TV This Week, June 25-July 1: 'Loving,' 'Prime Suspect: Tennison' and more

    SUNDAY “SNL’s” Leslie Jones is your hostess with the mostest for the “2017 BET Awards.” Scheduled performers include Bruno Mars, Future, Migos, Tamar Braxton and Trey Songz. 8 p.m. BET; also Comedy Central, Logo, MTV, Spike, VH1 The groovy ghoulies from the animated 2012 movie are all set to...

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  • How Prince's Revolution reformed — and why his legacy might be in trouble

    How Prince's Revolution reformed — and why his legacy might be in trouble

    In the years since they played with Prince in the early 1980s, Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman have become two of Hollywood’s most prolific television composers, creating music for such shows as “Heroes,” “Prime Suspect” and “Shades of Blue.” So it makes sense that when recalling three gigs they...

  • Irish drama 'The Journey' reduces history to a contrivance

    Irish drama 'The Journey' reduces history to a contrivance

    A feat of imagination surrounding the very real agreement that closed one of the widest chasms in political history, “The Journey” proposes that the bloody, hard-fought Troubles in Northern Ireland may have been settled with that most timeworn of movie tropes: opposites stuck together on a road...

  • Time-warped comedy 'Ripped' is less than half-baked

    Time-warped comedy 'Ripped' is less than half-baked

    The time-travel stoner comedy “Ripped” blows a potentially funny idea on slapdash filmmaking and lazy storytelling. If much of this overly broad eye-roller wasn’t made up on the fly, it sure looks that way. The film’s, er, high concept involves 17-year-old best buds and weed-fueled slackers Reeves...

  • Authentic portrait of young men at risk in documentary 'Raising Bertie'

    Authentic portrait of young men at risk in documentary 'Raising Bertie'

    Margaret Byrne turns in an impressive directorial debut with “Raising Bertie.” The documentary spends six years with three young black men living in rural Bertie County, North Carolina, focusing on a population that so rarely gets the spotlight. The film alternates between triumph and tragedy,...

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