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 The finger of fate was never fickle to George Schlatter

The finger of fate was never fickle to George Schlatter

Award-winning producer-writer-director George Schlatter is a kind of P.T. Barnum of the small screen.

 Review: 'A Day Late and a Dollar Short' gets short shrift on Lifetime

Review: 'A Day Late and a Dollar Short' gets short shrift on Lifetime

In this age of try-anything television, it's difficult to understand why Lifetime chose to cram the Terry McMillan novel "A Day Late and a Dollar...

Review: The witches of 'Salem' can't cast a spell

Review: The witches of 'Salem' can't cast a spell

It seems strange to recall that just a few years ago, the scripted drama was on a death watch. Threatened by premium cable, falling ratings, reality...

 Review: 'Orphan Black' turns out to be many times better than expected

Review: 'Orphan Black' turns out to be many times better than expected

"Orphan Black," which returns for its second season on BBC America on Saturday, is proof positive that you can't judge a show by its concept.

Lara Spencer promoted to co-host on 'Good Morning America'

'Scandal' recap: Olivia flies off into the sunset... for now

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Valerie Harper clarifies that she is not cancer-free

Valerie Harper is not cancer-free. The actress clarified the point Thursday while in New York City on a press junket for her Hallmark...

Friday's TV Highlights: 'Peter Pan From the Milwaukee Ballet' on KOCE

Friday's TV Highlights: 'Peter Pan From the Milwaukee Ballet' on KOCE

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Fans will see Kobe Bryant behind the scenes in Showtime doc

Fans will see Kobe Bryant behind the scenes in Showtime doc

Lakers star Kobe Bryant has been out for most of this season with injuries and his team has suffered, but things are already looking...

TV Picks: 'Adventure Time,' shows on writing, 'Muscle Shoals,' more

TV Picks: 'Adventure Time,' shows on writing, 'Muscle Shoals,' more

'Adventure Time' (Cartoon Network, Mondays). Pendleton Ward's splendiferous cartoon series begins its sixth season....

TV Picks: 'Orphan Black,' 'The Good Wife,' David Letterman

TV Picks: 'Orphan Black,' 'The Good Wife,' David Letterman

'Orphan Black.' Clone club members, rejoice; the second season of BBC America's surprise sci-fi hit is back, with a star...

'Orphan Black's' Tatiana Maslany is no longer just faces in the crowd

'Orphan Black's' Tatiana Maslany is no longer just faces in the crowd

Tatiana Maslany was sure the key to multiplicity rested in a yoga mat.

Participant Media bets big on Pivot with new original programming

Participant Media bets big on Pivot with new original programming

Pivot, the Participant Media network devoted to courting the coveted millennial demographic, is betting big on its youthful attraction.

Billy Crystal revives '700 Sundays' for posterity's sake

Billy Crystal revives '700 Sundays' for posterity's sake

When he turned 65, Billy Crystal decided to reprise "700 Sundays," his Tony Award-winning 2004 one-man show. The title refers to the...

TV This Week April 20 -26: 'In My Dreams' on ABC

TV This Week April 20 -26: 'In My Dreams' on ABC

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Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Community' on NBC

Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Community' on NBC

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'Fargo' gets strong start in ratings

'Fargo' gets strong start in ratings

Crime does pay, apparently, as the first episode of FX's new series "Fargo" premiered Tuesday to strong ratings.

FX salutes 'The Americans' with a third season pickup

FX salutes 'The Americans' with a third season pickup

The Russians are coming ... again.

Conan O'Brien airs 'very rare footage' of Jesus' domestic life

Conan O'Brien airs 'very rare footage' of Jesus' domestic life

Is "Oh, Jesus" really a new series on TBS? 

'The Voice' recap: Usher picks his best three, rewards talent

'The Voice' recap: Usher picks his best three, rewards talent

In the final night of the playoffs on "The Voice," the five members of Team Usher took the stage to perform songs they'd chosen themselves...

Wednesday's TV highlights and talk shows: 'Nature' and more

Wednesday's TV highlights and talk shows: 'Nature' and more

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Stephen Colbert to visit 'Late Show With David Letterman' next Tuesday

Stephen Colbert to visit 'Late Show With David Letterman' next Tuesday

The announcements have been made and the pundits have commented. Now it's time for America to witness the first public meeting between...

Bill O'Reilly snarks on Stephen Colbert's new gig

Bill O'Reilly snarks on Stephen Colbert's new gig

Papa Bear is angry that his acolyte is leaving, it seems. 

NBCUniversal launches original programming initiative for digital

NBCUniversal launches original programming initiative for digital

NBCUniversal is unveiling an initiative to produce original video that will be featured on the company's digital platforms and national...

Conan O'Brien reveals the secret to his signature hairdo

Conan O'Brien reveals the secret to his signature hairdo

Conan O'Brien has gotten a lot of comic mileage out of his distinctive pompadour of red hair that juts up in the middle of his scalp like...

'The Voice' recap: Teams Shakira and Adam wow in playoffs

'The Voice' recap: Teams Shakira and Adam wow in playoffs

Teams Shakira and Adam stepped up and sang songs of their own choosing during Season 6's second night of playoffs on Monday. And they did it...

'Dancing With the Stars' recap: A Disney night shocker!

'Dancing With the Stars' recap: A Disney night shocker!

Now that we’re halfway through Season 18, “Dancing With the Stars” has made a nod to ABC’s parent company and star...

Review: Ken Burns' 'The Address' shows boys memorizing Lincoln's words

Review: Ken Burns' 'The Address' shows boys memorizing Lincoln's words

Ken Burns' new documentary, "The Address," which premieres Tuesday on PBS, is not at all what we have come to think of as a Ken Burns film.

KCETLink adds Jeffrey Levine, Dan German to board of directors

KCETLink adds Jeffrey Levine, Dan German to board of directors

KCETLink, the struggling parent company of former PBS outlet KCET-TV, has added two more boldface names to its board of directors.

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