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British TV Shows You Should Be Watching

British TV Shows You Should Be Watching

Image via YouTube/BBC In recent years, British television has made huge waves in mainstream American pop culture. TV from across the pond has been making its way Stateside for years, often thanks to PBS, which has for years imported shows like Doctor Who— the addictive sci-fi series about an alien named “The Doctor” who travels […]

TV Pilots that were notable failures.

TV Pilots that were notable failures.

Every good show starts with a pilot, but not every pilot leads to a good show (or even a bad one, for that matter). Some shows go through the entire process of writing, producing, and shooting a pilot only for the end result to not get a full series order. Usually these abandoned pilots never […]

CBS and PBS Terminate The Charlie Rose’s Monster

CBS and PBS Terminate The Charlie Rose’s Monster

CBS News and PBS both said Tuesday that Charlie Rose’s contracts with them had been terminated. An internal memo at CBS, which announced its move first, said the decision “followed the revelation yesterday of extremely disturbing and intolerable behavior.” On Monday The Washington Post published a 5,000-word story about alleged harassment by Rose, based on […]

What Is Turkey Day Without The Macy’s Parade?

What Is Turkey Day Without The Macy’s Parade?

Sure, the malls have been decked with Christmas decor for weeks already but for most people, the holiday season doesn’t officially start until Manhattan is swarmed by giant helium balloons and Santa Claus rides down Sixth Avenue. Of course, we’re talking about the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Every year more than 3.5 million New […]

When beauty queens go political

When beauty queens go political

Imagine a beauty pageant, and you’re probably picturing a relay of stunning women with huge hair, some tearful pleas for world peace, and a tiara-based cat-fight. But beyond the diamantes and the swimsuit round, the contestants are getting ever-more political. Beauty queens in Chile, Turkey, Lebanon, Myanmar, Peru and the US have all made headlines […]

Kevin Spacey “One Of Hollywood’s Sexual Predators”

Kevin Spacey “One Of Hollywood’s Sexual Predators”

Entertainment company Netflix has severed ties with Kevin Spacey, star of its House of Cards show, amid a number of sex assault allegations against him. Netflix said it would hold talks with the producers to see if production, which was suspended this week, could resume without Spacey. Netflix also said it would not release Spacey’s […]

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