Henry VIII, infamous king of England in the 16th century, is often remembered for his gluttonous form, the string of wives he beheaded and his disharmony with the pope. But Damian Lewis, star of the…
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"Mr Selfridge," starring Jeremy Piven, encapsulates a key part of what ITV wants to do more of — produce inhouse U.K. hits that can sell strongly overseas.
Smart, addictive and situated in a fascinating historical moment, “The Bletchley Circle” is the kind of nifty little British confection only PBS would provide, particularly in this limited…
Artists like the Who, James Taylor and the B-52s have turned to the Public Broadcasting System to boost their profile, and vice versa.
In the past, shrieking done in the presence of PBS content has generally been reserved for toddlers watching "Sesame Street." But in a New York City theater in early May, cries of delight were coming…
PBS anthology "Masterpiece Mystery" will air a prequel to "Inspector Morse," with Shaun Evans playing the title character.
Throughout its 40-year history, PBS has served as the occasional whipping boy for small government advocates. But this past year, the publicly funded network endured its fiercest attacks to date.
Liberals had a field day with the image of an elderly woman at a health-care forum shouting, "Keep your government hands off my Medicare." The outburst underscored the perception that while Tea Party…
KCET Los Angeles has received a $1 million grant from the Ahmanson Foundation to help with its transition from PBS affiliate to indie pubcaster.
Beautifully shot and graced with a splendid performance by Olivia Williams, Jane Austen biopic "Miss Austen Regrets" focuses on a relatively narrow window in the author's life, serving as something…
Looking back and judging all the miniseries and telepics shown in the past Emmy season is a much more daunting task than say, picking the contenders in the comedy skein category. Here are some of the…