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  1. trailer mix
    Poldark Season 2 Teaser: Longing Looks AplentyYour requisite meaningful-glances entertainment event.
  2. good clean fun
    The Maker of Arthur Wants Your Memes to Be Clean“We appreciate the memes that have been created and shared in good fun.”
  3. switcheroos
    PBS Airs Pretaped Fireworks for A Capitol FourthA nation betrayed.
  4. hamilton
    Hamilton’s PBS Documentary Is Coming in OctoberWe’ll never be truly free until there’s a Hamilton documentary on public TV.
  5. renewals
    PBS Orders Second Season of Mercy StreetBack by popular demand from the better angels of our nature.
  6. Elaine May Will Direct the PBS ‘American Masters’ Documentary on Mike […]Get ready to revisit the work of comedy duo Nichols and May early next year. According to Entertainment Weekly, PBS announced today that the […]
  7. williamsburg
    Hipster Taylor Swift Liked Teletubbies Before They Were a ThingShe’s cooler than you.
  8. ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ Creator Phil Rosenthal on Food, Family, and FunnyPhil Rosenthal is the co-creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, and in addition to that, he’s a delightful man. His new show I’ll Have What Phil’s […]
  9. ladies first
    Watch Laurie Anderson in New American Masters“I’m just an average American control freak.”
  10. public v. private
    Mitt Romney Won: In a Blow to the 47 Percent, Sesame Street Moves to HBOToday’s deal is a landmark, and not in a good way. 
  11. suspensions
    PBS Suspends Roots Series After Affleck IncidentFact-checkers wanted!
  12. sony hack
    Ben Affleck (Kinda) Apologizes for Trying to Hide Slave-Owner AncestorAnd allegedly trying to censor PBS.
  13. ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh
    Let PBS Show You How to Bite Off Reindeer TesticlesAHHHHHHHHH.
  14. Learn the Meaning of ‘Ridiculous’ with Grover and Aziz AnsariHere’s a clip from Aziz Ansari’s recent visit to Sesame Street, where he and Grover were tasked with using chicken costumes, stove top hats, […]
  15. tv review
    TV Review: Ken Burns’s The RooseveltsThe seven-part series debuted Sunday night.
  16. tv review
    TV Review: Ken Burns’s Documentary The AddressAiring tonight on PBS.
  17. postmortem
    Downton Abbey Executive Producer Talks Season 4The rape storyline was his idea.
  18. chat room
    Downton’s Laura Carmichael on Her MIA Baby DaddySeriously, where is he?
  19. Steve Martin Should Host Every Pledge Drive Here’s a new clip Steve Martin shot to air during PBS pledge drives starting next month, in conjunction with a concert special he’s doing with […]
  20. chat room
    Sherlock’s Amanda Abbington on Mary’s SecretOn her casting: “Slight nepotism, but I’ve been working for so many years now that I think that’s fine.”
  21. ratings
    Ratings: Sherlock Surges, But It’s No DowntonIt’s not growing nearly as fast as PBS’s other U.K. import.
  22. miniseries
    Ken Burns Country Music Doc Coming to PBS in ’18Mark your calendar for four years from now!
  23. chat room
    Martin Freeman on Sherlock and FX’s Fargo“I like the fact that [the Coens] are at least onboard.”
  24. lord of the nielsens
    Downton Abbey Returns to Record U.S. RatingsBloody good numbers for the Crawleys & Co.
  25. thank god
    Downton Abbey Renewed for Season 5In case Edith needs an extra year.
  26. scheduling
    Sherlock Will Return January 19In the U.S. at least.
  27. chat room
    Michelle Dockery on What’s Next for Downton“If Maggie Smith decided not to do any more, I think that is really the end.”
  28. across the streaming-verse
    Best of Netflix, Hulu: The Very Drunk EditionGo see The World’s End and Drinking Buddies, or get tipsy with these choices.
  29. it really is a hard-knock life
    Watch 3 Little Girls Learn They’ve Been Cast in AnnieFor once, enjoy when the kids don’t cry.
  30. Watch PBS’s ‘American Masters’ Mel Brooks Documentary Right Now Here’s PBS’s new Mel Brooks documentary, which aired last week. Entitled Mel Brooks: Make a Noise it’s a part of the network’s American […]
  31. casting couch
    Shirley MacLaine Returning to Downton AbbeyAlong with some new cast members.
  32. Watch Reggie Watts on ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy’ in 1998 Here’s a newly-unearthed video of Reggie Watts (of Conan and Comedy Bang Bang fame) performing a parody song on the PBS/Disney kids show Bill […]
  33. tv
    Why PBS Probably Won’t Air Downton Abbey EarlierSpoilerphobes got mad, but they didn’t stop watching.
  34. James Adomian Writes a Heartfelt Tribute to Huell HowserHuell Howser, a beloved television personality best known for hosting the travel show California’s Gold on California PBS stations, passed away […]
  35. downton abbey
    Downton Abbey Scores Biggest U.S. Ratings YetOne word: juggernaut.
  36. party like 1920
    Party Like It’s 1920 With Downton AbbeyFrom decorating tips to appropriate attire to food and drinks, here are some simply smashing ideas guaranteed to make your soiree an affair to remember.
  37. Joe DeRosa Deals with a Heckler and Analyzes It on ‘Modern Comedian’ Here’s the latest episode of Scott Moran’s excellent documentary web series Modern Comedian, focusing on comedian Joe DeRosa. Modern Comedian […]
  38. renewals
    Call the Midwife Will Be Back in the SpringMore Chummy!
  39. Sean Patton Tours You Through LA and NY on ‘Modern Comedian’ Stand-up Sean Patton is the subject of the latest episode of Scott Moran’s documentary web series “Modern Comedian,” which is now produced by […]
  40. ‘Modern Comedian’ Profiles Power Violence, the World’s Leading Skateboard […] The latest episode of Scott Moran’s excellent web series “Modern Comedian,” in which he makes a short documentary about a different comedian […]
  41. Aziz Ansari Eats Bologna and Impersonates Comedian Sugar Sammy on PBS Foodie Aziz Ansari appeared on PBS’s new series Mind of a Chef, visiting a Montreal bologna sandwich eatery with a team of restaurateurs. […]
  42. Ellen DeGeneres Honored with the Mark Twain PrizeStand-up and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor from the Kennedy Center last night in a ceremony […]
  43. Johnny Carson and the ‘Tonight Show’s’ Seemingly Permanent Beef with NBCIt’s no secret that sometimes comedy is taken a bit too seriously. Comedy obsessives love not just the jokes, but the mechanics and emotions of […]
  44. pbs
    Ken Burns Is Making a Roosevelt DocumentaryWith Meryl Streep as the voice of Eleanor.
  45. matt zoller seitz
    TV Review: PBS’s The City DarkThis documentary asks, “What do we lose when we lose the dark?”
  46. fred rogers
    Watch Mister Rogers RemixedFar out, dude.
  47. Watch ‘Johnny Carson: King of Late Night’ Right Now There has been a good amount of Johnny Carson talk the last few days so if you want to know what any of us were talking about, this PBS […]
  48. video
    Johnny Carson’s Mother Never Laughed at His JokesWatch a revealing clip in the upcoming American Masters doc about the talk-show host.
  49. tv review
    TV Review: Sherlock’s Joys Are Far From ElementaryThe second season of Masterpiece Mystery!’s Sherlock debuts this Sunday.
  50. pbs
    Ken Burns’s Dust Bowl Doc Will Air in November[Slow pan across depress-o-ville photos.]
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