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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:00:38 GMTWriters and showrunners — including those for “24” and “Quantico” — talk about casting, cultural gaps and the networks’ desire for stories about terrorism.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:26:58 GMTSailors paying tribute in 1942 to casualties of the Pearl Harbor attack in the new Smithsonian Channel series “The Lost Tapes.”This new Smithsonian series, which recreates historical moments using only archival clips and materials, looks at Dec. 7, 1941, living on in infamy.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:34:16 GMTA scene from “Trollhunters,” a 26-episode DreamWorks Animation series on Netflix.The director incorporated many of his past and present loves into his current venture, a 26-episode animated series for Netflix.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:10:01 GMTDevon Terrell in “Barry.”From the Watching team, expert TV and movie recommendations for the end of the year.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:00:30 GMTJordan Peele, left, and Keegan-Michael Key in “Keanu.”The comedy duo behind “Key & Peele” go in search of a Teflon kitten in their first feature film, “Keanu.” And Emma Stone hosts “Saturday Night Live.”
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:12:06 GMTAlice Drummond, shown in 1992, worked in theater, television and film productions.Ms. Drummond, a regular in Broadway and off Broadway productions in the 1960s and ’70s, had roles in films like “Ghostbusters,” “Awakenings” and “Doubt.”
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:00:25 GMTThe search for Sherri Papini, on “20/20.”Ms. Keys and Ms. Morris join voices. And Valery Gergiev leads the Mariinsky Orchestra in Stravinsky’s long-lost “Funeral Song.”
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 04:45:49 GMTAndrew Sachs, who played the waiter Manuel in the BBC television series “Fawlty Towers,” in 1981.His earnest yet bumbling character, Manuel, was regularly recruited into the schemes of the hotel owner Basil Fawlty, played by John Cleese.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:32:25 GMTMilt MossMr. Moss, who appeared in nightclubs and on TV, was best-known for saying “I can’t believe I ate that whole thing” in an antacid commercial.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:02:44 GMTThe French fashion crowd turned out for a runway show that was a spectacle.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:00:26 GMTMary Berry of “The Great American Baking Show.”Mary Berry, formerly of “The Great British Bake Off,” brings her skills to the American spinoff. And “Top Chef” seats Graham Elliot at the judges’ table.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 04:01:01 GMTMaggie Q in “Designated Survivor.”This week’s episode had flashes of brilliance, but trouble juggling its multiple plots.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 03:01:01 GMTTaraji P. Henson and Taye Diggs in “Empire.”It’s hard to have a bad episode with Cookie Lyon at the center.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:52:02 GMTKeo Woolford, at the Hawaii International Film Festival in November in Honolulu.Mr. Woolford, an actor and filmmaker, also starred in a one-man show that explored his Hawaiian heritage.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:12:48 GMTNetflix said that initially, only some of the content in its library will be available offline.Users will be able binge watch some shows and movies on their phones and tablets without eating up their entire data plan.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:02:33 GMTGrant Tinker in 1982.Mr. Tinker, whose MTM Enterprises produced hit shows in the 1970s, revamped NBC’s prime-time lineup in the 1980s with series like “Cheers” and “Hill Street Blues.”
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:25:49 GMTAmerica Ferrera stars on “Superstore” on NBC.Ms. Ferrera couldn’t savor her Emmy win for “Ugly Betty” because of a nagging voice that kept her from owning her successes. A competition changed that.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:46:38 GMTThe cast of NBC’s “Hairspray Live!,” which will be broadcast on Dec. 7.NBC broadcasts its production of the Tony-winning Broadway musical on Dec. 7.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:00:25 GMTPlacing the Swarovski star atop the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree.Rockefeller Center flips the switch on its big, beautiful Christmas tree. And “Vikings” resumes a fourth season in the saga of feuding Norsemen.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:41:18 GMTFrom left, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Auli’i Cravalho and Dwayne Johnson at the world premiere of the movie “Moana.” Mr. Miranda was one of the Disney film’s songwriters, and Ms. Cravalho and Mr. Johnson voiced the main characters.Lin-Manuel Miranda and the stars of his hit musical are moving out from under the umbrella of this new cultural brand, and trying to extend its lessons.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:07:42 GMTSean Teale in the new Syfy series “Incorporated.”This Syfy series, set in a world where climate change has led to corporate rule, uses familiar science fiction devices.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:48:45 GMTFrom left, Kelly Bishop, Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel in “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.”Many of the show’s most enduring qualities were front and center in these four episodes. Then there were the other things.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:38:34 GMTLarry Wilmore, whose Comedy Central show was canceled in August. He has signed a multiyear deal with ABC Studios.Mr. Wilmore, whose late show was canceled in August, is to develop scripted material for ABC, and will work with network executives in recruiting talent.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:00:14 GMTLin-Manuel Miranda, who will take part in “Drunk History.”In “Drunk History,” Lin-Manuel Miranda presents a sloshed interpretation of the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. And Dolly Parton performs on “The Voice.”
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:36:21 GMTThe televised act, performed by Tatiana Navka, a skater married to an aide of President Vladimir V. Putin, was based on the film “Life Is Beautiful.”
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 07:10:48 GMTThandie Newton and Rodrigo Santoro in “Westworld.”Maeve continues to move forward while everyone else moves inward.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:17:56 GMTBob Dylan in D.A. Pennebaker’s documentary “Dont Look Back” (1967).D.A. Pennebaker’s 1967 film of Bob Dylan on tour chronicles a poet in the making. And two HBO documentaries capture Cuba on the brink of change.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 04:01:01 GMTDominic West in “The Affair.”“The Affair” got back to multistranded business as usual following its Noah-centric season premiere.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 04:01:01 GMTFrom left, Yvonne Orji, Natasha Rothwell, Issa Rae and Amanda Seales in “Insecure.”For all its comedic trappings, the finale traffics in a new level of heartbreak and honesty.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 03:01:01 GMTAlanna Masterson in “The Walking Dead.”It was fringe character week, as we left the main group behind entirely to spend an hour with Tara and Heath.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 02:18:09 GMTRon Glass, seated, as Ron Harris on the television comedy “Barney Miller,” which aired from 1975 to 1982.Mr. Glass was nominated for an Emmy Award for supporting actor in 1982 for his performance on the series. He also played a mysterious preacher on “Firefly.”
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 02:19:16 GMTBarnard Hughes, left, and Fritz Weaver in Lanford Wilson’s “Angels Fall.” Mr. Weaver won a Tony for his role in Robert Marasco’s “Child’s Play” about the malevolent environment at an exclusive Roman Catholic school for boys.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:31:39 GMTA scene from NBC’s “This Is Us,” starring Mandy Moore, left. The feel-good drama opened big and has kept its audience intact.Ratings are, once again, down across the board for NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox, but each network can make the claim that it has a new show with a strong pulse.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 06:00:27 GMTErykah Badu hosts the 2016 Soul Train Awards.Erykah Badu gets her groove on as host of the 2016 Soul Train Awards. And Season 1 of “Divorce” threatens to end on a high note.