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Published on Friday, 30 January 2015 09:24 AM by
  Click here for a link to headlines of recent TV news and views posts. TV Q&A with Rob Owen Submit a question to TV Q&A by clicking here. This week's TV Q&A (after the "Read more" jump below) responds to questions about “Bones,” “Babylon” “Twin Peaks.” As always, thanks for… Read more...
Published on Friday, 30 January 2015 06:29 AM by
 In days to come there'll be ample tributes to Rod McKuen, who died yesterday at 81. The bulk will cover his best known work.  It's not so likely those tributes will look at his earliest days in movies and records, long before he established his reputation Here are a few… Read more...
Published on Thursday, 29 January 2015 04:36 PM by
  Earlier this week Sam Smith, whose hit "Stay With Me" was nominated for a Grammy, reached an agreement with Tom Petty to share songwriter royalties since "Stay With Me" bore more than a passing resemblance to Petty's venerable anthem "I Won't Back Down." For the second time, this week's…
Published on Thursday, 29 January 2015 02:00 PM by
Welcome to our training section, Marathon Ready. Starting this coming Tuesday, Feb. 3, and leading up to the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon/UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half-Marathon on May 3 our Wellness N'at fitness team in collaboration with the Post-Gazette food writer Gretchen McKay and other PG colleagues will provide articles,…
Published on Thursday, 29 January 2015 08:25 AM by
Fans and detractors of local TV news alike may get a kick out of TruTV's reality comedy series "Breaking Greenville" (10:30 tonight). Set among two rival stations in market No. 190 (out of 215) in Greenville, Miss., "Breaking Greenville" follows the staffs of perennial ratings-winner WABG and up-and-coming WXVT as… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 04:23 PM by
  Post-Gazette media writer Maria Sciullo and online features editor Sharon Eberson join me to discuss "Empire," "Galavant" and PBS's "Great British Baking Show." Find the link after the jump. ... Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 12:35 PM by
Super Bowl week is upon America. While #DeflateGate (cringe) has cast a massive shadow over the game itself, it’s important to remember that the actual game still has to be played on Sunday. Thanks to "Madden 15," an Xbox One, Twitch and a capture card, I’m going to host my own “Virtual…
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 09:47 AM by
PASADENA, Calif. -- BBC America’s “Broadchurch” is set in a seaside town and Pivot’s new “Fortitude” is set in the Arctic, but they’re otherwise similar murder mysteries with strong casts and a bevy of suspects. Like so many scripted cable series today, the setting is what distinguishes “Fortitude.” (And even the… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 12:00 AM by
  Elvis Presley appeared as a guest on NBC's The Steve Allen Show on July 1, 1956. Allen's Sunday night variety program was up against CBS's top-rated Ed Sullivan Show that blended comedians, musicians, acrobats, singers, animal acts and so on. Elvis may have been exploding across the nation, but… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 12:00 AM by
  Elvis Presley appeared as a guest on NBC's The Steve Allen Show on July 1, 1956. Allen's Sunday night variety program was up against CBS's top-rated Ed Sullivan Show that blended comedians, musicians, acrobats, singers, animal acts and so on. Elvis may have been exploding across the nation, but… Read more...