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'Prime Suspect' returns as a prequel

Sunday, 25 June 2017 00:00

 

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"Masterpiece: Prime Suspect: Tennison” (10 tonight, PBS) is a prequel to the Helen Mirren series and focuses on a 22-year-old Jane Tennison (Stefani Martini) as a rookie policewoman in 1973 East London.

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2017 TCA Award nominees announced

Monday, 19 June 2017 13:00

Nominations for the 2017 TCA Awards were announced today with NBC's "This is Us," FX's "Atlanta" and Hulu's "The Handmaids Tale" picking up four awards each.

"Odd Squad" and "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood" from Pittsburgh's the Fred Rogers Co. were both nominated in outstanding youth programming.

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PBS tells 'The Story of China'

Monday, 19 June 2017 09:17

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Historian/writer/host Michael Wood takes viewers on a six-hour journey through the 4,000-year history of China, from ancient civilization to world superpower in PBS's "The Story of China" (8 p.m. Tuesday, WQED-TV).

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Fans of FX’s remake, “The Bridge,” take note: There’s a second installment of “The Tunnel,” a British/French remake of the Danish/Swedish series that inspired “The Bridge.”

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Post-Gazette online features editor Sharon Eberson and media writer Maria Sciullo join me to discuss the Tony Awards, "Claws" and summer TV.

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Rather than airing its final episode on July 4th,  ABC will air the last two episodes of filmed-in-Pittsburgh comedy “Downward Dog” back-to-back at 10 and 10:30 p.m. June 27 following a two-hour installment of “The Bachelor.”

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It’s a night of returning game show hits today, including ABC’s “Celebrity Family Feud” (8 p.m., WTAE) and “$100,000 Pyramid” (10 p.m.), but sandwiched in between is this newcomer, the latest in a seemingly endless string of shows hosted by Steve Harvey, “Steve Harvey’s Funderdome” (9 tonight, ABC).

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