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Create, WQED's digital subchannel, will return to Comcast systems in Western Pennsylvania next week.

 

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PBS's "Nature" debuts "Spy in the Wild" (8 p.m. Wednesday, WQED-TV), a five-part series that places cameras in robotic animals (see spy orangutan above) and puts them out in nature among real animals.

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'The Expanse' grows murkier

Monday, 30 January 2017 09:52

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Syfy's "The Expanse" returns with a two-hour premiere at 10 p.m. Wednesday and it continues to be a difficult show to embrace.

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Post-Gazette online features editor Sharon Eberson and media writer Maria Sciullo join me to discuss "The Good Place" season finale, FX's "Taboo" and PBS's "Victoria" and "Sherlock."

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WQED's Create Channel will return to Comcast

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 17:45

WQED-TV’s new kids channel launched Jan. 16 and is available on Channel 13.5 over the air and on Channel 200 on Comcast, replacing the Create Channel, which would still be available over the air on Channel 13.2.

But Comcast customers were not pleased and made their voices heard. Now Create will return to Comcast in place of a different WQED digital-subchannel, World, which will remain available over the air on Channel 13.3.

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WGN America's "Outsiders" kicked off its second season last night. On Sunday I posted the following:

-- Season two preview

-- Review of the early episodes

-- Video interview with stars David Morse and Ryan Hurst and executive producers Peter Mattei and Peter Tolan

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Of the two competing soaps airing in prime time Thursday, The CW's "Riverdale" (9 p.m., WPCW) may be a better if less familiar bet than ABC's returning "Scandal" (9 p.m., WTAE).

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PRESS TOUR: Party patrol at winter TCA 2017

Thursday, 19 January 2017 10:56

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PASADENA, Calif. -- The 2017 winter TV critics press tour ended Wednesday and that means it's time to rate the parties and networks' assorted press tour performances in hopes of encouraging improvement for the summer 2017 TCA, and to offer a little behind-the-scenes glimpse for folks at home.(Of course, these are just one guy's opinions and agreement will vary wildly depending on the critic.)

While going to parties for work sounds fun, these are working parties where TV critics are often rushing from one celeb to another to get short interviews.

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