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Tina Fey and Robert Carlock are the producers of “Great News,” from their “30 Rock” colleague Tracey Wigfield.  It’s the story of a television news producer and her mother, who becomes an intern on her show.  And it’s adorable. Here […]

Disney’s “The Descendants” was an immediate smash, with one of the biggest audiences ever for a cable movie on its premiere and over 100 million viewers since then. “High School Musical’s” Kenny Ortega was behind the smart and engaging story […]

Julia, “Sesame Street’s” first character with autism, helps children and their families understand people on the spectrum. Jennifer Thorn, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the English Department of Saint Anselm College answered my questions about Julia and what she can teach […]

The new four-part series “The Crowd & The Cloud” is a fascinating look at the remarkable advances of “citizen science” and “crowdsourcing.” Waleed Abdalati, former NASA Chief Scientist, says, “For years you’ve watched science on public television. Now you are […]

Now that we’ve had a few days to think about it, or to catch up with the final episode of “Big Little Lies” On Demand or by DVR, what did you think? There are some good discussions online, especially at […]

Great news! Tina Fey is producing a new show, another sitcom set in a television studio, and it’s called…”Great News.” Andrea Martin stars as a woman who becomes an intern at her daughter’s television news show. It premieres April 25, […]

Is time universal? Is everything connected? Albert Einstein revolutionized the way we think about the universe and even the way we think about science. In National Geographic’s engaging new series “Genius” we see Einstein as a young patent clerk in […]

Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, is a book by Mark Harris about five of the greatest directors of all time who joined the war effort to document it and to promote morale at […]

The Dinotrux face the biggest and baddest challenges yet in all-new episodes of DreamWorks Dinotrux! When D-Structs teams with other villains, Splitter, Blayde, and Pounder, the Dinotrux must enlist the community and use their smartest builds to keep the crater […]

Sesame Street’s television series has a new character. Her name is Julia, she loves bubbles, and she has autism. Julia has already been a Sesame Street online character, and it is great to see her on ths whow, letting families […]