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2 hrs ago |

U.K. TV shows winning over North American audiences

Olivia Colman, left, and David Tennant in Broadchurch. Tennant will reprise his role in a U.S. version shooting in British Columbia.


Related Topix: Olivia Colman, Doctor Who, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Science Fiction Movies, Television, David Tennant, Comedy, The Office, Ricky Gervais

6 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Box office top 20: 'Apes' holds reign with $36.3M

The science fiction sequel topped a trio of new wide releases: "The Purge: Anarchy," "Planes: Fire & Rescue" and the poor performing "Sex Tape."


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

9 hrs ago |

'Doctor Who': David Tennant has been talking to Peter Capaldi about Season 8

Soon enough Peter Capaldi will take over at the helm on "Doctor Who." Starting with Season 8, he replaces Matt Smith in the lead role.


Related Topix: Doctor Who, Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, David Tennant, Peter Capaldi, Matt Smith

14 hrs ago |

'Falling Skies' 'Mind Wars' review: Humans and monsters

The Sunday, July 20 episode of "Falling Skies," 405, "Mind Wars," sees Tom, Matt and Weaver encounter strangers on the road, which ends up pretty much exactly like that always does on shows like this.


Related Topix: Falling Skies, Entertainment, Television, Battlestar Galactica

18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

James Garnera s legacy: A commitment to civil rights and political activism

When actor James Garner decided to help organize and attend the March on Washington in 1963, he wasn't just listening to his conscience.


Related Topix: Animated TV, God, the Devil and Bob, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, James Garner, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Star Trek, US Politics

22 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

New Outlander Trailer Previews Bear McCeary's Thrilling Score

Starz has released some new videos for Ronald Moore's upcoming Outlander series, including one that gives us a sample of the music for the drama.


Related Topix: Bear McCreary, Entertainment, Television

Sun Jul 20, 2014

George Takei Asked Star Trek Creator To Include Gay Rights Episode

Actor George Takei attempted to persuade Star Trek creator Gene Roddenbery to write an episode that would serve as a "metaphor" for the gay struggle in America, but the Tv mogul feared such a plot would turn viewers off.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Entertainment, Television, Gay/Lesbian, George Takei

USA Today

Fox's 'Gracepoint' takes murder case down new paths

The British hit 'Broadchurch' gets a California makeover in Fox's 'Gracepoint.' 'Broadchurch' star David Tennant returns in the U.S. version as an detective investigating a murder in a small California town.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Doctor Who, Entertainment, Science Fiction Movies, Television, David Tennant, Breaking Bad, Emmy Awards

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

What 'The Leftovers' could learn from 'Battlestar Galactica' about grief

It's always a challenge when a television show kills off a sizable portion of humanity in its first episodes.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Entertainment, Television

Breckenridge American

'Apes' outmuscles 'The Purge' at box office

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" outmuscled a trio of new films, as the science fiction sequel topped the box office for the second-straight week with an estimated $36 million.


Related Topix: Entertainment, West Frankfort, IL, Frankfort, IL

Northern Michigan News

'Apes' outmuscles 'The Purge' at box office

The summer box office continued to lack mojo, as the R-rated "Sex Tape" failed to turn on moviegoers on a weekend where "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" maintained its rule.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Globe and Mail

How will the CGI generation find magic in the movies?

Until recently, I had a sure-fire way of sparking classroom discussion on the history of special effects.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, The Nutty Professor, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Jerry Lewis, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Children TV, Mad Men

The News-Gazette

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, July 20, 2014

"I covered a story for WCIA on a group of farmers who came together to help plow their buddy's field for him after he lost his arm in an auger accident.


Related Topix: Max Headroom, Entertainment, Drama, Television

the Andrew Lippa Songbook Now Available

The official description of THE ANDREW LIPPA SONGBOOK is as follows: " . 29 songs from the popular Broadway composer and long-time music director for Kristin Chenoweth .


Related Topix: V, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Mt. Airy News

These ain't your mama's handbags

They all feature actresses who have donated purses to this year's Handbags for Hospice auction, set for July 18 at Old North State Winery in Mount Airy.


Related Topix: Palliative Care, Medicine, Virginia, Mad Men, Entertainment, Drama, Television, The Time Tunnel, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Barnaby Jones, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure

Sat Jul 19, 2014

11 facts you should know about the moon landing

IT'S been 45 years since mankind took that giant leap on the moon. To celebrate we've got some out-of-this-world facts including how a Biro saved the day.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, NASA, Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Entertainment, V, Drama, Television

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Why apes can't speak like humansWhy apes can't speak like...

Scientists explain why the English-speaking apes in the new film "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" will remain a sci-fi dream Why apes can't speak like humans Scientists explain why the English-speaking apes in the new film "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" will remain a sci-fi dream Check out this story on In the ... (more)


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George Takei Tells Bill Maher Why He Can't Stand William Shatner

The fact that "Star Trek" costars George Takei and William Shatner don't get along in real life is a sad thing for Trekkies to face.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Entertainment, Television, Real Time With Bill Maher, Comedy, Celebrities, George Takei, Pop/Rock, William Shatner

Radio Times

Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Bridesmaids, Zodiac, Ocean's Eleven - best films on TV tonight

Good timing for this showing of the first instalment of the sci-fi franchise reboot, with the follow-up, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, now in cinemas.


Related Topix: Bridesmaids, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Ocean's Eleven, Action Movies, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Entertainment, Television, Freaks and Geeks, Comedy, Drama, James Franco

Cinema Blend News

The Score Board: Michael Giacchino's Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

While the average audience member might not automatically process this, the overall sound of a film is pivotal to our enjoyment.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Let Me In