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2012
May
25
 
 
On this day in 1988, TV viewers saw one of the most famous — and perhaps the most debated — series finales in TV history. The episode marked the end of St. Elsewhere, an NBC drama about St. Eligius, a run-down Boston hospital...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
May
24
 
 
ABC is getting into the music game with Duets, a competition show that pairs undiscovered talent with professionals Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Nettles, Robin Thicke and John Legend (who replaces original Duets star, Lionel Richie). Will Duets hit all the high notes, or sing a quick swan song?
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
May
24
 
 
Johnny Depp's recent film, Dark Shadows, got mixed reviews, but, not surprisingly, Depp's portrayal of campy vampire Barnabas Collins fared much better with critics than the film's script. Depp has a deft touch when it comes to playing over-the-top characters, and his talents are particularly evident in this, the first film in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, and its sequels.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
May
24
 
 
Miami Heat's LeBron James served up 30 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists in Game 5 to cement a 115-83 win over the Indiana Pacers. If the Heat win tonight, they'll wrap up the semifinal series. Meanwhile, the nailbiting continues for fans of the Celtics and the 76ers — as of last night, the teams are tied, 3-3.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
May
24
 
 
The highest and lowest points in the contiguous United States are both located in which state? What term is used for the two halves of Earth that are divided by the Equator? Which country on the Scandinavian Peninsula is largest in area? Those are just a few of the questions student contestants could face in tonight's championship round of the annual National Geographic Bee. Hosted by Alex Trebek, the show simulcasts on Nat Geo WILD, and will be shown later on various PBS stations (check local
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
May
24
 
 
It's True Crime night on TCM, and the focus is on gangsters. First up is 1945's Dillinger, in which Lawrence Tierney plays the infamous Public Enemy No. 1, John Dillinger. That's followed, at 9:30 p.m. ET, by Al Capone, the 1959 biopic starring Rod Steiger as Scarface.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
May
24
 
 
On this day in 2010, the clock stopped ticking for 24, the Fox actioner that starred Kiefer Sutherland as a Counter Terrorist Unit agent charged with stopping terrorist activity...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
May
24
 
 
Diane Werts is previewing the new summer shows for TVWW, with the first batch available to see in her current "For Better or Werts" blog. Comedy Bang! Bang!, the smart and offbeat podcast, goes televisual on IFC starting on Friday, June 8 at 10 p.m. with creator Scott Aukerman hosting ...As a special extra, IFC  is showing the second episode featuring guest Amy Poehler in it's entirety...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
May
23
 
 
TBS' Men at Work: The saga of four buds who'll drink Buds (if TBS can land a product placement deal) while plotting their next plans of attack...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
May
23
 
 
This day in 1990 marked the first season finale of the serial drama, Twin Peaks, on ABC and kicked off the summer of speculation into the show's primary question: Who killed Laura Palmer?...