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2021
Feb
26
 
 
Among tonight’s scheduled guests: former Fox News and NBC host Megyn Kelly (seen here in an appearance from last year), and New York Times opinion columnist Ezra Klein.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2021
Feb
26
 
 
Among tonight’s scheduled guests: Hugh Bonneville from Downton Abbey, actress Rosamund Pike, and TV chef icon Gordon Ramsay, who smiles more in one appearance on The Graham Norton Show than in entire seasons on his own coking competition programs.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2021
Feb
26
 
 
The United States vs. Billie Holiday, a new film available Friday on Hulu, has all the subtlety of a lynching...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2021
Feb
26
 
 
On this day in 2002, NBC introduced the Julia Louis-Dreyfus sitcom, Watching Ellie...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2021
Feb
25
 
 
The Sid Caesar showcase Your Show of Shows — which debuted on this day in 1950 — and the two other series in which he starred before and after that landmark show (Admiral Broadway Revue, Caesar's Hour), constitute one of the most innovative and important creative bursts in TV history...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2021
Feb
25
 
 
SERIES PREMIERE: In 1984, Soleil Moon Frye began a successful run as a child TV star, as the title character of NBC’s Punky Brewster. Young Punky was spunky, wore pigtails and mismatched sneakers, and had a beloved golden retriever. After the premiere, I never saw it again, though it was part of NBC’s Saved By the Bell kid TV wave. And since that series has been revived and updated by Peacock for a new generation, today Punky Brewster follows suit. Frye&
 
 
 
  
 
 
2021
Feb
25
 
 
TCM has a full day of films to build a dream on – or, at least, movies containing at least one spectacularly resonant dream sequence or nightmarish setting. Things start at 6 a.m. ET with The Exterminating Angel, surrealist Luis Buñuel’s 1962 allegory about an endless dinner party. At 7:45 a.m. ET, the mood gets darker with another 1962 film, Carnival of Souls, a creepy horror film starring Candace Hilligoss. At 9:15 a.m. ET, Federica Fellini directs his wi
 
 
 
  
 
 
2021
Feb
24
 
 
Every TV viewer knows Ginny Miller...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2021
Feb
24
 
 
What does it take to find life on Mars? It takes Perseverance – and that’s the name of the rover that landed on the red planet last Thursday, carrying with it the companion craft Ingenuity, the first-ever “space helicopter.” A robotic arm will dig for soil samples and search for life, and the cameras and microphones will record pictures, audio and video. I’ve already heard sound, direct from the surface of Mars. It sounds, like, “Windy” – and I&rsq
 
 
 
  
 
 
2021
Feb
24
 
 
On this day in 1996, HBO debuted The Late Shift, a telefilm based on the book by New York Times TV critic Bill Carter that chronicled the contentious competition between David Letterman and Jay Leno for the retiring Johnny Carson's Tonight Show seat...