Puppeteering during a pandemic takes practice – and patience.
To play Franklin Roosevelt in “Atlantic Crossing,” Kyle MacLachlan could have looked at dozens of award-winning performances. Instead, he leaned into Ken Burns’ documentary on “The Roosevelts” and pored over Doris Kearns Goodwin’s biography.
Filmmaker Ken Burns may not have lived the robust life of Ernest Hemingway but he found plenty to relate to while making “Hemingway,” a six-hour documentary on the celebrated author.
Produced by Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., the two-part documentary digs into the Black Church’s roots and how they go back before African ancestors crossed the ocean. In it, Legend details his journey.
“It is incredibly humbling,” Shalhoub says. “It really brings into sharp focus this sort of idea of the randomness of how I and my siblings ended up in the lives that we are in."
Before playing veterinarian James Herriot in the remake of “All Creatures Great and Small,” actor Nicholas Ralph read all of his books, visited the university archives in Glasgow and absorbed a biography his son wrote.
"The Great Pumpkin" never showed on broadcast TV this year, but after a deal with PBS, the Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and Christmas specials will return.
"Seven Worlds, One Planet," "Bad Education," "Extraction" and more. Here's a curated collection of what's arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
Amazon Prime Video is doing its part to keep children busy and educated with family-friendly shows now available to customers for free.
Vivian Howard, star of "A Chef's Life," hosts a sneak peak of her new show at the Carolina Theatre in Durham.
Jim Lehrer, co-host and later host of the nightly PBS "NewsHour" that for decades offered a thoughtful take on current events, has died, PBS said Thursday. He was 85.
“At a time when our country feels perhaps the fabric is becoming a bit frayed, we felt it was important for us to step back and really look at who we are,” PBS chief executive Paula Kerger told a TV critics meeting.
LOS ANGELES — Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday …
UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina will premiere "North Carolina Weekend: A Weekend in Greensboro" at 9 p.m. Thursday.
A reality show filmed in Lake Norman and the Charlotte area has finally made its debut on CMT, almost eight months after originally planned.
We're deliriously surrounded by moon-landing documentaries. But few of them feature ordinary Earthlings.
Five years ago, James Watson, one of the fathers of DNA, tried to sell his Nobel Prize because people thought he was a racist.
In need of a jolt of holiday joy? Or a comforting share of romance or silliness or spirituality?
LOS ANGELES — "To Kill a Mockingbird," a coming-of-age story about racism and injustice, overpowered wizards and time travelers to be voted Am…
I have always hated the hypocrisy of the Roman Catholic Church and have remained silent, and I realize that I have been silent for far too lon…
Renowned North Carolina chef Vivian Howard has shut down the kitchen on her PBS series "A Chef's Life."