Ken Burns to tackle ‘Country Music’; PBS to examine ‘Earth’

01.20.14 4 years ago


Ken Burns to tackle “Country Music”; PBS to examine “Earth”

PBS announced that a Burns country music documentary will air in 2018, while “Earth – A New Wild” will be shown in 2015. PBS also announced special programming to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day in June. PLUS: PBS won’t stop airing “Downton Abbey” in January.


HBO and Showtime subscribers are on the decline as Netflix rises

A new study has found that households with premium TV channels fell 6%, though it’s not clear if they are fleeing for Netflix.


Fred Armisen and Patton Oswalt are traveling with “Modern Family” to Las Vegas

Armisen will play one-half of a gay couple who have fun with Mitch and Cam, while Oswalt will play a magician.


Amazon remaking “Barbarella”

The Jane Fonda film is set to get a web TV remake.

Watch the 1st episode of HBO’s “Looking”
HBO has posted the first episode on YouTube.


“An American Education” adds Buzz from “Home Alone” and Jackie Chiles from “Seinfeld”

Devin Ratray and Phil Morris will play a teacher and the principal in the remake of the UK’s “Bad Education.”


Kate Gosseln’s twins open their mouths on “The View”

Did Kate force them to talk after last week’s “Today” debacle?


New “SNL” cast member Sasheer Zamata is a “Girls” tour guide

Watch a bit she filmed before joining “SNL.”

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