Groundbreaking in its day, ‘70s sitcom “All in the Family” didn’t back down from tackling controversial topics. Legendary TV writer and producer Norman Lear, author of a new memoir, “Even This I Get To Experience,” discusses the changing medium and changing audiences with Jeffrey Brown. Continue reading
“It’s interesting to play a politician who gets stuff done,” says “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey. “Ignore the murdering and the conniving.” On the eve of a benefit performance with the Shakespeare Theatre Company in the nation’s capital, Jeffrey Brown sat down with Spacey to discuss his character Frank Underwood, his career in the theater and commitment to arts education. Continue reading
On Thursday, Oct. 2, PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown will sit down for an interview with actor James Earl Jones, currently staring in “You Can’t Take It With You” on Broadway in New York City, and we want your questions. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce Thursday that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to fly drones, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, said attorneys and a company official familiar with the decision.
In tweets posted Thursday afternoon, Gregory said he is leaving the network as he arrived at it, “humbled and grateful.” Continue reading
Williams is not the only creative genius to have suffered from depression. That much is clear from history. Continue reading
Robin Williams’ illustrious career touched five decades. Survey any group of people and they will each give you a top 10 list of their favorite Williams performances as diverse as the comedy industry itself. We looked to IMDb — a arguably the most comprehensive inventory of films and television on the web. Here is a list of every film, television show and stand-up performance in which Williams made an appearance — from lead role to minor character — ranked by IMDb user ratings. Continue reading
As the World Cup kicks off in Brazil this week, plenty of Brazilians without tickets are at home watching the action on new televisions. Quartz.com reports the demand for newer and bigger TVs has spiked during the months leading up to the tournament and Brazil’s National Association for Electronics Producers expects to sell 16 million TVs this year. To compare, Brazillians bought 12.2 million televisions in 2010 to watch the last World Cup, held in South Africa. Continue reading