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The New Bond Girl Is 50. So?

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Next Avenue
PBS


How people are reacting to the controversial casting. Continue


Jeff Castelaz

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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
PBS


Jeff lost his son Pablo when he was 6 years old. He and his wife created The Pablove foundation in his son’s honor. Continue


Stephen Colbert leaves the character behind to play himself

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Stephen Colbert is signing off from “The Colbert Report,” his satirical news pundit show and his brash conservative persona, to switch over to CBS, replacing David Letterman for his new take on late night TV. Jeffrey Brown takes a look at Colbert’s greatest hits from the last nine years. Continue


Guitarist-singer-songwriter Lindsey Buckingham

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer talks about reuniting with the iconic band, Fleetwood Mac, for its "On With The Show" concert tour. Continue


December 19 Preview: David Oyelowo

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Charlie Rose The Week
PBS


Actor David Oyelowo speaks with Charlie Rose about his portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the new film "Selma." Continue


Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Preview

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Gershwin Prize
PBS


“Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize” is a PBS music special honoring singer-songwriter Billy Joel’s receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The evening will include performances by Joel, as well as Tony Bennett, Kevin Spacey, LeAnn Rimes and many more. The program will premiere Friday, January 2, 2015 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS. Continue


Collaging painful memories from a childhood in foster care

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Tyanna Buie turned her childhood in foster care into an exploration of art, using screen-printing and collage to reinterpret old photographs and memories. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Political Histories: John W. Dean and Rick Perlstein

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Book View Now
PBS


Political Histories: John W. Dean on The Nixon Defense and Rick Perlstein on The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan. Continue


Enter the 2015 Downton Abbey Sweepstakes!

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Masterpiece
PBS


Enter the 2015 Downton Abbey Sweepstakes daily through March 15, 2015, for a chance to win a 5-day, 4-night trip for 2 adults from the US to Great Britain! You may also win 1 of 4 monthly prizes -- assorted Downton Abbey merchandise. Continue


Roberto Alagna and Elīna Garanča: Final scene of Carmen

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Great Performances
PBS


The deadly rage and passion of Don José, played by Roberto Alagna, is unleashed upon his former lover, Carmen, played by Elīna Garanča, in this final scene of Bizet's Carmen. Deborah Voigt hosts Encores! Great Performances at the Met, featuring 19 unforgettable arias and duets selected from the past eight seasons of broadcasts, airing in December 2014 on PBS stations (check local listings). Continue


Downton Abbey 5: Early Trailer

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Masterpiece
PBS


New loves, new secrets, new Downton! Downton Abbey Season 5 premieres Sunday, January 4, 2015, 9/8c on MASTERPIECE on PBS. #DowntonPBS Continue


America ReFramed: Season 3

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America Reframed
PBS


Season three of America ReFramed curates a diverse selection of films highlighting innovative and artistic approaches to storytelling from emerging to veteran filmmakers alike. Viewers will be immersed in personal stories from the streets of towns big and small to the ex-burbs and country roads that span the spectrum of American life. The documentaries invite audiences to reflect on varied topics. Continue


Deborah Voigt: "Liebestod" in Wagner's Tristan and Isolde

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Great Performances
PBS


As Isolde in Richard Wagner's opera Tristan und Isolde, Deborah Voigt sings "Liebestod" (Love Death) after Tristan's death and before Isolde's own. Deborah Voigt is also the host of Encores! Great Performances at the Met, airing in December 2014 on PBS stations (check local listings). Continue


Preview American Voices, with Renée Fleming

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Great Performances
PBS


World-renowned American opera singer Renée Fleming convenes a festival of special guests to celebrate the diverse range of America’s vocal artistry. Young artists receive mentoring from respected singers including Ben Folds, Dianne Reeves, Sutton Foster, Eric Owens, Kim Burrell and Alison Krauss. Also see performances by Josh Groban, Sara Bareilles, Kurt Elling, and Norm Lewis. Continue


Behind the Scenes: The New Rainbow Room

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PBS Arts
PBS


Michael Feinstein hosts two all-star musical evenings at the newly renovated historical New York City space, the Rainbow Room, after its October 2014 reopening. Watch Michael Feinstein New Year's Eve at the Rainbow Room 12/31 at 10pm ET. Check local listings. Continue


David Oyelowo on Martin Luther King and "Selma"

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Charlie Rose The Week
PBS


Actor David Oyelowo, who plays Dr. Martin Luther King in the new biopic "Selma," talks with Charlie Rose about the civil rights era and King's legacy. Continue


Appraisal: New York Mets Archive, ca. 1965

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Antiques Roadshow
PBS


In New York City, Hour 2, Simeon Lipman appraises New York Mets Archive, ca. 1965. Continue


Patricia Racette in Puccini's Madama Butterfly

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Great Performances
PBS


Patricia Racette performed the role of Cio-Cio-San in the 2009 Met production of Puccini's tragic love story opera, Madama Butterfly. Racette sings the heartbreaking aria of hope, “Un bel dì vedremo,” in this excerpt. Deborah Voigt hosts Encores! Great Performances at the Met, featuring 19 arias and duets, airing in December 2014 on PBS stations (check local listings). Continue


Downton Abbey 5: Event Reel

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Masterpiece
PBS


Get into the glitz of the Downton Abbey Season 5 event, in New York! Cast members Hugh Bonneville (Lord Grantham), Phyllis Logan (Hughes), Rob James-Collier (Thomas), Lesley Nicol (Patmore), and Laura Carmichael (Lady Edith) made the trip across the Pond to visit fans. Downton Abbey Season 5 premieres Sunday, Jan. 4th, 2015 at 9pm ET on MASTERPIECE on PBS. #DowntonPBS Continue


Deborah Voigt in Wagner's Tristan and Isolde

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Great Performances
PBS


As Isolde in Richard Wagner's opera, Deborah Voigt sings "Liebestod" (Love Death) after Tristan's death and before Isolde's own. Deborah Voigt is also the host of Encores! Great Performances at the Met, airing in December 2014 on PBS stations (check local listings). Continue


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