Category Archives: Show Previews

Downton Abbey Ending After Season 6

It’s official … Masterpiece’s masterpiece, Downton Abbey, will call it quits after Season 6. PBS announced the news yesterday. Gareth Neame, executive producer of Downton Abbey, said: “Millions of people around the world have followed the journey of the Crawley … Continue reading

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Preview Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

I’ve watched a half dozen or so of the stories on cancerfilms.org that document how people cope with cancer, and each story ends with this statistic: 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will get cancer. Each time I read … Continue reading

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You’re Invited: Free Screening of Last Days in Vietnam in Madison

Join Wisconsin Public Television and the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs for a free screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary, Last Days in Vietnam. 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7 Union South Marquee Theater University of Wisconsin-Madison 1308 West Dayton Street … Continue reading

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Julie & Julia Pairs Hilarity With History

Julia Child’s magnetic personality is undeniable. Watch one of her past television programs and you’re bound to say, “Now that’s a lady I could have been friends with.” (Plus, good cooks make great friends.) The 2009 comedy-drama Julie & Julia, … Continue reading

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Catch Up with A Chef’s Life Online

A Chef’s Life is one of my favorite cooking shows for a ton of reasons: the story immediately draws you in, the production of the show is always top-notch, and the visuals are creative and compelling. Eastern North Carolina seems … Continue reading

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