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    Longform Doc 'Kind Hearted Woman' Follows a Single Mother's Journey Away From the Reservation

    Filmmaker David Sutherland insists that he's a portraitist, not a journalist, but in its intimate focus his work tends to reveal profound realities about poverty in rural regions of the United States. His 1998 "Frontline" documentary "The Farmer's Wife" examined the looming extinction of the family ...

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Hannibal Lecter and Vice Magazine Make a Splash on the Small Screen

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Game of Thrones," "Shameless," "Vikings" and the back-this-week "Mad Men," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Clones, Philip Roth and an 'Adventure Time' Special

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Shameless," "Californication," "The Walking Dead" and the back-this-week "Game of Thrones," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    POV Announces Its 2013 Documentary Lineup, Including 'Only the Young' and '5 Broken Cameras'

    PBS longrunning documentary series POV announced its 26th season today, one that will kick off on Monday, June 24th at 10pm and run through September 23rd, with four special presentations following in the fall and winter.

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    Another 'Downton Abbey' Regular Departs as the Show Announces New Cast Members

    PBS phenom "Downton Abbey" recently wrapped a season that was marked by near-"Walking Dead" levels of carnage, with two main characters being killed off to the distress of fans, leaving the ensemble cast looking a little thin on the ground.

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Ai Weiwei in the Spotlight and Benedict Cumberbatch in Period Finery

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Shameless," "Girls," Californication" and "Enlightened," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Andy Samberg Hosts the Spirit Awards

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Shameless," "Girls," Californication," "Enlightened" and, this coming weekend, the Academy Awards, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from t...

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: The Reworked 'Community' and 'Smash' Return to the Air

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Downton Abbey," "Shameless," "Girls," Californication," "Enlightened" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Watch: Even 'Sesame Street' is Poking Fun at 'Downton Abbey'

    "Sesame Street" offers up the latest spoof of their very successful and very serious fellow PBS series "Downton Abbey" in the video below, in which the should-be simple act of having tea and crumpets becomes extremely challenging for two muppets because of the directionally challenged nature of thei...

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    Watch: LeVar Burton Explains the Incredible Impact of 'Roots' in an Exclusive Clip From 'Pioneers of Television'

    How big a deal was the miniseries "Roots" when it was first broadcast on ABC in 1977? "They closed the casinos in Vegas when 'Roots' aired," explains cast member John Amos. "Nobody was on the streets." In this exclusive clip from the final episode of this season...

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