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    'Being Elmo' Subject Kevin Clash Under Fire for Third Underage Sex Scandal in Two Weeks

    Despite taking a leave of absence that eventually led to his official resignation after being accused of having a sexual relationship with an underage boy, the subject of last year's Sundance award-winning documentary "Being Elmo," Kevin Clash --  known by most of the world a...

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    'Downton Abbey' Renewed for a Fourth Season

    In what's bound to be happy news to fans if no real surprise, "Downton Abbey" has been renewed for a fourth season. ITV, the British network that's the original home to the Julian Fellowes-created period drama, announced today that it's commissing a new series of the accla...

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    World Channel Hosting the U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Six New Docs in Its 'Why Poverty?' Series

    ITVS and public television's WORLD Channel will host the exclusive U.S. broadcast premieres of six new documentaries as well as two that have previously aired as part of its "Why Poverty?" series this month. The one-hour docs will air in pairs back-to-back between November 26th and 29t...

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: Spike Lee Does Michael Jackson, R. Kelly Does... Himself?

    Sure, Sunday is incredibly overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Homeland," "The Walking Dead," "Boardwalk Empire," "The Good Wife," "Treme" and "Dexter," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy...

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    PBS Premiering Ken Burns's "The Dust Bowl" on November 18th as Part of a Night of "Extreme Weather" Programming

    "The Dust Bowl," the new documentary series from king of archival footage assemblage Ken Burns, will premiere on PBS on Sunday, November 18th as part of an extreme weather night the public broadcast station is planning in the wake of Hurrican Sandy. The evening will kick off with "Ins...

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    'Being Elmo' Subject Kevin Clash Takes Leave of Absence From 'Sesame Street' Following Underage Sex Allegations

    The subject of last year's Sundance award-winning documentary "Being Elmo," Kevin Clash -- known the world over as the man behind Elmo on "Sesame Street" -- has taken a leave of absence from the show in the wake of allegations he had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy.

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    The Two Faces Of Wallander

    Guest column by Alice Maltin: I’ve been lost in the world of Henning Mankell’s 'Wallander' because I’m viewing the British adaptation on TV while simultaneously following the Swedish series on DVD. This is causing some confusion for me. Is that woman the killer or is it the handyman?

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: Michael Mann's War Photographer Series and Recommended Election Night Viewing

    Sure, Sunday is incredibly overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Homeland," "The Walking Dead," "Boardwalk Empire," "The Good Wife," "Treme" and "Dexter," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy...

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    Independent Lens Programmer Lois Vossen Talks About the PBS Doc Series' New Season, Its New Night and the Importance of Public Media

    PBS documentary series "Independent Lens" officially kicks off its 2012-2013 season tonight, October 29th, with "Love Free or Die," a film from director Macky Alston about Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in a Christian church, a man who wore a bullet-proof vest to his ...

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: Ole Miss, Monty Python and The First Openly Gay Bishop

    Sure, Sunday is incredibly overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Homeland," "The Walking Dead," "Boardwalk Empire," "The Good Wife," "Treme" and "Dexter," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy...

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