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    Watch: Trailer for Season 3 of 'Downton Abbey' Finds Bates in Prison and the Estate Short on Cash

    It's amusing and wonderful that PBS/ITV phenom "Downton Abbey" continues to be as hotly anticipated and fussed over as a typical superhero movie (the trailer below, via Vulture, appears to have been taped off of British TV). With (period) drama like this, who can be faulted for going a...

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    PBS's Independent Lens Will Kick Off With 'Love Free or Die' When It Moves to Monday Nights in October

    PBS documentary series Independent Lens seriously suffered in its ratings when it was moved from Tuesday to Thursday nights this past season, getting stranded on the most competitive evening of the TV week and one traditionally left for local programming on individual stations.

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    'Strong!' Explores the Life (and Size) of Olympic Female Weightlifter Cheryl Haworth

    At 5'9" and nearly 300 pounds, weightlifter Cheryl Haworth tends to be described in ways that aren't usually applied approvingly to women -- she's big, sturdy, and, as the title of tonight's PBS documentary about her proclaims, "Strong!"

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    Watch: PBS Auto-Tunes 'The Joy of Painting' Host Bob Ross

    Having auto-tuned and remixed Mister Rogers to great viral success, PBS's web originals branch PBS Digital Studios has given the same treatment to the perennially zen late host of the "The Joy of Painting," Bob Ross.

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    PBS Announces a 'Mister Rogers' Spin-off, More Ken Burns and 'Constitution USA with Peter Sagal'

    "Constitution USA with Peter Sagal" is one of several new programs announced by PBS at the TCA Summer Press Tour this past weekend. While something that aims to breathe "new life into the traditional civics lesson" may not sound like the obvious stuff of which compelling televisi...

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: 'Vito,' Ab Fab and the Olympics

    Sure, Sunday is overcrowded with high-end TV like "True Blood," "The Newsroom," "Weeds," "Breaking Bad" and "Political Animals," but what to watch the rest of the time? Each Monday, we bring you this guide to five noteworthy highlights from the other...

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    Fred Willard Fired From PBS's 'Market Warriors' Following Lewd Conduct Arrest

    Following his much punned-about arrest for lewd conduct in a Hollywood adult movie theater last night, 72-year-old comedic actor and Christopher Guest regular Fred Willard has been fired from his gig as the narrator of PBS's new show "Market Warriors."

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: A Dog Doc on HBO and a Dog Costume on 'Wilfred'

    Sunday always feels overcrowded with high-end TV (including Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom," which starts this week on the 24th), but what to watch the rest of the time? Each Monday, we bring you this guide to five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: Clive Owen Plays Hemingway, Kevin Costner Feuds

    Sure, with "Game of Thrones," "Mad Men," "Girls," "Nurse Jackie" and more, Sunday's overcrowded with great TV, but what to watch the rest of the time? Each Monday, we bring you this guide to five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    The Case for Benedict Cumberbatch as the Greatest On-Screen Sherlock

    Who is the greatest on-screen incarnation of Sherlock Holmes? It's a complicated question -- acting can be difficult enough to quantify even without the challenge of taking on the most frequently portrayed fictional character in the history of film and television. Each Holmes has had to compete ...

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