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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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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: Paul Simon Sings, 'Awake' Ends

    Sure, with "Sherlock," "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 s...

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    Victory: PBS' POV and Independent Lens Move to Mondays

    Long-running PBS documentary series Independent Lens and POV are moving to Monday nights at 10pm, the network announced today, a timeslot that will start October 29 with the fall return of Independent Lens.

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    Sherlock Meets Bieber And Fifty Shades of Grey

    Downton Abbey is not the only buzz-worthy upscale/downscale gem from PBS’s Masterpiece this year. Season 2 of Sherlock, with Benedict Cumberbatch as the 21st century version of Arthur Conan Doyle’s ultra-rational hero, begins on Sunday with “A Scandal in Belgravia.” The ...

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    Why the NEA's New Media Emphasis Spells Trouble for Traditional Docs

    With less money, more platforms and more projects, PBS is in trouble -- again.

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    Preview the First Seven Minutes of the New "Sherlock" Online

    "Sherlock," the delightful BBC series that updates Arthur Conan Doyle's characters for the contemporary era -- Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) becomes a brilliant "high-functioning sociopath"; Watson (Martin Freeman) a wounded Afghanistan vet; people sometimes mistake them fo...

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    WGA Leaders Urge NEA to Reconsider PBS Funding Cuts

    Bad news for Cookie Monster: "C" is for cuts!

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