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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: Pre-Op Chloe Sevigny and Long-term Unemployment

    Sure, Sunday is overcrowded with high-end TV like "True Blood," "The Newsroom," "Weeds," "Breaking Bad" (returning this Sunday at 10pm on AMC) and USA's new "Political Animals" (also premiering Sunday at 10pm) but what to watch the rest of t...

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: Marina Abramovic, Melissa Leo and Independence Day Marathons

    Sure, Sunday is overcrowded with high-end TV like "True Blood," "The Newsroom," the just-returned "Weeds" and the can't-get-here-soon-enough "Breaking Bad," but what to watch the rest of the time? Each Monday, we bring you this guide to five noteworthy hig...

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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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    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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    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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    N.E.A. Will Slash Funding to 'Independent Lens' and 'POV'

    It's turning out to be a tough year for long-running PBS documentary stalwarts "POV" and "Independent Lens." After taking a major ratings hit due to being moved from the Tuesday night slot it has occupied for years, "Independent Lens" is now facing funding cuts from...

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    PBS Reconsiders Move of POV and Independent Lens to Thursday After Filmmakers Protest

    After a ratings drop and public outcry from filmmakers and industry members, PBS has announced it's reevaluating its move of the nonfiction strands from Tuesday.

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    25th Anniversary Season of POV Includes 'My Reincarnation,' 'Nostalgia for the Light,' 'Give Up Tomorrow'

    POV announced its 2012 season today, celebrating 25 years on PBS with a lineup that includes such acclaimed nonfiction films as "Nostalgia for the Light," "The City Dark" and "Give Up Tomorrow." The award-winning documentary series, which has attracted some ire from fil...

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    The PBS Debacle: Why a New Time Slot Spells Disaster For Indie Docs

    What a difference a day makes. Last May, PBS announced that two of its popular independent documentary showcases, Independent Lens and POV, would move from their regular Tuesday nights into Thursday slots. Ten months later, a time slot can look like a death sentence.

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