Monday, May 25, 2015

Television Review: Make ’Em Laugh With Tales of Tears by ALESSANDRA STANLEY

Carrie Fisher’s Broadway show about her bumpy life has been turned into a film on HBO, which is also showing an interview with her mother, Debbie Reynolds.

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Marshall v. Bias: A Life Revealed in Anecdotes by GINIA BELLAFANTE

“Thurgood,” with Laurence Fishburne, 0n HBO tells the story of Thurgood Marshall.

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Saving Old Scores From Pop’s Dustbin by STEPHEN HOLDEN

“Michael Feinsten’s American Songbook” showcases a singer’s love of collecting the building blocks of music’s history.

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A God Fully Loaded Looks for Love By GINIA BELLAFANTE

"Cupid," a new version of a failed series about a man who insists he is the god of love, begins Tuesday on ABC.

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Friday, December 6, 2013

Television Review: Carrie Underwood Stars in NBC’s Live ‘Sound of Music’ by Alessandra Stanley

NBC tried to graft audiences’ love for a 1965 movie onto the fascination with reality shows Thursday night in a live “Sound of Music,” starring Carrie Underwood.    

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Television Review: ‘Kirstie,’ a TV Land Sitcom, Stars Kirstie Alley by Mike Hale

TV Land has added “Kirstie,” featuring Kirstie Alley as a narcissistic Broadway actress, to its lineup.    

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Television Review: ‘Hollow Crown’ Serves Up Shakespeare and Royal Contrasts by Neil Genzlinger

“The Hollow Crown” is a four-part serving of Shakespeare that begins on Friday on PBS’s “Great Performances.”    

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Television Review: ‘Annie: It’s the Hard-Knock Life, From Script to Stage’ on PBS by Neil Genzlinger

This documentary about the making of the recent production of “Annie” follows its young actresses as they audition and rehearse.    

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Sunday, September 9, 2012

Television Review: ‘Broadway or Bust,’ a Documentary on PBS by Neil Genzlinger

The three-part documentary “Broadway or Bust” follows 60 high school students competing in a show business contest.

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Sunday, February 5, 2012

Television Review: ‘Smash,’ on NBC, With Debra Messing and Anjelica Huston by Neil Genzlinger

“Smash,” NBC’s series about backstage Broadway comes with New York and Hollywood names off screen (Steven Spielberg, Therese Rebeck) and on (Debra Messing and Brian d’Arcy James).

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