Thursday, May. 20, 2021

Everything old is new again on network television, and without apology.

As the TV industry rushes into the future with streaming services, traditional broadcasters unveiled 2021-22 schedules that rely heavily on familiar series brands and reboots of decades-old shows.

There's even...

Monday, May. 17, 2021

The merger of Discovery and AT&T's WarnerMedia operations, marrying the likes of HBO and CNN with HGTV and Oprah Winfrey, is another illustration of the head-spinning speed in which streaming has transformed the media world.

The companies are essentially placing a $43 billion bet that...

Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019

Lupita Nyong'o remembers clearly the first time she touched a giraffe. She was 5, and it was part of her childhood education growing up in Kenya to appreciate the wildlife around her.

"They weren't exotic, they were there," she recalled.

Over the years, the Oscar-winning actress...

Friday, Oct. 12, 2018

Filmmaker Rory Kennedy couldn't resist the obvious place to open her new documentary on NASA. That's a news clip of her uncle, President John F. Kennedy, challenging the space agency to land a man on the moon by the end of the 1960s.

Kennedy said she wanted to give people who were not...

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

When Discovery Channel's "Racing Extinction" debuts worldwide, the documentary's creators will be looking for more than ratings and critical reaction. It's action they're after.

Oscar-winning director Louie Psihoyos ("The Cove") says the film is...

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