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Analysts Offer Gloomy Forecast for TV’s Upfront

A number of indications point to a rough ride...   (Media Life)

‘Breaking Bad’ Creator Vince Gilligan Reveals the TV Shows That Influenced Him

Classic television was apparently a big influence on Vince...   (TVWeek)

‘CSI’ Star Returns to Series Television

One of the biggest stars of CBS’s “CSI” franchise...   (TVWeek)

NCAA Tournament Sets Records on Day 1 of Sweet 16 Games

Thursday’s coverage of Sweet 16 competition in the NCAA...   (TVWeek)

Ken Burns’ Latest Subject Is One Nobody Wants to Talk About

The newest documentary from Ken Burns premieres Monday on...   (Chicago Tribune)

Willie Nelson to Open a Chain of Marijuana Stores Featuring His Own Brand of Weed — It’s Our Non-TV Story of the Day

Legendary country outlaw and pot aficionado Willie Nelson is...   (Daily Beast)

‘Kids’ Choice Awards’ Simulcast Set for This Weekend

Nickelodeon has unveiled ambitious plans for the simulcast of...   (TVWeek)

‘Downton Abbey’ Stunner: The Series Calls It Quits

The producers of the global hit period drama “Downton...   (USA Today)

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