Television

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A London Housing Project With a Notoriously Bad Image Fights Back

They commissioned a filmmaker to create an alternate version of a famous Channel 4 station ID clip.

CNN

A Compelling New Documentary Series About Today's Chicago

CNN's Chicagoland manages to capture the drama of running a city.

YouTube

The Surprising Second Life of a Show Only Insomniacs Watched in 1980s Toronto

Perhaps you, too, remember Night Moves?

Warner Brothers

The End of New York's Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides Is Also the End of a Film and TV Era

Bill de Blasio's plan to ban the Central Park carriages will force Hollywood to come up with some other way to convey romance in New York.

Reuters

Americans' New Thanksgiving Tradition: Watching TV All Day Long

People seem to spend far more time in front of the television than they do at the dinner table.

Associated Press

Orlando's CBS Affiliate Apologizes for Forcing Viewers to Watch the Jaguars

Due to NFL broadcasting rules, football fans in Orlando had to miss Sunday's Manning brothers showdown.

Reuters

In Russia, the New Year's Vacation Is Marked by '10 Days of Horror'?

For the festive week ahead, a government minister is warning Russians about the greatest threat to the country: themselves.

Nate Berg

The Community Television

Seeing a public amenity in a street-facing TV in Ann Arbor.

Nikolai Alekseev

This Week in Bans: Moscow Outlaws Gay-Pride Parades for Next 100 Years

Also, California cities binge on foie gras before it's banned; Boston knocks down satellite dishes; you can't dress up like Tinker Bell at Disney World; a British city welcomes back meter maids.

Funny or Die

Stringer Bell Puts on a Few Pounds for 'The Wire: The Musical'

A fake musical of David Simon's Baltimore saga has surfaced, featuring actual actors from the show.

MAIG

What's the Story Behind That Gun-Violence Super Bowl Ad?

America's mayors have joined up to battle criminal-gun trafficking... and to make entertaining football commercials, apparently.

Courtesy NBC Universal

Making Local Government Funny in 'Parks and Recreation'

Writer Dan Goor talks about turning bureaucracy into comedy