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House of Cards is coming back for its sixth and final season, starring Robin Wright. (Courtesy Netflix.)

‘House of Cards’ goes on without Kevin Spacey

It’s not yet time to bid farewell to TV’s “House of Cards,”…

 

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick directed the 10-part documentary “The Vietnam War.” (Courtesy  Stephanie Berger/PBS)

Burns, Novick doc looks at Vietnam War from all sides

There’s been nothing yet like “The Vietnam War,” the new 10-part, 18-hour…

 

The great French chef Jacques Pépin, pictured at right with Pierre Franey, created meals for Howard Johnsons in the 1970s. (Courtesy Pierre Franey Estate/KQED)

KQED doc a charming profile of food pioneer Jacques Pépin

Jacques Pépin has said, “I don’t know what my last meal will…

 

From left, “Downton Abbey” cast members Allen Leech, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Phyllis Logan and Kevin Doyle gathered in New York in December to commemorate the finale of the phenomenal series. (Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

Scoop: As ‘Downton Abbey’ concludes, a brief recap from the U.K.

“Downton Abbey,” the most popular show on PBS, ever, is ending its…

From left, “Downton Abbey” cast members Allen Leech, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Phyllis Logan and Kevin Doyle gathered in New York in December to commemorate the finale of the phenomenal series. (Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
COURTESY  PHOTOM. Sanjayan hosts “Earth: A New Wild

Human environmental efforts in spotlight in ‘Earth’

The Waorani live in harmony with the rain forest in Ecuador even…

COURTESY  PHOTOM. Sanjayan hosts “Earth: A New Wild
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‘Downton Abbey’ goes to Delaware

Officials at the Winterthur Museum in Delaware say an upcoming exhibit of…

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Frederick M. Brown/Getty ImagesActor Benedict Cumberbatch speaks onstage during the 'Masterpiece/Sherlock

Scoop: ‘Sherlock’ racks up viewers

“Sherlock” spoiler alert! Anglophilia continues to seduce American TV audiences, especially on…

Frederick M. Brown/Getty ImagesActor Benedict Cumberbatch speaks onstage during the 'Masterpiece/Sherlock
Anna Latino/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory chemistry teacher Dr. Ramsey Musallam uses “flip-teaching” techniques to inspire students like Eugene Shekhtmah.

‘Flip’ teacher charges up class

When Alex Cocoles encountered a tough question on his Advanced Placement chemistry…

Anna Latino/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory chemistry teacher Dr. Ramsey Musallam uses “flip-teaching” techniques to inspire students like Eugene Shekhtmah.
Getty images file photoTell-all: A new Elizabeth Taylor biography dishes on Ronald Reagan

Liz Taylor’s bedtime for Bonzo

Ronald Reagan may have been an actor before he became a politician,…

Getty images file photoTell-all: A new Elizabeth Taylor biography dishes on Ronald Reagan
Mexico documentary: Hispanics in Philanthropy hosts a preview screening of the PBS documentary “The Storm That Swept Mexico

Catch preview of PBS documentary ‘The Storm That Swept Mexico’ at Yerba Buena Center

Who’s in town Pamela Constable, foreign correspondent for the Washington Post, gives…

Mexico documentary: Hispanics in Philanthropy hosts a preview screening of the PBS documentary “The Storm That Swept Mexico

The left attacks the Koch brothers for giving money to… PBS?

A recent episode of PBS’ award-winning science program NOVA on the issue…