These days, Rob Lowe is an established actor and bestselling author working on his second memoir. But back in the 1980s, he was a hunky newcomer, a teen idol riding the crest of a decade that brought sweeping cultural, technological and geopolitical changes.
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David Lyle, CEO of the National Geographic Channel, has seen enough of the letters to know how they go. The writer is typically a longtime reader of the magazine, who perhaps recalls the times he leafed through its glossy pages while perched on grandpa’s knee.
TLC is venturing into Amish country for a new reality show covering a subject that’s already being explored on rival National Geographic Channel.
National Geographic Channel’s new series about Hutterites — an obscure Amish-like sect living in communities in the northern U.S. — is under fire from Hutterite leaders. Details …
A champion South African bodyboarder has been killed following an attack by a 13-foot-long great white shark off the coast of South Africa and locals are blaming television for the… More
Is mankind doomed? The denizens of TV’s new “Doomsday” shows think so. And they’re getting ready on NatGeo’s “Doomsday Preppers” and Discovery’s “Doomsday Bunkers.”
Who doesn’t love a good prison show? As A&E’s “Breakout Kings” returns, we take an inventory of TV’s jailhouse hits.
The National Geographic Channel has been doing a good job of airing quick-turnaround, topical documentaries lately, and The Hollywood Reporter has found out that next week they will air a documentary on the doomed voyage of the Costa Concordia, which ran aground in Italy on January 13.
Ridley and Tony Scott are producing a two-hour documentary based on Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s best-selling book “Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever,” TheWrap has confirmed…. More
TV is poised to explore and conquer a new frontier: Pot. We had an inkling that this coming week’s scheduled premiere of “Weed Wars” on Discovery Channel – Thursday, Dec…. More