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    Today in TV History: Monday, April 5, 2020

    The inaugural “Tony Awards,” then called “The Perry Awards,” were presented at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City in 1947. “All My Sons” and musical “Finian’s Rainbow” were honored. The food company Swanson & Sons introduced the “TV Dinner” in 1954, which for 98 cents included a Thanksgiving meal of turkey, dressing, peas […]

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    Will Star Trek: Picard Actually Be Any Good?

    For fans of ‘Star Trek,’ this month is a very exciting time. After a seventeen-year absence from the universe of the television show, the legendary character Jean-Luc Picard is being brought back to life by CBS and actor Sir Patrick Stewart, and the first episode of the show will be available for streaming worldwide on […]

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    Nickelodeon Orders New Animated ‘Star Trek’ Series

    Nickelodeon and CBS Television Studios have greenlight new animated “Star Trek” series to be developed by Kevin and Dan Hageman (“Trollhunters” and “Ninjago”) and overseen for Nickelodeon by Ramsey Naito, EVP, Animation Production and Development, Nickelodeon. Debuting exclusively on Nickelodeon, the series expands the “Star Trek” universe for a new generation of fans. The new original CG-animated […]

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    Some of the Best Poker Scenes on TV

    Poker is great territory for conflict, the engine of all drama. Serious stakes for everyone involved are, quite literally, baked into the very fabric of the game. Plus, for all the high rolling casino games out there, a lot of poker is played amongst people who already know each other and the game can become […]

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    ‘Dallas’ Star Morgan Woodward Dies at 93

    Character actor Morgan Woodward, who is known for his recurring role as Marvin “Punk” Anderson on the original “Dallas,” and in two episodes of “Star Trek” and 1967 theatrical “Cool Hand Luke, passed away Friday at the age of 93. Born Thomas Morgan Woodward on September 16, 1925 in Fort Worth, Texas, Woodward’s career spanned […]

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    ‘Land of the Giants’ Star Don Marshall Dies at 80

    Actor Don Marshall, who is remembered for his co-starring role on ABC sci-fi drama “Land of the Giants,” died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 80 years old. Born on May 2, 1936, Marshall’s first professional role was in 1961 theatrical “The Interns.” Notable early guest appearances included series like “The […]

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