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"60 Minutes" and Scott Pelley sat down with some family members who lost children or spouses in the Sandy Hook massacre for this Sunday's broadcast. Here's an outtake and -- fair warning -- it's not easy to watch:
Let's begin a conspiracy theory, right here, right now: Did Andrea -- Laurie Holden -- really die on the season finale of "The Walking Dead" Sunday night?
Oh sure, probably . . . But consider the alternate conspiracy theory: She did not. Why? To the reasons!
1.) Obviously, you didn't see her die, did you? You heard a gunshot, then you saw Rick looking glum, then you assumed,...Read more »
J.R. Ewing is finally laid to rest tonight, ending a "Dallas" run that began over 30 years ago and -- in the bargain -- launching one of the three or four greatest characters in TV history. This is an emotional moment, so this morning, some emotion.
Why did we love J.R. Ewing so much and for so long? I think I have the easy and possibly even accurate answer -- because we loved the...Read more »
A couple more good reasons to tune in Sunday night to the Oscars: Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman were just named presenters. Nicholson of course has presented before, though his presence on this stage always tends to consecrate the Oscars as something truly notable and special. His appearance for his last win, "As Good as It Gets," as an example. Here was his acceptance speech from back then (2008), and it's hard to imagine a cooler or more gracious way to say "thanks:" And after that, Hoffman's cri de cour acceptance for "Kramer vs. Kramer":
PBS will devote a considerable amount of airtime next week to the horrific shootings in Newton, Conn., last December, and I've just seen one of the most highly anticipated programs in the lineup, "Raising Adam Lanza," about the 20-year-old killer who took a Bushmaster rifle to Sandy Hook Elementary School and slaughtered 20 first-graders and six adults. (Go here to find out more...Read more »