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Remake of ‘Roots’ planned by A&E networks

One of the biggest TV events of all time is being reimagined for new audiences. “Roots,” the epic miniseries about an African-American slave and his descendants, had a staggering audience of over 100 million viewers back in 1977. Now A&E networks are remaking the miniseries, to air in 2016. A&E, Lifetime and History (formerly the Read More…

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao is modern version of Ali vs. Frazier

This is the mega-fight. Possibly the biggest fight of our lifetimes, a blue-moon opportunity to see two of the world’s greatest fighters go toe to toe. It’s Ali-Frazier for the modern era, with media coverage dwarfing even that most famous of fights. It’s rare that boxing, that most mercurial of sports, has the opportunity to Read More…