Food For Thought With Alton Brown

Food For Thought 

TV host/chef Alton Brown shares his philosophy for making learning fun. #FeelGoodFriday

Remembering Dick Smith

Remembering Dick Smith

The legendary makeup artist passes away at age 92.

Winifred Hervey now online

Winifred Hervey's interview is now online!

The writer/producer talks Laverne & Shirley, The Cosby Show, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and more!

66th Primetime Emmy Awards!

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards

The 2014 Emmy nominees have been announced- click here for the full list!

Remembering Robert Halmi, Sr.

Remembering Robert Halmi, Sr.

The Lonesome Dove and Dinotopia producer passes away at age 90.

Malcolm-Jamal Warner now online

Malcolm-Jamal Warner's Interview is now online!

The actor talks growing up on The Cosby Show and starring in Malcolm & Eddie.

Jeffrey Tambor now online

Jeffrey Tambor's interview is now online!

The actor talks The Larry Sanders Show, Arrested Development, and more.

Remembering Bill Davis

Remembering Bill Davis

The director of Free To Be...You And Me and Hee-Haw passes away at age 81.

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Food For ThoughtBlog post imageKnowledge can be fun. Just ask TV chef/host Alton Brown, whose program Good Eats was part cooking show, part chemistry lesson, and part sketch comedy.More fun from the guy who called his show a mix of "Julia Child, Mr. Wizard, and Monty Python"...

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To which famous American poet/essayist is Dick Smith supposedly related?

New from the Archive of American Television Presents DVD Series

Omnibus: Mr. Lincoln

A tele-biography by renowned author, screenwriter, and film critic James Agee, Mr. Lincoln (1952) earned wide acclaim as the centerpiece of OMNIBUS' inaugural season. Starring: Royal Dano and Joanne Woodward.