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Breaking Bad News: Is This the End of Binge TV?

David Toussaint | Posted 03.04.2014 | TV
David Toussaint

Remember when the TV renaissance of serial series was hailed as the best thing to happen since Must-See TV? Judging by the look of things lately, t...

Becoming An Expert Isn't What It's Cracked Up to Be

Tara Campbell | Posted 02.03.2014 | Parents
Tara Campbell

Every once in a while I NEED TO CHECK THIS FAMILY IN. A little rechecking and retraining of how we are a team and that is takes a family to run a house -- this house anyways!

A Forgotten Masterpiece

Richard Koch | Posted 08.25.2013 | Religion
Richard Koch

Whether the early Christians intended the claims of resurrection to be taken literally or symbolically is unclear. But one powerful modern interpretation holds that it is about "the necessity of dying to various forms of superficial life if one is to have life abundant."

New Drama Brings 'Smash,' 'Thrones' & 'Downton Abbey' Stars Together

AP | Posted 08.20.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — "Masterpiece" is prescribing a new drama set in a London hospital in the early 1960s. The series, "Breathless," will put medical pra...

Why It's Better To Work Downstairs On 'Downton Abbey'

Posted 02.15.2013 | TV

Fancy dresses and spacious dining rooms only go so far on "Downton Abbey." According to Lesley Nicol, who plays Mrs. Patmore, the cook, on the PBS ...

Why Does Laura Linney Introduce 'Downton Abbey'?

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 01.07.2013 | TV

Every episode Laura Linney introduces "Downton Abbey" ... but why? The Huffington Post took that question to Masterpiece, "Downton Abbey's" producers....

'Downton Abbey' Renewed For Season 4

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 11.23.2012 | TV

"Downton Abbey" has been renewed for a fourth season, British broadcaster ITV announced Friday. Though the show has yet to premiere its third season i...

WATCH: The Best Frenemies Of 'Downton Abbey' Have At It

Posted 08.23.2012 | TV

Just call the Dowager Countess and Martha Levinson the best frenemies of 1920. In this new "Downton Abbey" Season 3 clip, Martha (Shirley MacLaine...

Happy Birthday Rembrandt!

Posted 07.15.2012 | Arts

Today we commemorate the birth of painter, etcher and self-portraitist extraordinaire, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn. (We can see why he chose to go ...

Balloon Interpretations Of Masterpieces

Posted 05.30.2012 | Arts

What do you get when you mix sculpture, puppetry and origami? Rochester, New York duo Larry Moss and Kelly Cheatle have developed 'Airigami,' the not-...

Damaged Cezanne Painting Can Be Restored

AP | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

GENEVA — A Swiss art expert says a $110 million painting by Paul Cezanne damaged following a robbery four years ago can be restored. The direct...

'Sherlock' Star Criticizes 'Downton Abbey' Season 2

Posted 04.26.2012 | TV

Delayed "Downton Abbey" Season 2 criticism continues, this time from "Sherlock" star Benedict Cumberbatch. In a new profile in the The New York Tim...

15 TV Stars Who've Won Oscars

Posted 02.25.2012 | TV

The Oscars will crown a new crop of Hollywood royalty when the winners are announced during the Sun., Feb. 26 ceremony (8 p.m. EST on ABC); but many p...

Lessons From 'Downton Abbey': A Jewish American Princess Studies the Dowager Countess

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 04.16.2012 | TV
Julie Gerstenblatt

The next time your dad worries about who will take over his condo in Boca once he passes on, ensure him that you've got his back. Promptly fall in love with your cousin and gain an immediate heir to the estate.

Furnish's Heartfelt Apology To Madonna

Posted 01.19.2012 | Entertainment

After Madonna took the Golden Globe for her song "Masterpiece," written for her film "W.E.", there were more than a few unhappy people in Hollywood. E...

'Downton Abbey': Season 2 Scoop

AOL TV | Posted 10.01.2011 | Entertainment

Members of the media who attended Sunday's 'Downton Abbey' panel at the Television Critics Association press tour were treated to several minutes from...

Meet The Woman Behind Iconic PBS Show

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 08.22.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — With a name like "Masterpiece," it has to be good. For a quarter-century, Rebecca Eaton has overseen this weekly British drama showc...

Sistine Chapel Ceiling Recreated With Rubik's Cubes

Telegraph | 2:16PM BST 19 Apr 2011 | Posted 06.22.2011 | Arts

The Hand of God took more than 400 hours to make by a dedicated team of 11 puzzle fans. The team had to individually adjust each Rubik's cube by ha...

Da Vinci Masterpiece To Get Wider Audience

AP | By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 06.21.2011 | Arts

WARSAW, Poland -- It's finally been decided: Poland's most precious painting, "Lady with an Ermine" by Leonardo da Vinci, will be allowed to travel to...

Great Masters vs. Six-Year-Old's Doodles

Posted 05.27.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) Before beginning to read this article, please look at the images above. Which was drawn by a child and which by a well-known Abstr...

DIPLOMATIC ART: Putin Alledgedly Left Museum With AK47 Shaped Glass Sculpture, Detailed In New Book

The Australian | Will Pavia, New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WAS it theft or a diplomatic misunderstanding? Either way, when Vladimir Putin left the Guggenheim Museum with a vodka-filled glass sculpture shaped ...

Seen and Heard in New York: Whoopi Goldberg, Robert Osborne, Rebecca Eaton, Francine Prose, Ellie Kendrick and George Stevens, Jr.

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

Whoopi says Anne Frank, "was instrumental in my getting people to understand we are in fact in charge of our destinies. She's a huge influence on me."

Da Vinci's Lost Masterpiece

Angella Nazarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Angella Nazarian

In this state-of-the-art treasure hunt, Professor Seracini's team uses a laser scanner to map out Palazzo Vecchio's three-dimensional blueprints with astonishing detail.

Huff Post Review: Up (2009)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Up it is a gloriously beautiful adventure film that will likely remain the finest film of 2009. While the film is basically about death and the fragility of life, it is every bit as funny and exciting as any other Pixar film.