The whole notion of one author picking up where a predecessor left off feels at least a little inauthentic, if not a blatant and usually second-rate ripoff. But there have been exceptions over the years, cases where another author has created a new work that both honors the original and stands tall in its own right.
It will be a rare doubleheader of daytime NFL action on network television this Sunday, with CBS and Fox each showing two games nationally - and one contest kicking off at breakfast time for many viewers.
It’s almost time to wave goodbye to the sons of anarchy. I’m not referring to the FX series about motorcycle hooligans who rode in from some demented Shakespeare festival, although that show also will be missed when it wraps up in December.
Ken Burns' series "The Roosevelts" earned PBS its biggest audience in two decades, making it the documentary maker's third most popular film after "The Civil War" and "Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery."