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Stream on Demand: Get ready to watch a ‘Life,’ an activist, a spy and a teacher

Screen legend Sophia Loren stars in her first feature in a decade as a Holocaust survivor who takes in an orphaned immigrant (Ibrahima Gueye) who robbed her in "The Life Ahead" (Italy, 2020, PG-13, with subtitles). The touching drama of tough love across generations and cultures offers a vibrant portrait of life.

Alex Trebek remembered for grace that elevated him above TV host

LOS ANGELES — Alex Trebek never pretended to have all the answers, but the “Jeopardy!" host became an inspiration and solace to Americans who otherwise are at odds with each other. He looked and sounded the part of a senior statesman impeccably suited and groomed.

Before ‘Veep,’ there was ‘Yes Minister’

With voting deadlines on the horizon and politics generally raining on parades, escaping it all seems alternately impossible or irresponsible since, according to politicians on both sides of the aisle, we’re about to experience the “most important election of our lifetime.”

Around the Remote: Kidman, Kelley team for another addictive thriller on HBO

Don't Miss: “The Undoing” – Nicole Kidman and writer David E. Kelley, part of the team that brought us “Big Little Lies,” serve up another instantly addictive six-part mystery thriller largely rooted in marriage, wealth, deceit and the blind spots that can develop in relationships over time.

The world still loves ‘I Love Lucy’

Sixty-nine years ago Thursday, on Oct. 15, 1951, "I Love Lucy" premiered, introducing the world at large to Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Both seasoned performers before "I Love Lucy," Ball and Arnaz cemented their places in entertainment history while portraying Lucy and Ricky Ricardo in the series that ran from 1951-1957.

Disney reorg to further bolster company’s focus on streaming

The company is creating three content arms, one each for sports, general entertainment and its studios, which have famous brands including Star Wars and Marvel. Their primary focus will be on making shows and movies for streaming services,

Around the Remote: ‘Amazing Race’ took off before pandemic grounded lives

DON’T MISS: “The Amazing Race” – On your marks, get set, go! With so many of us stuck at home during the pandemic, Season 32 of the globe-trotting competition should be even more of a welcome sight. Shot pre-COVID-19, this edition has 11 adventurous duos embarking on their journey from the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Their first stops? Trinidad and Tobago. Along the route, teams will travel to France, Germany, Kazakhstan, Brazil and more while pushing the show’s long-running odometer past 1 million miles. As usual, Phil Keoghan serves as our host. (9 p.m. Wednesday, CBS).

Report: Offenders on home detention not monitored 24/7

Many judges in Washington state have assigned more people convicted of crimes or awaiting trial for charges to electronic home monitoring in an effort to create room in county jails during the pandemic.

Around the Remote: Ethan Hawke takes on role of legendary abolitionist John Brown

“The Good Lord Bird” – Ethan Hawke shines in this rollicking seven-part limited series based on James McBride’s 2013 National Book Award winner. Hawke plays legendary abolitionist John Brown in a story told, with humor and imagination from the point-of-view of a fictional, cross-dressing slave boy nicknamed “Onion”.

TV shows to watch throughout the Halloween season

Do you want to get in the Halloween spirit? Many TV shows for all ages tell stories of vampires, ghosts, witches, zombies and more, offering the perfect outlet to dive into a visual spookfest.