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Around the remote: TV is blasting off for the anniversary of the moon landing

DON’T MISS: “Apollo 11” – Television is about to unleash a barrage of specials commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing (July 20, 1969). None figure to be quite like this immersive, feature-length documentary that captures the tense, exhilarating days and hours surrounding the “one giant leap for mankind.” Primarily comprised from newly discovered 70mm footage and more than 11,000 hours of audio recordings, the film offers viewers a you-are-there experience as it whisks them along for the ride to the lunar surface and back. (6 p.m. Sunday, CNN). Other bets

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Around the remote: Movie gives ‘Deadwood’ new life

When David Milch’s searing Western left the air after three seasons in 2006, it was denied a proper ending. Now, 13 years later, the show’s frustrated fans finally get the closure they craved with a film that reunites us with saloon owner Al Swearengen (Ian McShane), sheriff Seth Bullock (Timothy Olyphant) and others as they gather to celebrate South Dakota’s statehood.
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The long journey of Bran Stark on ‘Game of Thrones’

UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 3:37 p.m.

Warning: Contains spoilers for the entirety of “Game of Thrones.” After Sunday’s finale, the people of Westeros are all hailing King Bran the Broken, the Human Google who can see into the past and future.
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Around the remote: ‘Game’ over for the seven kingdoms

After eight tumultuous – and highly watchable – seasons packed with political intrigue, dragon fire, ice zombies, gore galore and one misplaced coffee cup, the twisted fantasy series concludes with an 80-minute series finale. And the question remains: Who will sit on the Iron Throne? Who really wants to? ... And does the Iron Throne even still exist after last week’s fiery carnage in King’s Landing?
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Around the remote: HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ dramatizes 1986 nuclear disaster

“Chernobyl” tells the story of the brave men and women who made incredible sacrifices to save Europe from unimaginable disaster, all the while battling a culture of disinformation. The cast is headlined by Jared Harris and Emily Watson, who play Soviet nuclear physicists called upon to deal with the calamity.
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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 premiere draws 17.4 million viewers to HBO

Nielsen data showed that the program – the first of the series’ final six episodes – was seen by 11.8 million viewers who watched on the premium cable network in its 9 p.m. time period and on DVRs. And according to HBO, 5.6 million watched on streaming platforms HBO Go and HBO Now.