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Gene London: Fans share their memories of the Philly children’s TV host

“He always made me feel like I was the only one he was talking to,” wrote one reader in an email after learning of London's death.

Gene London, Philly children’s TV host, dies at 88

The longtime WCAU-TV host, who later became a costume designer and amassed a 60,000-piece collection of Hollywood costumes and accessories, suffered a cerebral hemorrhage.

In this Penn doctor’s novel ‘Night Theater,’ a surgeon is asked to bring a slain family back to life

Medicine meets magical realism in "Night Theater," a novel by Dr. Vikram Paralkar, an oncologist and researcher at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Time Magazine called it "one of the 12 new books you should read in January."


TV picks: ‘Big Little Lies,’ ‘Veronica Mars,’ ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ and more

What's new or noteworthy on television for the week of July 21.


‘Veronica Mars’ surprise: Hulu’s revival arrives early

Another long-canceled show is back, but this one feels as if its time may finally have come.


TV picks: ‘Grantchester,’ ‘Suits’ (and a spin-off), ‘Queer Eye’ and more

What's new or noteworthy on television in the coming week.


'Friends' and 'The Office' are leaving Netflix, but here are 5 under-the-radar shows to watch instead

Can't find anything to stream but reruns? Maybe it's time to shake up the algorithm.

East Norriton woman’s grisly death becomes true-crime TV

Alice Hufnagle Lauman, 67, was found dead in her home a few days before Thanksgiving in 2002.

‘Goldbergs’ star takes her act to the real Jenkintown

The country singer, known to millions as aspiring rock star Erica Goldberg, will perform Friday in her character's hometown.


Apollo 11′s 50th anniversary gets liftoff in ‘Chasing the Moon’

If you're up for the commemoration of yet another baby-boom generation milestone, a three-night documentary series offers perspective even Walter Cronkite couldn't in 1969.