Ellen Gray is a features reporter.

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Bah, humbug: Holidays in Philly won’t be the same without ... so much.

Some holiday traditions are gone this year, and others have gone virtual. As a consolation, you can buy a Dickens 'Christmas Carol' in a box for a DIY performance at home.

No parade, no problem: What to watch on TV this Thanksgiving

6ABC is airing a star-studded 3-hour variety show Thanksgiving morning. NBC will have its socially distanced version of the Macy's Parade, and then the National Dog Show.

There will be no Comcast Holiday Spectacular this year, not even outside

The city's new COVID-19 restrictions prevent Comcast from moving its video-wall show outside. Macy's had already shifted its holiday entertainment online.

This ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ actress will play her real-life mom on ‘The Goldbergs’

Brea Bee, who played Bradley Cooper's ex-wife in "Silver Linings Playbook," dated "Goldbergs" creator Adam Goldberg in high school when she was at Little Flower and he was at William Penn Charter.

Penn senior Chloe Gong gets a ‘must-read’ Kirkus rating for her first novel, a cliff-hanging romance mystery

"These Violent Delights" is a Romeo-and-Juliet story set in 1920s Shanghai, with the now-former lovers cast as heirs to their respective crime families.

Watch: Trailer for ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ reunion has the HBO Max premiere date — and a reality-show twist

Philly's Will Smith brings the cast together for a show to boost HBO Max's streaming library.

‘I love their mission': ABC News’ John Quiñones joins 50th anniversary roster for Philly’s APM

The "What Would You Do?" anchor gives a virtual talk here Tuesday. He spoke with us about the 2020 Latino vote, the childhood roots of his zeal for social justice -- and his unexpected fame on TikTok.

The Quaker view from Pennsylvania on how to wait patiently for election results

It’s worth remembering that the Keystone State began as a colony founded by William Penn as a refuge for his fellow members of the Religious Society of Friends, a group with a history of waiting.

‘ExtraOrdinary’: WHYY to air film about former Monsignor Bonner teacher who could someday be named a saint

Produced by one of the Rev. William "Bill" Atkinson's former students, the documentary tells the story of the Delaware County priest who didn't let quadriplegia stop him.

Kristin Chenoweth’s show at the Kimmel Center show got postponed in March. Now Broadway’s Glinda is back, in ‘The Witches' movie, and she’s missed you.

The actress who originated the role of Glinda in Broadway’s "Wicked" plays the voice of Daisy, a mouse who has a pivotal role in the live-action film, streaming now on HBO Max.