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Burns’ series gives PBS a ratings milestone

In this Nov. 2, 2013 file photo, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns walks through the museum at the Georgia home used by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Warm Springs, Ga.  FDR, first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and another Roosevelt who occupied the White House as president, Theodore Roosevelt, are the subjects of a new Burns documentary for public television, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.” PBS said the seven, two-hour episodes that aired last month had an average audience of 9.2 million viewers. The most popular was the first night, on Sept. 14, which had 11.7 million viewers, according to the Nielsen company. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — 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.”

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Q&A: Mick Jagger, the film producer, heads to work

In this July 21, 2014 file photo shows musician and producer Mick Jagger at the world premiere of the film "Get On Up" at the Apollo Theater in New York. Mick Jagger is behind another James Brown project, the documentary, “Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown,” which airs Monday, Oct. 27, on HBO. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Song credits won’t be the latest place to feature Mick Jagger’s name. Instead, look to upcoming films and TV shows.

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Renee Zellweger: ‘People don’t know me in my 40s’

Renee Zellweger arrives at ELLE's 21st annual Women In Hollywood Awards at the Four Season Hotel on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Renee Zellweger says she looks different because she’s “living a different, happy, more fulfilling life.”

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Shatner, ‘Star Trek’ director to meet about role

In this Sept. 22, 2014 file photo, William Shatner arrives for the 24th annual Simply Shakespeare benefit reading of "As You Like It," in Los Angeles. Shatner stars in and produces the home renovation series “The Shatner Project,” which premieres on the DIY Network on Oct. 23 at 10 p.m. EDT.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Star Trek” may be the next frontier for William Shatner — again.

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‘Stalker’ star Maggie Q loves acting _ and privacy

In this image released by CBS, Maggie Q appears in a scene from "Stalker." The series, which stars Maggie and Dylan McDermott as detectives who investigate stalking incidents for the Threat Assessment Unit of the LAPD, airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET. (AP Photo/CBS, Monty Brinton)

NEW YORK (AP) — For Maggie Q, her new series, “Stalker,” hits close to home. But not too close, if Maggie can help it. She sees privacy, and guarding her personal space, as vital to her freedom.

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