Daily Archives: September 17, 2017

Homework for a Nation: ‘The Vietnam War’

There is something undoubtedly daunting about “The Vietnam War” (PBS, 8 p.m., check local listings), the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick epic that begins the first of its 10 episodes tonight. The sheer weight and depth of 18 hours — presented night after night over two weeks — makes it seem burdensome as homework (There […]

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Also on Sunday: Colbert Hosts the Emmys

Stephen Colbert hosts The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards (CBS, 8 p.m.). Oddly, “Westworld” and “Saturday Night Live” come into the competition with the most nominations — 22 each and so far they’ve each won five at the Creative Arts Emmys — “Stranger Things” also got five so far. HBO again has the most nominations with […]

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