Fred Rogers

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  • Birth Name: Fred McFeely Rogers
  • Birth Place: Latrobe, PA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/20/1928, Pisces
  • Date of Death: 02/27/2003
  • Profession: TV host; producer; writer
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Hell's Kitchen Diner's Confessional: I Didn't Go Hungry!

To be a Hell's Kitchen contestant, one must be hungry for fame, excellence and no small amount of drama. But to be a Hell's Kitchen diner, one must go hungry ... or at least that's the impression the editing on the reality cooking competition show has given.

With all of host-mentor Chef Gordon Ramsay's bellowing, the undercooked proteins and overdone egos apparent on the show, many a filmed dinner service has ended in tears or has been shut down well before all courses have been served. Imagine my relief (and satiation) that this was not necessarily the case when I recently had the privilege to dine at Hell's Kitchen itself.

Check out what other preconceived notions I had and how they played out through dinner service:

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VIDEO: Mr. Rogers Replaced by Tiger in Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

PBS is heading back to the neighborhood.

Eleven years after the last episode of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood aired and nine years since Fred Rogers' passing, PBS is returning to the iconic children's show — at least to a degree.read more

TCA Critic's Notebook: A Tale of Two Networks — PBS and Fox

It's awfully early for the summer TCA press tour — which began over the weekend, and continues through next week — to have peaked. It's even more rare for an entity like PBS to steal the bigger, richer, more hype-heavy broadcast networks' thunder.

But it's hard to imagine any single event, or show, generating a more enthusiastic, jubilant vibe during the annual gathering of the Television Critics Association than the opening night party in honor of Downton Abbey, perfectly timed to celebrate the period drama's astounding 16 Emmy nominations. read more

Videos

Mister Rogers
Mister Rogers Mashup Goes Viral
Video Mashup Honors Mister Rogers and Imagination
Today in History for February 27th

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Celebrating the Arts: Appreciating All Kinds of Art
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You and I Together: A Field Trip to Visit Koko the Gorilla
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Be Yourself: A Visit With Magician David Copperfield
 FULL EPISODE
Be Yourself: The Flying Karamazov Brothers

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Credits

Year Title Description
1981 I Am, I Can, I Will TV Show Series, Host
1979 Old Friends...New Friends TV Show Series, Host
1968 Mister Rogers' Neighborhood TV Show Series, Executive Producer
1968 Mister Rogers' Neighborhood TV Show Series, Host
1968 Mister Rogers' Neighborhood TV Show Series, Creator

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Mr. Rogers Gets Auto-Tuned in New Music Video

Yes, Mr. Rogers, we will happily be your neighbor — especially after watching your "Garden of Your Mind" Auto-Tune remix.< read more

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